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  • Emerald Hill Shows Us How To Make Candles That Look Like Food

    Emerald Hill is the owner of Gourmet Candle in Philadelphia. On September 8th, Hill will be hosting a BYOB candle making class at 5:00 p.m. at 11 W Mount Airy Avenue. Click here for more information on their products.

  • Thousands Expected In Center City For Philly Free Streets

    Philly Free Streets kicks off on Saturday between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. The city will shut down North Broad Street between City Hall and Butler Street. Officials say it is a good chance for people to explore the museums and shops along the route. The Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts is on that route and officials there say they are planning to offer free admission and other cool attractions. “We think that it’ll be a lot of fun […]

  • DA Releases Dash Cam Footage of Trooper Shootout

    The Northampton District Attorney’s Office recently released dash cam footage of a shootout between two Pennsylvania State Troopers and 22 year-old Daniel Clary last November. The video shows Troopers Ryan Seiple and Corporal Seth Kelly wrestling with Clary on the should of Route 33 near Nazareth. In the video, you can see Clary break free from the troopers, reach into the driver side window, pull out a gun and fire at the officers. Clary was also wounded but he manages […]

  • Philadelphia Police Officer Shot In Face

    Philadelphia Police have confirmed that Officer Jason Potts was shot in the face while trying to serve a warrant at 4000 block of Knox Street in Germantown on Monday morning. Medics transported Potts to Temple University Medical Center. Mayor Kenney and Commissioner Ross were also at the hospital. Potts, 49, is in critical condition, but officers is say he is expected to survive. He is a 20 year veteran and is married with three children. Investigators say police shot the suspect. […]

  • Lee By The Sea: Jason Returns To Atlantic City

    This week on Lee By The Sea, Jason Lee takes another trip down to Atlantic City. Jason checks the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and talks with some other businesses along the boardwalk. Lee By The Sea airs every Friday morning this summer on PHL 17 Morning News.

  • Lee By The Sea: Jason Goes To Margate!

    PHL 17’s Jason Lee takes a trip to Margate, New Jersey! Jason got to eat at a good restaurant, visit a very BIG attraction, and talk to some town leaders. Click on the videos below to see his entire adventure!            

  • Firefighters Battle Massive Fire At Catholic School In Delaware County

    Firefighters in Delaware County battled at massive fire at Our Lady of Angels Regional School in Morton, Pa. It’s located at the along Franklin Avenue. Crews say the fire broke out around 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday night. They were able to get it under control early Thursday morning. Around 385 students attended the school last year. Fire crews said a portion of the building is a total loss. Several neighboring homes had minor damage from embers. Officials said that no […]

  • Olympic Gold Medalist Talks Near Drowning Experience; PHL 17’s Khiree Stewart Takes Swimming Lessons

    According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 4,000 people die from drowning in the United States each year. Drowning is also the second leading cause of death for children under the age of 14 years-old. That’s the reason why olympic gold medalist, Cullen Jones, is promoting the importance of learning how to swim. Jones almost drowned at a water park when he was five years-old. His parents signed him up for swimming lesson a week later. He says it […]

  • Delaware Dad Kills Wife And 3 Kids In Murder-Suicide

    Delaware State Police have confirmed the deaths of five people at the 2700 block of Ferris Road in Wilmington to be a murder-suicide. The victims have have been identified as 42-year-old Matthew Edwards and his wife 41 year-old Julie Edwards. The children were a 6 year-old boy, 4 year-old girl and 3 year-old boy. Matthew Edwards sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities found the bodies upstairs inside of their home on Monday night.

  • Lee By The Sea: Jason Visits Cape May For July 4th

    Jason Lee took a trip to Cape May, New Jersey for Independence Day! Take a look at his adventure!