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  • Terror Behind The Walls Returns To Eastern State Penitentiary

    Terror Behind The Walls returns to Eastern State Penitentiary on September 21st. It`s a massive haunted house inside the walls of the prison where more than 200 costumed performers roam the halls, terrifying unsuspecting prison guests. Molly Mclaughlan recently went through it for the first time and got the chance to experience a revamped version of one of its well known attractions called The Infirmary. “It really startled me,” said Mclaughlan. “I screamed really loudly and it was great.” Brett […]

  • Cop Among 24 Men Arrested For Attempted Luring

      A police sergeant is among 24 people that New Jersey officials are charging with attempted luring. It’s part of Operation Open House. The arrests happened over five days in early September. New Jersey Attorney General, Gurbir Grewal,  announced the results of the operation on Wednesday. Police say the suspects were lured through social media to a house in Tom’s River, New Jersey where they expected to find the underage victim, but instead were met with police. One of them is […]

  • Wayback Burger In Phoenixville Offering Free “Cheeeesy Burgers”

    National Cheeseburger Day is a very special day for local burger chains in our area and some are offering special items. The Wayback Burger in Phoenixville is offer a free “Cheeeesy Burger” with the purchase of another. The “Cheeeesy Burger” is two meat patties with four slices of cheese between two toasted buns. It’s one of their top selling burgers. “They’re like ‘I’m going to try this cheeeesy burger’ and when we go back and ask them, they’re like ‘That’s […]

  • Billy Burger & Bakery Celebrates National Cheeseburger Day

    National Cheeseburger Day is more than just about cheeseburgers for Billy McConnell and his wife. They own Billy Burger and Bakery in Elverson, which recently won PHL17’s Top Spots contest for Best Burger. “It’s a lot of hours, a lot of hard work and a lot of sacrifice,” said McConnell. He says their most popular burger is the Wild Billy. “It`s a special this week. It`s an angus burger topped with Philly cheesesteak, sloppy Joe, lettuce, smoked gouda and a […]

  • Saxbys Partners With West Chester University To Give Students Practical Learning Experience

    Saxbys is shaking up the way it manages some of its cafes. Kelly Ingram runs their new location at West Chester University, which is entirely employed by students. “It’s really cool because we’re all different majors,” said Ingram. It’s part of Saxbys Experiential Learning Program. They offer it at five other campus locations throughout Pennsylvania. “They created this program to give students practical and hands-on experience as an option instead of just class work,” she said. Ingram is a business major […]

  • Delaware County Police Search For School Vandals

      Police in Delaware County are investigating an act of vandalism after a pick up truck was caught on camera vandalizing areas of the Garnet Valley Middle School grounds. Investigators say it happened around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. Authorities say a great deal of damage was left behind and they plan to press charges and recoup all expenses from the perpetrators. Call police if you have any information that can help their investigation. PHL17’s Khiree Stewart was live at […]

  • Ocean Resort Casino Full After Opening To Evacuees

    The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City is fully booked with guests fleeing Hurricane Florence’s path. The hotel is letting evacuees stay for free. Earlier this week, the owner of the hotel announced that they would take in evacuees from Virginia, North and South Carolina at no cost. It was their way of providing a safe, warm and dry place for people who live in the path of the storm. On Thursday, the hotel said there was an overwhelming response […]

  • Crews Investigating Partial Building Collapse In Northern Liberties

    Fire crews were on the scene of a partial building collapse in Northern Liberties on Thursday morning. Crews say that part of a wall came down on the side of the building on North 2nd Street. Investigators say the interior shifted and rescue crews had to remove three people from the third floor of the building. The first and second floor are unoccupied. Investigators say the building is in imminent danger of collapsing and have set up a collapse zone. […]

  • Philadelphia Police Recover Car Involved In Hit & Run; Still Search For Driver

    Philadelphia Police have recovered the vehicle they say was involved in a hit and run of a 9 year-old girl. They are still trying to find the driver. Police say that on Monday evening, girl was riding her bike around the 200 block of Lindley Avenue in Olney, when a gold Cadillac SRX slams into the girl and keeps going. Surveillance video shows strength of the impact. The girl was thrown into the air and her bike was dragged by the […]

  • Police Arrest Five After String Of Robberies; 2 Still On The Loose

    Police in Montgomery County are looking for two people they say were part of a string of armed robberies and an attempted kidnapping at a Norristown car dealership. On April 30th, investigators say that 28 year-old Rebecca Roman, 32 year-old Damon Murphy, and another unidentified suspect robbed a salesman at the El Camino car dealership on East Main Street. They say the suspects got away with $8,000 dollars, a wallet, an iPhone, and 100 vehicle titles. On July 18th, Investigators […]