Cherri Gregg

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Innovation Center For Business-Minded Veterans Unveiled in Center City

The goal is to help more veterans to innovate, says Todd Connor, founder and CEO of The Bunker, “whether it’s raising money, whether it’s getting pro bono services, (or) whether it’s creating a network to help them identify tech talent.”

06/29/2015

the ten inductees into the BME community at a ceremony at AAMP. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

BME Community Awards $100K To Philly ‘Community Builders’

Ten “community builders” from Philadelphia were awarded $100,000 in grants and inducted into a national network that celebrates Black male community leaders.

06/28/2015

Christina Kallas-Saritsoglou in the new HIV testing center. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Popular Philly Thrift Store Opening New HIV Testing Center

It’s National HIV Testing Day and today the popular Philly AIDS Thrift officially opens its HIV testing center.

06/27/2015

Ten people were wounded in a shooting in Knesington over the weekend. (Credit: Steve Patterson)

Local Agency Advises How To Keep Tensions Cool As Weather Heats Up

When the temperature rises, so too does the number of neighborhood disputes.

06/26/2015

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Protesters Deface Police Memorial In North Philly To Demand Justice For Brandon Tate-Brown

More than a dozen protesters rallied outside of the 35th Police District headquarters in North Philadelphia last week and used chalk to deface murals honoring fallen officers.

06/25/2015

(Haitians in Philadelphia march along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in solidarity for brethren facing deportation from the Dominican Republic.  File photo by Miss Talie, HPP, provided)

Haitians in US Rally For Countrymen Facing Deportation From Dominican Republic

“This is an international human rights violation,” said Florcy Morissett, a founding member of the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP).

06/23/2015

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Grandparents, Grandkids Move Into West Chester Dorms For Bonding Experience

It’s all part of a three day experience called “Grandparents University.”

06/22/2015

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Local Religious Leaders Shocked, Saddened By Charleston Church Shooting

Local clergy reaction is pouring in, responding to the mass murder of nine people at a historic church in Charleston.

06/18/2015

Students are invited to join the orchestra from schools all across the city. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Philadelphia’s All City Orchestra To Go On Its First Ever Tour Of Italy

Philadelphia’s All City Orchestra will head out this week for its first ever tour of Italy. They’re marking the occasion with a free concert Thursday night at the Kimmel Center.

06/18/2015

(The Anderson Monarchs.  Photo provided)

South Philly Youth Team Will Revisit History During Monthlong National Tour

The Anderson Monarchs, named after the Negro League baseball team, will leave Philadelphia this evening and hit the road for a 23-day, 20-city tour that will cover more than 4,000 miles.

06/17/2015

(Tanya Brown Dickerson, mother of Brandon Tate-Brown, who was killed by Philadelphia police during a traffic stop and subsequent altercation, is accompanied by lawyer Brian Mildenberg as she speaks with reporters outside City Hall.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Family of Phila. Man Killed by Police Demands Federal Probe

“They lied about what happened to Brandon Tate-Brown,” says attorney Brian Mildenberg, who is representing the family of the dead man in a civil suit against the city. He held a press conference with the mother of the dead man.

06/15/2015

(Karl Morris, visiting the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Karl Morris, Building Community Through The Arts

A mail carrier by day, Morris has a passion that consumes the rest of his life: the arts.

06/15/2015

File Photo 2013 Odunde Festival (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Odunde Festival Returns To South Philly To Celebrate A Milestone

The Odunde Festival will take over 12 city blocks in South Philadelphia tomorrow. It’s the country’s largest African street festival and it’s celebrating a milestone.

06/13/2015

The Wototo Children's Choir (Credit: Joe Roland)

Children’s Choir Made Up Of Orphans From Uganda Returning To Philadelphia Area

The choir is expected to draw standing room only crowds at a half-dozen concerts this weekend.

06/12/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Jan Carabeo/ CBS3)

Philadelphia Police Release New Info In Shooting Death Of Man By Officers During Traffic Stop

The information includes the names and statements of the officers involved, DNA evidence, as well as murky video of the moment Brandon Tate-Brown was shot in the head by police during a traffic stop in Mayfair.

06/10/2015

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