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(Marnie Schneider with her kids, during a recent visit back to Philadelphia.  Photo provided by Marnie Schneider)

Marnie Schneider, Using Sports To Help Kids Thrive

The granddaughter of onetime Eagles’ owner Leonard Tose is grateful for the opportunities that sports gave her in her life, so she’s helping young people benefit from sports programs.

01/19/2015

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Biden Says Minority Communities, Police Need To Heal

“There’s no reason on earth we cannot repair the breach that we’ve recently seen between law enforcement and minority communities,” he said.

01/19/2015

The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the 'March on Washington'. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

MLK Day March In Center City To Focus On Social Justice Issues

The demonstration set for Monday afternoon is called the MLK Day of Action, Resistance and Empowerment, or MLK DARE.

01/19/2015

25th Outback Bowl - Florida Gators v Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn Staters, Victim Advocates Don’t Embrace NCAA Over Deal

Not everybody is happy after the NCAA agreed to restore football wins it had stripped from Penn State in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

01/17/2015

A very diverse group gathered to honor Bernard Ray Saturday. (Credit: Dan Wing)

Family, Friends Honor Man Found Mysteriously Murdered In Hunting Park

A candlelight vigil was held Saturday evening for Bernard Ray, a 39-year old found shot to death in his car earlier this month.

01/17/2015

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Eastern State Penitentiary Recognizes MLK Day With Reading Of King’s Famous Letter

Now through Monday, Eastern State Penitentiary is hosting a program called “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

01/17/2015

Supporters attend the celebration in West Kensington. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Supporters Of Woman Facing Deportation Celebrate A Win In West Kensington

A victory celebration was held Saturday at a West Kensington church where an undocumented immigrant called home for nearly 60 days.

01/17/2015

Winter Sports: Basketball

Several Basketball Clinics On Tap For MLK Day To Raise Money For The Community Action Agency Of Delco

The clinics are looking to raise money for the Community Action Agency of Delaware County.

01/17/2015

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Local Sports Legend To Auction Off Some Memorabilia For Charity

A Philadelphia sports legend is auctioning some of his memorabilia collection to benefit his charity.

01/17/2015

(Students at Tanner Duckrey School accept delivery of ten laptop computers and related hardware from KYW Newsradio.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

A North Philadelphia Public School Wins KYW Newsradio’s Latest 10-Laptop Computer Lab

Tanner Duckrey School now has more computer lab space for its young students, thanks to a partnership between KYW Newsradio 1060 and Comcast Corporation.

01/16/2015

(File photo: Don Tollefson speaks with CBS3 reporter Charlotte Huffman.)

Sportscaster Don Tollefson Back on the Witness Stand at His Fraud Trial

Tollefson, representing himself at trial, has traded often-heated comments with prosecutor Mike Weintraub.

01/16/2015

(Margate's dunes, in Sept. 2013.  File photo by CBS3)

Fed Judge OK’s Building Protective Sand Dunes In Margate Town Officials Feel Aren’t Needed

The Army Corps of Engineers can proceed with awarding contracts for the construction of storm-protective sand dunes on the beach in Margate, despite the objections of residents and city officials who don’t want them.

01/16/2015

(US Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito, standing in center of photo, at a CCP luncheon in his honor.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

US Supreme Court Justice Gets Public Service Award from Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia got a rare visit today from a sitting US Supreme Court justice. Judge Samuel Alito was in town to receive an award from the college.

01/15/2015

(Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput, in file photo by Mark Abrams)

Archbishop Chaput Visits a Philadelphia Prison With Message of Hope For Inmates

Roman Catholic archbishop Charles Chaput made a rare visit to a Philadelphia prison this morning, where he presided over a special mass just for inmates and prison staff.

01/15/2015

(Girl Scout cookies being sold in a local office building.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Longtime Local Tradition, Girl Scout Cookie Sales, Begins Anew With Expanded Product Line

Last year the Girl Scouts rolled out their first gluten-free cookie.

01/15/2015

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