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Eagles back Carson Wentz as starting QB | Doug Pederson addresses Nick Foles' future

PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles coach Doug Pederson put an end to the Carson Wentz-Nick Foles quarterback debate during his season-ending press conference on Tuesday. The Super Bowl-winning head coach was direct when asked about the future of the quarterback position.


Of nation’s largest cities, Philadelphia posts worst poverty rate for children

Known as the poorest big city in the country, Philadelphia again separates itself from New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and the other most populous U.S. cities when it comes to its residents’ financial well-being.


Providence Animal Center Pet of the Week: Sadie

Meet Sadie, one of the sweetest dogs you will ever come across. Sadie was abandoned in the south and ended up at an overcrowded shelter, where she then came to Providence Animal Center in Media, formerly the Delco SPCA, where she is now ready to find a loving home. Sadie is very kind and could be do


Hundreds gather to pray for Philadelphia police officer Andy Chan

PHILADELPHIA (FOX 29) - Hundreds of people, including family and fellow police officers came together to pray for an officer still in the hospital. Philadelphia Police Officer Andy Chan is fighting for his life after he was struck by a vehicle two weeks ago.


TSA screener with 7-month-old: It's getting harder each day

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The lines at Philadelphia International Airport were moving on Day 25 of the government shutdown, with every person and their carry-on bags being carefully inspected by the furloughed workers who are necessary for safe air travel in this country: Transportation Security Admini


Phillies hire infield coach and first base coach

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have finalized their coaching staff by hiring infield coach Bobby Dickerson and first base coach Paco Figueroa. Dickerson spent the past six seasons with the Baltimore Orioles as third base coach and worked closely with Manny Machado, an All-Star free agent the Phill


Upper Darby schools lose trio of administrators

UPPER DARBY— Three district administrators, including the top financial officer, will be leaving the Upper Darby School District by the end of the current school year. The school board at its Jan. 8 meeting approved the retirement of Manager of Facilities Joseph Hughes, Jr. effective March 15, Chief


Delayed ME2 Pipeline Cost PA a $675M Plastics Plant + 1K Lost Jobs

Braskem USA, headquartered in Philadelphia had a decision to make in 2016: Locate a new polypropylene plant in their own backyard, at the Marcus Hook refinery site on the outskirts of Philly–or locate it in Texas. They picked Texas because not enough NGLs (propane) were flowing to Marcus Hook due to


Sound Off for Tuesday, Jan. 15

I understand Party Pooper’s frustration over the people who keep bringing their little dog to poop in Printz Park without picking up. Who knows what kind of awful diseases that poop is unleashing upon Tinicum? However, only I have the solution. That’s right. Only I. I propose building a beautiful wa


1 Person Injured In Cobbs Creek House Fire

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One person has been taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at a home in the city’s Cobb Creek section. Crews were called to the home on the 5900 block of Latona Street, shortly after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.


Ardmore Library offers writing assistance for local community members

LOWER MERION — The Ardmore Library, a branch of the Lower Merion Library System, has announced a partnership with the University of Pennsylvania’s Community Outreach Project, part of its Critical Writing Program, to assist local residents in common writing tasks.


FIRE Launches Effort to Protect Campus Free Speech Around the Globe

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) launched an effort this week to protect campus free expression around the globe. FIRE, a non-profit activist group based in Philadelphia, announced on Tuesday that it will be launching a consolidated effort to protect campus expression at univ


Caught on camera: Driver hits pedestrian during snowstorm in Fishtown

FISHTOWN (WPVI) -- Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle, believed to be a red Jeep, who struck a man in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. It happened at Girard Avenue and Shackamaxon Street around 2:40 a.m. Sunday.


Women's rallies to tie up downtown on Saturday

A pair of rallies this weekend are expected to snarl traffic in downtown Philadelphia on Saturday. The city issued permits for Philly Women Rally and March Pennsylvania this weekend, a pair of separate rallies in support of the Women’s March movement for events on portions of the Benjamin Franklin P


Hilltop shooting victim ID'd as male, 22, still in critical condition

The victim in a Tuesday night Wilmington shooting was identified Wednesday morning as a 22-year-old male who remained listed in critical condition, city authorities said. According to Wilmington Police, the man was shot in the 1200 block of Conrad Street in the Hilltop section of the city just after


Homelessness grows among elderly Americans

PHILADELPHIA — If current trends continue, the number of aging homeless people will more than double in three major metropolitan areas, straining social and medical services, a report released this week concluded. It said that improvements in housing plus services aimed at preventing medical crises


Michael Nutter Visits Greene Towne

A few weeks ago the Kindergarten students at Greene Towne Montessori School had a special guest come to visit them — former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter! He read two books to them: Bug on a Bike by Chris Monroe and Tinyville Town Gets to Work by Brian Biggs. How did Mr. Nutter end up at Greene


EndGameTV to return to Pennsylvania for The Gang Part 2

Last February, streaming organization EndGameTV held one of the most exciting regional-level Super Smash Bros. Melee tournaments of the year in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania: The Gang Hosts a Melee Tournament. With past and future top-100 players in double-digit attendance, the tournament was a satisfyin


After student's life taken, Temple gives back in her memory

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the trial continues for the man accused of killing Temple University student Jenna Burleigh, a collection drive in her honor is now underway at the school.


Woman Driver Strikes Car and Pepper Sprays That Car’s Driver

Bala Cynwyd, PA — A woman driving a car on the morning of New Year's Eve, struck a vehicle parked outside of the Bala Cynwyd, PA, 7-Eleven and then after a confrontation with the vehicle's owner, maced the man before fleeing the scene, said officials from the Lower Merion Police Department.