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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCXII

05/23/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCXII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 6618. Walled Lake, Mich. May 16. 47-year-old woman injured when struck…

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That Time I Visited A Peregrine Falcon Family Atop Philadelphia City Hall [Video/Photos]

05/23/2015
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That Time I Visited A Peregrine Falcon Family Atop Philadelphia City Hall [Video/Photos]

On Friday, thanks to an invite from city Building Services Administrator Richard Mariano, NewsWorks photographer Kimberly Paynter and I headed way up to the upper reaches of the tower atop Philadelphia’s City Hall to observe Pa. Game Commission officials check in on four three-week-old peregrine falcon chicks. You can see my story and Kim’s spectacular…

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Here’s A Picture Of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Bare Pregnant Belly

05/21/2015
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Here’s A Picture Of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Bare Pregnant Belly

I get many unusual pitches for this here blog. Many get dismissed outright. Some get a little consideration. Some are no-brainer posts. This one falls into the latter category. Why? Because I’ve long been a Jennifer Love Hewitt fan. And, well, when you’re sent four photos of JLH’s pregnant belly, you are required to post…

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When Jimmy Met Melissa

05/19/2015
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When Jimmy Met Melissa

While working on dayside election coverage in Philly today, I happened upon a moment in time. That being Jim Kenney (who is projected to win the Democratic mayoral primary) crossing paths with Melissa Murray Bailey, the unopposed Republican candidate, outside a polling place in West Oak Lane. Here it is, for the public record. If…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCXI

05/18/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCXI

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 6594. Des Plaines, Ill. May 13. 31-year-old woman fatally struck by…

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Grand Tito Goes Ham In The Pimlico Gates, Throws Whippin’ Victor Espinoza

05/16/2015
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Grand Tito Goes Ham In The Pimlico Gates, Throws Whippin’ Victor Espinoza

This horse Grand Tito is the kind of horse who throws a jockey off ‘im right before he goes on to win the Preakness Stakes. Not Grand Tito. Got scratched with the quickness. Whippin’ Victor Espinoza, who rode American Pharaoh within one of a Triple Crown.

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