January 17, 2002 |
There was no evidence of drugs in the bodies of two teenagers shot to death by a coworker outside a Chester County KFC restaurant, according to toxicology reports released yesterday. "The victims' blood and urine tested negative for alcohol and drugs," said Assistant District Attorney Christian Trowbridge, who announced the results of the tests yesterday. Police allege that on Dec. 10, Braheem Nichols, 22, of Philadelphia opened fire on his coworkers in the woods behind the KFC in East Whiteland Township.
April 25, 2013
Company description: "It's KFC for the way consumers live - and eat chicken - today. It's everything they love about Original Recipe chicken, but without the bones. " Location: The Gallery at Market East. Nutrition information: White meat piece (103 grams): 200 calories, 24 grams protein, 8 grams fat, 610 mg sodium. Dark meat piece (107 grams): 250 calories, 21 grams protein, 14 grams fat, 850 mg sodium. Price: $5.38 (including tax) for two pieces of chicken (one white meat, one dark)
April 8, 2011
1DRUG PATCHES SOLD IN KFC PARKING LOT A Philly woman was arrested in Upper Darby this week for allegedly selling fentanyl patches in the parking lot of a Kentucky Fried Chicken. Police said that Angela Levin, 32, sold the patches to an undercover cop in the parking lot of the KFC at West Chester Pike and State Road and also had heroin on her. Fentanyl patches, which require a prescription, are typically used to treat chronic pain and are about 80 times more potent than morphine.
December 29, 2001 |
A 22-year-old fugitive charged with killing two coworkers in the woods behind a KFC/Taco Bell outlet in Chester County was arrested yesterday after people seeking reward money tipped off authorities. Philadelphia police found Braheem Nichols, 22, in an apartment house in the 5300 block of Vine Street in West Philadelphia. Capt. William Colarulo of the homicide unit said police received an anonymous tip about 10:30 a.m. Within an hour, police and FBI agents forced their way into the three-story apartment house where Nichols was staying, Colarulo said.
October 31, 2006 |
KFC Corp., the home of Colonel Sanders' Kentucky-fried chicken, will start using oil without trans fatty acids in the United States after a lawsuit and health experts claimed its food raises the risk of heart disease. The Louisville, Ky., company said yesterday that it was phasing out trans fats in cooking its Original Recipe and Extra Crispy fried chicken, Potato Wedges and other menu items but has not found a good alternative yet for its biscuits. Health experts say trans fats raise levels of cholesterol, which clogs arteries and contributes to heart disease.
October 13, 2014
I CAN'T HEAR enough about actress Sarah Jessica Parker 's recent visit to Philly to prep for an upcoming TV newsroom drama based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper series by Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman . Whenever the subject comes up, I'm all over any little morsel about the "Sex and the City" star - like this one from Ruderman's Facebook page: While being given a tour, Parker asked Ruderman and Laker where the best place...
January 25, 2003 |
A man who opened fire on four coworkers in 2001 avoided a death sentence yesterday, an opportunity that troubled some of his victims' loved ones. Braheem J. Nichols, 23, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted homicide in connection with a shooting rampage behind the KFC/Taco Bell in East Whiteland in December 2001. More than 30 friends and relatives of the victims filled one section of the courtroom, and five of Nichols' relatives occupied another, creating palpable tension during the two-hour hearing in Chester County Court.
December 28, 1997 |
When Israel Van Brunt Jr. heard his pager go off at 2:30 p.m. on Christmas Day, he thought it was his wife calling to urge him to hurry straight home from work. Their two children were eager for Van Blunt to open the presents they bought for him. When he looked at the number, however, he saw it was from his sister, Camille, followed by 911, signifying an emergency. Before he could reach for a telephone he was paged again. This one was from his wife. It, too, was followed by 911. He called Camille first.
September 2, 1992 |
If you think there is only one right way to cut up a chicken. . . . If you think everything that can be done with chicken has been done. . . . If you think chicken is about as boring as white bread. . . . Think again. Gene Gagliardi did. And he conjured up some of the most creative ways to serve chicken since some Southerner first fried it. He's also making an impact on the poultry industry unlike any since Frank Perdue branded the bird. Consider, for instance: Kentucky Fried Chicken's new Popcorn Chicken, the batter-fried strips that are having the most successful introduction in that company's history.
November 27, 1999 |
A single-engine plane fell out of the sky and plowed into a city neighborhood yesterday, killing all three aboard and injuring 21 people on the ground as the aircraft spewed flames, wreckage and broken flesh in its path. The crash came only five minutes after the plane took off from Linden Airport, about eight miles away. James Peter, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman, said the Beech 35 Bonanza with its three people - the pilot and his wife and their young daughter - aboard took off about 10:45 a.m. en route to Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Va. At 10:50 a.m., air-traffic controllers lost radio and radar contact with the single-engine, V-tailed plane.