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Twitter Updates Direct Messaging

Twitter has announced that all 288 million monthly active users will now have the option to receive direct messages for any user.

48 mins ago

Federal prosecutors, the mayor and Philadelphia police officials met with more than a dozen community leaders Monday in the second roundtable discussion on community policing.  (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Roundtable Discussion On Community Policing Held In Philadelphia

Federal prosecutors, the mayor and Philadelphia police officials met with more than a dozen community leaders Monday in the second roundtable discussion on community policing.

4 hours ago

(US Sen. Bob Casey meets with reporters at The Veterans Group, a vets' service center in University City.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Bob Casey Urges Quick Completion of Philadelphia V.A. Reforms

Following a scathing inspector general’s report last week, the public pressure for reforms at the Philadelphia VA office continues.

KYW Newsradio 1060–9 hours ago

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Phila. Man Sentenced For 2012 Rape of Developmentally Delayed Niece

Charlie Alog, 62, pleaded guilty last December, admitting he lured his niece, 18, away from the crowd to view a family video upstairs, then sexually assaulted her.

KYW Newsradio 1060–9 hours ago

(The Arcola Road Bridge, now demolished, was closed in August 2013 after failing an inspection. Work has begun rebuilding its replacement, with a target date of next spring.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Pa. Lawmaker Says His District’s Bridge Projects Aren’t Getting Enough Attention

Pennsylvania state representative Mike Vereb is asking Penndot’s acting secretary to reprioritize two bridges in his district, both over the Perkiomen Creek.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10 hours ago

(John Dodds, director of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project.  File photo by KYW's Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Jobs Group Sees Hope in NYC Credit-Check Legislation, Urges Similar Action Here

John Dodds, head of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project, is hoping that local lawmakers pass a law like New York’s, stopping employers from running credit checks on potential hires or current workers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–10 hours ago

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Some Well Known Philadelphians Enlisted To Promote Vegetarianism

Among those who are joining the cause, at least temporarily, is Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite.

KYW Newsradio 1060–11 hours ago

File photo: A college student fills out a form during a voter registration drive. (Credit: John Moore/ Getty Images)

Registration Deadline For May 19th Pa. Primary, Including Phila. Mayoral and Council Races

Links to registration form is here. You can drop completed form at City Hall Room 142 until 5pm, or at 520 North Delaware Avenue until 12 midnight.

KYW Newsradio 1060–13 hours ago

(Valerie Crabbe and Larry Harris, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Enriching The Lives of Foster Children

When Valerie Crabbe and Larry Harris got married, they already had six kids between them and decided to adopt two more. They now run a foundation to help foster kids.

KYW Newsradio 1060–20 hours ago

The front page of The Evening Bulletin on Monday September 28, 1964. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

KYW Flashback: End Of An Era, Philadelphia Bulletin Turns Off The Presses

When KYW began broadcasting “all-news, all the time”, the venerable publication was dropping 15 separate editions on newsstands every weekday, each with the latest breaking news.

21 hours ago

Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Memorial Ceremony In Philadelphia (Credit: Suzanne Monaghan)

Hundreds Honor Holocaust Victims At Ceremony In Philadelphia

This year’s ceremony marked 70 years since the liberation of some concentration camps and the end of World War II.

04/19/2015

Eagle's Flight Market. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Eagles Host First Flight Market At The Linc

More than 50 food trucks lined up in Lot K and thousands of people turned out for food and fun in the sun, including Nadine from Mount Royal, New Jersey.

04/19/2015

(Bradley Maule, setting up his "One Man's Trash" exhibit at the Fairmount Water Works.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Trash as Art, and as a Reminder

“One Man’s Trash” is a look at the trash picked up in Fairmount Park by just one person over the course of one year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/19/2015

Latiff Wilson's funeral was held Saturday in Southwest Philadelphia (Credit: Dan Wing)

Family, Friends Say Goodbye To Little Boy Killed In Southwest Philly Hit-and-Run

Funeral services were held in Saturday for four-year old Latiff Wilson, who was killed in a hit-and-run accident Monday.

04/18/2015

The Philadelphia International Records building in Center City was demolitied Saturday (Credit: John McDevitt)

Demolition Day For Iconic Philadelphia Building

The Philadelphia International records building in Center City will soon be no more.

04/18/2015

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