California businessman Stephen Semprevivo departs federal court Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Boston, after pleading guilty to charges that he bribed the Georgetown tennis coach to get his son admitted to the school.
Steven Senne/AP Photo
May 08, 2019 - 10:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in the vast college admissions...
Read More
Uber Boat service
February 04, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business (CNN) -- Uber is offering a new way to beat traffic jams in one of the world's most congested cities — speedboats. The ride-hailing company launched its Uber Boat service in India's financial capital, Mumbai, on Sunday. Uber customers can now book boats between three...
Read More
Whitey Bulger
October 30, 2018 - 1:16 pm
BRUCETON MILLS, W.Va. ( CBS News ) — Notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was killed at a West Virginia prison shortly after being transferred there, sources told WBZ-TV I-Team chief correspondent Cheryl Fiandaca . Bulger was 89 years old. Union president for correctional officers at WV...
Read More
Boston Bruins' Jake DeBrusk (74) celebrates his goal against Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott (37) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.
AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
October 26, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Doug Alden, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Boston's defense provided all the offense the Bruins needed, and then some. Zdeno Chara scored twice, Jaroslav Halak stopped 26 shots and the Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Thursday night. "If I can contribute to the offense, it's always...
Read More
Philadelphia Phillies' Wilson Ramos is doused by Odubel Herrera after the Phillies' 7-4 win in a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
August 16, 2018 - 7:14 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilson Ramos became an instant favorite with his new team. Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night in his first game wearing red pinstripes. The Phillies, who...
Read More
The Philadelphia Phillies snap their fingers as a run scores against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning at Fenway Park.
David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
Tim Jimenez
August 01, 2018 - 10:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Phillies fan who made his way to Boston to see his team take on the Red Sox says he was ejected from a game this week. He believed the request came directly from Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, but the Phillies say that wasn't the case. Eric Rohlfing of Willow Grove...
Read More
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
AP Photo/Charles Krupa
July 31, 2018 - 10:51 pm
By Doug Alden, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Jake Arrieta struck out seven in seven strong innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a four-game slide with a 3-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. Jorge Alfaro hit an RBI double in the second, Scott Kingery drove in a run with a...
Read More
Chefs Billy Riddle and Jennifer Carroll opened Spice Finch at 17th and Locust streets in Philadelphia.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
July 31, 2018 - 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city's tourism agency, Visit Philadelphia, is serving up a $1.2-million nostalgia marketing campaign to entice people who have left the City of Brotherly Love to consider coming back. What better way to snag wayward Philadelphians than with food? The Homesick...
Read More
Josh Ockimey
Matt Leon | KYW Newsradio
Matt Leon
July 31, 2018 - 12:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Josh Ockimey has emerged as one of the top prospects in the Boston Red Sox organization. The 22-year-old first baseman is a Philadelphia native who starred at Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School. The left-handed hitter has spent the 2018 season...
Read More
Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, right, shakes hands with Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler (22) prior to the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, July 30, 2018.
AP Photo/Charles Krupa
July 31, 2018 - 6:28 am
BOSTON (AP) — Blake Swihart has been waiting for his chance to make an impact as the third catcher on a Red Sox team that is putting together a historic season. On Monday night, he waited all the way until the 13th inning. After entering the game in the 10th as a pinch-hitter, Swihart bounced a...
Read More