Wednesday’s Child: Makayla

By Larry KaneProduced by Timothy McLaughlin PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Visiting the KYW Newsradio studios recently, Makayla impressed us with her rendition of “Halo,” by Beyoncé. Makayla, 11, says she wants to be a singer when she grows up — or a dancer, a lawyer, or a foot doctor. “I’m in the middle of deciding, because I’m […]

Early Morning Apartment Complex Blaze Displaces Families In Whitemarsh

By Dan Wing, Jan Carabeo FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (CBS) — Fire crews rescued several people from an overnight blaze at an apartment complex in Montgomery County. Crews were called to the Washington Towers apartment complex on the 400 block of Bethlehem Pike a little after 1am. They arrived on scene to find a 4-story apartment building in […]

Dozens Of Cancelled Flights At Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia International Airport is dealing with dozens of cancelled flights this morning. The majority of the cancellations are with arriving flights, but there are a good number of departures that have been cancelled as well. The majority of the affected flights are scheduled to either arrive or depart before 10am. Airlines are […]

Hazmat Teams Respond To Ammonia Leak In Frankford

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An ammonia leak early Wednesday morning had Hazmat crews responding in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. Fire crews were called to the 4700 block of Darrah Street around 4:45am, responding to reports of fumes. When they arrived at the scene, crews found a 500 gallon tank at Amuneal Manufacturing Corp leaking ammonia. No evacuations or […]

Notes from the news, Jan. 27

By the Notebook on Jan 27, 2015 08:45 AM District investigating school with 20 percent opt-out rate. NewsWorks Time out for teachers who counseled to opt out of tests? Inquirer Some Feltonville middle-schoolers ‘opt out’ of standardized testing. Daily News Pa. House speaker blasts City Council on PGW, warns of repercussions to schools. NewsWorks CHOKING ON […]

Suspect Russell Mason-Watts Arrested for Robbery in the 35th District [VIDEO]

On January 26, 2015, at approximately 10:18am, Burglary Detail (plainclothes) Officers Sherman and Austin assigned to the 35th District were located in the parking lot of the Dunkin Donuts at 6201 N. Front Street due to recent armed robberies in the area. While monitoring activity at the stores, they observed the defendant, who was wearing […]

D.A. Reviewing FOX 29’s No-Show State Worker Report

As the storm exits, skies clear and temperatures plunge tonight into the teens. Factor in those winds, and it’ll feel like it’s in the single digits. Sunny for Wednesday with highs in the low 30s, but wind chills in the teens and 20s. Next chance of snow: A clipper system Thursday night into Friday morning. […]