Rigorous Workouts Push Driven Johnson

Lane Johnson arrived at his workouts 90 minutes early ready to get his butt kicked. “All in” isn’t aggressive enough to describe how much Johnson wanted to defeat the physical and mental challenge of a lifetime. Once the 2014 season ended and Johnson was recovered physically, he packed up and headed to Hollywood. There were […]

MAYOR NUTTER TO VISIT INNOVATIVE AND EFFECTIVE SCHOOL

WHO:        Mayor Michael A. Nutter                    Dr. Lori Shorr, Chief Education Officer WHAT:      Mayor Nutter will visit Southwark School to highlight the school’s Two-way Language Immersion Program, which works to strengthen the second language skills of students by teaching lessons in English and Spanish, and its Career Week events for 6th-8th grade students, as part of his Innovative and […]

Wanted: Suspects for Shooting in the 7th District [VIDEO]

Northeast Detective Division is asking for the public’s assistance to identify and locate the suspect wanted for a shooting in Rhawnhurst. On May 3, 2015, at 11:00 pm, 7th District Police responded to the 8000 block of Bustleton Avenue at the Mediterranean 2000 Restaurant for a report of Gunshots.  Upon arrival the Complainant stated that […]

Wanted: Suspects for Residential Burglary in the 1st District [VIDEO]

South Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect wanted for a residential burglary in Girard Estates. On May 7, 2015, at 12:00 am, two unknown males were captured on surveillance video parking their vehicle on the 2400 block of Hicks Street. The suspects then approached a residence on the 1500 block of […]

The State Of "The Plan" At The Two-year Mark

Hunched over my laptop in a corner booth at the Buffalo Wild Wings on Roosevelt Boulevard, I hurriedly tapped away on the keyboard, attempting futilely to drown out the chatter of the nearly 500 Sixers fans who had assembled there. It was the night of the NBA Draft Lottery, an annual exercise in statistical randomness […]

Emotional Turmoil Takes Its Toll

KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Sadly, there are far too many marriages, where couples can’t get through a day without fighting. Certainly this leads to tension but it may be as harmful for your health as smoking cigarettes or a poor diet. Researchers […]

Soldier From Philadelphia Killed In Korean War Whose Remains Were Recently ID’d To Be Honored

By John McDevitt PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia’s Korean War Memorial will be changing an Army corporal’s casualty classification from “MIA” to “KIA” because of DNA. U.S. Army Corporal Robert Higgins of Philadelphia will be among those honored at the Society Hill Memorial on Monday. He was declared Missing In Action February 13, 1951 after his […]

Ringleader, 20 Others Indicted For Stealing $90K From Atlantic City Casino Banks

By Kristen Johanson ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) – The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office announced a group of more than 20 people were indicted by a grand jury in a scheme that stole tens of thousands of dollars from banks inside Atlantic City casinos using a popular customer service tactic to their advantage. Officials say 35-year-old […]

Council Hungry For Alternatives to Mayor’s Proposed Property Tax Hike

By Mike Dunn PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Mayor Nutter’s plan to hike property taxes 9% for more school funding continues to draw skepticism from City Council members. And the lawmakers made clear at a hearing Thursday that they are still hoping for better options. In the hotseat was the Mayor’s Finance Director, Rob Dubow, who said […]

Montco Emergency Crews Practice Drills In Case Train Derailment Causes Oil Spill

By Jim Melwert ROYERSFORD, Pa. (CBS) – More than one-million gallons of crude oil pass through Pennsylvania each week, much of it on trains that run along the Schuylkill River between Chester and Montgomery counties. Training this week has emergency crews doing a “what-if” for potential disasters along those rail lines. Emergency responders trained on […]