TSA Rescues Wedding Dress Left At Newark Liberty International Airport CheckpointTransportation Security Administration employees saved a bride’s big day after her wedding dress was left behind at an airport security checkpoint. Katie Johnston reports.
Delaware Police Arrest 2 Women Related To MAGA Hat TheftDelaware police have arrested two women who confronted supporters of President Donald Trump last week in Wilmington, Delaware, and allegedly took signs and a “Make America Great Again” baseball cap. Katie Johnston reports.
Zoom Videoconferencing Platform Reporting Widespread OutageZoom, the video conferencing app that's become a go-to for many stuck at home during the pandemic, is down in some parts of the world. In the United States, the problem seems to be affecting those in the East Coast. Katie Johnston reports.
Republican-Sponsored Bill On School Sports Clears Pennsylvania House CommitteeRepublican-sponsored legislation that would give Pennsylvania school districts the final say over whether to hold sports and other activities during the pandemic cleared a House committee Thursday, one day before the governing body for interscholastic sports was to decide the fate of the fall season. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Announces Plans For Fall High School Sports SeasonThe agency that oversees high school sports in New Jersey has decided that indoor fall sports will be delayed until early next year, but outdoor sports will start their seasons in about a month. Katie Johnston reports.
ALDI Issues Voluntary Recall Of Peaches Sold In Tri-State Area Linked To Salmonella OutbreakThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating a salmonella outbreak affecting 68 people in nine states that could be linked to tainted peaches. Katie Johnston reports.
Trump Re-Election Campaign Sues New Jersey To Stop Vote-By-Mail PlanPresident Donald Trump’s re-election campaign has sued New Jersey in a bid to stop the state’s plans to conduct the general election mostly by mail. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania State Police: Two Lanes On I-95 Closed After Man Fatally Struck By VehicleTwo lanes on Interstate I-95 northbound are closed after a man was fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday. Pennsylvania State Troopers responded to the accident on I-95 Northbound, mile marker 29.7, near the Cottman Avenue on-ramp just after 6 a.m. Katie Johnston reports.
New York Couple Charged In Violent Attack Of 17-Year-Old Sesame Place Employee Who Reminded Them To Wear MasksA New York couple has been charged in the violent attack of a 17-year-old employee at the Sesame Place amusement park in Langhorne earlier this month. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Prepares To Launch Coronavirus-Tracing App Next MonthPennsylvania plans to launch a coronavirus exposure-notification app in early September in an effort to more quickly break chains of transmission by using the new technology to notify people who may have been exposed, officials said Monday. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Faces Felony Murder Count In Atlantic City Hotel SlayingAuthorities have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a man at an Atlantic City hotel last week. Keshawn Faulkner, 22, of Atlantic City, faces charges of felony murder, robbery and a weapons offense in the death of Wayne Brown, 25, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. Katie Johnston reports
Philadelphia Won't Send Kids To Nonprofit Where 41 Children Were Reportedly Sexually AbusedPhiladelphia has stopped sending local children to facilities operated by a nonprofit health organization where at least 41 intellectually disabled children have reported sexual assaults over the past quarter-century. Katie Johnston reports.
Ford Recalls Midsize SUVs To Fix Possible Brake Fluid LeaksFord is recalling more than 558,000 midsize SUVs in North America because the brakes may not work properly. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson Returns To Team After Bout With CoronavirusEagles coach Doug Pederson has returned to the team after missing less than two weeks because of the coronavirus. Pederson said he stayed engaged with the team virtually and watched practices on video while quarantining at home. Katie Johnston reports.
Gov. Phil Murphy Clears Way For Some New Jersey Schools To Begin Academic Year OnlineGovernor Phil Murphy signed an executive order Wednesday officially clearing both public and nonpublic pre-K through 12 schools and colleges and universities to reopen for the upcoming academic year, but students may choose to continue remote learning. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Supreme Court To Rule On Law Authorizing $10B In DebtNew Jersey's Supreme Court is scheduled to issue an opinion Wednesday on whether a new state law letting the governor borrow nearly $10 billion to shore up the budget can stand. Katie Johnston reports.
Jewish Museum's ‘Yo Semite’ T-Shirt Sales Skyrocket After President Trump’s BlunderA museum in Philadelphia is seeing sales for a t-shirt skyrocket after a recent blooper by President Trump. Boosted by Trump mispronouncing the name of Yosemite National Park, the National Museum of American Jewish History has seen sales for a t-shirt with the saying "Yo Semite" skyrocket. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Schools To Get More State Virus Analysis To Guide ReopeningUnder pressure to give schools more health guidance about how to safely reopen, Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said Monday that it will provide recommendations to school districts based on the local rate of transmission of the coronavirus. Katie Johnston reports.
Big Ten And Pac-12 Expected To Cancel Football Season This Fall Over COVID-19 ConcernsCollege football fans are left wondering if there will be a season... After reports the Big Ten and Pac-12 are cancelling fall football. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Public League To Suspend High School Sports Until January 2021The Philadelphia Public League is suspending all interscholastic high school sports until January 2021. Katie Johnston reports.
2 Injured After Small Explosion In Chester County, Fire Officials ConfirmCrews were called to the 500 block of Bailey Crossroads Road in Atglen, just after 10 a.m. Katie Johnston reports.
Hasbro Removing Trolls Doll From Stores; Petition Says Button Is Inappropriately PlacedPawtucket, Rhode Island-based Hasbro says it is pulling a Trolls doll from store shelves after a petition with over 250,000 signatures accused the toymaker of promoting child abuse by placing a button on the doll's "private area under her skirt." Katie Johnston reports.
Police Confirm Body Of Missing 5-Year-Old Eliza Talal Found In Fischer’s Park In Towamencin TownshipOfficials say a community member found Eliza Talal’s body adjacent to a creek in Fischer’s Park around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Looking To Identify Woman Whose Remains Were Found In Plastic Container In South PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia police need help identifying a woman whose decomposing body was found last month inside a plastic container in the city's Grays Ferry neighborhood. Katie Johnston reports.