South Philadelphia

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Month Long Celebration Of Black Writing Festival Kicks Off In Less Than A Week

A South Philadelphia non-profit that brings art to underserved communities is gearing up for its 30-day Celebration of Black Writing Festival and the event kicks off in less than a week.


Scene of police-involved shooting in South Philadelphia on April 23, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Officer Opens Fire On Armed Suspect In South Philly

One suspect is in police custody and another is being sought after a police-involved shooting in Philadelphia Friday.


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Officials: One Dead In South Philadelphia Fire

A fatal fire claimed the life of a 69-year-old South Philadelphia man on Thursday.


Chopper 3 over the scene on 10th Street, between Tasker and Morris Streets in South Philadelphia. (credit: CBS3)

Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In South Philadelphia

Due to a water main break and cave in on 10th Street, between Tasker and Morris Streets, that block will be shut down until further notice, according to the Philadelphia Water Department.


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Police: Man Shot In Face In South Philadelphia

Police are investigating after they say a man was shot twice in the face in South Philadelphia.


(The blue pathway, made of permeable paving material, and the mulched garden are designed to absorb rainwater.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

A South Philadelphia Elementary School Gets Rainwater Management System

Part of the asphalt playground at the Nebinger Elementary School has been transformed into a rain garden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

A general view of Veterans Stadium during pregame ceremonies of the NFC Championship game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Philadelphia Eagles at Veterans Stadium on January 19, 2003 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

KYW Flashback: The Vet – Philadelphia’s New Professional Sports Stadium

As KYW began broadcasting “All News – All the Time”, the buzz around town was a new stadium for the Phillies and Eagles.


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Police: Teen Shot In South Philadelphia

Police say it happened at about 4:37 p.m. Tuesday.


Music director Diane Dannenfelser with GAMP choral students
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Prize From Grammy Foundation Is Music To The Ears Of Students At South Philly Magnet School

A South Philadelphia magnet school is singing for joy after winning a cash prize from the people who hand out the Grammy awards.


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Police Investigate Airbag Thefts In Queen Village

At about 8:46 a.m. Saturday, Philadelphia Police say officers responded to a radio call in the area of 700 S. Front Street for thefts from vehicles.


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Philadelphia Police Searching For Missing Dad And Daughter

Thirty-five-year-old Akram Freikha and his five-year-old daughter, Evelina, were last seen on March 16th when they left their home in South Philadelphia.


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Group That Helps Kids Think Critically Puts Final Touches On First Bilingual Center

Mighty Writers, a group that promotes critical thinking and creativity through after-school and weekend programming, is opening its first bilingual center on Monday.


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In South Philadelphia, Neighbors Help Neighbors Deal With Late-Winter Snowfall

Once the snow started coming down, people across the Delaware Valley were out shoveling, trying to keep up with it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/05/2015

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17-Year-Old Hospitalized After Shooting In South Philadelphia

Police say a 17-year-old received a graze wound to his face and was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.


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Man Receives Prison Sentence For Role In Shootout Outside Daycare In South Philly

A man on the street was wounded, but fortunately no children were hurt.