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Israel on Saturday carried out its largest hostage rescue operation since the war with Hamas began.
06/08/2024

Israel on Saturday carried out its largest hostage rescue operation since the war with Hamas began.

Israel has carried out its largest hostage rescue operation since the war with Hamas began on Oct. 7

From dizziness to a "fluttering" heartbeat, learn the symptoms of Aortic Valve Disease. https://bit.ly/4bYUu9u
06/08/2024

From dizziness to a "fluttering" heartbeat, learn the symptoms of Aortic Valve Disease. https://bit.ly/4bYUu9u

KYW's Rasa Kaye discusses aortic valve disease with Dr.
Kovach, including Deborah's team approach to identifying, managing and treating the condition, and the latest advances in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

A man is dead after a fire tore through a home in a Bensalem trailer park Friday night.
06/08/2024

A man is dead after a fire tore through a home in a Bensalem trailer park Friday night.

Upon arrival, firefighters say the home, located on lot D14, was “fully engulfed in flames” and extending to a neighboring house on lot D12. Firefighters worked to put out the fire and entered the D14 house. Inside, they found a 45-year-old dead.

A giant, venomous spider from Asia could appear in South Jersey this summer...
06/08/2024

A giant, venomous spider from Asia could appear in South Jersey this summer...

The Joro Spider is originally from Asia and is believed to have first arrived in Georgia back in 2014. Since then, it has begun a gradual expansion across the U.S. That expansion is expected to reach the East Coast this summer.

🏖️ Wondering what's going on down the shore this weekend? Check out this list:
06/08/2024

🏖️ Wondering what's going on down the shore this weekend? Check out this list:

There's the historic Ocean City Flower Show highlighting amateur and children's floral designs for its 48th year running, two more massive food and drink festivals on opposite ends of the shore, and we can't forget a girl's weekend in Wildwood Crest.

To combat rising costs, several New Jersey agencies created an age-friendly guide to make living more affordable.
06/08/2024

To combat rising costs, several New Jersey agencies created an age-friendly guide to make living more affordable.

New Jersey, known for its high cost of living, poses challenges for older residents looking to age in place. Several state agencies are working together to create an age-friendly guide to make living more affordable.

Residents on one block in Strawberry Mansion are getting their homes spruced up for free.
06/08/2024

Residents on one block in Strawberry Mansion are getting their homes spruced up for free.

Robert Shell sat outside his home on the 3200 block of Randolph Street Friday while three volunteers put down new flooring over the old, worn boards from his childhood home he moved back to after his mother died.

New vehicles sold in the U.S. will have to average about 38 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2031 in real-world driving, ...
06/08/2024

New vehicles sold in the U.S. will have to average about 38 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2031 in real-world driving, up from about 29 mpg this year, under new federal rules unveiled Friday by the Biden administration.

New vehicles sold in the U.S. will have to average about 38 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2031 in real-world driving, up from about 29 mpg this year, under new federal rules unveiled Friday by the Biden administration

Tears and final embraces came in abundance as students, faculty and alumni rallied on and around the steps of Hamilton H...
06/08/2024

Tears and final embraces came in abundance as students, faculty and alumni rallied on and around the steps of Hamilton Hall Friday afternoon.

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Around 3 p.m. Friday, tears and final embraces came in abundance as students, faculty and alumni rallied on and around the steps of Hamilton Hall, the main University of the Arts building on South Broad Street. KYW's Nigel Thompson was there. (Photo credit: Nigel Thompson/KYW Newsradio)

A jury convicted five Minnesota residents but acquitted two others for their roles in a scheme to steal more than $40 mi...
06/08/2024

A jury convicted five Minnesota residents but acquitted two others for their roles in a scheme to steal more than $40 million that was supposed to feed children during the coronavirus pandemic. The case received widespread attention after someone tried to bribe a juror with a bag of $120,000 in cash.

A jury has convicted five Minnesota residents and acquitted two others in a scheme to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic to steal more than $40 million from a program meant to feed children

Retired Maj. Gen. William Anders, the former Apollo 8 astronaut who took the iconic “Earthrise” photo showing the planet...
06/08/2024

Retired Maj. Gen. William Anders, the former Apollo 8 astronaut who took the iconic “Earthrise” photo showing the planet as a shadowed blue marble from space in 1968, died Friday in a plane crash.

Retired Maj. Gen. William Anders, the former Apollo 8 astronaut who took the iconic “Earthrise” photo showing the planet as a shadowed blue marble from space in 1968, has been killed when the plane he was piloting alone plummeted into the waters off the...

Gov. Josh Shapiro served breakfast at a South Philadelphia elementary school Friday to push his spending plan for K-12 s...
06/08/2024

Gov. Josh Shapiro served breakfast at a South Philadelphia elementary school Friday to push his spending plan for K-12 schools as a state budget deadline approaches.

Gov. Josh Shapiro served breakfast at a South Philadelphia school Friday to push his spending plan for K-12 schools, as a state budget deadline approaches at the end of the month.

The Pennsylvania House has teed up legislation that would drastically change how public schools are funded.
06/07/2024

The Pennsylvania House has teed up legislation that would drastically change how public schools are funded.

The Pennsylvania House has teed up legislation that would drastically change how public schools are funded. The legislation could pass the Democratic-majority state House next week, but its fate in the GOP-led state Senate is murky.

America’s employers added a strong 272,000 jobs in May, accelerating from April and a sign that companies are still conf...
06/07/2024

America’s employers added a strong 272,000 jobs in May, accelerating from April and a sign that companies are still confident enough in the economy to keep hiring despite persistently high interest rates.

