Cherri Gregg

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SEPTA’s Board Votes To Change Its Advertisement Policy

Septa’s Board voted unanimously to alter its advertisement policy to ban any ads that express an opinion.

05/28/2015

(Joe Willams runs the welding program at A. Philip Randolph Technical High School, on Henry Avenue.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Joe Williams, Passing Along The Worthy Art of Commercial Welding

Master welder Joe Williams spent decades in construction. Eventually he decided he it was time to do something more.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/25/2015

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Carbon Monoxide Sickens Eight People In Norristown

Fire crews were called to a home along the 100 block of West Airy Lane around 11 p.m. Saturday.

05/24/2015

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Philadelphia Sues To Shut Down Chinatown Restaurant After Dozens Allegedly Sickened

The city of Philadelphia filed a lawsuit this month in an attempt to shut down a popular Chinatown restaurant where dozens of lawyers were allegedly sickened during an event.

05/22/2015

(A screen from the Crowdpac web site showed Tomy Wyatt and Paul Steinke with large leads among self-reporting voters leading into the final hours of Election Day.)

Web Site Gathers Philadelphia Pre-Votes, Giving Early Insight

Crowdpac.com provides nonpartisan info on candidates in all of the Philadelphia races, and has allowed voters to create electronic sample ballots.

05/19/2015

President Barack Obama visits Camden, New Jersey on Monday, May 18, 2015. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Pres. Obama Visits Camden, NJ To Highlight Policing Improvements

The focus of the president’s visit is the city’s two-year-long effort to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the community.

05/18/2015

DeAnn White (above) was one of three woman killed during the Pier 34 collapse 15 years ago. (Credit: The White Family)

15 Years Later, Mother Of Pier 34 Collapse Victim Working To Keep Daughter’s Legacy Alive

Fifteen years ago today, three women lost their lives and dozens more were injured when a pier holding an open-air bar collapsed into the Delaware River. The mother of one of the victims has turned tragedy into triumph.

05/18/2015

(Terri Matthews, founder and CEO of Jaden's Voice Inc.  Photo provided)

A Voice of Advocacy For Every Autistic Child

Terri Matthews learned the true meaning of grit when her son Jaden was diagnosed with autism at age 2½.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/18/2015

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Fire Rips Through Warehouse In Conshohocken, Destroys Businesses

Flames broke out around 3 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Colwell Lane in Plymouth Township, Montgomery County.

05/17/2015

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

In Aftermath of Deadly Derailment, Officials Work To Clarify Legal Jurisdictions

Philadelphia DA Seth Williams says once the initial probe is complete, they’ll determine whether criminal charges should be filed and who will prosecute.

05/14/2015

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Judge Won’t Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia’s Process of Seizing Properties Tied to Drug Cases

A Federal Judge has ruled that the DA and police will have to slug it out in court with homeowners as they attempt to take down the city’s process of seizing drug-related cash, cars and houses.

05/14/2015

(Children, descendants of some of the original Move members, led the rally marking the 30th anniversary of the controversial bombing of the Move house.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Descendants and Supporters of MOVE Mark 30th Anniversary of Police Bombing

More than 200 people rallied at 63rd and Osage to mark the 30th anniversary of the MOVE disaster that killed 11 people and destroyed 62 homes in West Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/13/2015

(Philadelphia police AID captain John Wilczynski and officer Gary Harrison.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

As Philadelphia Hit-Run Incidents Rise, Police Department’s AID Pursues Justice

“We often arrest someone a year or year and a half, two years later,” says Officer Gary Harrison (right), who investigates many of these crimes.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

Dominique Lockwood stands near photos of her son, Abdul Latif Wilson. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Mother Still Waiting For Arrest Of Hit-Run Driver Who Killed Her 4-Year-old Son

The mother of four year-old Abdul Latif Wilson is still grieving and seeking answers nearly a month after a hit and run driver killed her son.

05/12/2015

(Jonathan Davis and Melany Nelson, at the recent walk to raise money for their victim support agencies.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Supporting the Agencies That Support Philadelphia’s Crime Victims

Jonathan Davis and Melany Nelson run organizations specifically designed to help victims in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

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