More Than $6.5 Million In Fake US Currency Seized In Philadelphia, U.S. Customs SaysU.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Philadelphia seized more than $6.5 million in fake U.S. currency Tuesday that came from Russia. Katie Johnston reports.
$150,000 Powerball With Power Play Ticket Sold At ShopRite In Delaware CountyA Powerball with Power Play ticket worth $150,000 for the Sept. 29 drawing was sold at a ShopRite in Delaware County. Katie Johnston reports.
Republicans Aim To Make Big Election Changes In ConstitutionRepublican lawmakers in Pennsylvania on Monday unveiled sweeping changes to the conduct of elections through a proposed constitutional amendment. Katie Johnston reports.
Kensington Drug Boss, Ricardo Carrion, Convicted On Several Drug Trafficking ChargesA Philadelphia man has been convicted on several charges for his role as a drug boss in Kensington. Katie Johnston reports.
7 Philadelphia Area Schools Recognized As National Blue Ribbon SchoolsSeven schools in the Philadelphia region are among the 13 Pennsylvania schools recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021 by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Katie Johnston reports.
Montgomery County's Lower Merion Township Ranked 37th Best Place To Live In United StatesA Philadelphia suburb -- that was once home to NBA legend Kobe Bryant -- has been listed among the top 50 places to live in the United States. Katie Johnston reports.
USWNT Star, New Jersey Native Carli Lloyd Announces RetirementA South Jersey town is planning an outdoor event to celebrate the retirement of USWNT star Carli Lloyd. Katie Johnston reports.
Delaware Man Charged With Murder In Neighbor's Suspicious Disappearance Ten Years AgoA Delaware man now faces a murder charge in a 10-year missing persons case after authorities discovered the victim’s body earlier this year, according to the Delaware State Police. Katie Johnston reports.
Free Rides Take $104 Million Toll On Pennsylvania Turnpike FinancesMore than $104 million in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls went uncollected last year as the agency fully converted to all-electronic tolling, with the millions of motorists who don’t use E-ZPass having a nearly 1 in 2 chance of riding without paying under the “toll-by-plate” license plate camera system. Katie Johnston reports.
Rite Aid Moving Headquarters To Former Navy Yard In South PhiladelphiaRite Aid is moving its headquarters to Philadelphia in what it calls a site “designed specifically for in-person collaboration and company gatherings, rather than office spaces.” Katie Johnston reports.
Body Found In Middle Township, New Jersey, Believed To Be Missing Teen Leila Bellamy, Police SayInvestigators believe a body found earlier this week in Whitesboro, New Jersey may be that of a missing teen. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Gov. Murphy Announces Partnership With Uber, Lyft To Provide Ride Service To Residents Affected By IdaGovernor Phil Murphy announced on Wednesday a partnership between rideshare companies Uber and Lyft and United Way Worldwide and NJ 211 to provide free or discounted rides to New Jersey residents who have lost their vehicles due to the effects of Ida. Katie Johnston reports.
'High Probability' Police Gunfire Killed 8-Year-Old During Academy Park High School Football Game Shooting, DA SaysThree Sharon Hill police officers may be responsible for alleged responsive gunfire that struck four victims, killing 8-year-old Fanta Bility and wounding her sister, outside of a high school football game in Delaware County last week, the county's District Attorney's Office said Thursday. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Housing Authority To Require Employees To Be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19Employees for the Philadelphia Housing Authority will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the PHA said Friday. The agency said it has about 1,200 employees. Katie Johnston reports.
Flyers Sign Sean Couturier To 8-Year, $62 Million Contract ExtensionSean Couturier isn't going anywhere any time soon. The Philadelphia Flyers signed their top center on Thursday to an eight-year, $62 million contract extension. Katie Johnston reports.
Sixers' Hall Of Famer Allen Iverson: 'I Know I Would've Been A Better Player In Football Than Basketball'Sixers legend and Hall of Fame guard Allen Iverson appeared on Shannon Sharpe’s podcast, Club Shay Shay, with former NBA player Al Harrington earlier this week and he made a pretty bold statement. Katie Johnston reports.
Former Nottingham Elementary School Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Abusing StudentA Chester County elementary school teacher has been arrested after allegedly sexually abusing a student in the third and fourth grades at Nottingham Elementary School. Katie Johnston reports.
First Group Of At-Risk Afghan Refugees Arrive At New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-LakehurstThe first group of at-risk Afghan refugees arrived at New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst overnight Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Bensalem Man, Tamir Phillips, Arrested For Fatally Shooting 14-Year-Old Boy At Willingboro Gas StationA 22-year-old man was arrested Monday for shooting and killing a teenager at a Willingboro Township gas station over the weekend. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Is 6th State With Most Student Loan Debts, Study FindsAs student loan forgiveness remains a hot topic across the United States, a new study finds Pennsylvania is ranked among the top 10 states who have the most people with student loan debts. Katie Johnston reports.
Volunteer Firefighter Cecelia Escobar-Duplan Fatally Struck By Car On I-95 While Assisting DriverA 25-year-old Wilmington Manor Volunteer firefighter was fatally struck by a vehicle on Interstate 95 while assisting a driver over the weekend. The tragic incident happened around 4:15 a.m. Sunday in Wilmington. Katie Johnston reports.
Boy Scouts Get Conditional Approval Of $850M Bankruptcy DealA bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a proposal by the Boy Scouts of America to enter into an agreement that includes an $850 million fund to compensate tens of thousands of men who say they were sexually abused as youngsters by Scout leaders and others. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano's Plan To Issue Election Subpoenas 'Stopped'A backer of former President Donald Trump's effort to carry out an Arizona-style “forensic investigation” of Pennsylvania's 2020 presidential election suggested Thursday that fellow Republicans in the state Senate are blocking his efforts. Katie Johnston reports.
Two Philadelphia Men Sentenced For Scamming Maryland Company Out Of $2.4 MillionTwo Philadelphia men have been sentenced to two years in prison for conspiring to scam a Maryland company out of $2.4 million. Katie Johnston reports.