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(The pitch at PPL Park, in Chester, Pa.   Photo by Greg Orlandini)

PPL Park, Home Stadium for Philadelphia Union, Getting a Name Change

Come this fall, the Philadlephia Union won’t be playing in PPL Park anymore.

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Country’s First Gay Divorce Firm Opens In Philadelphia

A Philadelphia attorney has opened what he says is the first LGBTQ divorce firm.

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Child Rushed To Hospital After Falling Out Window In Kensington

The incident happened on the 100 block of Huntingdon Street in the Kensington section of the city.

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(The former Truebright Charter School, on East Roosevelt Boulevard, in file photo by KYW's John McDevitt)

Truebright Charter School Ends Battle To Fight Closure

A troubled Philadelphia charter school is shutting down, rather than continue a court battle to get the SRC to renew its charter.

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Cat Rescued From Engine Compartment After Making Trip From Stroudsburg To Northern NJ

It was a sweet ending for an orange and white cat that crawled into the engine compartment of a pickup truck.

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Philadelphia Legalizes, Taxes Airbnb-type Rentals

A law allowing short-term home and room rentals in the city went into effect on Wednesday. They’ll be taxed at the 8½-percent hotel rate.

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Country’s ‘Most Beautiful Female Trucker’ Hails From Pennsylvania

She’s a single mom and a breast cancer survivor who has been in the trucking business for 15 years.

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Looking For A Stuffed Pope Francis Doll? World Meeting Of Families Launches Official Gift Shop

The site features more than 200 items, including the plush Pope doll and a Pope Francis bobblehead.

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NJ governor Chris Christie, at a press conference following his state budget actions.  Image from State of NJ television

Gov. Christie Speaks Out Against Pres. Obama’s Plan To Reopen Embassy In Cuba

Meanwhile, police in New Jersey see the diplomatic move as an opportunity to return a convicted killer to prison.

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Video Captures Man Stumbling And Falling Onto SEPTA Tracks

It happened at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday at the Market-Frankford subway line’s Somerset Station. Surveillance video shows the man staggering down the steps to the platform, where he fell onto the track.

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What To Expect - Day

Sun, Clouds And A Little Rain

It’s a quiet Delaware Valley morning, but there is some activity looming south of the region.

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Philadelphia Honors Hometown Sandwich To Celebrate America’s Birthday

Eight assembly lines of Wawa employees were putting together 21,000 Italian hoagies Thursday morning.

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Balcony Collapses At West Philly Apartment

A balcony collapsed on the third floor of an apartment building in West Philadelphia overnight.

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Veteran substitute teachers (from left to right) Vince Trombetta, John Renfro and Mitchell Kurtz. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Veteran Substitute Teachers Are Unhappy With Pay Offered By New Firm

Veteran substitute teachers are frustrated over the pay being offered by a company now managing subs for Philadelphia schools.

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(Photo provided by the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration Committee)

National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration Begins Today In Philadelphia

The LGBT civil rights movement began in Philadelphia 50 years ago this 4th of July — and to mark the milestone — the city is kicking off a national four day celebration.

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Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo. (credit: Randall E. Scott)

Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo

Photos from the Girls On The Run 5K at The Philadelphia Zoo.

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Crews Respond To Amtrak Train Derailment In Philadelphia

Emergency crews respond to a train derailment in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond neighborhood

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade. (credit: Jan Carabeo/CBS3)

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade

See the best pictures from the 2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

2015 Philadelphia Home Show - Pennsylvania Convention Center (credit: Randall Scott/CBS)

2015 Philadelphia Home Show

Images from the 2015 Philadelphia Home Show held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Demonstrators in Philadelphia react to the decision in Ferguson. (credit: Will Kenworthy/CBS3)

Philadelphia Reacts To Ferguson Decision

Demonstrators in Philadelphia react to the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.

KYW Newsradio’s Old Neighbors, New Neighbors

After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!

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