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SW Philly Church Collects Supplies For Children Displaced By Deadly Fire

A Southwest Philadelphia Church is holding a celebration today for the children displaced following last month’s deadly fire on Gesner Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

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36 Rookie Officers Sworn In to Philadelphia Police Department

Police commissioner Charles Ramsey reminded the rookies about heightened public scrutiny in light of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo.

08/29/2014

An example of illegal dumping near public litter baskets. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia’s Streets Department Increasing Effort To Stop Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping around public litter baskets is becoming a big problem in Philadelphia and the streets department is stepping up its efforts to stop it.

08/29/2014

(A rally for Michael Brown was held outside Camden City Hall.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Rally in Camden, NJ For Ferguson, Mo. Teen Shot By Police

Camden residents want to make sure there are no Michael Brown-type incidents in their city.

08/28/2014

22nd and Cecil B. Moore -- the place where the Columbia Avenue riot began 50 years ago. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

50 Years Ago, False Rumor Ignites Chaos, Destruction In North Philly

Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of the Columbia Avenue riots.

08/28/2014

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Protests In Ferguson Raise Questions About Police Department Diversity Nationwide

In 2012, New Jersey State Police graduated only two Black officers out of a class of 85. But the department’s last three classes of new troopers have made history.

08/25/2014

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Drexel U. Study Looks At Why Some West Philly Neighborhoods Are Slow To Develop

Drexel University released a new study that takes a look at some of the reasons arts and culture have been slow to revitalize Mantua and surrounding West Philadelphia neighborhoods.

08/25/2014

Tauheed Browning (L) and Brandon Caban (R) (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

2 Local Youth Tennis Players Will Be Rubbing Elbows With The Pros At The US Open

Two youth tennis players from Philadelphia will take to the court this weekend at the US Open in New York as part of Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.

08/23/2014

(A kit for administering naloxone, trade name Narcan, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  The naloxone is administered nasally. File photo by Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Delco DA Says It’s Time to Equip Police in Pa. With Anti-Overdose Treatment

As Camden County officials tout the success of having their officers carry Narcan to treat apparent overdose victims, officials in Pennsylvania say Harrisburg’s delay is costing lives in that state.

08/22/2014

Giovanni's Room, the oldest LGBT bookstore in America, at 12th and Pine. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Local Non-Profit To Take Helm Of Nation’s Oldest LGBT Bookstore

Philly AIDS Thift will reopen Giovanni’s Room– the country’s oldest continuously operated LGBT bookstore.

08/22/2014

A Camden County police car.  (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Camden County Police Work To Tackle Rise In Missing Persons Cases

The number of juvenile missing persons cases is on the rise in Camden, jumping more than 20-percent in the past year.

08/21/2014

(A military checkpoint in Ferguson, Mo.   Photo by Rev. Mark Tyler, provided)

Philadelphia Clergy Join Protests Over Ferguson, Mo. Police Shooting

They began arriving in Ferguson on Sunday and, one by one, the half-dozen Philadelphia religious leaders have joined peaceful protesters in marches across that city.

08/20/2014

Camp Bright Feathers is in its 22nd year and takes place at the YMCA's Camp Ockanockon in Medford, NJ. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Free Summer Camp Is Safe Haven For Kids Impacted By HIV

Ninety campers from age 6 to 18 are spending the week having outdoor fun.

08/20/2014

Candace Benson (right), and mother Sharon (left).  (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Pottstown Woman Makes It Into Final 5 On Televised Gospel Competition ‘Sunday Best’

KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg sat down with the young singer about her journey to the small screen.

08/17/2014

Shelley DePaul, chief of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania, leading Wednesday's ceremony at Penn Museum. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Members Of Lenape Nation Of Pa. Invite Public To Sign Treaty Of Renewed Friendship

The treaty ceremony has taken place every four years since 2002.

08/16/2014

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