Monday, March 11, 2013
Philadelphia brutalcore band Ladder Devils played a small show in Doylestown Saturday night with Carved Up, Psychic Teens and Heathen Reign.
It was a unique music experience Saturday night inside Siren Records in Doylestown, when four local bands played a small show inside the store. On the bill were Ladder Devils, from Philadelphia; Psychic Teens, from Philadelphia; Heathen Reign, from Philadelphia; and Carved Up, from Doylestown. Ladder Devils are signed to Brutal Panda Records. Psychic Teens are on the Golden Voyage Records label. Heathen Reign is comprised of members of Creepoid, Transistor Transistor, Orchid, Distress Signal, KTMWQ and BrainDead. Carved Up recently recently its album "Lights Out."
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Multiple sources say Philadelphia narcotics officer Gerald Gibson has been put on administrative leave.
Last updated 6:20 p.m. Multiple news outlets are reporting that the son-in-law of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Philadelphia Police. Sources tell NBC10 that Gerald Gibson, a narcotics officer, has been placed on administrative leave. Police reportedly issued a brief statement about an officer being removed from his duties after a joint investigation by the FBI and Internal Affairs. The officer was not reportedly identified and has not been arrested or charged with a crime. WPVI-TV (6 ABC) reported that Gibson was allegedly found in possession of marked money that was used during a police sting operation. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that according to its sources in…
Monday, January 14, 2013
Nailla Robinson was taken out of her school Monday morning by an unidentified woman.
Last updated Tuesday 8:45 a.m. Nailla Robinson has been found safe. NBC Philadelphia reports that the child was located early this morning at a playground in Upper Darby. A passerby heard her cries for help as he was on his way to work. She is being evaluated at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Earlier story below. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, an Amber Alert has been issued for Nailla Robinson, 5, of Philadelphia. "The Pennsylvania State Police has issued an Amber Child Abduction Alert for the Philadelphia Police Department, Philadelphia County," said the release of information. Nailla was allegedly taken from a Philadelphia school around 8:50 a.m. Monday. "Nailla Robinson was abducted from …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
An open casting call is being held at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia on Thursday, Nov. 8.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
On Thursday, Nov. 8, Food Network will be in Philadelphia holding an open casting call for season 9 of The Next Food Network Star. According to Casting Associate for The Next Food Network Star, Kristen Damiani, "Essentially, we are looking for those with a captivating personality who believe they’re at the top of the culinary game and want to inspire a Food Network audience through their passion for food and cooking!" There are two ways to apply to the program, you can attend the open casting call or you can submit a three minute home video online. When attending the open casting call in Philadelphia, which will be held at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., bring two recent clearly labeled photographs of yourself and …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' seeks contestants in the Greater Philadelphia region with local tryouts.
Do you want a chance to win a cool million? Who doesn’t? Area residents will have their shot very soon. ABC’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? with Meredith Viera is a trivia show lasting 30 minutes, airing each weekday. Guests are quizzed with randomly selected questions. If they answer correctly, they win a randomly selected amount of money. As watchers know, guests are also given some “help” through resources like “Ask the Audience” or “Jump the Question.” Contestants work their way up the ladder in order to get to the big money, and try to win exactly what the name implies: a million dollars. Are you the local quizzo champion? Do you always beat family and friends at Trivial Pursuit? If this sounds like something you can totally do, you …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Montgomery County District Attorney Ferman says ringleaders lived lavish lifestyles.
[This article was updated at 5:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7] Five people have been arrested and warrants issued for 17 others in an elaborate scheme to defraud Comcast of more than $2.4 million between April 2011 and April 2012, the Montgomery County District Attorney's office said Tuesday. The district attorney's office said Alston Buchanan, 28; Leighton Harrell, 26; Kendall Singleton, 26; and Richard Justin Spraggins, 29, all of Philadelphia; and Nicholas Caputo, 31, of Virginia Beach, Va., were "top members of an elaborate criminal organization" that led Comcast customers to make one-time payments to them in exchange for a one-time reduction in their Comcast service bills. "This is a corrupt organization involving a number of individuals …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The leader of the nation stops by the City of Brotherly Love.
President Obama made a stop in the Philadelphia region this week on the heels of his comment that the "private sector is doing fine." Many asked him to address the comment during his visit to our region. Before he even set foot in the area, the PA GOP Chairman Rob Gleason, Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-Chester) and Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Lehigh) hosted a press call to focus on the looming visit. “As many of you are aware, President Obama made comments last week saying that ‘the private sector is doing fine.’ Does he actually believe that the millions struggling with 8.2 percent unemployment and the many unable to find jobs are all doing fine?," said Gleason to PoliticsPA.com during the press call. Obama attended three fundraisers at the Franklin …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Franklin Institute invites you to examine the scene and solve the crime with investigators from the TV show, "CSI."
Fall can be drab, so brighten up your life by getting out of dodge. Luckily, Philadelphia isn't too far away for fall fun—and our Fall in Philly feature can help guide you there. If you feel like venturing out a little farther from home, check here for a weekly suggestion of something fun or interesting to do in the City of Brotherly Love. Whether it's a restaurant to try, a festival to attend or special museum exhibits, we'll feature something different every Thursday. Head to the Franklin Institute for CSI: The Experience. Everyone is invited to be a forensic crime scene investigator, examine the scene, find clues and analyze the evidence in an interactive lab to solve the crime. As an investigator, you'll examine three crime scenes with…