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Philadelphia Courts Want Extra $1.2 Million To Expand Monitoring With GPS

Newer models that use GPS technology to keep track of the location of the wearer, inside the home or out, are being tested in Philadelphia Family Court.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

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Montco Chain Offers Customers ‘Jersey Insurance’ If NFL Player is Cut or Traded

Eagles fans these days may be hesitant to buy jerseys of their favorite player, for fear that Chip Kelly may cut or trade him.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

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KYW Flashback: The Center City Harrison Court Building Blaze

Reporters at the conference table just grabbed their gear and bolted.

05/05/2015

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Basketball Game Brings Community, Police Together In Philadelphia

Police and residents in Philadelphia’s Mantua neighborhood got together to play some basketball in an effort to help build community relations.

05/04/2015

Suspect Jason Smith. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Exterminator Charged With Killing Doctor in Her Center City Home

Defense attorney Michael Farrell has filed a motion to suppress the confession that his client, Jason Smith, gave to detectives.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/04/2015

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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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Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held For New Middle School in Gloucester, NJ

The new school building is being built on a long-vacant stretch of land at Fifth and Market Streets.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/04/2015

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Philadelphia Mayoral Hopefuls Face 4th and 5th Grade Questioners at Candidates’ Forum

Fourth and fifth graders asked the questions of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Philadelphia mayor in the May 19th primary.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/04/2015

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Nutter Administration Hopes To Delay Pay-By-Smartphone Parking App

PPA officials want to move ahead with an app that allows you to pay for parking with your smartphone, but the mayor fears it will adversely affect school district funding.

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

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KYW Flashback: Market-Frankford Subway Derailment

Twenty-five years ago this week, Federal investigators were trying to figure out how and why a Market-Frankford El train jumped the tracks near 30th street.

05/04/2015

(Nathan Carter, in his "Cow & The Curd" food truck.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Food Truck Festival, May 9th

A Philadelphia truck, The Cow and the Curd, was among the winners at the festival’s first stop, Washington, DC.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/03/2015

(Chris Bartlett, exec. dir. of the William Way LGBT Center, testifies before City Council's Law and Government Committee on April 30, 2015.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. LGBT Leaders Urge Charter Change To Make City’s LGBT Office Permanent

The Office of LGBT Affairs was created by Mayor Nutter, but LGBT leaders fear that a future mayor might decide to kill it. So they’re backing a plan to change the city charter and make the office permanent.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/03/2015

Floyd Mayweather (Center L) and Manny Pacquiao (Center R) face off following their weigh-in on May 1, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada one day before their "Fight of the Century" on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. AFP PHOTO / JOHN GURZINSKI  (Credit: JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Excitement Builds For ‘Fight Of The Century’

The long-awaited Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao has finally arrived, but boxing fans in the Philadelphia area are split as to whether or not it will live up to the hype.

05/02/2015

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Children’s Discovery Garden And Boat Pond At Sister Cities Park Open For The Season

The first of May brings the return of the Children’s Discovery Garden and Boat Pond at Sister Cities Park on Logan Square.

05/01/2015

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