The Philadelphia 76ers have had a difficult time trying to deal All-Star guard Ben Simmons, but a new report could change that. Katie Johnston reports.
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Damian Lillard Wants To Play With Philadelphia 76ers Guard Ben Simmons: ReportThe Philadelphia 76ers have had a difficult time trying to deal All-Star guard Ben Simmons, but a new report could change that. Katie Johnston reports.
Luke Bryan, Morgan Wallen Headline Atlantic City Country Music FestivalAtlantic City will host a three-day country music concert festival next August, headlined by Luke Bryan and Morgan Wallen. The Tidalwave Music Festival will be held on the beach from Aug. 12-14, 2022. Katie Johnston reports.
11th Graders At Northeast High School Quarantining After 'Multiple' COVID Cases, Principal SaysAll 11th grade students at Northeast High School will be quarantining Thursday and Friday due to multiple COVID cases, according to a letter from principal Omar Crowder. Katie Johnston reports.
Off-Duty Officer Shot Multiple Times In North Philadelphia: PolicePhiladelphia police say an off-duty officer was shot multiple times in North Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon. It happened at 13th and Pike Streets. Katie Johnston reports.
Former Phoenixville Area School District Official Christopher Gehris Embezzled More Than $90,000 From School Funds: DOJA former official with the Phoenixville Area School District is facing a federal embezzlement charge after the Department of Justice says he took more than $90,000 in school funds. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Who Slammed 3 Delaware State Police Troopers With Stolen Tow Truck ChargedA Perryville, Maryland, man is behind bars and charged with the attempted murder of Delaware State Police troopers after he slammed a stolen tow truck into three police vehicles. Katie Johnston reports.
Mask Mandate For K-12 Schools Remains For Now, Pennsylvania Supreme Court RulesAn order requiring masks inside Pennsylvania's K-12 schools and child care facilities will remain in place while the state Supreme Court considers the governor's appeal of a lawsuit that overturned the mandate, the high court ruled Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Dr. Oz Plans To Run For Senate Seat In Pennsylvania, Sources SayDr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s Dr. Oz Show, is planning to run for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican, according to two people familiar with his plans. Katie Johnston reports.
North Camden Youth Baseball Players Design MVP-Inspired Cleats For Phillies Superstar Bryce HarperBryce Harper has another National League Most Valuable Player Award to add to his shelf, and now the Phillies star has a new pair of cleats thanks to a Camden youth baseball team. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Police Dispatchers, Clerk Indicted On Multiple Fraud ChargesSeveral police communication dispatchers and a clerk that work for the Philadelphia Police Department were indicted for allegedly spending pandemic unemployment assistance money they weren’t eligible to receive. Katie Johnston reports.
Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins Added To BBWAA Hall Of Fame Ballot For First TimeA pair of Philadelphia Phillies greats are now on the Baseball Writers' Association of America's Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. Jimmy Rollins and Ryan Howard join 11 other first-time candidates on the ballot for the Class of 2022. Katie Johnston reports.
Target To Keep Stores Closed On Thanksgiving For GoodTarget will no longer open its stores on Thanksgiving Day, making permanent a shift to the unofficial start of the holiday season that was suspended during the pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Shot, Killed In Olney Identified As 40-Year-Old Aaron Ravenell, Philadelphia Police SayA 40-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed in Philadelphia's Olney section on Sunday afternoon. Police identified the victim as Aaron Ravenell. Katie Johnston reports.
Group Doing Target Practice 'Misused' Exploding Rifle Target, Caused Explosion In Middletown: Fire Marshal's OfficeAn explosion that scattered debris across part of Middletown was caused by a group of people shooting a binary exploding rifle target in a field, according to the Delaware State Fire Marshal. Katie Johnston reports.
'Tiger Lady' Identified As Missing Coatesville Teen, Wendy Louise Baker, 30 Years LaterAuthorities used DNA to finally identify the body of a 1991 homicide victim in New Jersey known by her tattoo as “Tiger Lady.” However, her death and killer remain unknown. Katie Johnston reports.
Which Foods Fly? TSA Breaks Down How To Pack Your Thanksgiving DishesIf you're looking to bring your famous mashed potatoes, or if it's your turn to provide cocktail ingredients, flying for Thanksgiving could require some extra prep. Katie Johnston reports.
1991 New Jersey Cold Case Homicide Victim Known As 'Tiger Lady' Identified As Missing Coatesville TeenAuthorities will provide more details Friday about how they identified the body of a 1991 homicide victim in New Jersey known by her tattoo as “Tiger Lady” as a missing teenager from Pennsylvania. Katie Johnston reports.
Top 2 Pennsylvania School Pension System Execs Out Of Jobs Amid 2 Federal InvestigationsThe top two executives at Pennsylvania's largest public pension system will leave their jobs under resolutions approved by the system's board Thursday, amid two federal investigations into the agency and calls by board members for their resignations over lackluster investment returns. Katie Johnston reports.
South Jersey Man, Richard Tobin, Sentenced In Hate Group Plot Threatening Blacks, JewsA New Jersey man is going to prison for his role in conspiring with a hate group to threaten and intimidate properties owned by Black people and Jews throughout the country. Katie Johnston reports.
Vials Labeled 'Smallpox' Found At Vaccine Research Facility In Pennsylvania, CDC SaysSeveral vials labeled "smallpox" have been found at a vaccine research facility in Pennsylvania, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Police Release Photos Of Sedan In Search For Suspect In Kensington KillingPhiladelphia police released surveillance video of the suspect's car in a deadly Kensington shooting. Katie Johnston reports.
Suspect In Deadly Nicetown Arson Bought Gasoline 'Minutes' Before Fire, Police SayPhiladelphia police need the public's help in the search for a suspected arsonist who killed two people in a Nicetown row home fire. Katie Johnston reports.
John Dougherty Resigns As Business Manager Of IBEW Local 98 Following Corruption ConvictionJohn Dougherty’s reign at the top of IBEW Local 98 is now over. On Tuesday, the longtime labor leader announced that he has resigned as the business manager of IBEW Local 98 after he was convicted in his bribery and corruption trial that lasted six weeks. Katie Johnston reports.
Slot Game Manufacturer Maintains No Grounds To Pay Yardley Woman $100,000 Jackpot In Payout LawsuitThe manufacturer of a popular online slots game at the center of a lawsuit over how much a Pennsylvania woman should be paid for winning says it has "taken corrective action," but maintains there are no grounds to pay the woman the $100,000 jackpot her phone told her she had won. Katie Johnston reports.