PHILADELPHIA

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?

01/13/2014

North Carolina Walmart Brawl

Holiday Shoppers Break Into Brawls Across The Country

Black Friday turned into Bad Friday for multiple shoppers across the country, including those at several stores in the Tri-State Area.

11/30/2013

Amtrak Logo On Train (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amtrak Apologizes After Manhattan-Bound Train Ends Up In Philadelphia Suburbs

Last Thursday, a train was supposed to leave Philadelphia and end up in Penn Station, but there was a turn onto a wrong track, and it ended up lost in the Philly suburb of Cynwyd Line, Pa.

11/20/2013

Kevin Poulin (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Flyers Outscore Islanders 5-2

In dire need of a scoring outburst, the Philadelphia Flyers turned to a player with plenty of experience in that department.

10/26/2013

Marijuana (credit: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. State Senate Candidate Arrested At Pot Protest… Again

A Libertarian candidate for a New Jersey State Senate seat was arrested for the second time in four months this week, for smoking marijuana at a protest.

09/04/2013

Sharolyn Jackson

Woman Turns Up Alive In Philadelphia 13 Days After Funeral

A woman showed up very much alive nearly two weeks after her family members thought they had buried her in Trenton. The case has caused confusion, embarrassment, and outrage.

08/24/2013

Justin, a kitten that was set on fire earlier this year in Philadelphia. (credit: Facebook/Justin, Fire Survivor)

Kitten Found Burned In Philadelphia Gets New Home In N.J.

Philadelphia officials said someone doused the kitten with an accelerant and lit him on fire on April 25.

08/02/2013

Sarah Murnaghan

10-Year-Old Girl Needs Lung Transplant, But Federal Guidelines Stand In The Way

“Somebody needs to stand up and say this isn’t right,” said Sarah’s mother, Janet Murnaghan. “This is a human issue. This isn’t politics. This is a human issue.”

06/03/2013

Susan Stillwaggon

N.J. Woman Charged With Faking 9-Year-Old Son’s Cancer, Collecting Money

A New Jersey mother was charged this week with lying to multiple people and saying her son had cancer – including the 9-year-old boy himself.

04/27/2013

Andray Blatche (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nets’ Carlesimo: No Conversation After Blatche Questioned In Sex Assault Investigation

When asked directly if Blatche approached him for a conversation, Carlesimo replied, “No. Uh-uh. We just — we went and played.”

01/11/2013

Andray Blatche (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sources: Nets’ Blatche Questioned In Philadelphia Sex Assault Investigation

“From all accounts, (Blatche) was not personally involved in any kind of assault or anything like that,” Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said, according to the New York Times.

01/08/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Fact Check Friday: The Truth On Romney, Republicans, And Abortion

Today’s question: Do the Republicans really want to stop all abortion, no matter the circumstance?

08/24/2012

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Abused Dogs From Philly Treated In Hunterdon County

This past weekend another burned dog was brought in to Crown Veterinary Specialists for life-saving treatment. It’s the seventh such burn victim, all from Philadelphia.

08/14/2012

Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Many Waiting To Read Penn State Report On Sandusky

The team brought in by Penn State to investigate how the university handled molestation accusations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will release its highly anticipated report Thursday.

07/11/2012

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