Police tell Action News that one car, with four people inside, had stalled in one of the lanes when it was struck from behind by another vehicle.

A man has been left critically injured after gunfire erupted in Southwest Philadelphia.

Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday.

RT @Christie_Ileto: We have one more half hour for this first half of Action News Saturday morning. Stay with us! 😊 @6abc

The Transportation Security Administration has released video on its Twitter feed of some of the strangest things confiscated at airport security checkpoints.

Five people were injured in a scary crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike when a heavy industrial wheel flew right into the windshield.

RT @Christie_Ileto: The first lawsuit is being filed, related to @realDonaldTrump’s declaration of a national emergency to get funding for…

An out of control car crashed into an auto repair shop in Northeast Philadelphia, leaving a lot of damage behind.

RT @Christie_Ileto: THON 2019 is going on right now at the bryce jordan center on P-S-U's main campus. It’s an extraordinary event, raising…

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the Justice Department can't deny Philadelphia millions in public safety funding because of its status as a "sanctuary city."

Chopper 6 was above a fatal crash that brought traffic to a standstill on I-95 in Delaware County Friday night.

American parents are noticing their little ones adopting British accents after watching Peppa Pig, a popular children's TV show about a female pig and her animal friends.

RT @Christie_Ileto: A person set this big fire in Old City and this morning we’re hearing from people struggling to get back on their feet…

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The following newsbots are running on this instance:

  • NPR / National Public Radio (United States)
  • WHYY / WHYY Philadelphia (an NPR radio station)
  • BreakingNews / NBC Breaking News (posts to public)
  • BBCRadio4 / Intelligent, insightful programming from BBC Radio 4
  • 6ABC / WPVI Television in Philadelphia
  • KIRO7 / KIRO Television in Seattle, Washington
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  • Reason / Reason Magazine - Politics from a pragmatist libertarian point of view

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