Kim Glovas

Philadelphia International Airport.  File photo by Jan Carabeo)

Woman Charged With Scamming Jobseekers at Phila. International Airport

Philadelphia police say Karen Benitez, also known as Karen Garcia, claimed she was a job recruiter for US Airways. She charged applicants $200 each.

11/19/2014

City Controller Alan Butkovitz at a press conference inside his office at the Municipal Services Building. (credit: CBS3)

City Controller Alan Butkovitz Will Not Be Running In Next Phila. Mayoral Race

Alan Butkovitz has decided he will not be running in the next mayoral race.

11/17/2014

(Photo by Kim Glovas)

Dems Pressing Local Donors To Help Bring 2016 Political Convention to Philadelphia

Former governor Ed Rendell says he’s confident that the city and local donors can raise the $84 million needed to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

11/17/2014

(File photo by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia’s Poverty Rate Declined in 2013, But Not By Much

Eva Gladstein, head of the city’s Office of Community Empowerment, says Philadelphia is the poorest of the nation’s ten biggest cities.

11/17/2014

(Delaware County DA Jack Whelan, in file photo by David Madden)

Five Charged in Delaware County Amid Shocking Allegations of Sex Involving Children

Delaware County district attorney Jack Whelan says the investigation revealed that two women and three men performed sex acts in front of the children, and shot at them with BB guns as discipline.

11/14/2014

(Opening Day at the Rothman Institute Ice Rink, at 15th and Market Streets.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Dilworth Park Ice Rink, at Phila. City Hall, Opens For Its Inaugural Season

The rink will be open seven days a week, through February 22nd, and will also be open on holidays.

11/14/2014

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Montgomery County School Evacuated After Threatening Note Found in Bathroom

Police got the call around 12:30pm, and arrived a short time later with bomb-sniffing dogs.

11/13/2014

(Photo by Kim Glovas)

‘Tis the Season: Salvation Army Red Kettles Begin Appearing on Philadelphia Streets

You know the holiday season is around the corner when you see those red kettles appearing on sidewalks around town.

11/12/2014

(File photo by Paul Gluck)

3 Armed Men Sought in North Philadelphia Robbery-Carjacking

It happened about 11pm Thursday, at 18th and Rockland Streets.

11/07/2014

(Gov. Corbett speaks to supporters at a campaign stop at the American Helicopter Museum, in West Chester, Pa.  Image from CBS3)

One Day Before Election, Corbett and Wolf Scrape For Last-Minute Votes

Gov. Tom Corbett, the incumbent Republican, was in West Chester. Democratic challenger Tom Wolf was in Lancaster.

11/03/2014

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Camden Reading Program Aims At Changing Lives

A new program is kicking off in Camden County to increase the number of adults who can read.

10/28/2014

(A traffic signal in center city Philadelphia.  File photo by Tim McLaughlin)

Philadelphia Begins New Traffic Flow Improvement Project in Center City

The Traffic Signal Improvement Project will be conducted in the northeast quadrant of center city, which runs from Callowhill Street south to Market, and from Broad Street east to Second.

10/27/2014

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Philadelphia Safety Summit Tackles Abuse In A Cyber World

The summit at the High School for the Future broke down into sessions on fighting abuse and taking care of children in a cyber world.

10/25/2014

Pa.  physician general Dr. Carrie DeLone (Credit: Pa. Legislature TV)

State Health Officials Discuss How Pa. Is Preparing For Possible Ebola

The Ebola virus was discussed before the Pennsylvania House Emergency Preparedness Committee Thursday.

10/24/2014

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Central Bucks West Football Season Canceled Amid Hazing Allegations

The Central Bucks School District superintendent says he has canceled both the varsity and junior varsity football seasons, effective immediately. All varsity and JV football coaches have been suspended.

10/23/2014

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