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One Dead In Multi-Vehicle Crash Along Schuylkill Expressway

It happened just before 5 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-76 at Passyunk Avenue.

05/23/2015

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One Dead After Motorcycle Collides With Taxi On Vine Street Expressway

The crash happened around 3:00 a.m. near the on ramp for the Schuylkill Expressway westbound.

05/23/2015

(Three people were injured during this accident last February on Roosevelt Boulevard.  File photo)

New Federal Grant Aims To Improve Safety Along Always-Treacherous Roosevelt Blvd.

Can Roosevelt Boulevard, through Northeast Philadelphia, become a corridor that can safely meet the needs of pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and mass transit?

05/23/2015

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Miss Tootsie’s On South Street Celebrates 15 Years In Business

The eatery, which is fast becoming a Philadelphia icon, has very humble beginnings.

05/23/2015

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Report Finds South Jersey Town Could Benefit From County Run Police Department

The report, compiled by the Cordero Group at the behest of the county, determined Pennsauken could save 4.8 million dollars a year with a county run department at the current staffing level of 79 officers.

05/23/2015

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Council At-Large Primary Winner Skirts Questions Of A Deal

This past Tuesday’s primary battle for City Council at-large nominations ended with a relatively new name –Derek Green — as the top vote-getter.

05/23/2015

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

With The Start Of Summer, Unemployment Help Starting To Take Shape In AC

As the Jersey shore prepares for another summer season, Atlantic City and South Jersey continues to wrestle with massive unemployment in the wake of last year’s closure of four casinos.

05/23/2015

(The current headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, in the former Strawbridge & Clothier building, near 9th and Market Streets in center city.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Daily Newspapers Agree To Contract Extension, But Strike Could Still Be Coming

The Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia says they have agreed to an extension of their current contract with Philly.com and the city’s two biggest newspapers as negotiations on a new contract continue.

05/22/2015

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Fire At Refinery In South Philadelphia Placed Under Control

The fire was reported Friday at the 3000 block of Penrose Avenue.

05/22/2015

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African American Civil War Veterans Honored At Dedication Ceremony In Camden

Before Johnson Cemetery Memorial Park was an honored hallowed ground for fallen African American troops, it was just Johnson Park.

05/22/2015

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Rebuilding Begins After Fire Damages Surf Shop In Ocean City

The ocean was unlocked and for the 12th year the business people plunged, but Memorial Day Weekend has a hollow feeling at one Ocean City store.

05/22/2015

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Officials: Broken Rail Disrupts Train Service On The Main Line During Morning Rush Hour

Amtrak now says a broken rail forced the closure of one of two tracks on its East-West Main Line throughout morning rush-hour, causing delays of Amtrak runs to Harrisburg and Pittsburgh and cancellation of all Septa Regional Rail service on the western end of its busiest regional rail line between Malvern and Thorndale.

05/22/2015

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Several People Hospitalized Following SEPTA Bus Crash In North Philly

Officials say around 2:54 p.m. a SEPTA Route 23 bus traveling south on Germantown Avenue at Tioga Street collided with another vehicle.

05/22/2015

(US education secretary Arne Duncan, at left in shirtsleeves, Mayor Nutter, center, and schools superintendent William Hite listen as a student describes her summer job experience.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

US Education Secretary Visits Philadelphia, Touting Summer Jobs For Youth

The adults turned the microphone over to the young folks for a while, to hear first-person accounts of the positive impact that summer jobs can have.

05/22/2015

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New N.J. State Police ‘Ghost’ Cruisers Drawing Ire and Praise

Some drivers say the department’s use of these grey-on-black vehicles amounts to entrapment.

05/22/2015

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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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