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    ‘Mums and Mutts’ and PHL17 Morning News

    PHL17 Morning News and Mums for Mutts are teaming up to find some great homes for some worthy animals.  Introducing Curley! Domestic Shorthair/Mix 3 month old kitten!  Super adorable and sweet, looking for a forever home with someone who will love this little furball ! For more information on Curley, or other animals available for adoption visit  www.streettails.org

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    Killer whale caught on video nibbling surfer’s paddleboard

    According to the YouTube post– “Luke Reilly was stand-up paddle boarding about 200m offshore yesterday when an orca ‘popped up” next to him.”  MORE INFO.    

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    CONTEST: American Sniper

    Here is chance for 20 of you to win an “American Sniper” Blu-Ray DVD and for ONE person you win the grand prize of an Onkyo S7700 Home Theater in a Box Enter below for your chance. 1. TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal citizens of the United States who are legal residents of PA, NJ and DE, and who are 18 years of age or older by time of entry. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limit one entry […]

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    CONTEST: Billy Gardell at The Borgata

    Enter for your chance to win Billy Gardell at the  Borgata Tickets Saturday May 23rd. 1. TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal citizens of the United States who are legal residents of PA, NJ and DE, and who are 18 years of age or older by time of entry. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limit one entry per person per email address. Sweepstakes begins May 20, 2015 and ends on May 22, 2015 at 11:59 AM EST (the “Sweepstakes […]

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    Texas teen says he saw Jesus seconds before being revived

    FORT WORTH, Texas — A Texas teenager claims he saw Jesus seconds before he was revived. Zack Clements, 17, collapsed last week while running during P.E. class at Victory Life Academy in Brownwood, Texas. He was rushed to the hospital where doctors worked to revive him. Clements was reportedly without a heartbeat for 20 minutes, according to CBS Dallas/Fort Worth. He was eventually airlifted to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth where he would not wake up until several days later. […]

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    Here are 23 texting acronyms every parent should know

    Fifty years ago, the idea of texting from a mobile phone would seem like science fiction. Now it’s all most teenagers do. Teenagers rarely spell out words while texting, opting to use acronyms instead. When attempting to decipher the codes, it can feel like translating a language. Some teenagers also used texting acronyms to hide behavior from their parents. WGHP spoke to some parents and family members who were clueless about the “secret” acronyms. Texting codes referring to sex are rampant. […]

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    Mom lip syncs her 4-year-old’s tantrum and nails it

    LOS ANGELES — A California mother was unable to calm her 4-year-old child — so she opted for an alternative way of getting her attention. Jennifer Closson Aprea said her daughter was yelling “No!” and shrieking when she decided to record herself lip syncing the tantrum. Aprea told BuzzFeed her strategy worked! Her daughter was soon laughing and giggling at her mom’s silly faces. Aprea has received some backlash about the video, but she’s taking it all in stride. She posted […]

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    Watch as man learns he’s going to be a dad after 5 years of infertility

    A man who thought he was recording a contest entry with his wife got the surprise he had waited five years for — and now the video is going viral. Doug Prince says he thought they were recording a video for a contest to win a trip to Aruba. “My wife says that she can never surprise me…well she got me pretty good with this one,” he says in his post. In the video, the two say they honeymooned in Aruba […]

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    CONTEST: Two and a Half Years of OMAHA STEAKS

    It’s time to enter the TWO AND A HALF MEN SweepSTEAKS! Watch TWO AND A HALF MEN to find out how you could win a trip for you and a guest to fly to Malibu, California! Also, you’ll be ready for grilling season with $2500 from Omaha Steaks®! Watch tonight at 5:30pm & 6:00pm for the “Word of the Day” & go to www.MalibuDreamGetaway.com to enter! CLICK HERE TO ENTER.

  • PHL17 Jr Reporter Interviews Frankie Muniz at Comic-Con

    Sunday at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic-Con is ‘Kids Day.’  So PHL17 sent kid reporter Nick Vitale, 11, to cover the event. Here is Nick’s interview with fellow NJ native Frankie Muniz most famous for ‘Malcolm in the Middle.’