Will A 60-Game Season Help The Phillies End Postseason Drought?CBS Local’s Katie Johnston speaks with CBS 3 in Philadelphia sports anchor Don Bell about the Phillies and how the 60-game schedule affects the Phightin’s hopes. Bell explains why it could come down to the final week of the season to decide the team’s playoff fate. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Officials Would Like Residents To Stop Calling 311 To Report Trash Collection DelaysPhiladelphia officials would like residents to stop calling 311 to report trash delays. Trash collection remains two to four days behind, a city spokesperson told CBS3 on Friday. Katie Johnston reports.
Takeout With Tori: Thai OrchidVittoria Woodill reports.
Sesame Place To Reopen July 24 With New Safety Procedures In PlaceSesame Place is reopening its doors next week. The park will be open on select dates beginning July 24. During a phased reopening, the park will enforce health and safety protocols for cleaning and sanitizing, physical distancing, face covering requirements, and temperature screenings. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Protesters Sue City Over Tear Gas, Use Of ForceThree class-action lawsuits filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday accuse the city of using military-level force that injured protesters and bystanders alike during peaceful protests against racial inequality and police brutality. Katie Johnston reports.
Borgata To Reopen July 26, Last Of Atlantic City's 9 CasinosThe casino will host an invitation-only “soft opening” starting July 23, Borgata officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday and will open its doors to everyone three days later. Katie Johnston reports.
Manco & Manco Pizza In Ocean City Closed For Cleaning After 3 Employees Test Positive For COVID-19A popular pizza shop in Ocean City, New Jersey is closed for cleaning Tuesday after three employees tested positive for COVID-19. Katie Johnston reports.
'He Gave Me A Second Chance': Teen Dies Saving 2 Friends From Rip Current In Ventnor CityA recent high school graduate from New York died over the weekend while trying to save two of his friends from drowning in Ventnor City. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Looking To Identify Suspects Caught On Surveillance Video Looting Boyds Philadelphia Department Store In MayA handful of people were caught on surveillance video looting one of Philadelphia's landmark department stores after a Floyd George protest in May. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Launches Bid To Host FIFA World Cup 2026The city of Philadelphia has made its bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The city launched a website Friday with its pitch to FIFA. Katie Johnston reports.
Starbucks Will Require Customers To Wear Masks At All US LocationsThe new mandate starts July 15.
Vice President Mike Pence Greets Supporters With Elbow Bump Instead Of Handshake After Arriving In LancasterVice President Mike Pence arrived in Lancaster to applause from three local supporters Thursday afternoon. The masked vice president briefly chatted with the supporters — who were also wearing masks — and bumped elbows with them in place of a hand shake. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Union Wear Names Of Victims Of Police Violence On Jerseys In Support Of Black Lives MatterThe Philadelphia Union area shared a message Thursday morning; the players recognized the victims of police violence in support of Black Lives Matter. Katie Johnston reports.
Starbucks Will Require Customers To Wear Masks Starting Next WeekStarbucks will require customers to wear a facial covering while visiting any of its company-owned stores in the United States, starting July 15. Katie Johnston reports.
Democrat Amy Kennedy Wins New Jersey House Primary, To Face Jeff Van Drew In NovemberTurncoat Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew, who flipped New Jersey's 2nd District from red to blue in 2018, then flipped it back, of his own accord, in 2019, will face a Kennedy in November. Katie Johnston reports.
Joe Biden Proposes $700 Billion-Plus ‘Buy American’ CampaignLaunching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal government’s regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Katie Johnston reports.
Police: 27-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Shot Multiple Times In North PhiladelphiaA 27-year-old man has died after police say he was shot multiple times in North Philadelphia. According to officials, this happened along the 2300 block of West Indiana Avenue just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
2 Men From Philadelphia, Delaware County Killed After Struck By Lightning In Northeastern PennsylvaniaTwo men, from Philadelphia and Delaware Counties, were killed after they were struck by lightning while taking cover from a violent storm in a large field in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Katie Johnston reports.
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson Posts Apology, Eagles 'Disappointed' Following Social Media Posts Supporting Anti-SemitismPhiladelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is apologizing after sharing posts supporting anti-Semitism on his social media page. Katie Johnston reports.
Movie Theater Chains Sue New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Over COVID-19 ClosuresSeveral national movie theater chains have filed a lawsuit against New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy over the Democrat's decision to keep theaters closed as other public places are allowed to reopen while the state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson Under Fire After Sharing Posts Supporting Anti-Semitism On InstagramPhiladelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is under fire after sharing posts supporting anti-semitism on his social media page. Katie Johnston reports.
Takeout With Tori: Campbell's PlaceVittoria Woodill reports.
Trump Campaign Sues Over Pennsylvania Mail-In Drop-Off Sites For BallotsPresident Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, the national Republican Party and four western Pennsylvania members of Congress sued Monday to force changes to how the state collects and counts mail-in ballots under revamped rules. Katie Johnston reports.
Pandemic Forces Changes To 28th Annual Wawa Hoagie DayMore than 45,000 hoagies will be donated to local heroes.