Cherri Gregg

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

(A flyer urges a "yes" vote on ballot question #3 on May 19th in Philadelphia.)

Officials Urging Passage of Charter Change To Widen Multi-Language Access To Phila. Services

A new voter education campaign has kicked off to encourage Philadelphia voters to approve question #3 on the May 19th ballots.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

New prayer wall at 4th and Pine in Society Hill. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Society Hill Church Creates New Way To Pray

Thursday marks the nation’s annual Day of Prayer and one Society Hill church has found an easy way for group prayer.

05/07/2015

(Philadelphia L&I commissioner Carlton Williams, at far left, and other city officials listen as fire commissioner Derrick Sawyer, at lectern, discusses the new program.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Fire Department Steps In To Help Deal With Large, Derelict Buildings

The fire department and L&I will perform joint inspections of commercial and industrial properties larger than 15,000 square feet.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2015

(Crowdpac's web page centered on the upcoming Philadelphia elections.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Elections Get High-Tech Examination Ahead of May Primary

A Silicon Valley startup has launched a web site to educate voters on all the candidates for Philadelphia mayor, City Council, judgeships, and more.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

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Several Chefs Help Prepare Food To Help Salvation Army Celebrate Farm-To-Table

The chefs come from some of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants and they’ll be preparing food straight from the farm.

05/02/2015

Brandon Dixon (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Decades After Struggle To Integrate, Girard College Produces 2nd Gates Millennium Scholar

The school is preparing to graduate its second Gates Millennium Scholar , 50 years after Philadelphia civil rights activists began marching to desegregate.

05/01/2015

Freedom Fighters Kelvin Kelly (left), Karen Asper (standing in middle), Kenneth Salaam (right) and Eugene Dawkins (bottom). (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Celebrating 50 Years Since Protesters Help Open Door To Black Students At Girard College

The Freedom Fighters will spend Friday morning re-enacting the historic march at Girard College.

05/01/2015

Screenshot of the Philadelphia Jewish Voice. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Local Jewish Newspaper Celebrates Decade Of Community News

The Philadelphia Jewish Voice — a free, online community newspaper — is celebrating its 10th anniversary tonight.

04/30/2015

Tanya Brown-Dickerson with her attorney (R). (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mother Of Brandon Tate-Brown Files Class Action And Wrongful Death Suit Against City

The mother of Brandon Tate-Brown, the man killed by police during a traffic stop in Frankford last December — sued the city of Philadelphia and two police officers involved in the shooting on Tuesday.

04/29/2015

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