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(The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, on Logan Circle, headquarters of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  File photo by Jim Melwert)

Archdiocese Of Philadelphia To Announce Fate Of 46 Parishes This Weekend

Parishoners will learn the fate of their parish at Saturday Night Mass, and a public announcement will follow on Sunday.

05/30/2014

Pope Francis arrives in Manger Square to take part in a Mass held at the Church of Nativity as crowds watch and wave flags in the foreground on May 25, 2014, in Bethlehem, West Bank.  (Credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

Pope Francis’ Trip To West Bank May Send Signal To Israeli Leaders

Pope Francis is giving a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state by visiting the West Bank before visiting Israel.

05/25/2014

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Philadelphia Police Find Missing Man With Autism Unharmed

Philadelphia police say a missing 21-year old autistic man has been found unharmed in Horsham, Montgomery County.

05/24/2014

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DA: 2 Face Payroll Fraud Charges In Delaware County

The Delaware County District Attorney’s office has announced the arrest of the co-owners of a construction company located in Chester Township for stealing more than a quarter of a million dollars in payroll deductions intended to cover union workers’ healthcare and pension benefits.

05/19/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Injured After Being Hit By Cars On I-95 In Bucks County

State Police say a man is dead, and his friend is hospitalized after both were struck by cars in Bucks County early Sunday morning.

05/18/2014

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Philadelphia Police Officer To Be Suspended With Intent To Dismiss

A 17-year veteran of the Philadelphia police force has been dismissed for numerous violations.

05/13/2014

The symbolic demonstration organized by Youth United for Change started with nearly 20 students holding a sit-in, but they were peacefully moved out front by police after about 30 minutes. (credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Philadelphia Students Make A Call For Full, Fair Funding For Schools At District Headquarters

By Dan Wing PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A group of students made a call for full and fair funding for Philadelphia schools by staging a demonstration at the school district headquarters Monday evening. The students were […]

05/12/2014

Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison speaking to the crowd. (photo by Dan Wing/KYW)

Philadelphia Officials Hear Dispute Over Playground That Sits On A Historic Cemetery

Philadelphia officials held a public input meeting Monday night at the African American Museum to let the residents of the Queen’s Village neighborhood voice their opinions and concerns about renovations to a playground where the remains of 5,000 African Americans were found.

05/05/2014

The winning design will be used on new manholes placed all across the city, and to help identify green infrastructure tools.  (Credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Art Student Wins Competition For Philadelphia’s New Manhole Covers

The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the Philadelphia Water Department announced the winner of the city’s first “Medallion and Manhole Cover Competition” on Friday afternoon. The winning design will be used on new manholes placed all across the city, and to help identify green infrastructure tools.

05/02/2014

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50 Members of Philadelphia Fire Department Receive Promotions

Today’s large group of promotions will provide the city with five new deputy chiefs, four new battalion chiefs, six new fire captains, five new fire paramedic captains, 11 fire lieutenants, and 19 fire paramedic lieutenants.

05/02/2014

Giovanni's Room, the oldest LGBT bookstore in America, at 12th and Pine. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Nation’s Oldest LGBT Bookstore To Close In May

A staple of Philadelphia’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community for nearly four decades will close its doors for good in just a few weeks, after being unable to find a new buyer.

04/28/2014

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Local Red Cross Chapter Also Proving Its Worth Nationally

Over the weekend, eight volunteers with the Red Cross of Southeastern PA helped out with the agency’s storm response in Dallas.

04/27/2014

(US Sen. Bob Casey, near a Septa ticket window in the Suburban Station concourse.  Photo by Dan Wing)

US Sen. Bob Casey Urges Full Restoration of Tax Benefit For Commuters

From 2009 tp 2013, people who used mass transit to get to work were allowed to use up to $245 of pre-tax income per month to offset that cost. But at the end of 2013, the benefit was reduced by about $100 per month.

04/25/2014

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Folks Gather In Manayunk To Celebrate 7th Night Of Passover

At Mishkan Shalom in Manayunk, people gathered for the first ever 7th Night Seder event to put the holiday into perspective.

04/20/2014

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Cinnaminson Man Arrested After More Than 22 Years On The Run

A Cinnaminson, New Jersey man who was on the run for more than 22 years was arrested earlier this month in Boswell, Pennsylvania.

04/17/2014

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