America's employers added a strong 272,000 jobs in May, accelerating from April and a sign that companies are still confident enough in the economy to keep hiring despite persistently high interest rates

For one shining moment this week, the country's ongoing political crises were swept away by the comedic power of one che...
06/07/2024

For one shining moment this week, the country's ongoing political crises were swept away by the comedic power of one cherubic and wildly exuberant 6-year-old.

For one shining moment this week, the country's ongoing political crises were swept away by the comedic power of one wildly exuberant 6-year-old

A man who fatally shot his ex-wife three years ago just one week after she filed a protection from abuse order was sente...
06/07/2024

A man who fatally shot his ex-wife three years ago just one week after she filed a protection from abuse order was sentenced to 50-100 years in prison Friday.

In January 2021, Gladys Coriano was coming home from church when her ex-husband Adriano came to her house and shot and killed her. She had just filed for a protection from abuse order the week prior. On Friday, he was sentenced to 50-100 years.

The home of Kevin McCallister's hijinks is changing hands.
06/07/2024

The home of Kevin McCallister's hijinks is changing hands.

The home of Kevin McCallister's hijinks is changing hands

This weekend, we’ll hear about a dance party performance that's bringing back the house party and celebrating Juneteenth...
06/07/2024

This weekend, we’ll hear about a dance party performance that's bringing back the house party and celebrating Juneteenth - "The Re-Emancipation of Social Dance" with Intercultural Journeys.

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A New York City police officer is accused of shooting a man during a road rage incident in Voorhees, New Jersey last mon...
06/07/2024

A New York City police officer is accused of shooting a man during a road rage incident in Voorhees, New Jersey last month.

A New York City police officer is accused of using his service weapon to shoot a man during a road rage incident in Voorhees, New Jersey last month.

New Jersey’s Assembly Education Committee heard several hours of testimony for and against an amended bill that would al...
06/07/2024

New Jersey’s Assembly Education Committee heard several hours of testimony for and against an amended bill that would allow controversial books to remain on school and public library shelves.

New Jersey's Assembly Education Committee heard several hours of testimony for and against an amended bill that would allow controversial books to remain on school and public library shelves. The bill advanced 7-1.

A Lancaster County man is charged with ra**ng foster children who were under his care.
06/07/2024

A Lancaster County man is charged with ra**ng foster children who were under his care.

A 71-year-old Lancaster County man is accused of ra**ng foster children who were under his care over a 12-year span, from 2004 to 2016. He is charged with ra**ng two children when they were between 4 and 11 years old.

"Donut" miss out on these deals 🍩
06/07/2024

"Donut" miss out on these deals 🍩

Today is one of the sweetest days of the year and you definitely “donut” want to miss out! June 7 is National Donut Day and stores across the country are celebrating with delicious deals and freebies.

The U.S. military-built pier designed to carry badly needed aid into Gaza by boat has been reconnected after a section b...
06/07/2024

The U.S. military-built pier designed to carry badly needed aid into Gaza by boat has been reconnected after a section broke apart in storms and rough seas, and food and other supplies will begin to flow soon, U.S. Central Command announced.

A U.S. military-built pier designed to carry aid into Gaza by boat has been reconnected to the beach in the besieged territory after it broke apart in storms and rough seas

The FDA has recalled drinks from a longtime beverage company due to undeclared food dye and sulfites.
06/07/2024

The FDA has recalled drinks from a longtime beverage company due to undeclared food dye and sulfites.

Drinks from an 80-year-old beverage company have been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration due to undeclared food dye and sulfites

Philadelphia City Council passed three resolutions committing to safeguarding the rights of LGBTQ residents.
06/07/2024

Philadelphia City Council passed three resolutions committing to safeguarding the rights of LGBTQ residents.

Philadelphia City Council passed a package of resolutions on Thursday committing to safeguarding the rights of LGBTQ residents and formally declaring June as Pride Month in the city.

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is touring the state to listen: "You may be a white nationalist, but you're ...
06/07/2024

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is touring the state to listen: "You may be a white nationalist, but you're still a human being. There may be forms of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, anti-Black racism, AAPI hate … it’s still a form of human brokenness.”

The Pennsylvania Human Rights Commission has begun a statewide tour to create relationships with local leaders and organizations to help them solve controversial issues within their communities.

Amanda Knox said she was surprised by a Florence appeals court's decision to find her guilty of slander in light of a Eu...
06/07/2024

Amanda Knox said she was surprised by a Florence appeals court's decision to find her guilty of slander in light of a European court ruling that police who took her confession had violated her human rights.

Amanda Knox told Italian TV that she was surprised by a Florence appeals court decision to convict her of slander for accusing a Congolese bar owner of murdering her British housemate

After 41 years and over 8,000 episodes, Pat Sajak’s final turn as the renowned host of “Wheel of Fortune” will air on Fr...
06/07/2024

After 41 years and over 8,000 episodes, Pat Sajak’s final turn as the renowned host of “Wheel of Fortune” will air on Friday.

After 41 years and over 8,000 episodes, Pat Sajak's final turn as the renowned host of “Wheel of Fortune” will air on Friday

The University of the Arts is set to shut down one week after officials announced the 150-year-old institution would clo...
06/07/2024

The University of the Arts is set to shut down one week after officials announced the 150-year-old institution would close because of financial struggles.

The University of the Arts is set to shut down on Friday, a week after officials shocked the school community and announced that the 150-year-old institution would close because of financial struggles.

An East African eatery in Detroit, longtime family-owned Seattle pho shops, and a Palestinian chef using ancient cooking...
06/07/2024

An East African eatery in Detroit, longtime family-owned Seattle pho shops, and a Palestinian chef using ancient cooking techniques in Washington, D.C., are among the finalists for this year’s James Beard Awards.

Dozens of chefs and restaurants are finalists for this year's prestigious James Beard Awards

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