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  • “Roseanne” Cancelled After Barr Goes On Twitter Rant

    ABC has pulled the plug on “Roseanne” after a racist tweet by Roseanne Barr. On Tuesday morning, Barr made a comment on Twitter about former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett. In a response to a comment about Jarrett, Barr tweeted, “muslim brotherhood and planet of the apes had a baby.” That tweet sparked outrage and many people started calling Barr a racist. Barr later apologized tweeting, “I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans”. She then said that she was quitting […]

  • Starbucks Stores To Close For Diversity Training

    On Tuesday afternoon, thousands of Starbucks locations across the country will close for diversity training. This comes after video of Philadelphia Police officers arresting two black men at a Center City Starbucks in April for not buying anything or leaving the store sparked outrage across the country. The company will give each store a tool kit as a guide. The employees will break into small groups, talk about their own experiences and watch a film about African-American history. In April, video of Philadelphia […]

  • Video Showing Wildwood Police Officer Punching Woman Goes Viral

    Video of what happened on a Wildwood beach this holiday weekend is going viral. It shows a police officer punching a woman in the head during an arrest. The Wildwood Police Department has launched an investigation. Police did not say how it started, but the woman in the video is now facing an “obstruction and minor in possession of alcohol” charge. The department identified the woman as 20 year-old Emily Weinman from Philadelphia. They said that she has been charged […]

  • NFL Requires Players To Kneel On Field During National Anthem

    On Wednesday, the National Football League announced a new policy that will require players to stand for the national anthem if they are on the field. Teams can be fined if players and personnel refuse. Players and staff do have the option to stay in the locker room or another place off the field during the national anthem if they wish. Kneeling during the national anthem began when San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick started kneeling during the national anthem […]

  • Woman And Her Granddaughter Safe After House Collapse In Mount Airy

    The city is looking into the cause of a partial house collapse at the 7000 block of Lincoln Drive in Mount Airy. The three-story twin home came crashing down on Tuesday morning. A woman and her granddaughter were inside the house during the incident. They were able to make it out and were not harmed. The Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections were on the scene. Philadelphia Gas Works said it was not a gas explosion. The Red Cross is […]

  • City Begins New Bike Lane Project

    On Monday, Philadelphia will begin construction on a new bike lane project. It will take place on JFK Boulevard and Market Street, between 15th and 20th streets. The project will reduce the number of traffic lanes from four to three. The city says the goal of the project is to improve the safety of bicyclists by adding protected bike lanes and new turn lanes for drivers. There will also be pedestrian safety improvements as well like posts for shorter crossing […]

  • Philadelphia Holds Event To Honor 100 Year-Olds

    Philadelphia held its 18th annual Centenarian Celebration at the Sugar House Casino.  It`s an event that honors Philadelphian`s that will be 100 years-old and older this year. They are known at centenarians. There are 564 in Philadelphia. That’s 14 more than last year. Philadelphia`s oldest man and woman to attend the event were at Mayor Jim Kenney’s side as they cut a cake shaped like the number 100. Doctor Eli Zebooker is 105 years-old and is the oldest man in […]

  • Authorities Continue Investigation Into Deadly School Bus Crash

    New Jersey State Police are continuing to investigate what led to a school bus crash that left a teacher and student dead. Officials say the bus was carrying fifth graders from East Brook Middle School on a field trip when it collided with a dump truck on Interstate 80 Thursday morning. The bus landed in the interstate’s center median. There were 38 students and seven adults on the bus. A teacher and student died and everyone else onboard was hurt. Several […]

  • 80th Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta Kicks Off Along Schuylkill River

    The 80th Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta kicked off along the Schuylkill River on Friday. It’s a two day race that’s become a Philadelphia tradition. It’s now the largest college regatta in North America. Thousands of athletes from more than 100 colleges and universities from all across the country and Canada will compete. There will be limited parking along Kelly drive. Officials said that drivers should follow the signs to park in different lots throughout Fairmount Park and they can take […]

  • New Zip-line Course Opens In Fairmount Park

    The adventure course company, TreeTop Quest, is opening a new zip line obstacle course in Fairmount Park. It`s made up of 40 obstacles and almost 20 zip-lines that can take you as high as 60 feet off the ground. There are different levels for beginners and experienced. “We teach you how to use all the equipment and we send you out in the tress,” said Scott Ireland, who is the operations manager. “It’s entirely self-guided.” Ireland said they built the […]