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Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety Programs

Casey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.

14 hours ago

(Sen. Rand Paul, on Independence Mall.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Candidate Rand Paul Brings His Less-Goverment Message to Philadelphia

Paul says he supports constitutional liberties and is opposed to the Patriot Act, but is opposed to an increase in the minimum wage.

05/18/2015

(The "VIBE" experiement, with its inner and outer boxes rigged with sensors.  Photo provided)

Council Rock H.S. Students Advancing Space Exploration With Science Experiments

The students are part of the “Council Rock United with NASA to Create Hardware” program, or “CRUNCH.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/16/2015

(credit: Kim Glovas/KYW)

Stotesbury Cup Regatta Underway This Weekend In Philadelphia

The Stotesbury Cup Regatta in Philadelphia is drawing hundreds of high school rowers to the largest high school rowing regatta in the world.

05/15/2015

(Graphic provided by the Philadelphia Singers.)

Philadelphia Singers’ Leader Will Conduct Farewell Concert Despite Amtrak Injuries

The final, farewell concert of the Philadelphia Singers is tomorrow evening, as the group shuts down operations after more than 40 years of performing. Their leader, David Hayes, was aboard the train that derailed.

05/15/2015

(Photo provided by Burlington County prosecutor)

South Jersey Man Charged With Painting Racial Slurs and Swastikas on Playground Equipment

Samuel Procopio, 54, of Edgewater Park was arrested last June after police discovered spray-painted racial slurs on a basketball court and bleachers.

05/14/2015

File photo (credit: Charley Gallay /Getty Images)

Amtrak Predicts Full Resumption of NE Corridor Service By Tuesday

Passengers along Amtrak’s northeast corridor will have to figure out other ways to get to their destination for a few more days.

05/14/2015

(Lynne Abraham, at far left, takes part in a mayoral candidate forum at International House.  Real estate developer Ahsan Nasaratullah, center, was sent to represent Jim Kenney and Omar Woodard, far right, represented Anthony Williams.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Only 1 Candidate Makes Timely Appearance at Latest Phila. Mayoral Forum

The forum was sponsored by Global Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization that works to promote the city internationally.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

(The Philadelphia Parking Authority provides a restricted parking space if a homeowner installs an electric charging station outside his or her home.  Images from PPA)

Philadelphia Encouraging Homeowners to Add Curbside Electric Car Chargers

If you live in Philadelphia and own an electric car, you can get a special parking space in front of your home to charge your vehicle.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

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Survey Finds Mother’s Value Totals More Than $65K A Year

The survey used wage data form the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find the financial value of a mom’s contribution to the home.

05/10/2015

(The new designated breastfeeding room at Philadelphia International Airport.  Photo provided)

PHL Airport Unveils New Breastfeeding Area: Clean, Private, and Equipped

The station is located in the corridor connecting terminals A and B, beyond the security checkpoints.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/08/2015

(Photo by Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

High Court Refuses to Hear Challenge to NJ Ban on ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapies

Therefore, New Jersey’s ban on the alleged “junk science” practice remains in place.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/04/2015

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West Phila. Man Charged With Stabbing Brother to Death After Watching Boxing Match

Anthony McGriff, 50, is charged with murder and possessing an instrument of crime.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/04/2015

(credit: Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio)

Dozens Attend Rally In West Philadelphia To Raise The Minimum Wage

Friday was May Day, International Workers Day. Fast food workers and a state senator marked the occasion in West Philadelphia, with a rally and march for a $15 minimum wage.

05/02/2015

(An oversized puppet portraying a corporate fat-cat stood over the rally at 40th and Walnut Streets.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Another Rally For Higher Minimum Wage Legislation Held in West Philadelphia

Dozens of people showed up for the event outside a McDonald’s restaurant at 40th and Walnut Streets, including Pennsylvania state senator Daylin Leach, who has introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

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