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1 dead, 1 injured in Roxborough shooting Monday night

A double shooting in Upper Roxborough on Monday night left one dead and one injured, according to media reports. Philadelphia police are still looking for the gunman, who investigators said fired the shots on the 7700 block of Matthias Street around 10:30 p.m. When officers arrived, a 32-year-old West Philadelphia man was found dead having been struck in head while […]

Excessive heat forces half-days at Philly schools on Tuesday, Wednesday

Just one day after the adoption of a new annual calendar, the School District of Philadelphia will be sending students home after a half-day on Tuesday and Wednesday as excessive heat lingers into the end of summer. School District Superintendent Dr. William H. Hite released a statement announcing the decision Monday afternoon. Temperatures hit 92 degrees on Monday and are […]

Philly mashup video shows wildest local footage in recent memory

Philly mashup video shows wildest local footage in recent memory

The last few years in Philadelphia have been a doozy. We‘ve had a Super Bowl victory, a papal visit, the Democratic National Convention, an Amtrak derailment, flooding streets and runaway peacocks, to name a couple of notable events. This city is best known for its history, its passion, its blunt manner, its parks, its universities and its cuisine. What it […]

FAO Schwarz Store, and Its Iconic Piano, Returning to NYC

FAO Schwarz is reopening in Manhattan this fall — and you could land a job dancing on its iconic piano. The fabled toy store, which closed its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in 2015, plans to reopen at Rockefeller Center in November, the Wall Street Journal . As part of the relaunch, the store plans to hire “product demonstrators, magicians… […]

Josh Dallas, Melissa Roxburgh Reveal Mysteries of ‘Manifest‘

Josh Dallas, Melissa Roxburgh Reveal Mysteries of ‘Manifest‘

If you‘re a nervous flyer you might want to take a few deep breaths before watching which premieres Monday, Sept 24.  When Montego Air Flight 828 lands safely after a turbulent but routine flight, the crew and passengers discover the world aged five years and their friends, families and colleagues, after mourning their loss, had given up hope and moved […]

‘40-Year-Old Virgin‘ Actor in Prison for Attempted Murder To Be Released

‘40-Year-Old Virgin‘ Actor in Prison for Attempted Murder To Be Released

An actor who appeared in the movie “” will be released from prison where he was serving a life sentence for repeatedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend more than 20 times in August 2008. Tuesday’s decision was an affirmation of a prior parole board decision, a spokesman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said. In 2010, Shelley Malil was sentenced […]