Streams

Jeff Brady

Jeff Brady appears in the following:

Pa. Hospital Sees Gun Fight Between Psychiatrist And Patient

Friday, July 25, 2014

On Thursday, a psychiatric patient opened fire at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital outside Philadelphia, killing a caseworker and injuring his psychiatrist. The psychiatrist returned fire with a gun of his own, injuring the gunman. Both patient and psychiatrist survived the gun fight.

Comments [1]

Leased Solar Panels Can Cast A Shadow Over A Home's Value

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Installing solar panels on a house to produce electricity is expensive. Leasing is one popular alternative, but some homeowners are learning that 20-year contracts can complicate a home sale.

Comment

Safety Changes Are Small Comfort When Oil Trains Pass

Friday, July 04, 2014

Regulators and railroads have implemented new practices since a runaway oil train destroyed the center of a small Canadian town a year ago. One key improvement, however, will take some time.

Comment

Report: Jerry Sandusky Case Was Unnecessarily Delayed

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Sandusky, a retired Penn State assistant football coach, was convicted in 2012 of molesting 10 boys. Pennsylvania's attorney general says Sandusky could have been brought to justice sooner.

Comment

Philly Schools Teeter On Brink Of Layoffs, Struggling For Funding

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Philadelphia's school district once again needs tens of millions of dollars to avoid layoffs. With just a few weeks left before the district approves a new budget, school leaders are asking the city, the state and labor unions for help filling a $96 million budget hole.

Comment

EPA Lays Out Centerpiece To Obama's Climate Change Policy

Monday, June 02, 2014

The Obama administration is announcing new pollution standards Monday. The rules, key elements of President Obama's climate change policy, may decide the fate of coal-fired power plants in the U.S.

Comment

EPA To Propose Rules To Deeply Cut Power Plant Emissions

Monday, June 02, 2014

On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency will propose rules to regulate the amount of carbon pollution existing facilities can release. The EPA reportedly is seeking a 30 percent cut.

Comment

Pa. Democrats Aim For Spot To Challenge GOP Governor

Monday, May 19, 2014

Pennsylvania is among six states holding primary elections Tuesday. Gov. Tom Corbett is unchallenged in the GOP primary, but the general election is a different story.

Comment

Hacking The Brain With Electricity: Don't Try This At Home

Monday, May 19, 2014

Small jolts of electricity to the brain can treat diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson's. But some healthy people are trying electrical stimulation to make the brain sharper. And it may not be safe.

Comment

Keystone Pipeline Dispute Muddles The Path Forward On Energy Bill

Thursday, May 08, 2014

An energy efficiency bill has stalled in the Senate, primarily due to disagreement over the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The dispute leaves an otherwise popular bill in limbo.

Comment

Senate May Bypass White House And Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

Monday, May 05, 2014

The Senate is expected to vote soon on the controversial pipeline. Supporters introduced the bill after the White House put its approval process on hold indefinitely because of a legal dispute.

Comment

A Year From Tragedy, Boston Marathon Laurels Go To American

Monday, April 21, 2014

The Boston Marathon is back, over one year since bombs rocked its finish line. NPR's Jeff Brady discusses the race, its heightened security and Meb Keflezighi, the first American to win it since 1983.

Comment

Marathoners Take To Boston's Streets After Last Year's Bombing

Monday, April 21, 2014

The 118th Boston Marathon is being run on Monday. After last year's bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260 others, there is heavy security all along the marathon route.

Comment

Organizers Predict Huge Crowd For Boston Marathon

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.

Comment

Marathon Safety Embraced By Boston, For The Most Part

Friday, April 18, 2014

Authorities in Massachusetts spent the past year planning a more secure environment for the 2014 Boston Marathon. This year, there will be 3,500 police and National Guard soldiers along the course. Runners and spectators are asked to leave bags and strollers at home. Participants generally seem OK with the new measures but say it may change their experience of the race.

Comment

Boston Mourns A Tragic Anniversary With Voices Of Victims

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.

Comment

Boston To Pay Tribute To Victims Of Last Year's Bombing

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

One year ago, the Boston Marathon became more than just one of the world's major sporting events. It also became a target. Three people were killed and dozens injured in the bombing.

Comment

After Deaths, Renewed Focus On Leaky Gas Pipelines

Monday, April 14, 2014

The effort to replace thousands of miles of aging, corroded pipes — which could take decades and cost billions — is receiving fresh attention after an explosion last month in New York killed eight.

Comment

Before Classes Even Begin, Mass Stabbing Leaves School Reeling

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Police say that 20 people were injured — some of them critically — during a knife attack at a suburban high school outside Pittsburgh. A 16-year-old boy is in custody following the attack.

Comment

This Tax Season, Fraudsters May Target Your Refund

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Credit card data breaches get a lot of attention, but payroll system data breaches can have even more damaging effects.

Comment