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Brotherly Love: Helping At A Holiday Party

During the holidays, some people like to donate food or money. Some people take it even further, throwing a party for people who otherwise might be forgotten. We met up with volunteers at a facility run by Kencrest, a non-profit that serves thousands with disabilities.

17 hours ago

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Weather Leaves Thousands Without Power In Philadelphia Region

The heavy winds and rain left thousands across the Philadelphia region without power Monday morning.

11/24/2014

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Volunteer Attorneys Help Indigent Philadelphians Get Government ID

About 60 attorneys, including about 25 provided by Peco, helped homeless (or nearly homeless) Philadelphians apply for a birth certificate.

11/03/2014

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Heavy Winds Cause Power Outages, Airport Delays

Thousands of customers in the Philadelphia region are without power today as a result of the heavy winds. Travelers are also experiencing flight delays.

11/02/2014

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1 Injured In Crash On West Chester Pike In Chester County

A driver had to be extricated from their vehicle and rushed to the hospital after a single-car crash that brought down wires and shut down a major roadway in Chester County Monday.

10/13/2014

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Eww! Juniata Deals With Dead Raccoon, Rotting In Overhead Wires For Two Weeks

“You have flies flying all around it, it’s decaying, it’s disgusting, it smells horrible,” said Cynthia Harris, who contacted KYW Newsradio about the problem.

09/30/2014

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City Councilman Introduces Bill To Reimburse South Phila. Residents For 2012 Water Main Break

It took more than two years and the intervention of a judge for residents affected by the 2012 water main break to receive damages from the city. But because the city’s liability is capped at $500,000 under state law, the homeowners ended up being compensated for only about two thirds of their damages.

09/21/2014

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Police: Norristown Man Electrocuted While Attempting To Steal Copper Wiring

Authorities say Norristown a man was killed while attempting extract copper wiring from high-voltage electrical box in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

09/13/2014

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PECO Finds No Problems With Gas System, Source Of Odor Still Unknown

PECO is continuing it’s investigation into the cause of a gas odor reported in several nearby counties.

08/31/2014

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PECO Receives Hundreds Of Calls About ‘Strange Odor’

Officials with PECO say they have received over 900 calls Saturday afternoon of a gas odor throughout several Pennsylvania Counties.

08/30/2014

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Police Warn Customers Of Utility Phone Scam Making Rounds In Suburban Philadelphia

PECO customers beware. Police are investigating a telephone scam now making the rounds in suburban Philadelphia. Detectives say at least half dozen people have already been conned out of thousands of dollars.

08/18/2014

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Consumer Alert: Phone Scammers Still On The Prowl For Gullible Peco Customers

A phone scam targeting Peco customers in Philadelphia and the suburbs appears to be picking up steam, but officials say the number of people falling for the scam is dropping.

07/18/2014

Aftermath of crash in Southwest Philly on June 18, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Overturned Vehicle Knocks Out Power In Southwest Philly

An overturned vehicle injured a driver and created power issues for residents in Southwest Philadelphia early Friday morning.

07/18/2014

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Underground Transformer Explosion Causes Small Fire In Center City

An underground transformer explosion rattled a center city neighborhood Tuesday.

07/15/2014

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Service Restored To Those Without Power In Delaware County

PECO officials said 1,397 customers were in the dark due to a tree that hit a power line in the Lansdowne/Drexel Hill area in Delaware County.

07/13/2014

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