Philadelphia Police: Group Of Men Wanted For Burglary At Olney PharmacyThe men were caught on camera breaking into the Tang Pharmacy at 5600 N. 5th St., around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Searching For Suspects After Approximately $40,000 In Cash Taken From Center City Pharmacy Looted Over WeekendCenter City pharmacy was looted on Saturday night where approximately $40,000 in cash was taken. Philadelphia police are searching for multiple suspects for the incident that happened at Pickwick Pharmacy at 1700 Market St. on Saturday around 8:15 p.m. Katie Johnston reports.
Sixers’ Ben Simmons Calls President Donald Trump ‘Cowardly’ In Response To George Floyd Protests Across AmericaSixers star Ben Simmons is speaking out against President Donald Trump’s message to governors, saying they should call in the National Guard to maintain order as violent protesters continue to loot and set fire to cities across the United States. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Police Report Homicide Rate Up 21 Percent, Highest In More Than A DecadeAmid the destruction erupting amid protests over the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, police in Philadelphia are also reporting a drastic increase in the homicide rate in the city. Katie Johnston reports.
President Donald Trump Calls Philadelphia 'A Mess' While Telling US Governors To Aggressively Go After Violent ProtestersPresident Donald Trump called Philadelphia "a mess" while telling the nation's governors in a video teleconference on Monday to aggressively go after violent protesters after three nights of unrest in dozens of cities across the country. Katie Johnston reports.
Taylor Swift Says President Trump Is ‘Stoking The Fires Of White Supremacy’ With Shooting Looters TweetReading native and singer Taylor Swift is blasting President Donald Trump for a tweet where he threatened to shut down looters in Minnesota with “shooting.” Katie Johnston reports.
More Than 41% Of Coronavirus Deaths In US Have Occurred In New Jersey, New YorkHow do you calculate the cost of an American tragedy? It’s difficult to comprehend just how drastically the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life in the U.S. when its effects are so wide-reaching. Katie Johnston reports.
‘The Office’ Star Kate Flannery To Give Virtual Commencement Speech At Archbishop John Carroll High School GraduationOne of the stars of “The Office” will be giving this years’ commencement speech at Archbishop John Carroll High School. Katie Johnston reports.
Showboat Owner Planning $100M Water Park In Atlantic CityThe owner of Atlantic City’s Showboat hotel plans to build a $100 million year-round indoor water park next to it and will break ground in August, he said Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Toll Prices To Be Hiked By 36% On New Jersey Turnpike, 27% On Garden State Parkway In SeptemberThe New Jersey Turnpike Authority is hiking up toll prices by 27% on the Garden State Parkway and 36% on the Turnpike, beginning Sept. 13. Katie Johnston reports.
Teen Dies After Jumping Off Cliff At Pennsylvania DamA 16-year-old Monroe County boy died after jumping off a cliff at a dam in northeastern Pennsylvania, authorities said. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Woman Hid Grandmother's Remains In Freezer For 16 Years So Social Security Checks Would ContinueA York County woman was charged Wednesday with hiding her grandmother’s remains in a freezer so the dead woman's Social Security checks would continue. Katie Johnston reports.
Police: Man Causes $3,000 Worth Of Damage To Vehicle While Posing On Top Of Roof, Hood For Photos In Center CityPolice are looking for a man who caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to a vehicle while posing on its roof and hood for a picture in Center City. Katie Johnston reports.
South Jersey Judge Whose Anti-Rape Advice Was ‘Close Your Legs’ Loses JobA judge who suggested that a woman seeking a restraining order could “close your legs” to prevent a sexual assault was removed from the bench Tuesday by the New Jersey Supreme Court and permanently barred from presiding over a courtroom. Katie Johnston reports.
Picky Eating Linked To Demanding Parents Who Limit Foods, Study SaysFrustrated with your child’s picky eating? If you’re trying to fix the problem by becoming the food police, you’re probably making your child’s habit of picky eating worse. Katie Johnston reports.
State Police: 2-Year-Old Fatally Shot At Pennsylvania HomeThe shooting occurred Sunday afternoon in East Penn, according to state police in Carbon County. The child was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later. Katie Johnston reports.
Death Of Lehigh Valley Man Fleeing Cops Ruled Accidental DrowningThe death of a Lehigh Valley man who jumped into an eastern Pennsylvania river while fleeing from police this week has been ruled an accidental drowning. Katie Johnston reports.
Delaware Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Multiple PoniesA man has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting multiple ponies at the New Castle County Carousel Park and Equestrian Center. New Castle County police announced the arrest of 31-year-old Michael Riego on Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
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.
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.