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.
Pennsylvania Ranks No. 21 Among States With Biggest Bullying ProblemsBullying among children is a huge problem across the United States. Pennsylvania landed No. 21 on WalletHub's States with the Biggest Bullying Problems survey. Katie Johnston reports.
NJ Blocks Arrests, Citations As Markers For Police PromotionNew Jersey police departments cannot consider the number of arrests made or citations handed out as criteria of an officer’s performance for promotion under a new law signed Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
Flyers To Induct Paul Holmgren, Rick Tocchet Into Team's Hall Of FameFlyers legends Paul Holmgren and Rick Tocchet are headed to the organization's Hall of Fame, the team announced Thursday afternoon. Katie Johnston reports.
Red Hot Chili Peppers To Perform At Citizens Bank Park Next SeptemberDid you miss the Red Hot Chili Peppers the last time they performed in Philadelphia? Well, you now have another opportunity to catch the band live in the City of Brotherly Love. Katie Johnston reports.
Former Sixers Guard Tony Wroten Among 18 Ex-NBA Players Charged In $4 Million Health Care Fraud SchemeA former Philadelphia 76er is among 18 former NBA players charged with defrauding the league’s health and welfare benefit plan out of $4 million, according to an indictment Thursday in New York. Katie Johnston reports.
Antonia Pantoja Charter School Staff Finds Bullet Holes In Cafeteria, Philadelphia Police SayStaff at a Philadelphia charter school found bullet holes and fragments in the cafeteria Thursday morning when they went to open it up to students, according to Philadelphia police. Katie Johnston reports.
Pfizer Seeks FDA Authorization Of COVID Vaccine For Children Ages 5 To 11Pfizer and BioNTech said Thursday they are seeking US Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization for their Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Katie Johnston reports.
Offshore Wind Is Both A Boon And An Unknown, New Jersey Leaders SayNew Jersey environmental and utility regulators say they strongly support offshore wind energy as a way to address climate change, but they caution that the nascent industry will also bring side effects. Katie Johnston reports.