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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.

03/18/2015

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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.

03/14/2015

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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.

02/25/2015

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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.

02/22/2015

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Area Music Students Get a Lesson In Jazz From Grammy Winner Al Jarreau

Jarreau conducted the master class — his first ever — as part of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts’ three-day “Artist N Residency” program.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

(Lenora Thompson, with some members of her "Boys Book Club," at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: ‘Miss Lenora’ Thompson

Lenora Thompson formed the “Boys Book Club” to provide reading coaching — and other forms of support — to young black men in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

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Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In South Philadelphia

The incident was reported around 5:30 p.m. Friday at West Ritner Street and South Lambert Street.

02/13/2015

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Police: 70-Year-Old Man Struck, Killed In South Philadelphia

It happened just before 8 p.m. Wednesday near 23rd Street and Oregon Avenue.

02/04/2015

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2 Killed, Officer Hurt In South Philly House Fire

Fire officials say two residents are dead and a police officer was injured during a house fire early Thursday morning in South Philadelphia.

01/29/2015

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Police Investigate Deadly Shooting In South Philadelphia

Police say it happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the 1400 block of Ritner Street.

01/22/2015

A gas leak early Tuesday morning in South Philadelphia forced the evacuation of 6 homes. (Credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of 6 Homes In South Philadelphia

Officials directed 17 people to leave their homes on Snyder Avenue around 2:40am because of a leak in a 4 inch gas main.

01/20/2015

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South Philly Fire Displaces Family In Freezing Temperatures

The blaze was placed under control shortly before 3:20am.

01/06/2015

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Mummers Ditch Tradition For Spectacle

With the pressure off, Philadelphia String Band Association President Tom Loomis says the performers will be able interact more with the Broad street crowd.

12/15/2014

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Man Critical After Stabbing Outside South Philly Restaurant

Police say a man is in critical condition after he was stabbed in front a restaurant Saturday afternoon in South Philadelphia.

12/06/2014

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