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(Gloria Casarez stands in front of the Rainbow Flag outside Philadelphia City Hall last October.  Photo by Mitchell Leff, provided by City of Phila.)

Gloria Casarez, Philadelphia’s Head of LGBT Affairs, Dead at 42

“We’re going to miss her,” said Mayor Nutter, who created the Office of LGBT Affairs in 2008 and appointed Casarez to head up the office.

17 hours ago

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Open Casting Call To Be Held In Philly For Next “Food Network Star”

“Food Network Star” is a Food Network reality series where chefs compete to become the host of their very own cooking show.

17 hours ago

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Pa. Court Affirms Right of Group To Hurl Invective Outside Center City Mall

A local group called the Israelite School of Universal Practical Knowledge has received city permits to speak on the sidewalk near Liberty Place, at 16th and Chestnut Streets, voicing hatred toward whites, Asians, and other groups.

18 hours ago

L-R: Jian Chen, Patrick Rowe and Corey Lockhart (credit: Philadelphia Police)

3 Arrested For More Than A Dozen Robberies In Philadelphia

Twenty-seven-year-old Jian Chen, 29-year-old Patrick Rowe and 25-year-old Corey Lockhart were arrested for the crimes.

18 hours ago

A photo of last year's Light the Night event. (Photo provided by Light the Night)

Hear Philly: Thousands Shine In ‘Light The Night Walk’ To End Cancer

Friends, families and coworkers come together to inspire, motivate and to help in the fight against cancer. Dan Majka spoke with Ellen Rubesin of the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society about this year’s Light the Night Walk in Philadelphia.

18 hours ago

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New Marijuana Possession Laws Go Into Effect In Philadelphia

Officials say the new policy does not legalize marijuana use or possession, but it allows law enforcement to focus on more serious offenses.

19 hours ago

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Police Responding To Accident Involving School Bus In Conshohocken

While no injuries were reported, students were on the bus at the time.

20 hours ago

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Man Shot Dead In Kensington

It happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday in the 1800 block of East Ontario Street.

22 hours ago

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Port Richmond 7-Eleven Robbed At Gunpoint

Investigators say a man walked into the store with a handgun, pointed it at the clerk, and then left with about $60 in cash.

22 hours ago

(File photo:  a front-end loader fills a Penndot plow truck with salt.  Credit: CBS3)

PennDOT Gears Up For Winter

PennDOT’s Gene Blaum says the 36 salt sheds around the region are receiving deliveries with the aim of filling them up by the time the first snowfall hits the area.

24 hours ago

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6 Temple Students Tied Up During North Philly Home Invasion

Police are searching for a pair of gunmen accused of breaking into a North Philadelphia home and terrorizing a group of college students.

10/19/2014

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Expert: Local Ebola Panic Completely Unwarranted

One noted expert spoke with KYW Newsradio about how real the Ebola threat might be here.

10/19/2014

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Oil Expert: Tumbling Gas Prices Should Continue The Trend

Oil analyst Tom Kloza says the lowest prices might be ahead in November and December.

10/19/2014

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Three Men Arrested In String Of Robberies In Northeast Philadelphia

Police have arrested and charged three men in connection with a string of commercial robberies in Northeast Philadelphia that spanned from mid-August to early October.

10/19/2014

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