Pennsylvania Jobless Rate Hits 15.1%, State Labor Department SaysPennsylvania’s unemployment rate skyrocketed in April at the height of the state's pandemic-driven shutdown to its highest rate in over four decades of record-keeping, the state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday. Katie Johnston reports.
Takeout With Tori: Ways Restaurant & BreweryVittoria Woodill reports.
Watch ‘Rocky’ With Sylvester Stallone Tonight As Part Of CAA’s ‘Screening Room With The Stars’Sylvester Stallone, the star and writer of the beloved Philly sports classic Rocky, will host a live-stream showing of the movie on Facebook tonight. Katie Johnston reports.
South Jersey Woman Accused Of Fatally Beating Wife With Wine Chiller Arrested In TexasMayra Gavilanez-Alectus, 48, of Brick, was arrested Wednesday in Houston, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office announced Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
U.S. Colleges Are Pledging To Reopen This Fall With Dramatic Changes To Campus LifeGrowing numbers of U.S. colleges are pledging to reopen this fall, with dramatic changes to campus life to keep the coronavirus at bay. Katie Johnston reports.
Six Flags Great Adventure Safari Drive-Thru To Reopen May 30, Advance Reservations RequiredSix Flags Great Adventure has announced an opening date for its Safari drive-thru. The park in Jackson, New Jersey will reopen May 30 with new safety procedures in place. Katie Johnston reports.
‘You Can’t Take Everything At Face Value’: New Jersey, Other States, Work to Fight Virus MisinformationNew Jersey’s top homeland security official received nearly nonstop calls in early March from grocery chains, trucking companies and other logistics firms wanting to know if rumors of an impending national lockdown were true. Katie Johnston reports.
Nearly 50 Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Reported 20 Or More Deaths Related To COVID-19, Data ShowsAfter weeks of delay, state health officials released a list of 557 long-term care facilities in Pennsylvania reporting cases of the novel coronavirus among residents or staff. Katie Johnston reports.
Johnson & Johnson Will Stop Selling Talc-Based Baby PowderJohnson & Johnson is abandoning a product that it may be most identified with and has been selling for more than 100 years -- talc-based baby powder. Katie Johnston reports.
Eagles Could Lose Over $200 Million In Stadium Revenue If Season Is Played Without Fans, Report SaysThere seems to be very little chance at this point that there will be full stadiums when and if the NFL kicks off its season this fall. Katie Johnston reports.
Phillies' Aaron Nola, Yuengling Team Up For Fundraiser To Benefit Hospitality Workers Impacted By PandemicPhillies All-Star Aaron Nola and Yuengling have teamed up to help Pennsylvania bar and restaurant workers impacted by COVID-19. Katie Johnston reports.
Annie Glenn, Widow Of Astronaut John Glenn, Dies Of COVID-19 Complications In Minn. Nursing HomeAnnie Glenn, the widow of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn and a communication disorders advocate, has died. She was 100-years-old. Katie Johnston reports.
Lawsuit Seeking To Hold Cosmo DiNardo's Parents Liable In Bucks County Murders Can ContinueA Philadelphia judge has ruled that a portion of a civil lawsuit seeking to hold the parents of a Bucks County man who pleaded guilty to killing four men liable for his actions can move forward. Katie Johnston reports.
Montour County Man Dies After Being Overcome By Fumes In Silo, Son RescuedThe county coroner’s office says 45-year-old Abraham Stoltzfus and his 16-year-old son entered the 60-foot grass silo Friday morning on the farm between Washingtonville and Jerseytown. Katie Johnston reports.
Fisherman Catches 400-Pound Tuna Off New Jersey CoastA fisherman reeled in a 400-pound tuna off the New Jersey coast over the weekend. Katie Johnston reports.
Dozens Of Residents Displaced After Fire In Philadelphia’s Frankford Neighborhood, Officials SayFire crews were called to a fire on the 4600 block of Leiper Street, just before 8 a.m. Katie Johnston reports.
Philly Band Low Cut Connie Plays Socially-Distanced Concert For South Jersey HospitalLow Cut Connie, a Philadelphia rock band who cracked President Barack Obama's 2015 Spotify summer playlist, took their rock-and-roll outside this week for a socially-distanced concert. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Nurse Union Alleges Continued Rationing Of PPEPennsylvania state health officials are “being misinformed” about the availability of personal protective equipment inside hospitals, one of the state’s largest nurses’ unions alleges in a letter that says hospitals have “resorted to severe rationing” even as they resume elective surgeries. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Phillies Teaming Up With Philabundance For Phans Feeding Families Virtual Food DriveThe Philadelphia Phillies are teaming up with Philabundance for a virtual food drive. Katie Johnston reports.
Judge Reinstates Charges Against Amtrak Engineer In Deadly Philadelphia Amtrak CrashA judge has reinstated all charges brought against an Amtrak engineer for his role in a high-speed derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people. Katie Johnston reports.
Takeout With Tori: Pizza JawnVittoria Woodill reports.
Coronavirus New Jersey: Rutgers To Have Paperless-Entry For All Sporting EventsThe state’s flagship university announced Wednesday that mobile-only ticketing to sports events will start this fall with the football season. Katie Johnston reports.
Lincoln Financial Field Offering Special Wedding Package For Couples Who Had Weddings CanceledLincoln Financial Field is offering a special wedding package for couples who had their weddings canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
Archbishop Wood High School Triplets Receive Over $5 Million In Scholarships From 35 Colleges, UniversitiesAlex, Robert and Stevie Meyer are triplets and members of Archbishop Wood High School’s Class of 2020. Katie Johnston reports.