On-campus students at Rowan University now have 1,000 reasons to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The university said Thursday it will provide a $500 fall tuition credit and a $500 credit for on-campus housing for students who show proof of their vaccination before July 31. Katie Johnston reports.
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Rowan University To Offer $1,000 Incentives To Students To Receive COVID-19 VaccineOn-campus students at Rowan University now have 1,000 reasons to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The university said Thursday it will provide a $500 fall tuition credit and a $500 credit for on-campus housing for students who show proof of their vaccination before July 31. Katie Johnston reports.
Less Than A Third Of Parent Say They'd Let Their Child Get COVID-19 Vaccine Right Away, Survey FindsAs Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers try to get their shots authorized for younger children in the US, less than a third of parents say they would get their child vaccinated as soon as it is authorized for their age group, a survey reveals. Katie Johnston reports.
Mom's Comment May Have Led To Mays Landing Man Robert Lee Petrosh's US Capitol Breach ArrestA comment by a New Jersey man’s mother may have led to him being charged for participating in the Jan. 6 breach of the Capitol. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania To Lift COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts On Memorial Day, Mask Mandate When 70% Adults Are Fully VaccinatedPennsylvania will lift its COVID-19 restrictions, except for masking, on Memorial Day, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday. Wolf says the Commonwealth's mask mandate will be lifted when 70% of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated. Katie Johnston reports.
Wildwood Boardwalk Businesses Say New Jersey Easing Restrictions Poses ChallengeAlicia Roberts reports.
Philadelphia Police: Teen Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman Multiple Times Over 3-Hour Period In West Philly Home InvasionPhiladelphia police are investigating a home invasion and sexual assault in the city's Spruce Hill section. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Philadelphia Eagles Select Alabama WR DeVonta Smith With 10th Pick In 2021 NFL DraftIn a rare move, the Eagles made a deal with the Cowboys, moving up to No. 10 to select Alabama wide receiver and Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith. Geoff Petrulis reports.
'Everything Feels Good': Bryce Harper Hit In Face With 97 MPH Pitch, Leaves Game As Phillies Beat CardinalsHarper left the game in the sixth inning after getting hit in his left cheek on a 96.9 mph fastball from left-handed reliever Génesis Cabrera (0-1). Geoff Petrulis reports.
2021 NFL Draft: Kyle Pitts, Philadelphia Native & Florida Tight End, Could Make History If Selected In Top 5Philadelphia native Kyle Pitts could make history during the 2021 NFL Draft. The Florida tight end is one of the top talents in this year's draft and is expected to be selected in the top 5 Thursday night in Cleveland. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Increasing Dining Capacity, Indoor & Outdoor Gathering LimitsThe City of Philadelphia is expanding its indoor dining and outdoor gathering limits next week. Katie Johnston reports.
President Joe Biden To Visit Philadelphia On Friday To Celebrate Amtrak's 50th AnniversaryEyewitness News has learned President Joe Biden will visit Philadelphia later this week. Biden is expected to participate in a commemoration of Amtrak’s 50th anniversary. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Investigating Shooting In Smyrna Middle School Parking LotPolice say shots were fired in the front parking lot of Smyrna Middle School, around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Some Push To Kill Off Pennsylvania Regulations Halted During PandemicPennsylvania put on ice hundreds of state government regulations during the pandemic, but policymakers are starting to weigh whether any of the suspended or revised rules should be jettisoned for good. Katie Johnston reports.
Best Public High Schools In The Philadelphia Region, According To U.S. News & World ReportSeveral schools in the Philadelphia region are earning high grades in this year's rankings of the best public high schools in the country. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Population Lag Costs State A US House SeatFor Pennsylvania, the official word that its population growth continues to lag behind the nation’s marks the 10th consecutive decade the Keystone State has lost clout in Congress and presidential contests. Katie Johnston reports.
90-Year-Old Man Arrested In Shooting Death Of Neighbor In TrentonTrenton police said three detectives “were close enough to hear the gunfire” shortly before 6:30 p.m. Saturday and immediately responded to the scene. Katie Johnston reports.
NFL Modifies COVID Protocols For Fully Vaccinated PeopleIn a memo sent by Commissioner Roger Goodell to the 32 clubs Friday and obtained by The Associated Press, he cited the “advice of our medical and scientific experts” for the agreement to modify protocols to ”reflect the reduced risk of infection and transmission for fully vaccinated individuals.” Katie Johnston reports.
Willingboro High School Senior Shot, Killed Outside Of Home, Burlington County Authorities SayA Willingboro High School senior was fatally shot outside of his home in Burlington County, New Jersey, on Thursday night. Katie Johnston reports.
Coroner Says Buried Amish Teen Linda Stoltzfoos Had Been Strangled, StabbedA young Amish woman whose remains were found this week, 10 months after her disappearance, was strangled and stabbed in the neck, a coroner ruled Friday. Katie Johnston reports.
Fire Breaks Out At Building In MediaA small fire broke out at a building in Delaware County Friday morning. It happened on 30 East State Street in Media, around 8:30 a.m. Katie Johnston reports.
FAA: Authorities Investigate Helicopter Crash In Northeastern PennsylvaniaAuthorities were investigating a helicopter crash in northeastern Pennsylvania, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Katie Johnston reports.
Gun Used By Suspected Shooter Za Uk Lian In Upper Macungie Wawa Shooting Purchased Legally, Lehigh County DA SaysThe gun used by the gunman who went on a shooting spree outside a Wawa in Upper Macungie Township on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring another before he died by suicide, was purchased legally, authorities in Lehigh County said Thursday. Katie Johnston reports
University Of Pennsylvania Requiring Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccine To Return To Campus This FallThe University of Pennsylvania is joining Rutgers University in requiring students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in order to return to campus this fall. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Redanauer Arrested On Assault ChargesThe Philadelphia Police Department's Internal Affairs Division announced Thursday they had arrested Detective Robert Redanauer in connection with an assault investigation that occurred in December of last year. Katie Johnston reports.