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Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 05:51 PM EDT

Backpack Giveaways and Other Back to School Help

Backpack Giveaways and Other Back to School Help

Here's some backpack giveaways and other help to get your student back to school in Philadelphia.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 04:47 PM EDT

Devil's Pool, Popular Philly Swimming Hole, to Get Shut Down

Devil's Pool, Popular Philly Swimming Hole, to Get Shut Down

One of the worst-kept secrets of Philadelphia's park system, a watering hole known as Devil's Pool that has long served as a summer cool down for city kids, is getting shut down.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:55 PM EDT

Pope Francis on Pa. Sex Abuse Scandal: 'Shame and Sorrow'

Pope Francis on Pa. Sex Abuse Scandal: 'Shame and Sorrow'

Pope Francis denounced on Thursday the horrible findings of a years-long grand jury report into 70 years of sexual abuse by Catholic Church officials in six Pennsylvania dioceses.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:51 AM EDT

Yuengling's 1st New Beer in 17 Years Is 'Golden'

Yuengling's 1st New Beer in 17 Years Is 'Golden'

Yuengling's Golden Pilsner is the first new year-round beer from the Pennsylvania-based brewery known for Lager in nearly 2 decades.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:58 PM EDT

Jersey Shore Town Shuts Off Ocean Access for Bacteria Levels

Jersey Shore Town Shuts Off Ocean Access for Bacteria Levels

Seaside Heights in Ocean County, New Jersey, closed off access to the ocean along its beaches Thursday after two consecutive bacteria tests showed levels that exceed state standards.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:56 AM EDT

Plumber, Father of 2, Dies in Trench Collapse

Plumber, Father of 2, Dies in Trench Collapse

A worker has died after being trapped in a trench in Philadelphia’s East Oak Lane neighborhood Thursday morning.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 02:01 PM EDT

Pennsylvania Governor Tours Flood-Ravaged Delco

Pennsylvania Governor Tours Flood-Ravaged Delco

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf got a firsthand look at the damage left by flooding in Upper Darby, Delaware County, after severe storms earlier this week.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 11:55 AM EDT

Allure Hair Dryer Recall Over Burn, Fire, Shock Hazards

Allure Hair Dryer Recall Over Burn, Fire, Shock Hazards

After receiving nearly 200 reports of Allure and Allure Pro ionic ceramic hair dryers exploding, catching fire, melting or overheating, the company that imported is recalling them and asking people not to use...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:10 AM EDT

Rare Nickel Fetches $4.5 Million at Philly Auction

Rare Nickel Fetches $4.5 Million at Philly Auction

A rare nickel has sold for $4.56 million at a Philadelphia auction.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 08:20 AM EDT

Angels Mourn Death of Aaron Cox, Mike Trout's Brother-in-Law

Angels Mourn Death of Aaron Cox, Mike Trout's Brother-in-Law

Aaron Cox, a former Los Angeles Angels pitching prospect and the brother-in-law of Mike Trout, has died. He was 24.

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