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Child at center of Amber Alert found safe near Philadelphia International Airport; father a suspect in 2 homicides

Child at center of Amber Alert found safe near Philadelphia International Airport; father a suspect in 2 homicides

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy and PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The child who was at the center of an Amber Alert on Monday has been found safe, and his father is now the suspect in the deaths of the boy's mother and grandmother.That child, 2-year-old Byron McDonald, was found in a room at the Aloft Hotel near the Philadelphia International Airport.The suspect in this case, 28-year-old Byron McDonald II, and the suspect's mother, were also found at the hotel. Police believe she was the one who booked the room. Both are now in custody."We were standing in the lobby and everyone told us we had to...

Apr 12
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Report shows COVID-19 pandemic's impact on Center City District, hope for rebound depends on foot traffic

Report shows COVID-19 pandemic's impact on Center City District, hope for rebound depends on foot traffic

Welcome, Your AccountLog Out68,100 jobs were lost in Philly between Feb. and Dec. 2020By PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- released this week is revealing the devastating effects the coronavirus is having on Philadelphia's Center City District.Between February and December 2020, Philadelphia lost 68,100 jobs, and the hospitality, restaurant and retail industries lost 46% of their workforce, according to a report released by the Center City District.But Michelle Shannon, CCD's VP of Communications and Marketing, says there's hope for a rebound. She says they just need more foot traffic."When customers...

Feb 26
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Homeless encampment growing at PATCO stop in Center City

Homeless encampment growing at PATCO stop in Center City

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia has long had pockets of homelessness, and right now, one of those pockets exists in the PATCO stop in Center City.When you walk down into the PATCO stop at 12th and Locust streets you will find a growing homeless encampment. Officials with the Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services says it's something they're working on."We've been aware of the people in that particular location I would say since late fall, early winter," said Liz Hersh who is the Director of Homeless Services.Hersh says they make resources available to...

Feb 23
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Perkiomen Valley, Hatboro-Horsham suspend school bus service after COVID outbreak among drivers

Perkiomen Valley, Hatboro-Horsham suspend school bus service after COVID outbreak among drivers

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy and COLLEGEVILLE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Families in at least two area school districts are having to scramble to come up with plans to get their kids to school because there's no busing due to COVID-19.The Perkiomen Valley School District is the latest district to suspend all bus services for students after a COVID-19 outbreak among its schools' transportation company.Superintendent Dr. Barbara Russell confirmed over 30 COVID cases have been reported within Student Transportation America, the company the school uses to transport students.Schools officials...

Feb 4
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Mother speaks out after Temple grad killed while walking dog in Philadelphia, 2 suspects wanted

Mother speaks out after Temple grad killed while walking dog in Philadelphia, 2 suspects wanted

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy and PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The mother of Milan Loncar is looking for answers as police search for the two suspects wanted in the shooting death of the recent Temple University graduate."He is so missed and we're trying to pull together and get everybody through," Loncar's mother Amy Lounsberry said.Lounsberry said she is heartbroken after her 25-year-old son was shot and killed Wednesday night while walking his dog in the Brewerytown neighborhood of the city."He was going to move in with his girlfriend in March. He had graduated and had his first job and was...

Jan 14
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Mother speaks out after Temple grad killed while walking dog in Philadelphia, 2 suspects wanted

Mother speaks out after Temple grad killed while walking dog in Philadelphia, 2 suspects wanted

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy and PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The mother of Milan Loncar is looking for answers as police search for the two suspects wanted in the shooting death of the recent Temple University graduate."He is so missed and we're trying to pull together and get everybody through," Loncar's mother Amy Lounsberry said.Lounsberry said she is heartbroken after her 25-year-old son was shot and killed Wednesday night while walking his dog in the Brewerytown neighborhood of the city."He was going to move in with his girlfriend in March. He had graduated and had his first job and was...

Jan 14
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Man gunned down while walking his dog in Philadelphia

Man gunned down while walking his dog in Philadelphia

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy and PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man was shot and killed while walking his dog on Wednesday night in Philadelphia's Brewerytown neighborhood.It happened just before 7 p.m. near 31st and Jefferson streets.According to Chief Inspector Scott Small, the 25-year-old man was walking his small dog when he was approached by two suspects."Two males that were walking west on Jefferson approached the victim. One stood in front of him, one stood behind him. You can clearly see that they were reaching into his pockets, and then one shot was fired," said Small.The victim was...

Jan 14
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Philadelphia residents fed up with porch pirates

Philadelphia residents fed up with porch pirates

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A recent rash of package thefts is angering Philadelphia residents this holiday season.There is a sign at the front door Wendy Genao's Port Richmond home that reads "Smile you're on camera," along with a photo of a man.The man is the suspect who stole three pairs of new shoes that Genao ordered for Christmas right from her porch."I printed the guy's image so if he comes back he can know I know who he is," said Genao.The incident happened on December 18.Genao wasn't home, but knew the shoes had been delivered."My camera notified me that a...

Dec 22
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Jalen Hurts named Eagles starting QB, Carson Wentz to be backup

Jalen Hurts named Eagles starting QB, Carson Wentz to be backup

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy and PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Jalen Hurts will be the Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints, the team confirmed Tuesday.Breaking News: QB Jalen Hurts will start this Sunday against the Saints. — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) "I have come to a decision and I am going to go with Jalen Hurts this week against New Orleans. I looked at the whole thing and decided that for this week to look for that spark again to try to get the team over the hump," head coach Doug Pederson said.BREAKING: Eagles confirm Jalen Hurts...

Dec 8
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Frankford family says 12-year-old boy shot through front door was assassinated

Frankford family says 12-year-old boy shot through front door was assassinated

Welcome, Your AccountLog OutBy PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Family and friends in Philadelphia gathered on Monday night to remember the 12-year-old boy gunned down while opening his front door over the weekend.It happened around 3 a.m. on the 5000 block of Ditman Street. Police said Sadeek Clark-Harrison, 12, was at home with his grandmother and his 9-year-old sister, and went to answer the door after someone knocked. He was shot once in the head by a single shot fired through the front door.SEE ALSO: "They took him! They took him like he was nothing!" said Charmaine Harrison, Sadeek's aunt.His...

Nov 24
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