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Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds mass in St. Peter's Square. File photo. (Credit: Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Convergence Of Religious Events In Philly This Fall Has Jewish Community Thinking About Logistics

With this year’s Passover observance concluded, Philadelphia’s Jewish community is already thinking ahead to the impact of the World Meeting of Families event and the visit of Pope Francis.

16 hours ago

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Staff At One Local Hospital Undergo Training To Detect Suspected Child Abuse

For more than a decade, doctors and nurses and staff at St. Christopher’s have been trained in detecting potential cases of abuse and neglect.

16 hours ago

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Vigil Held For Boy Who Died Following Hit And Run In Kensington

David Alicea’s grandmother joined a few dozen members of preschool David was set to attend next year, holding an impromptu vigil for the two year old.

22 hours ago

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Family Wins Back Seized Gold Coins That Could Be Worth $80M

A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict.

24 hours ago

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Many Wondering Why Police Haven’t Arrested Driver In Deadly Hit And Run In SW Philly

There are growing concerns and frustration among family and neighbors as to why the driver of a deadly hit and run in Southwest Philadelphia has not been arrested

04/17/2015

The Pennsylvania Convention Center  )File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Surprise Development In The Carpenters’ Dispute With The Pennsylvania Convention Center

Philadelphia’s carpenters union will get a chance to make their case that the Convention Center illegally locked them out of jobs there.

04/17/2015

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Woman Loses Her Leg After Intentional Hit-Run In Philly

A woman was left with a severed leg after being intentionally struck by a car in Philadelphia Friday afternoon, police said.

04/17/2015

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Mayor Nutter Urges Swift Implementation of White House Immigration Reform Plan

Immigration advocates in Philadelphia joined Mayor Nutter on Friday in support of the president’s plan.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

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Glaxo Recalls Flu Vaccine Due To Potency Problem

GlaxoSmithKline is recalling a popular four-in-one flu vaccine because its effectiveness can decline over time.

04/17/2015

Scene of fatal construction accident in University City on April 17, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Worker Dies After 80-Foot Fall At University City Construction Site

A construction worker died after falling 80 feet at a site in University City Friday.

04/17/2015

(US Rep. Bob Brady, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Democratic Party in Philadelphia Skips Mayoral Endorsement for May 19th Primary

After years as head of the local Democratic party, Congressman Bob Brady (D-Pa.) knows when to avoid a needless fight. That’s what he has done with the party’s decision not to endorse any of the mayoral candidates.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

Police believe this car may have been involved in a deadly hit and run. (credit: CBS)

Police ‘Certain’ They’ve Located Car In Deadly Kensington Hit-Run

Police are “certain” they have found the car involved in a hit-and-run that killed a young boy in Kensington earlier this week.

04/17/2015

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Yes, Really: Philadelphia Ranks One Of The Best At Being Ranked One Of The Best

For a city that’s sometimes seen as a perpetual underdog, it turns out Philadelphia is actually the best – at making internet lists of the best, that is.

04/17/2015

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Police Searching For Missing Man With Dementia, Schizophrenia

Sixty-five-year-old Marvin Klepner reportedly left his assisted living home on the 4700 block of North 13th Street around 8 a.m. on Thursday, Apr.16th but never returned.

04/17/2015