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    It’s never too late to find love for this Assisted Living couple, 90 and 77

    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Roy Thomas, 90, lost his beloved wife to a stroke about 8 years ago and his world almost stopped turning. “It put me in a downhill mood,” he said, but his daughters kept him going. Barbara Lindsay, 77, lost her beloved husband to ALS at about the same time. “I felt like I had lost the world.” She retreated to her home, mourning, for the better part of a year until a friend told her to […]

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    Cheap Valentine’s Day date ideas from VisitPhilly.com

    Cara Schneider of VisitPhilly.com gives us some great Valentine’s Day date ideas for those of you who are on a budget, waiting last minute, or want to take advantage of this beautiful city. Check their website or their blog, uwishunu.com for even more great tips!

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    Adopt a Pet: ‘Mums and Mutts’ and PHL17 Morning News

    PHL17 Morning News is teaming up with “Mums and Mutts”  to help find some great homes for some worthy shelter animals. We update this post weekly with new furry friends in need of a forever home. Cocoa. Cocoa is the sweetest, most well-behaved pup who is looking for a family to love her. She is such a wonderful dog and would make the perfect addition to any home willing to have her. Ontario. This sweet momma cat has raised her […]

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    CONTEST: WWE Live

    Enter for a chance to win tickets to WWE Live: Road to WrestleMania on 3/12 @ Boardwalk Hall. Grand Prize Winner (1): 4 Floor seats to event, WWE Merchandise Runners Up (4): 4 tickets to event 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 […]

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    Newspaper vendor trapped for 4 days inside newsstand

    LOS ANGELES – A newspaper vendor in his 80s became trapped inside a wooden newsstand for four days during a California heatwave. The 84-year-old was seeking shelter from the weather when he somehow got locked inside the stand near Western Avenue and Pico Boulevard in Harvard Heights, according to LAPD Capt. David Storaker. Along with the heat, which surpassed 90 degrees, the vendor had no access to food or water. The door closed on the small structure Thursday afternoon and it wasn’t […]

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    And the 2016 Viewers’ Choice Winners are…

    PHL17, home of the Mummers, is excited to announce the winners of the 2016 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade Viewers’ Choice Awards. Winners were chosen by popular vote on PHL17.com. Congratulations to Woodland String Band for their performance, “You Bet Jurassic’s Good” and Bill McIntyre’s Shooting Stars for their performance, “Happily Never After – A Twisted Tale.” This is Woodland String Band’s first Viewers’ Choice win, and the fourth win for Bill McIntyre’s Shooting Stars since 2011. For photos and videos […]

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    Crime Watch Daily talks to Steve Avery’s twin sons about “Making a Murderer”

    The story about Steve Avery took the nation by storm as millions binge-watched the 10-part documentary on Netflix.  His twin sons, Bill and Steven Jr, sat down with Crime Watch Daily to talk about their now famous fathers murder case.

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    IN FOCUS: Sexting and Cyberbullying in the Delaware Valley

    Scandals involving students sexting and cyberbullying  have rocked school districts across the country and here in the Delaware Valley. Separately, one school district in Chester County is focusing on its initiative that partners schools and families together to raise “safe digital citizens.” And, it is aimed at lowering the risk of students getting into trouble with technology.  Jennifer’s guests include Paul Sanfrancesco who is Technology Director for the Owen J. Roberts School District. Also joining Jennifer is Dr. Brian Schneider, […]

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    Mountain Dew’s puppy monkey baby commercial scares Super Bowl viewers

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — It’s the Super Bowl 50 commercial that everyone’s talking about. Mountain Dew’s strange PuppyMonkeyBaby Super Bowl commercial is extremely strange. The commercial showed some friends drinking the new Kickstart drink when the hybrid shows up and starts singing. The PuppyMonkeyBaby is a creature that combines baby legs, a monkey body and a pug dog’s head. The drink is a combination of Dew, juice and caffeine. #PuppyMonkeyBaby started trending shortly after the commercial aired. We’re goo goo ga ga […]

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    24 snacks to avoid at your Super Bowl party

      Super Bowl Sunday is upon us. Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers fans, as well as more casual observers, are making bets and planning parties. One of the biggest sporting events of the season, last year this game drew over 114 million viewers. However, Sunday will also be home to Puppy Bowl XI, Kitten Bowl III and a wide variety of snacks to munch on as you watch these events. Not all snacks are created equally, though. For the health-conscious […]