Walt Hunter, Philly Inquirer

Walt Hunter

Philly Inquirer

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Past articles by Walt:

After five decades of running, I finally won a medal — and learned a life lesson

Outside of racing, ages 70 to 99 too often signal not a new start but rather an enduring stigma, barring us from jobs and other opportunities to excel. → Read More

Married 62 Years, A Loving Couple Die Just One Day Apart

A local couple, married 62 years, died just one day apart. → Read More

Ridley Township Police Officer, Residents Rally Together To Help Homeless Mother And Sick Daughter

A mom, and her ailing daughter, forced to live on the street by huge medical bills, will now have a warm, safe home for Christmas thanks to a spontaneous outpouring of love from a Delaware County police officer and more than a hundred residents of Ridley Township. → Read More

Amnesty Vs. Arrest: SEPTA’s New Experiment

Social media is a powerful tool that can reach a lot of people. Enter SEPTA and a unique experiment- which resulted in the return of a cell phone to a rider- without any charges against the person who took it. → Read More

Phila. Police Commissioner: Tracking Terrorists Is Becoming Harder Than Ever

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is speaking out on the Paris terror attacks and keeping the city safe. → Read More

Abandoned Dog Out Of Hospital, Off To New Life

Remi will be surrounded by acres of green grass and, most importantly, more love than he has ever known. → Read More

Delaware To Rename National Guard Headquarters In Honor Of Beau Biden

The late son of Vice President Joe Biden is being remembered in Delaware. The state is set to rename its National Guard Headquarters in New Castle after Beau Biden. → Read More

Police Investigate Overnight Thefts From Vehicles On The Main Line

Tredyffrin Township police are alerting neighbors about thieves who targeted cars in three neighboring communities last Wednesday night. → Read More

Police: 2 Indecent Assaults In Past Week On Schuylkill River Trail

Philadelphia Police are asking women to be extra alert after, they say, two runners were indecently assaulted over the past week, in separate but similar attacks by different teenage suspects. → Read More

SEPTA Police Investigate Robbery, Assault At Station In Delaware County

SEPTA police say a passenger survived a potentially deadly attack at the Millbourne Station of the Market-Frankford El, when he was beaten and tasered by a pair of robbers who threw him onto the tracks. → Read More

Aston Township Boy Launches Police K-9 Support Campaign

Logan Mast is a five-year-old little boy with a huge heart. → Read More

New FBI Push To Solve Imbo Petrone Disappearance

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-CALL-FBI. → Read More

Mayor Nutter Tours Papal Security Zone

Magnetometers and searches welcomed everyone trying to make their way through Center City streets between City Hall and the Art Museum. Fences and metal barricades lined almost every block. → Read More

Papal Preparations Move Forward In Philadelphia

A sea of flashing lights, metal barricades and signs floods the Parkway. From the Papal altar, block after block, an entire second city taking shape. → Read More

Wounded Officer’s Family Ready To Welcome Pope

A local police officer and his family will be among the first to greet the Pope when he arrives to Philadelphia. → Read More

An Inside Look At Papal Security

CBS 3's Walt Hunter has the story. → Read More

Police: Windows Shattered, Items Stolen From Vehicles Of Villanova Football Players, Staff At Stadium

Anyone with information is asked to contact Radnor Police. → Read More

Medically Equipped Motorcycle Gets Ready For Papal Visit Crowds

Don’t be surprised if, instead of a traditional ambulance, you see a motorcycle roaring up to your side, if you need medical help among the Papal crowds. → Read More

I-Team: Concerns After Fire Truck Wheel Problem

But on Tuesday, they suddenly discovered a set of their rear wheels, along with the axle, had begun coming off their pumper truck. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: New Clue In 25 Year Old Unsolved Wildwood Murder

Anyone with information is asked to call the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Unit at 609-465-1135 or the Tipline 609-463-LEAD (5323). → Read More