A former Pennsylvania state lawmaker charged last fall with possession of child pornography pleaded guilty Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
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Mike Folmer, Former Pennsylvania State Senator, Pleads Guilty In Child Porn CaseA former Pennsylvania state lawmaker charged last fall with possession of child pornography pleaded guilty Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
Soda Tax Had Little Impact On What Philadelphians Are Drinking, Drexel University Researchers FindA new study from Drexel University found the soda tax has had very little effect on what Philadelphia residents are drinking. Katie Johnston reports.
Erika James Becomes First Woman, Person Of Color Named Dean At Wharton SchoolFor the first time in Wharton School’s history, a woman and person of color will be its leader. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Pleads Guilty In Hit-And-Run That Killed 15-Year-Old Boy In LakewoodThe boy was pronounced dead at the scene, while his father was treated for an elbow injury. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Searching For Man Who Set Fires Inside South Philly Day CarePolice are searching for a man caught on camera setting several fires inside a South Philadelphia day care. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Inmate Seeks End To Solitary Confinement Over Refusal To Cut DreadlocksAn inmate awaiting trial in a shooting case wants a federal judge to release him from solitary confinement in a Lebanon County jail, where he has been confined for more than a year because he refuses to cut dreadlocks that hold religious significance for him. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To Shoot Children Outside Springfield Township SchoolAuthorities have arrested a man accused of threatening to shoot school children outside a Montgomery County school. Katie Johnston reports.
Officials: Man Arrested For Filming Women In Bathroom Stalls At New Jersey Barnes & NobleA man was arrested last week for allegedly filming two women in the bathroom stalls at a Barnes & Noble store in Clifton, Passaic County. Juan Mejia, 44, faces two counts of invasion of privacy in the third degree, the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. Katie Johnston reports.
Police: Two People Found Shot To Death In Delaware Parking LotAuthorities in Delaware say two people found dead in a Kent County parking lot over the weekend were shot to death. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Charged For Murder In Fatal Shooting Of 10-Year-Old Boy At Pleasantville High School Football Game Pleads Not GuiltyA 31-year-old Atlantic City man accused of firing a gun into the crowded bleachers at a high school football game last year, killing 10-year-old Micah Tennant, pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and other charges. Curtis Silva reports.
Astros Name Barred By Pennsylvania Little Leagues Near WilliamsportJust 60 miles east of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County, one Little League director is sending a clear message to his 4,000 players about the Houston Astros and their sign-stealing scam. Curtis Silva reports.
Another Catholic Diocese Seeks Bankruptcy After Abuse DealsThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, six months after disclosing it had paid millions of dollars to people sexually abused as children by its clerics. Curtis Silva reports.
Whitney Houston Hologram Tour Set To Kick-off In EuropeWhitney Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again. Eight years after the New Jersey native’s death, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour. Curtis Silva reports.
Southwest Philadelphia Wawa Sells Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch-Off Ticket Worth $3 MillionA scratch-off ticket worth $3 million was sold at a Wawa in Southwest Philadelphia. Curtis Silva reports.
Police Searching For Suspects After Fireworks Thrown Out Onto Home's Front Lawn In BrooklawnAuthorities in Brooklawn, New Jersey are looking for the people responsible for throwing fireworks onto a home’s lawn and sparking a small fire. The incident happened on Feb. 15. Katie Johnston reports.
27-Year-Old DHL Delivery Driver Charged With Raping 15-Year-Old GirlDelaware State Police have charged a 27-year-old man with raping a 15-year-old girl. Police say Robert A. Peal, of Townsend, is a driver for DHL and contacted the 15-year-old victim after delivering a package to her residence in Sparrow Run last October. Katie Johnston reports.
Judge To Hear Arguments Over Philadelphia's Voting MachinesThe hearing in federal court could help determine how 17% of Pennsylvania’s registered voters cast ballots in the April 28 primary election, as well as in November. Katie Johnston reports.
Prosecutors: Lehigh County Man Convicted In Fatal New Year’s Eve Party Shooting Won't Face Death SentenceA man convicted in a New Year's Eve party shooting that left one man dead and another wounded will not face a potential death sentence, prosecutors have determined. Curtis Silva reports.
New Jersey Teacher Cleared For Lesson That Had Students Act As SlavesA New Jersey school district has cleared a teacher of wrongdoing for having students pretend to be slaves as part of a history lesson. Curtis Silva reports.
New Jersey Hot Air Balloon Festival To Return This Summer With New SponsorA popular hot air balloon festival is returning to New Jersey this year. Katie Johnston reports.
Medtronic Recalls MiniMed Insulin Pumps After 1 Death, Many InjuriesMedtronic has recalled some of its insulin pumps after injuries and one death were reported due to the device malfunctioning, according to a US Food and Drug Administration announcement on Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
1 Student Arrested, 1 Injured After Multiple Fights Break Out At Newark High SchoolPolice are investigating a series of fights at a high school in Newark, Delaware. Police say five fights broke out at Newark High School throughout the day on Wednesday, resulting in an arrest and injuries. Katie Johnston reports.
Police: Man Caught On Surveillance Video Stealing $12,000 Rolex Watch From Govberg Jewelers In Center CityPhiladelphia police are searching for a man who was caught on surveillance video stealing a $12,000 Rolex watch from a Center City jewelry store last week. Katie Johnston reports.
Officials: New Jersey Man Accused Of Running Meth Lab Out Of Pickup Truck Pleads GuiltyA New Jersey man accused of running a methamphetamine lab out of his pickup truck has plead guilty. Katie Johnston reports.