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A flier for Saturday's Another Chance Conference. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mt. Airy Church Hosting Event To Help Ex-Offenders Get Back On Feet

A Mount Airy Church is stepping up Saturday to help ex-offenders get their life back together.

01/09/2015

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Officials Continue Investigation Into Death Of Philadelphia Firefighter Joyce Craig

The air cylinder that firefighter Joyce Craig was wearing when she was killed in the line of duty one month ago is being tested.

01/09/2015

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Phila.-Area Companies Make Strong Showing at Consumer Electronics Show

Start-ups and small businesses from the Philadelphia area have been making waves this week at the Consumer Electronics Show.

01/09/2015

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Second Lawsuit Filed Challenging Pa. Law Restricting Speech

The ACLU has filed a first amendment lawsuit challenging the so-called “Silencing Act,” as did convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal in November.

01/09/2015

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People Out And About Face Dangerous Temps In Delaware Valley

Temperatures have plummeted with wind chills in the single digits today.

01/08/2015

Don Franks, president of JL Freed Honda in Montgomeryville. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Plummeting Gas Prices Contribute To Surge In SUV, Truck Sales

Buying habits of motorists are changing in part because of falling gasoline prices.

01/08/2015

Attendees take a break at the 2015 International CES at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on January 6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 9 and is expected to feature 3,600 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Consumer Electronics Show Abuzz With Connected ‘Everything’

The week-long gadget frenzy continues in Las Vegas, and just about everything on display looks to take advantage of your Internet connection.

01/08/2015

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As Tax Season Nears, Those Insured Through Obamacare Have Extra Figuring To Do

People who bought health insurance through the federal marketplace last year face extra steps on their 2014 tax returns, and maybe extra taxes too.

01/08/2015

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

Cold Weather Slows Down Many Things…Including Traffic Lights

There are about 3,000 traffic signals in Philadelphia, and some are more susceptible to cold than others.

01/08/2015

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NJ Officials Look To Revise Regulations Governing Gun Dealers

New Jersey law enforcement officials are proposing some changes to tighten the rules for gun retailers.

01/08/2015

With just a swab inside your nose, it can now be determined if you have the flu. (Credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

FDA Approves Quick And Easy Flu Test

The Food and Drug Administration has just approved a faster, more accurate test that can be used in your local doctor’s office.

01/08/2015

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Social Media Today: Most Popular Brands on Twitter, New Book Club, New Acquisition

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

01/06/2015

A new definition has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary for employees who eat lunch 'al desko.'  (Credit: Steve Tawa)

‘Al Desko’ Added To Oxford Dictionary, But How Familiar Of A Word Is It?

The word centers on workers who toil at their desks, and grab a bite while others go out to lunch.

01/05/2015

(Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky speaks to Forbes' "Under 30 Summit" in Philadelphia.  Photo by KYW's Melony Roy)

Nutter Thrilled Forbes’ ‘Under 30 Summit’ Makes Philly Long-Term Home

Forbes Magazine says the annual summit — which debuted in Philadelphia — will make the City of Brotherly Love its home for the foreseeable future.

01/05/2015

Mayor Nutter speaking at a City Hall news conference. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Praises Police, Local Groups For Drop In Violent Crime In Philadelphia

Nutter attributes the lower numbers not just to good policing, but also to cooperation from community groups that represent the city’s minority residents.

01/05/2015

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