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Jazz flash mob at Reading Terminal Market (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Jazz ‘Flash Mob’ A Hit At Reading Terminal Market

Musicians from the Philadelphia Jazz Project held a jazz flash mob at Reading Terminal Market on Wednesday afternoon.

04/16/2014

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Korean Community In Philadelphia Shocked, Grieve Those Lost In Capsized Ferry

Members of the Korean community in Philadelphia are expressing shock over the sinking of a South Korean ferry with hundreds of high school students on board.

04/16/2014

Mayor Nutter signs the executive order. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Ends Local Cooperation With ICE Detainers

Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order today that changes Philadelphia’s policy on immigration and customs enforcement detainers, known as ICE holds. Immigration advocates are calling the new policy is one of the most progressive in the country.

04/16/2014

DRPA CEO John Hanson (L) with DRPA Board Chair Jim Cawley. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

PATCO Accelerates Plans To Upgrade Train Platform Information Signs

There are plans in the works to give PATCO riders better train information, through new variable message signs on the platforms.

04/16/2014

From right to left (near to far) State Representative Brendan Boyle, State Senator Daylin Leach, Democratic Candidate Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, and Republican Candidate Dee Adcock. (photo credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Anesthesiologist Has ‘Knock-Out’ Plan To Win 13th District

Four Democrats are running to replace Congresswoman Alyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania’s 13th district, including one unconventional candidate whose campaign is getting a boost from an unusual source.

04/16/2014

Photo of the Physics at the Art Museum iPad app. (Provided by Drexel University.)

Drexel Professor Develops Physics Teaching App For Art Museum

You can learn about physics while on a trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art thanks to a free new app developed by a Drexel University professor.

04/16/2014

Chef Townsend Wentz (Credit: James Zeleniak)

What’s Cooking On 1060: Spring Cheese, Cooking Workshops, and Cleaning Earth Day Style

This week on “What’s Cooking,” KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on the new bar at Townsend, cooking workshops at PS&Co, and how to cook up your own eco-friendly cleaning supplies.

04/16/2014

Matt Doyle of mlssoccer.com. (Photo provided)

Philly Soccer Show: Matt Doyle

KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch are joined by the Armchair Analyst, Matt Doyle, on this week’s KYW Philly Soccer Show.

04/16/2014

Tree down in Palmyra, Burlington County. (credit: Paul Brown/CBS3)

Storm Brings Down Trees, Power Lines Across The Region

The storm’s fierce winds left a mark in some parts of the region Tuesday, knocking down trees and power lines.

04/15/2014

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A Wintry Wake-Up Call

In the wake of a potent cold front, gusty northwest winds will usher in unseasonably cold air!

04/15/2014

Amber Alert

UPDATE: Amber Alert Canceled in Berks County, 20-Month-Old Boy Found Safe

The Amber Alert issued for a 20-month-old in Cumru Township, Berks County was canceled and the boy was found safe.

04/15/2014

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Freeze Warning Issued For The Area As Temperatures Set To Plunge

With sub-freezing temperatures tomorrow morning, a Freeze Warning has been issued for the area. If you have any cold-sensitive plants outdoors, you may want to consider covering them or moving them inside to ensure no damage.

04/15/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett speaks to reporters in Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Judge Rules Montgomery County Man Can Remain On Ballot To Challenge Corbett In Republican Primary

A Commonwealth Court judge has ruled that a conservative challenger Bob Guzzardi should be allowed to remain on the Republican ballot in May’s primary.

04/15/2014

Tom Corbett (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Corbett Signs 4 More Child-Abuse Prevention Bills

The Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance, which trains people to recognize and report suspected child abuse, says the bills contain provisions that are critical to improving how abuse is reported to authorities.

04/15/2014

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WEATHER: A Wet and Cold Comeback!

As a strong cold front approaches from the west, rain will spread across our area.

04/14/2014