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Dr. Jack Kelly, emergency room physician at Albert Einstein Medical Center. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Doctor Warns Papal Visit In September May Be Grueling For Visitors With Medical Concerns

City officials are warning people they’ll have to walk long distances and stand outside in the elements for hours.


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Closed Chocolate Factory Owner: I Expect My Day In Court

Kerwick says his case is emblematic of the problems with city government.


(Outgoing City Council president Anna Verna poses for a photo with councilmen Jim Kenney, left, and Frank DiCicco, who is also leaving.   Photo from CIty of Phila. TV)

City Council Bids Farewell To 6 Longtime Members, Including Pres. Anna Verna

Retiring City Council president Anna Verna got a standing ovation. She is one of six outgoing councilmembers honored during their final meeting.


file photo (credit: Tony Hanson)

Union PAC Slams Council Candidate In Radio Ad

With Tuesday’s general election approaching, you may have noticed campaign ads running here on KYW Newsradio involving the battle for two city council seats set aside for the minority Republicans.



Philadelphia City Council Overrides Mayor Nutter’s Veto of ‘DROP’ Pension Program

Meanwhile, Mayor Nutter vows to keep fighting to abolish DROP outright.



West Philadelphia Man Uses Technology To Track Missing Relative

Caring for a loved one who wanders off can be both emotionally and physically taxing. For one local man whose wife suffers from Alzheimer’s, turning to technology for added protection paid off.


(by KYW's Mike Dougherty)

Councilman Wants All Dogs In Philadelphia Licensed

Dogs in Philadelphia are supposed to be registered, but few actually are. The fee is $16 for neutered dogs and $40 for those not neutered.


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Republican At-large Councilman Jack Kelly Not Returning

For the second time in less than a week, an incumbent City Councilman has announced he won’t seek re-election.