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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announces hundreds of charges against former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed. (credit: Tony Romeo)

A Former Harrisburg Mayor, A Vampire Hunting Kit & Criminal Charges

The man who ran Pennsylvania’s capital city for almost three decades is facing almost 500 criminal charges in an alleged scheme that seems so bizarre it could have come from the imagination of a script writer.

07/19/2015

File photo of a Sears store (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

As It Awaits Wrecking Ball, What’s Next For Granite Run Mall?

The last of the leases have expired, so only a pair of anchor stores remain open at Granite Run Mall.

07/13/2015

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New Delivery Service In Philadelphia Brings Beer To Your Door Quickly

Quick Sip will allow most Center City and South Philadelphia residents to order growlers, ciders, local and imported beers online.

07/11/2015

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World’ Tops ‘Inside Out’

The Jurassic Park blockbuster sequel earned an estimated $31-million, while the cerebral animated comedy, Inside Out, took in $30-million.

07/06/2015

Paul Sherwin with Cavanaugh's Head House (credit: Justin Udo)

Women’s World Cup Brings In New Fans, More Money For Local Businesses

Vancouver, Canada is a long way from Philadelphia, but the U.S. Women’s soccer team has a lot of enthusiastic fans here — and that’s helping bar owners in the city score big.

07/05/2015

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Five Rescued From Fire Near Ocean City Boardwalk

Six people, including a firefighter, were hospitalized after a shore house fire in Ocean City, New Jersey overnight.

07/05/2015

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Teen Girl, Three Others Dead After Violent Night In Philadelphia

Four people are dead, including a teenage girl, and police are searching for clues after a violent night in Philadelphia.

07/05/2015

(Visitors pass by as work crews set up stage equipment for the Philly Pops' concert in front of Independence Hall.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Celebrates July 4th With Big Roster Of Activities

Philadelphia is, once again, going all out to make sure the birthplace of the nation has its best birthday celebration.

07/04/2015

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Five Leaders Honored At KYW Newsradio’s Annual Women’s Achievement Awards

Patricia DeCarlo, the executive director of the Norris Square Community Alliance in North Philadelphia, was one of the honorees who was recognized during Tuesday night’s 6th annual award ceremony.

06/24/2015

(Philadelphia-centric shirts and other items are sold by Philly Phaithful.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: T-Shirts With An Attytood

Okay, so you want a Philadelphia-related t-shirt, but you want something other than the usual?

Enter Philly Phaithful!

06/21/2015

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Heroin Deaths A Growing Epidemic In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one of the hardest hit cities in the country when it comes to heroin-related deaths.

06/20/2015

Uptown Theater. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Philadelphia Nonprofit Aims To Reopen Historic Uptown Theater

The Uptown Entertainment and Development Corporation held a fundraiser Friday night for the historic Uptown Theater at the CBS Broadcast Center.

06/20/2015

(The former headquarters of the "Cradle of Liberty Council" of the Boy Scouts of America, at 22nd and Winter Streets in Philadelphia.  File photo)

Philadelphia Council Bypasses National Boy Scouts With Acceptance of Gay Leaders

Local Boy Scout leaders in the Philadelphia region are adopting a membership and employment policy that opposes discrimination based on sexual orientation.

06/19/2015

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Effort To Get Health Insurance For Undocumented Children In Pa. Faces Uphill Battle

Child advocates estimate that as many as 20,000 undocumented children in Pennsylvania can’t get health insurance because of their immigration status.

06/17/2015

Senator John Rafferty in file photo (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Suburban GOP State Senator To Announce AG Run

Suburban Philadelphia Republican state Senator John Rafferty is scheduled to announce his candidacy for attorney general this week.

06/16/2015

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