NewsWorks Tonight is a daily radio show that showcases the best reporting and storytelling from WHYY’s talented staff of journalists. It also features WHYY projects StateImpact Pennsylvania, Keystone Crossroads, and PlanPhilly, and partners such as NJ Spotlight, Technically Philly, and Philadelphia Business Journal.
Daily at 6:00pm
The first member of the MOVE Nine imprisoned for the third-degree murder of a Philadelphia police officer in 1978 is released from prison.
18 hours agoListen 2:18
Aalayah Eastmond narrowly survived the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Fighting for change ever since, she will visit Philly on Monday.
2 days agoListen 4:42
NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with Gallup’s Frank Newport to talk about trends in U.S. opinion.
5 days agoListen 7:07
Sessions spoke at Lackawanna College, one of a handful of engagements in which he's defended controversial federal immigration enforcement policies.
5 days agoListen 1:31
The law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy this week allows current and former casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting.
5 days agoListen 2:02
How hard was it to immigrate when people coming to the U.S. were more likely to be from Italy than El Salvador?
6 days agoListen 8:43
Ashley Hahn heads to Parkside Edge to see how this project aims to find new ways of connecting neighbors to W. Fairmount Park and strengthening the civic infrastructure.
7 days agoListen 4:39
The research showed that with each additional ACE that a parent experienced, a child had 17 percent higher odds of having been diagnosed with asthma.
7 days agoListen 2:57
City officials are concerned because, nearly every year, Philadelphia taxpayers are on the hook for about $10 million total to settle claims of police abuse and misconduct.
1 week agoListen 5:13
Philadelphia reveals itself to residents and visitors who seek out all that makes the city unique. Photographer Chandra Lampreich is amo ...
1 week agoListen 4:23
The Philadelphia Museum of Art has donated 24 high-quality art reproductions to city schools, part of 74 leftovers from its Inside Out summer outreach program.
1 week agoListen 2:06
Kevin Davis Jr. has never missed a day of school. But the aspiring chef still faces a daunting tuition bill. Reluctantly, he's asking the world for a financial boost.
1 week agoListen 2:13
Many people died waiting for diplomacy to reunite their families. Against that backdrop, any talks between North Korea and the U.S. can be seen as positive.
1 week agoListen 3:03
Annual demonstration brings hundreds of young people to Philadelphia Museum of Art steps to call for changes in gun laws.
1 week agoListen 1:52
Toomey, a key Trump ally who is a reliable vote for almost every aspect of his agenda, has ruffled West Wing feathers with this effort.
1 week agoListen 4:49