Pat Loeb

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New Jersey State Trooper Killed After Patrol Car Hits Deer

State police say the troopers were patrolling the road, driving east, just before one a.m., when the accident occurred.

05/30/2015

Philadelphia Fire Chief Leroy Ruffin (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Spike In Suicides Among Philadelphia Firefighters Calls Attention To Pressures Of Job

The Philadelphia fire department has been rocked in the last six months by a sudden spike in the number of employees who have taken their own life.

05/29/2015

(Pa. state senator Vincent Hughes speaks with reporters in the state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

State Senator From Philadelphia Proposes ‘Marshall Plan’ For Local Housing

State Senator Vincent Hughes is starting with a tour today of some parts of Philadelphia in desperate need of rebuilding.

05/21/2015

(Philadelphia City Council at-large nominee Helen Gym, in yellow blouse, chats with others at the fundraiser luncheon on behalf of Broad Street Ministry.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Broad St. Post-Election Luncheon Gets A New, More Charitable Venue

Primary winners from both major parties spent part of their “day after” helping raise money for the Broad Street Ministry.

05/20/2015

(Defense attorney Jack McMahon speaks with reporters outside the Criminal Justice Center in 2013.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Attorney Thinks All 6 Acquitted Phila. Cops Will Try To Get Jobs Back

Two of the former officers have said they’ll seek to return to the force, but the defense team’s lead attorney says he expects the four other former cops to join the action.

05/15/2015

(A TSA rep talks to a potential applicant at a PHL airport job fair held at Temple University.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

PHL Airport Holds a Job Fair at Temple University

Hundreds of job seekers descended on Temple University this morning for a one-day job fair conducted by Philadelphia International Airport.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

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MOVE: 30 Years Later, Part 2

The morning of May 13, 1985 began with a hail of gunfire on a street in West Philadelphia. Before the day was over, 11 people were dead and three blocks of houses were reduced to ash and rubble. It was the infamous MOVE confrontation.

05/12/2015

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MOVE: 30 Years Later, Part 1

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the disastrous confrontation between the Philadelphia police and members of the group that called itself “MOVE.”

05/11/2015

(Members of Carpenters' Union Local 8 picket outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center over their exclusion from center work.  2014 file photo by Pat Loeb)

Convention Center Files Organized-Crime Lawsuit Against Carpenters’ Union

The Pennsylvania Convention Center, in center city, is taking a new tack in its battle with the carpenters’ union, which has been locked out of the facility since May 2014.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/08/2015

Winners and finalists.  (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

National Constitution Center Hosts Awards Ceremony For Student Essay And Playwriting Contest

The National Constitution Center gave out prizes Thursday to the winners of a new student essay contest it’s started.

05/07/2015

(File photo by KYW's Hadas Kuznits)

3 Taxi Medallions Sold by Phila. Parking Authority, At Bargain-Basement Prices

Finally, success for the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s taxi medallion auction. But the price was far from what the PPA originally hoped for.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Broad Street Run Had Lots of Medical Care Ready to Respond — Some Obvious, Some Not

It was no accident that help was nearby whenever runners suffered health problems at last Sunday’s Broad Street Run.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

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St. Joe’s Suspends Softball Team After Investigation Into Hazing Allegations

The University cut the season short on Friday, announcing that a Community Standards Review process that begun a month ago concluded there had been violations.

05/02/2015

(KYW Newsradio's Pat Loeb, at her desk, with her race t-shirt and number for Sunday's Broad Street Run.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Broad Street Runners Get Their Numbers And Their Mojo For Sunday’s Event

One of the exciting preliminaries for Broad Street Run participants is picking up their race numbers beforehand at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

(Bridesburg Elementary School.  School district photo)

Some Parents Still Upset With Revised Registration List at Bridesburg Elementary

A change in kindergarten registration procedures at a Philadelphia public elementary school has drawn the expected protest by some parents whose kids were accepted, then rejected, for admission next year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

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