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First Public Hearing on Comcast Franchises in Philadelphia Draws Scathing Comments

At the Free Library branch on West Rittenhouse Square, during this first of six public forums this week, Comcast customers with pent-up frustrations sounded off.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

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Pa. Supreme Court Upholds 2012 Conviction Of High Ranking Church Official

In a stunning reversal, the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court is upholding the 2012 conviction of Monsignor William Lynn, the first Roman Catholic official sent to prison over his handling of priest abuse complaints.

04/27/2015

(File photo by Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Consumer Advocate: Comcast Faced Troublesome Disclosures If It Had Pressed Merger Deal

“If the Department of Justice actually filed suit against Comcast, a lot of analysis of Comcast’s business practices would become part of the public record,” a public interest group’s attorney says.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

(Officials hold a signing ceremony at Philadelphia International Airport that will allow for airport expansion to proceed.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia and Surrounding Areas Ink Deal To Allow Expansion of PHL Airport

A signing ceremony was held today in Terminal ‘A’ of Philadelphia International Airport, resolving years of friction between the city, which owns and operates the airport, and its municipal neighbors.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett with Mayor Michael Nutter at a roundtable discussion at Philadelphia City Hall.(credit: Steve Tawa)

Obama Aide Sides With Philadelphia In Fight For Paid Sick Leave

White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett is part of a national tour by members of the Obama Administration to call on cities with favorable paid sick-leave laws.

04/22/2015

(File photo by Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

Phila. Man Sentenced For 2012 Rape of Developmentally Delayed Niece

Charlie Alog, 62, pleaded guilty last December, admitting he lured his niece, 18, away from the crowd to view a family video upstairs, then sexually assaulted her.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2015

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. (credit: CBS)

Nutter Creates Panel To Help Tackle Recommendations Contained In US Dept. Of Justice Report On Police

Mayor Nutter has followed through on an Executive Order and named members of an independent civilian oversight board to advance efforts to ‘create a more responsive’ police department that ‘earns the public’s respect.’

04/18/2015

(Photos provided by Phila. PD)

Judge Retains All Charges Against 3 In Alleged Gay-Bashing Incident In Center City

Judge Frank Palumbo ruled after reading more than 100 pages of testimony from the preliminary hearing stage, during which Kevin Harrigan, Philip Williams, and Kathryn Knott were ordered to stand trial.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

Rendering of the new  and improved Gallery Shopping Mall (Credit: PREIT)

Plan To Redesign, Rebrand Center City Gallery Shopping Mall Moving Along

A plan is coming together to breath new life into the Gallery shopping mall.

04/16/2015

(Peco and Philabundance workers chip in to pack boxes of food for senior citizens in need.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Hundreds of Peco Workers Put Energy Back Into Community For National Volunteer Week

Peco employees were inside the Philabundance warehouse in South Philadelphia today, helping to box food to be distributed to low-income seniors in need.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(Father Andrew McCormick, in file photo provided by Phila. DA)

Gag Order Lifted on Philadelphia Priest’s Sex Abuse Case After Second Hung Jury

And now, parties on both sides are talking about the case publically for the first time.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

Home of Keonna Thomas, Philadelphia woman charged with trying to help and join terror group ISIS. (credit: Steve Patterson)

Philly Woman Accused Of Trying To Join ISIL To Remain Jailed

Keonna Thomas, 30, faces charges of knowingly attempting to provide material support and resources to a designated foreign terrorist organization.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

(Gwenanne Edwards and Samantha Sheesley, who discovered the Cézanne works, chat at the Barnes.  In the foreground are the versos of the Cézanne paintings.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Newly Discovered Cézanne Works Go on Temporary Display Friday at Barnes Museum

The two sketches, on the backs of other works by the French master, were discovered when backing paper was peeled away during conservation efforts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Incumbent City Commissioner Loses Court Fight To Be On May Primary Ballot, But Will Appeal

Now officially removed from the May 19th Democratic Primary ballot, incumbent City Commissioner Stephanie Singer, whose office runs elections, will appeal to Commonwealth Court.

04/07/2015

(File photo by Ed Fischer)

Pa. Consumer Advocate Says She’ll Fight Peco Request For Big Fixed Monthly Electric Increases

Acting Pennsylvania consumer advocate Tanya McCloskey says raising the “fixed” portion of electric bills by 68% creates a disincentive to conserve, and will have a larger impact on seniors and low-income households.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

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