A teenage girl has died after she was shot in the head during a double shooting last week in West Philadelphia. Katie Johnston reports.
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15-Year-Old Embaba Mengesteabe Dies After Shot In Head In Last Week's West Philadelphia Double ShootingA teenage girl has died after she was shot in the head during a double shooting last week in West Philadelphia. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Native Will Smith Teases Idea Of Running For Political Office One DayActor Will Smith teased the idea of running for political office one day during an interview on "Pod Save America." Katie Johnston reports.
'Next Step Is To Permanently Close': Berks County Detention Center No Longer Holding Migrant Children, ParentsA Pennsylvania facility used by the U.S. government to detain asylum-seeking immigrants has released several families and is no longer holding children and parents, according to activists and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. Katie Johnston reports.
5-Year-Old Girl Critically Injured In Crash Involving Britt Reid Likely Has Permanent Brain Damage, Family Attorney SaysAn attorney for the family of a 5-year-old girl critically injured in a crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid says the girl suffered a devastating brain injury that has left her unable to speak or walk. Geoff Petrulis reports.
6 Dr. Seuss Books Won’t Be Published For Racist ImagesSix Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Eliminates Out-Of-State Travel Restrictions, Increases Events Limits As COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Fall In StateThe governor announced Monday he's revising the mitigation order on gatherings and lifting the out-of-state travel restrictions. Katie Johnston reports.
17-Year-Old Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Forrest Keys, University Of Arizona Student From Huntingdon ValleyA teenager has been arrested in the Feb. 20 shooting death of Forrest Keys, a University of Arizona student from Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, in a campus parking garage, the Tucson Police Department announced Friday. Katie Johnston reports.
Camden County Man, Richard Tobin, Admits Coordinating Neo-Nazi Plot To Deface SynagoguesA New Jersey man admitted Friday to coordinating a neo-Nazi group’s plot to vandalize two Midwestern synagogues and cause other damage across the country. Katie Johnston reports.
Another Pennsylvania Health Network Vaccinates Employee KinThe University of Pennsylvania Health System has become the second health system in the state to acknowledge that it gave the COVID-19 vaccine to employees’ family members. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Boy Wounded In Accidental Valentine's Day Shooting DiesA 12-year-old boy who suffered a head wound in an accidental shooting inside his family’s Dauphin County home on Valentine’s Day has died from his injuries, authorities said. Katie Johnston reports.
WATCH: Philadelphia Police Release Surveillance Video Of Suspects Wanted In Robbery, Shooting At Roxborough Boost Mobile StorePhiladelphia Police have released surveillance video of two suspects wanted in a robbery and shooting at a Boost Mobile store in Philadelphia's Roxborough neighborhood. Police say an employee at the store was shot during the robbery. Katie Johnston reports.
Taste With Tori: Booker's Restaurant & Bar In West PhiladelphiaVittoria Woodill reports.
Carson Wentz Surprises Eagles Superfan Giovanni Hamilton During Zoom CallPhiladelphia Eagles superfan Giovanni Hamilton got quite the surprise during a Zoom call Thursday. His favorite player, former Birds quarterback Carson Wentz, popped up on the call Giovanni was having with Wentz's AO1 Foundation. Katie Johnston reports.
Regulatory Agency Permanently Bans Fracking, Natural Gas Drilling Near Delaware RiverA regulatory agency that’s responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four states voted Thursday to permanently ban natural gas drilling and fracking in the watershed. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Man Found Shot Dead Inside Trenton HomeThe Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating the death of a man after he was found shot dead inside a Trenton home on Thursday morning. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Bodies Of Woman, 11-Year-Old Recovered From New Jersey PondAn unattended child shouting for his mother and footprints leading to the water led emergency crews to the bodies of a woman and a child in a Morris County pond, officials said. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Proposes Nearly $45 Billion Budget To Help Boost Pension, School AidNew Jersey will make its first full public pension payment for the first time in a quarter century, boost school aid by 7% and offer 760,000 families a $500 tax rebate under a new $44.8 billion budget proposal Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy introduced Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia International Airport Launches Pilot Program To Have Robot Deliver Food To PassengersThe Philadelphia International Airport is using a robot to deliver people their food. The gita is part of robotic food delivery program that was launched by PHL Food & Shops’ contactless food ordering program. Katie Johnston reports.
Lancaster County Prosecutors: Girl, 14, Charged In Death Of Older SisterA 14-year-old girl has been charged in the stabbing death of her older sister in a Lancaster County home, authorities said. Katie Johnston reports.
University Of Arizona Student From Philadelphia Shot, Killed Inside Campus Parking GarageThe University of Arizona president on Monday called the shooting death of a student inside a campus parking garage a “senseless murder.” President Robert C. Robbins identified the slain student as Forrest Keys, 20, a sophomore from Philadelphia majoring in communications. Katie Johnston reports.
Chester Police: Death Of 1-Year-Old Girl Ruled HomicideThe death of a 1-year-old girl in Chester has been ruled a homicide. Chester Police say Li'Aziah Thomas died on the morning of Jan. 20. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Laws To Set Up Marijuana Marketplace, Loosens Drug PenaltiesLegislation to set up a recreational marijuana marketplace, decriminalize cannabis and loosen penalties for underage possession of the drug and alcohol was signed into law Monday by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy. Katie Johnston reports.
Today Is National Margarita Day!Several bars and restaurants are celebrating with specials on drinks and meals today.
Supreme Court Rejects Donald Trump's Pennsylvania Election ChallengeThe Supreme Court on Monday formally rejected a handful of cases related to the 2020 election, including disputes from Pennsylvania that had divided the justices just before the election. Katie Johnston reports.