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  • Local Bakery Bakes Up Tasty Creations for Saint Patrick’s Day

    Irish tradition lives at Haegele`s bakery on Barnett Street in Philadelphia. Glen and Richard Haegele own and run the shop. Each year, they bake up tasty creations for the week leading up to Saint Patrick`s Day. They call it “Irish week”. “It`s tradition of that particular culture from that part of the world,” said Haegele. One of their most popular dishes are Irish Potatoes. It`s an Irish candy with a creamy coconut filling that’s rolled in cinnamon sugar. “We use butter, heavy cream […]

  • Clean up efforts continue after Nor’easter; Thousands left without power

    On Monday, the clean up continued after Friday’s nor’easter ravaged the Philadelphia area and left thousands of people in the dark. According to PECO, almost 60,000 people were without power as of Monday morning. Most of those outages are in Montgomery and Delaware Counties, with about 20,000 each. PECO says they have crews working around the clock to restore service as quickly as possible. Overall, officials said the storm caused more than 600,000 outages and they’ve already restored power to […]

  • Nor’easter takes aim at the Jersey Shore

    The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for the New Jersey shoreline. The shore is expected to get one to two inches of rain. Officials are also saying there could be possible stream and river flooding into the weekend. On top of that, wind speeds are expected to reach 50 to 60 miles per hour in some areas. Beach erosion can also be expected along the shore. Due to the high wind speeds, officials are expecting downed […]

  • Police Officer Rescues Cat From Garbage Disposal; Owner Describes Rescue

    Lynn Naimoli of Wayne, Pennsylvania had a bit of a catastrophe with her 2 year-old cat, Sam. She says her husband heard noises coming from their kitchen around midnight last Saturday. “We heard things being thrown out here and that usually means there’s a problem,” she said. “He came out here and Sam’s head was stuck in the garbage disposal.” Naimoli said she couldn’t believe their eyes. “I was scared,” she said. “I didn’t know what to do!” She called […]

  • School Deputy Failed To Confront Shooter

    The Broward County Sheriff’s Office says there was an armed and uniformed on-campus deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School, but the officer did not confront the gunman during last week’s shooting. Officials say Deputy Scot Peterson was stationed at the school during the massacre and video shows him waiting outside the school building during the shooting, instead of going inside the school and engaging the gunman. Peterson was armed and in uniform but never fired his gun. Sheriff Israel said […]

  • Parents and Teachers Attend White House Forum on Gun safety

    President Trump met with survivors of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School for a White House forum where they discussed gun safety. Family members of the victims were there and did not hold back their emotions. A father who lost his daughter during the shooting expressed his grief and frustration. “It should have been one school shooting and we should have fixed it and I’m pissed, because my daughter…I’m not going to see again,” said Andrew Pollack. Pollack joined dozens […]

  • Investigation Continues Into Old City Fire

    Investigators are still trying to figure out the cause of a 4-alarm fire that tore through several buildings in Old City over the weekend. It happened at 3rd and Chestnut Streets early Sunday morning. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is now involved in that investigation. Officials still have a collapse zone set up around those buildings. Investigators say that several pets died in that fire. The Red Cross is helping more than 100 people that were displaced. 

  • PA Supreme Court Issues New Congressional Map

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has unveiled a new congressional map. The old map was criticized for many years with critics saying it was gerrymandered to work in Republicans favor. Since the old map was drawn in 2011, Republicans have won 13 of the state’s 18 congressional districts in three straight elections despite the state being fairly evenly split among parties. Some are hoping the new map will give Democrats a boost elections, but some experts think that even though Pennsylvania […]

  • Vigil held for victims of school shooting; Suspect Charged with 17 Counts of Murder

    On Thursday, thousands gathered to remember the 17 lives lost during that mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 19 year-old Nikolas Cruz has admitted to the shooting and is on suicide watch. He is being held in jail without bond. His public defender is describing Cruz as quote, “deeply disturbed and emotionally broken.” Cruz appeared in court on Thursday. Prosecutors have charged him with 17 counts of pre-meditated murder. As the investigation continues, there are […]

  • 17 Dead in School Shooting; Suspect Due in Court Today

    Police say that 19 year-old Nikolas Cruz shot and killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. That’s about 25 northwest of Fort Lauderdale. According to police, a fire alarm went off at the school shortly before classes ended Wednesday. Students say they just had a fire drill earlier in the day. Minutes later, students said they started to hear gunshots. Teachers and students scrambled to safety. Many of them hid in closets and classrooms before […]