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  • Local high school robotics team competes in world competition

    Members of the Cherry Hill High School East Robotics Club competed in the Vex World Robotics Competition in Kentucky after winning the state level. Their task was to build robots and make them do something. Kevin Babitz is president of the club. “This year, the task was to pick up stars and cubes and dump them over a wall that separated the field in half,” he said. Babitz their team competed against schools as far away as England and China […]

  • Jury selection begins in Seth Williams corruption case

    Jury selection will begin today in the trial of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams. He is accused of accepting thousands of dollars in illegal gifts and trips in exchange for legal favors, and using government vehicles for personal use. Williams has pleaded not guilty.  

  • Khiree’s Classroom: Students turn trash into fashion

    A local high school teacher is using trash to help students improve their creativity and create something beautiful. Leila Rosa is a student at The U School in Philadelphia and made a pink dress out of a tarp-like material. She said it took a lot of hot glue and patience. “It was hard at first because I looked at the material and thought what am I supposed to do with this,” she said. “Then I started thinking about and thought […]

  • Hearing scheduled in Penn State frat death case

    A hearing will be held on Monday connected to the alleged hazing death of Penn State student Timothy Piazza. A judge will determine if there’s enough evidence to move forward with a trial. Most of the 18 fraternity members charged in the case are expected in court. Prosecutors plan to play security video from the frat house during the last few hours of Piazza’s life.  

  • Bill Cosby Trial – Constand’s mother testifies

      It’s day four of the Bill Cosby trial in Montgomery County. On Thursday, Andrea Constand wrapped up her testimony. Constand’s mother also took the stand and testified about a phone conversation between her and cosby. On Tuesday, Constand said that Cosby gave her pills and wine, then sexually assaulted her. Yesterday in court, Cosby’s lawyers pointed out what they say are inconsistencies between her testimony and what she told police in 2005. Constand’s mother also took the stand, saying she […]

  • Khiree’s Classroom – 3D printers helps students learn about technology and business

      A 3D printer sits in the corner of a math and science classroom at Andrew Jackson Elementary School in South Philadelphia. The fifth graders are using it to make all sorts of items. Aniya Watts is designing 3D emoji`s. “Emojis on everything. Like your clothes, your earrings, your necklaces and stuff,” she said. At the beginning of the year, the students learn the ins and outs of the printer. Then they design a product, write a business plan, pick […]

  • Water restored to Abington neighborhood after water main break

    Officials with Aqua America said that water has been fully restored to 85 homes in Abington after a water main break along Edge Hill Road.   The break happened a little after 3 p.m. and sent thousands of gallons of water into homes and into the street. It took crews 2 hours to shut off the main. Some homes had severe property damage. Several residents were upset. “Very inconvenient,” said a neighbor. “No baths tonight no showers tomorrow morning apparently […]

  • Councilman David Oh describes knife attack

    Philadelphia police are searching for a violent suspect who stabbed a Philadelphia councilman. This comes as the councilman recovers from his wound. Councilman David Oh spent yesterday thanking neighbors and police outside his home where he was stabbed on Wednesday night. Oh said a man approached him while he was unloading his car after work at the 5800 block of Thomas Avenue. He originally thought the man was a friend of a neighbor until he started making demands for Oh’s keys […]

  • At least 80 killed and hundreds injured in suicide attack

      80 people are dead and hundreds of others are injured after a suicide bombing near a foreign embassy. The explosion took place near the German embassy in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul. That death toll is expected to rise. According to the U.S. Embassy, a quote “large vehicle borne explosive device” was detonated near the southern edge of a highly-secure diplomatic area. That area houses western embassies, government buildings and residences of high-ranking officials. A spokesperson for the Afghan government confirmed […]

  • Hollywood Headlines: Kathy Griffin apologizes for controversial photo

      A new health crisis for Olivia Newton John and Kathy Griffin is saying she’s sorry for a photo shoot, with a celebrity photographer that went too far. In the pictures, she appears to be holding a bloody head, of President Trump.