Cherri Gregg

(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

(St. Laurentius Catholic Church, on East Berks Street in Fishtown.  2014 photo by Cherri Gregg)

Historic Polish Catholic Church in Fishtown Gets Slightly Closer To Protected Status

The Committee on Historic Designation of the Philadelphia Historical Commission has voted to recommend to the full commission that St. Laurentius be designated a historic place.

06/09/2015

(credit: CBS3)

Phila. Non-Profit That Helps Women In Transition Get Career Ready Is Now Expanding

Philadelphia non-profit that helps women transition back into the workplace is expanding its services.

06/06/2015

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

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