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  • Pennsylvania Homes Evacuated After Mysterious Odor Reported

    Pennsylvania Homes Evacuated After Mysterious Odor Reported

    (PHILADELPHIA) — Dozens of residents outside Philadelphia spent Sunday night sleeping at a local elementary school after a mysterious odor reported in the area prompted evacuations. Emergency officials detected traces of a potentially deadly chemical agent, though they say it’s doubtful any lives were in danger. Approximately 150 people in Montgomery County were affected. A “strong odor” was reported in a Skippack Township home Sunday afternoon with high readings of a “Volatile Organic Compound” found in area basements, according to a notice issued to residents. While instruments detected hydrogen cyanide, officials believe it may be another compound. “We had readings, […]

  • Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Newark After Engine Fire

    Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Newark After Engine Fire

    (NEWARK, N.J.) — A flight bound for India returned to New Jersey on Sunday after an engine fire forced an emergency landing. Air India Flight 144 was on its way to Mumbai from Newark Liberty International Airport with 313 passengers on board when the fire occurred. Air Traffic Control responded to the incident, saying smoke was coming out of the plane. Port Authority officials confirmed it was an mechanical engine fire that caused the issue. Some New Jersey residents said they heard trouble overhead while the plane was passing over the area. “I was out walking my dog and I […]

  • Sanford’s getting closer & closer to a dog park

    SANFORD–The vote is on, with about two weeks to go before Sanford residents find out if they have won $25,000 to help fund a dog park. Voting has been underway since June. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • First Woman Charged Under Controversial Prohibiting Drug Use During Pregnancy

    First Woman Charged Under Controversial Prohibiting Drug Use During Pregnancy

    (KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — A Tennessee woman is the first to be charged under a new state law that specifically makes it a crime to take drugs while pregnant, calling it “assault.” Mallory Loyola, 26, was arrested this week after both she and her newborn infant tested positive for methamphetamine, according to ABC News affiliate WATE-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee. Loyola is the first person in the state to be prosecuted for the offense. The law, which just went into effect earlier this month, allows a woman to be “prosecuted for assault for the illegal use of a narcotic drug while pregnant” […]

  • Police Investigating Motive Behind Pasadena Shooting

    Police Investigating Motive Behind Pasadena Shooting

    (LOS ANGELES) — Three people were killed and two injured on Saturday after a shooting in a Los Angeles suburb that was followed by a standoff between police and the suspect. Police say that there is “some evidence to suggest” that the incident involved a landlord-tenant relationship. The suspect, a 35-year-old man, allegedly barricaded himself in a Pasadena, California home before being convinced to surrender by a police dispatcher. Pasadena Police Lt. Ed Calatayud said that the suspect shot and killed a woman inside of her home before firing upon pedestrians in the immediate area. The two victims who were […]