KYW Newsradio

Nikki Johnson-Huston in the KYW Newsradio studio showing off her new app "Donafy." (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New App Links Those In Need To Services

This successful Philadelphia tax attorney wanted to create an innovative way to help those in need. So she and her tech-savvy husband Shawn came up with a smartphone app to do that.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

(Left:  Joel Erland works in his Germantown studio.  Photo by Jurgita Cenkute, provided.  Right: Gina Michaels works in her studio at 5535 Lena Street, in Germantown.  Photo by Bernadette Dye, provided.)

Positively Philadelphia: Young Artists Transforming Local Neighborhoods

Germantown is emerging as one of the newest hot spots for artists.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/23/2015

(Bernice Paul, during a visit to Bartram's Garden, in South Philadelphia.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: An Accomplished Artist, Unfazed By Her Next Century

Now 97, Bernice Paul came to Philadelphia from Russia during the Depression, when the Nazis were coming to power in Europe.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/15/2015

Lyn and her husband, Mark Schulz, at the Grammy Nominees Party. (credit: Lyn Finnerty)

KYW Newsradio Employee Preparing For Annual Trip To The Grammy Awards

Sheryl Crow. Lyle Lovett. Iman. Sting. These are just a few of the many celebrities KYW Newsradio employee Lyn Finnerty has met in her years attending the Grammy Awards.

02/05/2015

(Image from video provided by Phila. PD)

Philadelphia Police Takedown of Store Robber Goes Viral, Generating Positive Community Response

On video, two plainclothes officers took down the suspect peacefully as he brandished a weapon in a Dunkin Donuts store.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(The Doylestown Inn.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: A Small Hotel in Doylestown, Pa.

The historic Doylestown Inn has gone through many changes since it first opened, on State Street in Doylestown, in 1902.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/25/2015

(File photo:  a front-end loader fills a Penndot plow truck with salt.  Credit: CBS3)

Road Crews In Philly, NJ Ready As More Bad Weather Heads Our Way

It looks like the recent string of snowstorms will continue Sunday night and PennDot and NJDOT are ready for the worst.

01/25/2015

(credit: Ed Fischer)

Road Crews Poised To Tackle Wet Roads That Turn Icy

With the temperature expected to dip below freezing, work is underway to keep the roads ice free.

01/24/2015

(Credit: Justin Udo)

Philadelphia Program Targeting Readers Both Young And Old Now Underway

One Book, One Philadelphia kicked off its annual push of reading, literacy, and libraries.

01/23/2015

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Clarke Says Council Will Continue To Cooperate With Mayor Nutter

City Council President Darrell Clarke says council has every intention of working with Mayor Nutter this year.

01/23/2015

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Parents Call For SRC To Approve More Charters

A roundtable discussion was held Thursday to call for the School Reform Commission to approve more charter schools.

01/23/2015

(Councilman Bill Greenlee.  File image from City of Phila. TV)

Sponsor Of Plan For Mandatory Paid Sick Leave In Philadelphia Says He Can Override Veto By Nutter

Next week will bring yet another city council debate over the controversial idea of mandatory paid sick leave in Philadelphia, and the sponsor of the plan now says he has the votes needed to override what could be a third veto by Mayor Nutter.

01/23/2015

(Shay Wharton, after she was attacked by a stranger on a Route 15 Septa trolley.  Family photo)

Man Sought After Schoolgirl Attacked While Riding SEPTA Trolley in North Philadelphia

Eyewitnesses say Shay Wharton was repeatedly punched in the face after her backpack accidentally bumped a man on the crowded Route 15 trolley.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

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Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10, Many Other Features

Microsoft had some tricks up its sleeve at an event Wednesday to unveil Windows 10, which comes out later this year.

01/22/2015

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Man Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Young Women Locally Irritates Federal Judge

A man convicted of sex trafficking young women – from Philadelphia to Atlantic City and elsewhere – tried to explain his actions at sentencing, and did himself no favors.

01/22/2015

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