Report: Ben Simmons Expresses To Sixers 'He Wants To Play But Isn't Prepared Mentally'It's been an eventful start to the NBA season for the Philadelphia 76ers as drama continues to unfold surrounding Ben Simmons. Simmons met with head coach Doc Rivers and his teammates on Friday morning and told them he is not mentally ready to play with the team, reports say. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Police Officer William Watts, Sr. Arrested On Child Pornography ChargesA Philadelphia police officer is behind bars, arrested on child pornography charges. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Police Officer Joseph Marion Charged After Punching Man During April FightA Philadelphia police officer is now facing simple assault charges after the department says he punched a man during a fight. Katie Johnston reports.
17-Year-Old Shot While Reportedly Playing With Guns In Olney Basement Dies, Suspect In Custody, Philadelphia Police SayThe 17-year-old who was reportedly shot while playing with guns in an Olney basement died Wednesday morning, according to Philadelphia police. Katie Johnston reports.
Charges Unlikely For Riders Who Saw SEPTA El Train Rape, Prosecutors SayProsecutors pursuing the case against a man accused of raping a woman on a commuter train last week don't anticipate charging fellow passengers for not intervening, a spokesperson for the suburban Philadelphia district attorney said. Katie Johnston reports.
Machete-Wielding Man Wanted For Robbery At Tamu Market In Evesham TownshipPolice are searching for a suspect who was armed with a machete during a robbery at a convenience store in Evesham Township. Katie Johnston reports.
Eight Pennsylvania Cities Ranked Among Top 30 Best Places To Retire In U.S.Eight Pennsylvania cities were ranked among the top 30 places to retire in the United States. Katie Johnston reports.
Authorities: Pottstown Man With History Of Domestic Violence Kills Wife Before Taking His Own LifeAuthorities in Montgomery County believe domestic violence played a role in a murder-suicide in Pottstown. Katie Johnston reports.
President Joe Biden Taking Social Services, Climate Pitch To ScrantonPresident Joe Biden will travel to Scranton on Wednesday, the White House said, as the Democrat works to rally support in Congress for a social services and climate change package that had been a 10-year, $3.5 trillion proposal. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Native Kahleah Copper Named WNBA Finals MVP After Chicago Sky Win First-Ever TitleA Philadelphia native was named MVP of the WNBA Finals Sunday night. The Chicago Sky beat the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 to claim the franchise's first-ever WNBA title. Katie Johnston reports.
2 Separate Chester Shootings Leave Man Dead, 2 Others InjuredTwo separate shootings in Chester on Sunday night left one man dead and two others injured, police say. Katie Johnston reports.
Maurice Hill, Man Accused Of Shooting 6 Philadelphia Police Officers During 2019 Standoff, To Begin Trial MondayTrial will begin Monday morning for a Delaware County man that allegedly shot six police officers and had a standoff with others for hours in Philadelphia’s Tioga section in 2019. Katie Johnston reports.
Woman Reportedly Raped On El Train In Upper Darby While Others Stood Around And 'Did Nothing,' Police SayUpper Darby Township police say an investigation is underway after a report that a woman was raped onboard a SEPTA train. Katie Johnston reports.
White House Says Fully Vaccinated Foreign Visitors Can Start Entering US On November 8Foreign visitors who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be able to travel to the United States starting on November 8, the White House said Friday. Katie Johnston reports.
Butterball Recalls 14,000 Pounds Of Ground Turkey Products Due To Possible ContaminationButterball is recalling some of its ground turkey products due to possible contamination concerns. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Man Receives 6-Year Prison Sentence For Role In Deadly December 2020 Tacony-Palmyra Bridge CrashA Philadelphia man has been sentenced to six years in prison for his role in a deadly five-vehicle crash on the Tacony-Palmyra bridge late last year. Katie Johnston reports.
Playing For Jimmy: Grieving Kevin Hayes Suits Up For Flyers SeasonThe tattoo runs along Kevin Hayes' left forearm, a permanent reminder of what the Philadelphia Flyers center is missing, a solemn quote overlaid by a thick, script J for his late brother that serves as an indelible tribute to a bond he believes isn't broken, merely changed. Katie Johnston reports.
US Supreme Court Won't Hear Dispute Over Injection Sites In PhiladelphiaThe U.S. Supreme Court decided Wednesday it will not review a nonprofit group's effort to open a supervised injection site in Philadelphia to try to reduce overdose deaths. Katie Johnston reports.
$75M Deal Will Bring Theater, $400M In Renovations To Caesars Entertainment Casinos In Atlantic CityCaesars Entertainment and the company that produces the show “Absinthe” in Las Vegas are teaming up on theater and dining projects in New Jersey and two other states that will cost nearly $75 million. Katie Johnston reports.
Eagles' Legends Jon Runyan, Tra Thomas To Be Inducted Into Eagles Hall Of FameFans heading to Thursday night's Eagles game will get to see a special ceremony honoring two Eagles legends. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Makes List Of Top 10 Safest States During COVID Pandemic, Study SaysA recent WalletHub study found New Jersey is the ninth-safest state during the COVID pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
Trenton Shooting Leaves 26-Year-Old Dead, Police SayA 26-year-old man is dead after an overnight shooting in Trenton, Mercer County officials said. Katie Johnston reports.
Wells Fargo Center Announces New Code Of Conduct As Sixers, Flyers Are Set To Start Regular SeasonThe Wells Fargo Center announced a new code of conduct Monday as the Sixers and Flyers seasons are set to start this month. Katie Johnston reports.
Report: Sixers, Ben Simmons' Agent Engaging In Talks To Bring Him Back To Philly In 'Near Future'Ben Simmons' time in Philadelphia might not be over after all. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports a source tells ESPN that the possibility of Simmons reporting to the team has "increased" in recent days. Katie Johnston reports.