There has been an outpouring of support for a local family in response to story about a cruel crime. Eleven-year-old Alex Jeffers' special three-wheeled bike was stolen from his backyard. Since the story first aired on Monday, the family has received offers of money and a replacement bike.
In memory of her fiance Marc Small who was killed serving his country in Afghanistan, Amanda Charney gives back by helping kids with speech impediments through Small Steps in Speech.
Michelle Clarke, editor of Macaroni Kid, Northwest Philly, and Jeanne Hannum, editor of Macaroni Kid, Northeast Philly talk about their newletters and websites filled with exciting activities for kids.
Anthony James Lucidonio III died Monday at the age of 35.
She has a West Wing office, facetime with world leaders and unrivaled access to the president. And as Ivanka Trump's White House role grows, so does the backlash. Ivanka Trump, a first daughter with first-in-recent-history influence, has become fodder in a heated national conversation about gender politics and ideological beliefs. While she has won fans for her interest in advancing women, critics have questioned her qualifications, her power, her politics and her ethics.
Friday is National Crayon Day and Crayola said it will mark the occasion by retiring one of its colors. Crayola said the announcement revealing which color is being retired will be livestreamed on Facebook on Friday morning. On Facebook, news of the impending color retirement brought suggestions as to which colors it should or shouldn't be. Others lamented that Crayola is retiring a color at all.
Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention in Wednesday's ceremony honoring the Portugal star in his hometown. The player's bronze bust, which was unveiled to much fanfare by Portugal's president and prime minister on the island of Madeira, hardly does the handsome footballer justice. It squashes his eyes close together, and the cheeky raised-eyebrow smile more resembles a leer. The face is also unusually chubby, in contrast to Ronaldo's chiseled looks.
A student aide was arrested for allegedly bringing a gun and ammunition to a middle school in Delaware County.
A Philadelphia man died from his injuries following a police-involved shooting in New Castle, Delaware.