Pennsylvania Man Admits Raping Girl, Giving Her $5 To Keep Quiet About It, DA SaysThe Berks County District Attorney’s Office says a Reading man admitted to raping a young girl a decade ago and giving her $5 to keep quiet about it. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Investigating After Organ, Decorative Pipes Damaged At NJ ChurchThe First United Methodist Church of Freehold says the incident happened on Tuesday night. Katie Johnston reports.
Lehigh County 911 Center Workers Lose Jobs After Sharing New Year's Toast With Spiked EggnogThree 911 supervisors were fired and seven operators resigned after sharing an alcohol-spiked drink while working on New Year’s Eve, officials said. Katie Johnston reports.
Chester County Store Sells Winning $1 Million Scratch-Off Lottery TicketAre you a millionaire? The Pennsylvania Lottery says a winning $1 million scratch-off ticket was sold in Chester County. Katie Johnston reports.
Police: Pennsylvania Woman Facing Charges After 16-Year-Old Son Found Weighing 26 PoundsA Franklin County woman is facing child endangerment and assault charges after her 16-year-old son was found weighing just 26 pounds. Elizabet Estrada is now behind bars in Chambersburg. Katie Johnston reports.
Large Dog Attacks Deputy Sheriff Serving Warrant In Darby: OfficialsA Delaware County deputy sheriff is recovering after he was attacked by a dog. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Police Investigating Claim Flyers Mascot Gritty Physically Assaulted Teen Boy During Photo ShootThe popular Philadelphia Flyers mascot is accused of physically assaulting a 13-year-old boy during a photoshoot. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Mandates Severance Pay For Mass LayoffsNew Jersey has become the first state in the nation to guarantee severance pay for mass layoffs, according to the bill’s sponsors and the governor’s office. Katie Johnston reports.
Phil Martelli, Jameer Nelson Offering Support To Former St. Joe’s Star Delonte West After Troubling Video Goes ViralPhil Martelli and Jameer Nelson are offering support after a troubling video purportedly showing former Saint Joseph’s University basketball star Delonte West went viral on social media. Katie Johnston reports.
Police: Body Of 43-Year-Old Man Found Wrapped In Blanket In Trunk Of Burning Vehicle In South PhiladelphiaPolice say the man’s body was found in a jeep on the 2700 block of South 3rd Street, around noon. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Police: 4 Charged After Body Of 22-Year-Old Darius Cheeseboro Found Inside Trash Bin In OlneyPhiladelphia police have charged four people in connection to the murder of a man whose body was found inside a trash bin in the city’s Olney neighborhood. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Bans Gay, Trans ‘Panic’ As Defense Of HomicideDemocratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed the measure, saying it promotes “full equality for all our residents.” Katie Johnston reports.
Rutgers Names University’s 1st Black PresidentRutgers University named a high-ranking Northwestern University official as its new leader on Tuesday, making him the school’s first black president. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Police: Suspect Wanted In Armed Robbery At West Oak Lane Convenience StorePhiladelphia police are searching for the suspect wanted in a convenience store robbery in the city’s West Oak Lane neighborhood. Katie Johnston reports.
Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders Of South Philly Grocery Store Employee, Teen Boy In Separate ShootingsOfficials charged Tyseem Murray, 18, of Southwest Philadelphia, with murder, criminal conspiracy, robbery, and other related charges. Katie Johnston reports.
Atlantic City Mayor: Tear Down 'Eyesore' Of Ex-Trump CasinoAtlantic City’s mayor wants to demolish the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. Mayor Marty Small said in a speech Thursday to a business group that knocking down the vacant casino once owned by President Donald Trump is one of his main goals for 2020. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Passes Laws To Preserve Obamacare Amid Court FightBarring health insurance that excludes coverage for pre-existing conditions and letting children stay on their parents’ plans until 26 would be preserved under a slate of new laws New Jersey enacted this week, even if the Affordable Care Act is struck down in court. Katie Johnston reports.
Former Philadelphia Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Using Confiscated Porsche For Stepdaughter’s PromA former Philadelphia police officer pleaded guilty to using a Porsche he confiscated during a narcotics investigation for his stepdaughter’s prom. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Groom Accused Of Sexual Assault At Wedding Reception Gets ProbationA Burlington County man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage waitress at his wedding reception has been sentenced to probation. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Lottery Now Allowing Customers To Purchase Powerball, Mega Millions Tickets OnlineThe Pennsylvania Lottery is now making it easier for customers to purchase Powerball and Mega Millions tickets. Katie Johnston reports.
Human Remains Found Inside Car Submerged In Salem River, New Jersey State Police SayNew Jersey State Police say human remains were found in a car submerged in the Salem River. Katie Johnston reports.
Hard Rock CEO: Atlantic City ‘Is Going In The Wrong Direction’The CEO of Hard Rock International says Atlantic City “is going in the wrong direction” and is in worse shape than when the global entertainment company bought its casino there nearly three years ago. Katie Johnston reports.
Health Department: 3 South Jersey Counties Have Highest Number Of Hepatitis A Outbreak Cases In StateA new report shows a Hepatitis A outbreak affecting parts of South Jersey. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Expands Terrorism Law In Response To Kosher Market AttackNew Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Wednesday expanding the definition of terrorism under state law in response to last month's fatal attack on a kosher market in Jersey City, Hudson County. Katie Johnston reports.