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.
Federal Judge Orders Lawsuits Against University Of Delaware Over COVID-19 Shutdown Can ProceedA federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss two lawsuits filed against the University of Delaware by current and former students who argue that they are entitled to refunds for services they didn’t receive when officials shut down the campus last spring because of the coronavirus epidemic. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Ranked 4th Best City For Basketball Fans, Survey FindsIt's no secret that Philadelphia has some of the most devoted sports fans in this country -- but a new survey ranks the city among the top 5 for basketball fans. Katie Johnston reports.
Eagles Acquire CB Josiah Scott From Jacksonville JaguarsOne day after signing defensive end Ryan Kerrigan, the Eagles bolstered their defense again, this time addressing their secondary. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Schools Will Open Full-Time For In-Person Learning This FallNew Jersey schools will be open full-time for in-person learning in the new school year, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. Katie Johnston reports.
Penn State Approves To Stop Using 'Freshman,' 'Sophomore' Terms And Others Due To 'Male-Centric Academic History'Penn State is making sure the university becomes more inclusive. Penn State's Faculty Senate has approved a proposition that would remove gendered and binary terms from their course and program descriptions, according to the university's student-operated newspaper The Daily Collegian. Katie Johnston reports.
Woman Dies After Found Unconscious, Partially Clothed Under Tree In East FallsAuthorities are investigating the suspicious death of a woman after she was found unconscious and partially clothed under a tree in Philadelphia's East Falls section. Katie Johnston reports.
Taste With Tori: Paloma's In PhoenixvilleVittoria Woodill reports.
Police: Co-Worker Naheem Williamson Arrested In Tyree Roundtree's Murder Over $1,500 In Construction WagesA Philadelphia man has been arrested for the murder of Tyree Roundtree. Police said Thursday that 25-year-old Naheem Williamson has been charged with murder and related charges. Katie Johnston reports.
Lamberti Family Opens New Pizzeria And Grab-And-Go Market In Center CityThis comes about a year after they closed their nearby Pizza Fresca location during the height of the pandemic.
Lelands Auctioning Kobe Bryant Jersey Worn During Career At Lower Merion High SchoolA Kobe Bryant jersey worn during his high school career at Lower Merion High School is up for auction. Katie Johnston reports.
Camden Man, Edwin Zavaleta, Killed Girlfriend, Then Tampered With Scene: ProsecutorsA man who fatally stabbed and beat his girlfriend inside a southern New Jersey home and then tried to make it look like she had killed herself has been charged with her murder. Katie Johnston reports.
At Least 1 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Outdoor Dining Area In Northern LibertiesAt least one person was injured after a vehicle crashed into an outdoor dining area in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties. Katie Johnston reports.
Montgomery, Bucks Counties Begin Administering Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine To Children Ages 12-15 After FDA ApprovalMontgomery and Bucks Counties have begun administering Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children 12 years and older after it was authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Katie Johnston reports.
Bradford County District Attorney Chad Salsman Drops 'Vicious Lies' Defense, Pleads Guilty In Sex CaseA Pennsylvania district attorney who had cast the sex case against him as a pack of “vicious lies” pleaded guilty Friday to pressuring clients for sex when he was a defense attorney and then coercing them to keep quiet about it. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Pennsylvania Dropping COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Map In Favor Of Feds'Pennsylvania is doing away with its own map of vaccine providers and says people looking for a COVID-19 shot should go to the federal government's provider map. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Taste With Tori: 1906 At Longwood GardensVittoria Woodill reports.
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.
Black-Owned Bakery 'Sweet T's' Opens At Reading Terminal MarketThey offer a line of sweet potato-based baked goods. Pie and cheesecake are their specialties.
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.
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.