News Conference on more details of the Aurora, Illinois deadly shooting-

Aurora workplace shooting suspect identified at 45-year-old Gary Martin.-

News conference held on Aurora, Illinois deadly shooting -

WATCH LIVE: A large group of dirt bike and ATV riders take over the streets and sidewalks of Philadelphia:

This is the moment President Donald Trump signed the Declaration for a National Emergency over the border wall. More on this story:

Pres. Trump says he's going to sign a national emergency over border wall funding.

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RT @JeffSkversky: Charlie Manuel talking hitting with Phillies prospect Dylan Cozens


Check out the latest in home improvement and landscaping at the Home + Garden show. Plus, the Philadelphia Film Society re-airs the Oscar's Best Pictures and the Tattoo Arts Convention comes to town.

Things to do around Philadelphia this weekend:

VALENTINE LOVE BIRDS: Stella, the live mascot at @TempleUniv, is now a married owl! She tied the knot with her longtime mate, Sherlock, at the @ElmwoodParkZoo in Norristown, PA, and 6abc was a guest at the wedding! Happy Day!

RT @JeffSkversky: 🌴 Phillies starter Aaron Nola throwing off the mound ⚾️


EXCLUSIVE: "Empire" star Jussie Smollett addresses doubts about his story tomorrow on @GMA .

"How do you not believe that? It's the truth."

EXCLUSIVE: "Empire" star Jussie Smollett addresses doubts about his story tomorrow on @GMA .

"How do you not believe that? It's the truth."

BEAUTIFUL: A nurse technician sings a moving rendition of "Amazing Grace" for her patient at a Nashville hospital.

RT @JeffSkversky: Gabe Kapler on Aaron Nola after his Phillies extension


RT @JeffSkversky: Andrew McCutchen in 1st Phillies camp early


RT @JeffSkversky: JT Realmuto Talking with Zach Eflin after Bullpen session


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