First Lady Jill Biden Will Join Wawa's Welcome America's Celebration Of Freedom Ceremony On SundayFirst Lady Dr. Jill Biden will take part in Philadelphia’s Fourth of July celebrations. The city announced Friday that Biden will join the Celebration of Freedom Ceremony on Sunday during Wawa’s Welcome America. Katie Johnston reports.
WATCH: Man Holds Woman At Gun Point As He Robs Fishtown Gas StationPhiladelphia police are searching for a man they say robbed a gas station and held a woman at gunpoint on East Susquehanna Avenue in Fishtown. The incident happened Thursday around 3:15 a.m. Katie Johnston reports.
Wolf Vetoes Ban On Governmental, College 'Vaccine Passports'A Republican-crafted bill to ban so-called COVID-19 “vaccine passports” in some cases and to restrict the health secretary's actions during health emergencies was vetoed Thursday by Pennsylvania's Democratic governor. Katie Johnston reports.
15-Year-Old, 12-Year-Old Boys Robbed, Attacked At Cione Recreation CenterPhiladelphia police are searching for two males accused of robbing and attacking a 15-year-old and 12-year-old boy. Katie Johnston reports.
Source Tells ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Ben Simmons 'Doesn't Work, Doesn't Listen' And Is 'Constantly Babied'ESPN's Stephen A. Smith reports that a source "very, very close" to the situation in Philadelphia says Simmons "doesn't work, he doesn't listen, and everybody around him is family, and he's constantly babied." Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Man Admits Faking Disappearance That Prompted 2-Day SearchA man who authorities say faked his own disappearance to avoid prosecution on bank fraud charges, prompting a two-day search by the Coast Guard, pleaded guilty to federal counts. Katie Johnston reports.
Uncooperative Witnesses Stall Lakewood Forest Fire Investigation, Prosecutor SaysAuthorities in Ocean County say the investigation into a March forest fire in Lakewood and Brick townships has stalled due to uncooperative witnesses. Katie Johnston reports.
Bill To Let Philadelphians Recall Elected Officials Gets Vote On Party LinesPhiladelphians would be able to hold an election to remove elected officials under a bill the House State Government Committee advanced Tuesday on party lines. Katie Johnston reports.
Shelter-In-Place Issued For Eagle Stream Apartments In Montgomery County Due To Fire, Police IncidentA shelter-in-place has been issued at the Eagle Stream Apartments in Lower Providence Township due to a fire and police activity Thursday afternoon. Katie Johnston reports.
Exclusive: Alleged 'Serial Killer' Keith Gibson, Suspect In Murder Of Philly Dunkin' Manager Christine Lugo, Taken Into CustodyPhiladelphia police sources confirm a man named Keith Gibson has been taken into custody in connection to the murder of a Dunkin' manager in the Fairhill section of the city over the weekend. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Philadelphia Suburb Ranked Among Best Places To Retire In United States, Study FindsOne of Philadelphia's suburbs is among the best places to retire in the United States. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Lyris Younge Suspended For 6 Months For 'Blatant And Inexcusable' ConductA Philadelphia judge will be suspended for six months after a state judicial panel ruled that her “repeated, clearly improper conduct” in Family Court was “blatant and inexcusable.” Geoff Petrulis reports.
1 In Six New Jerseyans Say They Will Not Get Coronavirus Vaccine, According To Rutgers-Eagleton PollSixteen percent of New Jerseyans remain unwilling to get the coronavirus vaccination, a new poll finds. Rutgers-Eagleton's latest poll found one in six residents will not get the vaccine. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Sixers' Joel Embiid Out For Game 5 Vs Wizards Due To Small Lateral Meniscus Tear In KneeBad news for Philadelphia 76ers fans. Joel Embiid is out for Game 5 against the Wizards due to a small lateral meniscus tear in his right knee. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Penn To Require All Employees, Postdocs To Be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID By Aug. 1All University of Pennsylvania faculty, staff, and postdoctoral trainees will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Aug. 1, the university said Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Barricade Situation Declared After Homicide Suspect Seen Going Into Apartment Building In Spring GardenPolice say a man wanted in a homicide was seen going into an apartment on the 500 block of North 18th Street, just before noon. Katie Johnston reports.
Fan Tackled After Trying To Run On Court During Sixers-Wizards Game 4A fan was tackled as he tried to get on the court during Game 4 as the Sixers went for the sweep. Katie Johnston reports.
Injured Russell Westbrook Has To Be Restrained After Sixers Fan Dumps Popcorn On HimThe Sixers dominated the Wizards to grab a 2-0 series lead Wednesday night but it was something ugly that happened off the court that is garnering attention. Katie Johnston reports.
Judge Upholds Penn State Ex-President Graham Spanier's Jail SentenceThe Penn State president who was forced out as the school's top administrator after Jerry Sandusky was arrested nearly a decade ago will have to spend time behind bars after a judge on Wednesday upheld his sentence. Katie Johnston reports.
Two Bills To Restrict Abortion Rights Advanced In PennsylvaniaRepublicans who control Pennsylvania’s Legislature began Tuesday to advance hot-button bills to restrict abortion rights and expand gun rights. Katie Johnston reports.
Delaware Joins List Of States Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives Including Cash, 4-Day VacationsDelaware is joining the list of states offering cash and other incentives to entice both children and adults to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania To Resume Work-Search Rule For Jobless Benefits In JulyPennsylvania will resume work search requirements in July for people receiving unemployment compensation, a top Wolf administration official said Monday. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Terminating Vendor, Insight Global, That Mishandled Coronavirus Contact Tracing Data Of 72K PeoplePennsylvania is firing a company that performed COVID-19 contact tracing and exposed the private medical information of tens of thousands of residents, according to legislative Republicans who released a statement from the state Health Department on Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Marks Milestone With 50% Of Adults Statewide Fully VaccinatedPennsylvania marked a milestone on Thursday, with 50% of adults statewide now considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Katie Johnston reports.