Morgan Rousseau

morgan.rousseau@metro.us

Panera Double Bread Bowls coming to Philly for limited time

Carb cravings don't die simply because it's bathing suit season, and the Panera double bread bowl will surely test the self-restraint of its loaf-loving customers in Philadelphia.  Panera has chosen Philly as the lucky location to test its double bread bowl, which is exactly what it...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 12:51 PM

SUV crashes into NYC building

An SUV crashed into a building on Sixth Avenue near West 17th Street in Manhattan Monday afternoon, injuring multiple people.  Around 2:30 p.m. the driver, who has not yet been identified, apparently drove through a protected bike lane, over a curb, onto a sidewalk and through the...

Monday, July 30, 2018, 3:45 PM

Here’s a map showing your odds of being attacked by a shark this summer

For millions of people around the globe, the summer months mean trips to the beach complete with scuba diving, snorkeling, and surfing. And let’s not forget swimming and frolicking in the salty ocean waves. But for many of us, there is a dark question lurking in the back of our otherwise...

Thursday, July 26, 2018, 1:18 PM

When does the Insatiable TV series come out on Netflix?

The upcoming Netflix series Insatiable is already a talker, thanks to heated backlash over what critics perceive to be fat-shaming. The show, starting Disney actress Debby Ryan, is already facing demands that it be canceled, and it’s not even released yet. Insatiable centers around “...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 12:30 PM

Lunar eclipse blood moon July 2018: Is it the end of the world this time?

Stargazers and astrology fans will have their eyes set on the sky this week as a major astrological event, a lunar eclipse blood moon, illuminates the sky in rusty, red tones. But not everyone is looking forward to the rare celestial sight. In fact, some are going so far as to say the...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 5:20 PM

Who Is Ann Kirkpatrick? Fox & Friends books wrong guest, and it didn't go well

It was an awkward Monday morning at Fox News Channel after show hosts who intended to interview Ann Kirkpatrick ended up getting an anti-Trump lecture from the wrong guest.  "Yeah, OK, who is this?" asked Fox & Friends First host Rob Schmitt, apparently baffled after introducing...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:51 PM

New York Daily News cuts half its newsroom staff

The New York Daily News is cutting about half of its editorial team, including newsroom leaders like Editor in Chief Jim Rich and Managing Editor Kristen Lee.  Staffers at the iconic New York tabloid received an email Monday morning saying that the Daily News parent company Tronc is "...

Monday, July 23, 2018, 1:17 PM

Shark attacks in Long Island: Just how safe are New York beaches?

Shark attacks closed Fire Island beaches Wednesday, alarming swimmers across Long Island and raising questions about the safety of New York beaches.  The shark attacks targetted two children, a 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy, who were apparently bitten in their legs. The...

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 12:42 PM

Trump says he misspoke in Helsinki, now accepts U.S. intelligence on Russian meddling

Just one day after saying he doesn't believe Russia interfered with the 2016 U.S. elections, U.S. President Donald Trump back-peddled on his support of Vladimir Putin, now saying that he misspoke and accepts the American intelligence community's conclusions on Russian meddling. ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 3:00 PM

Where are NYC cooling centers?

July came in with a bang of heat, and after a few days of reasonably mild weather New York City is once again facing a heat advisory thanks to soaring temperatures and poor air quality. City officials on Monday warned New Yorkers to stay safe and avoid the heat by taking shelter in one of many NYC...

Monday, July 16, 2018, 1:47 PM

Is the Union Square Coffee Shop really closing?

The Union Square Coffee Shop isn't necessarily known for good coffee, but yet it has been one of New York City's most iconic and central spots to meet up, catch up and spot on hit television series and films.  But the coffee shop/diner, located in Union Square West, is counting down...

Friday, July 13, 2018, 1:53 PM

What to eat at Eataly NYC Downtown's Wine, Beer and Food Festival

Eataly NYC Downtown has been keeping foodies cool with its Chilled Happy Hour, but the famed food court is jumping on another summer bandwagon — street food. Except this one comes with an Italian twist. This month, Eataly's Wine, Beer and Street Food Festival is promising New...

Friday, July 13, 2018, 9:28 AM

Attorneys from The Staircase, Making A Murderer coming to Boston

Netflix's hit documentary series The Staircase and Making A Murderer riveted true crime junkies and shed light on the flaws of the U.S. criminal justice system with the help of attorneys David Rudolf and Jerry Buting. Now, the high-profile lawyers are kicking off a national tour together, and...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 3:53 PM

NYPD calls off search for car in East River

NYPD called off a search for a car that had reportedly plunged into the East River on Wednesday morning after they were unable to locate a vehicle. The incident was first reported around 10:25 a.m. Wednesday at 6 East River Piers, according to Citizen App, which documents breaking news and events...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 10:32 AM

How did the Thailand soccer team get rescued from a cave?

The Thailand cave rescue mission was in full force Monday, with eight of the 12 boys being successfully freed from a cave that had trapped them since June 23. But how did the Thailand soccer team get rescued from the cave? Rescue workers in Thailand started rescue efforts on Sunday,...

Monday, July 9, 2018, 10:59 AM

NYC flash flood watch in effect Friday

It's about to get pretty wet. A flash flood in New York City Friday may usher in the weekend after days of a horrendous summer heat wave that saw temperatures spike into the low 100s.  The National Weather Service warned that thunderstorms could bring heavy rainfall and flash floods...

Friday, July 6, 2018, 11:08 AM

Occupy ICE protesters move camp to Philadelphia City Hall

Occupy ICE protesters set up a new camp at Philadelphia City Hall overnight Thursday in protest of the Trump administration's stance on immigration and use of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, ICE.   The two dozen Occupy ICE protesters are demonstrating against the ICE...

Friday, July 6, 2018, 10:28 AM

July 4 shooting critically injures off-duty Philly cop

Philadelphia police are searching for suspects in a July 4 shooting in the Elmwood section of Southwestern Philadelphia that killed one man and left another, an off-duty cop, critically injured. Officers responded to a call for a person shot on the 7000 block of Buist Avenue, where an Independence...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 3:42 PM

How long will it take to repair Center City water main break?

The Center City water main break that unleashed 15 million gallons of water on city streets Tuesday may continue to impact Philaelphians for months to come. A Philadelphia Water Department spokesman said Thursday that the intersection of Sansom and Juniper Streets will continue to be closed while...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 12:05 PM

Philly Starbucks barista accused of mocking a customer's stutter

It's been less than three months since coffee giant Starbucks came under fire for calling the police on two black patrons who were sitting in one of its Philadelphia coffee shops waiting for a friend. Now, a Philly Starbucks is again being called out for poor treatment of one of their customers...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 10:22 AM