Cherri Gregg

Founder Jos Duncan
(credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio)

Celebration Planned For Phila. Organization That Preserves Pan African Culture

Griot Works produces artistic works featuring professional griots, or storytellers that present folk tales from African and Caribbean cultures in the community.

06/06/2015

(Cherri Gregg interviews  Jahnira Scere-Jones and her mother, Jovon Scere, in the office of deputy police commissioner Kevin Bethel.  Photo from CBS3)

Praise For New Diversionary Program for Phila. Schoolkids

In its first year, the program has cut the number of child arrests in half. Jovon Scere is grateful for how the program helped her daughter, Jahnira Scere-Jones.

06/04/2015

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

New Constitution Center Exhibit Spotlights Modern LGBT Rights Movement

This multi-faceted exhibit takes a look at LGBT rights from a time when being gay was a crime to today, when gay marriage may be on the verge of becoming the law of the land.

06/03/2015

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Antiviolence Groups Gearing Up For Saturday March in Nation’s Capital

“We look at homicide as a public health epidemic,” said Dorothy Johnson Speight, who started Mothers in Charge after her 24-year-old son, Khaaliq, was murdered several years ago.

06/02/2015

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Camden County PD Promotes Commanders, Including Highest Ranking Latina

At police headquarters on Federal Street, three new captains and ten new lieutenants took the oath of office.

06/01/2015

Aleida Garcia and Wilfredo Rojas (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Victim Rights Groups Seek Audience With Pope Francis During His Visit To Philadelphia

Victim rights groups are seeking an audience with Pope Francis when he comes to Philadelphia this fall for the World Meeting of Families — and a mother and father who lost their son are leading the effort.

06/01/2015

File photo. (Credit: KYW/CBS)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

Chinese food file photo (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

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

more

previous