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Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 09:28 AM EDT

Break Curfew? Get Sent to Church

Break Curfew? Get Sent to Church

Children who violate a curfew in New Jersey's capital city won't be going to jail — they'll be taken to church.

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 06:57 AM EDT

Ex-Eagle Speaks for Softball-Playing Alias

Ex-Eagle Speaks for Softball-Playing Alias

Speaking on Comcast SportsNet's Philly Sports Talk, recently retired Eagles safety Walter Thurmond gives more information on Dick Mahoney, the legend in local slow-pitch softball. By Austin Vitelli

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 at 03:19 PM EDT

Brexit Battle: Flotillas Face Off in the Heart of London

Brexit Battle: Flotillas Face Off in the Heart of London

The battle over whether or not Britain should stay in the European Union spilled from the airwaves to the River Thames on Wednesday. In one of the more surreal moments in the campaign for the June 23...

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 at 03:18 PM EDT

NJ Cat Used as Target for Crossbow

NJ Cat Used as Target for Crossbow

A cat is recovering in New Jersey after it was wounded by an arrow shot from a crossbow.

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 at 06:57 AM EDT

NJ EMTs Blow Off Rescue Call to Eat White Castle

NJ EMTs Blow Off Rescue Call to Eat White Castle

Two emergency medical technicians who were caught live-streaming themselves as they ignored a call for help while in the drive-thru line of a New Jersey fast-food restaurant have resigned. The two EMTs resigned...

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 at 08:36 AM EDT

9-Year-Old Boy Swims to Alcatraz and Back, Breaking Record

9-Year-Old Boy Swims to Alcatraz and Back, Breaking Record

A 9-year-old Central California boy braved strong currents and cold water to swim from San Francisco to Alcatraz Island and back. KSEE-TV in Fresno reported Tuesday that James Savage set a record as the...

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 06:26 AM EDT

Alligator Captured in Lehigh Valley Canal

Alligator Captured in Lehigh Valley Canal

Wildlife experts were called in to help corral an alligator spotted in a canal about 50 miles north of Philadelphia.

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 07:03 AM EDT

Car Jumps Curb, Strikes 4 in Front of South Street Hoagie Shop

Car Jumps Curb, Strikes 4 in Front of South Street Hoagie Shop

A driver jumped the curb and struck a group of people – possibly breaking limbs – outside a popular South Street hoagie shop overnight.

Monday, Jun 13, 2016 at 08:25 AM EDT

Officials Close Delaware Beach to Protect Birds

Officials Close Delaware Beach to Protect Birds

The first piping plover nest of the season has been found at Cape Henlopen State Park's Gordons Pond, and that means a half-mile stretch of beach will be closed.The Delaware Department of Natural Resources...

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 08:39 PM EDT

Philly Customs Find 4.9 Kilos of Cocaine in Woman's Drink Cans

Philly Customs Find 4.9 Kilos of Cocaine in Woman's Drink Cans

U.S. Customs and Border Protection detained an Upper Darby woman after finding $300,000 worth of cocaine in 10 cans of chocolate drink.

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