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Car Crashes Attempting To Avoid Gunfire In South Philadelphia, Police Say 

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A car in South Philadelphia lost control and crashed into another car while attempting to dodge bullets, police say. The incident allegedly happened on the 1700 block of McKean Street, just after 5 a.m. Monday. The driver tells police they were being shot at multiple times. They were not hit and no […]

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WATCH: Gritty ‘Horses Around’ For Music Video In Honor Of 145th Kentucky Derby

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – We’ve seen Flyers mascot Gritty bust moves before, but not like this! In honor of the 145th Kentucky Derby, he thought it was a good idea to produce this hilarious horse-themed video. yeehaw! #derbyday pic.twitter.com/5x0CI7mqh7 — Gritty (@GrittyNHL) May 4, 2019 He shows off his dance moves to a song called “Old […]

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VIDEO: Philadelphia Officer Helps Man Graduating Tie His Tie

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia police officer went beyond the call of duty to help a man with his tie. A man walked up to officer Chris Hecht Rodriguez on Friday and said he was graduating the next day, but he couldn’t tie a tie. Video on Facebook shows the officer putting the tie around […]

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One shore town takes advantage of loophole in New Jersey beach smoking ban

WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s ban on smoking on public beaches is now in effect, but municipalities can opt to allow for smokers to light up in special set-aside sections, and at least one shore town is willing to try it. The state ban allows for up to 15 percent of a […]

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Dozens of chefs will show off their skills to raise money for childhood hunger

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over two dozen chefs will be showcasing their culinary talent at Taste of the Nation this Thursday, and proceeds will go to help fight childhood hunger in Philadelphia. Thursday’s Taste of the Nation benefit at Bok Bar is a fundraiser for No Kid Hungry Philadelphia. “We basically raise funds to feed underprivileged […]

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Is Mitch Marner Worth Four First-Round Picks For Flyers?

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The whispers were there seven summers ago except the whispers were teetering on screams. The Philadelphia Flyers were going big-game hunting and their eyes were set on landing Shea Weber, Ryan Suter or Zach Parise. The rest of the story has been written. The orange and black ultimately struck out in the […]

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Boeing Knew About Problems With 737 Max The Year Before Lion Air Crash

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — A new statement from Boeing indicates that the aerospace manufacturer knew about a problem with the 737 Max aircraft well before the deadly October 2018 Lion Air crash, but decided not to do anything about it. Boeing previously acknowledged that an alert system that was supposed to be a standard feature in […]

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Thousands Turn Out For 40th Broad Street Run Despite Soggy Weather

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Despite the soaking weather, the Broad Street Run went off without a hitch Sunday. About 40-thousand runners from across the county hit the pavement for the annual blue cross Broad Street run. Every stretch and early morning run led to this moment for the participants. Sunday’s weather was not ideal for a […]

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Armed Man Steals Thousands Of Dollars Worth Of Drugs From Overbrook CVS, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are on the hunt for a suspect after an opioid heist at an Overbrook pharmacy Sunday. The robbery happened just after 3 p.m. at the CVS on the 7500 block of City Avenue. Officials say a man armed with a gun got away with several thousand dollars’ worth of oxycodone, fentanyl […]

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Walnut Street Theatre To Undergo $39 Million Expansion Scheduled To Begin In Spring 2020

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia’s historic Walnut Street Theatre is expanding. The $39 million project will include a new lobby, education area and a 400-seat theater in the round. The expansion will also feature a new central stage with six rows along the sides. Groundbreaking for the project is planned for next spring. The project is […]