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Franklin Institute Highlights Women Of Color In Science

The Color of Science is a two-day, two-part event designed to highlight the strong need for diversity in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

03/13/2015

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Court Orders SEPTA To Run Anti-Islamic Bus Ads

Wednesday a federal court judge in Philadelphia sided with a New Hampshire based non-profit on its claim that it has a first amendment right to run bus ads linking Muslims to Hitler.

03/11/2015

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

New Housing For Homeless Families Dedicated in West Philadelphia

With its bright orange, manicured courtyard, the development will soon become home to eleven families in need.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

(Chris Bartlett, head of the William Way Center, describes the gay rights exhibit opening this June at the Constitution Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Details Announced For Constitution Center Show Outlining 50 Years of Gay Rights Efforts in Philadelphia

Titled “Speaking Out for Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights, and the Supreme Court,” the exhibit will showcase artifacts, photographs, and legal precedents that tell the story of the gay civil rights movement.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

(Ashlee Sanders holds a poster soliciting information about her missing cousin.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Family of Mt. Laurel Woman, Presumed Murdered, Hoping To Locate Her Body For Burial

The relatives of a Mount Laurel, NJ woman who went missing just before the new year are desperately seeking closure.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/09/2015

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Garry Mills, Helping Inner City Kids With Basketball Lessons and More

“I lost thirteen friends to violence, and I felt like I had an obligation to do what needed to be done in the streets,” Mills says.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/09/2015

Photo of Herman Winters, Loretta Winters and grandaughter Jordan Winters, 8.  They are holding a photo of Amelia Boynton Robinson as featured in a Black History Month edition of USA Today. (credit: Jasmine Nia Haynes)

Gloucester County Family Marches Alongside Thousands In Selma For 50th Anniversary Of “Bloody Sunday”

A Gloucester County, New Jersey family is spending today in Selma, Alabama along with President Obama and civil rights leaders to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery “Bloody Sunday” march.

03/07/2015

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Winter Weather Forcing Political Candidates To Find Creative Ways To Get Signatures

There just a few days left before the March 10th deadline for political candidates to file nominating petitions with the Philadelphia’s City Commissioners’ Office.

03/07/2015

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Immigration Advocates Oppose Bill Forcing Pa. Agencies To Verify Citizenship Before Issuing Benefits

Philadelphia’s immigration advocates held a press conference Wednesday demanding that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf veto the bill.

03/05/2015

(The Wyndmoor Montessori School was shut down after the death of an infant.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Montco Daycare, Shut Down For Violations, Absolved in Death of Infant Last January

Now, the official cause of death is listed as sudden infant death syndrome, commonly known as SIDS.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

Wilfredo Rojas, holding a photo of himself and his son. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Arrest of Suspect in Son’s Philadelphia Murder Brings Measure of Solace to Parents

The victim’s family says they applied community pressure that forced the gunman to turn himself in.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

Nikki Johnson-Huston in the KYW Newsradio studio showing off her new app "Donafy." (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New App Links Those In Need To Services

This successful Philadelphia tax attorney wanted to create an innovative way to help those in need. So she and her tech-savvy husband Shawn came up with a smartphone app to do that.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

Sharswood Elementary School (Credit: CBS 3)

Parents Concerned After Students Fall Ill At Philadelphia School

Parents are demanding a South Philadelphia school be closed for at least a day to be sanitized after some students came down with an illness.

02/28/2015

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New Report Finds Philadelphia’s Stop And Frisk Still Targets Minorities

Civil rights groups have released a report analyzing data on the number of police stop and frisks in Philadelphia. The groups say tens of thousands of minorities are being stopped illegally.

02/25/2015

Wilfredo Rojas, holding a photo of himself and his son. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

NJ NAACP Official Seeks Public’s Help Finding Suspect In Son’s Murder

Wilfredo Rojas is hoping his community work will encourage the public to help.

02/23/2015

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