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One Suspect, One Victim Dead After West Philadelphia Robbery Erupts in Gunplay

Police say two would-be robbers got more than they bargained for Thursday night in West Philadelphia when one of their intended victims had his own gun.

KYW Newsradio 1060–18 hours ago

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2 Dead After West Philly Triple Shooting

Police say two people are dead after a robbery that went wrong resulted in a triple shooting Thursday night in West Philadelphia.

03/27/2015

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2nd 15-Year-Old Charged With Murder In Dog-Walker’s Death In West Philly

Tyfine Hamilton was arrested and charged with murder, criminal conspiracy, robbery, violation of the uniform firearms act and related offenses.

03/23/2015

(Photos from Phila. PD)

Police: Teens Facing Charges In Murder Of Dog-Walker In West Philly

Police charged one 15-year-old boy in connection with the murder last Thursday of a man walking his dog in West Philadelphia, and a second 15-year-old, the alleged triggerman, surrendered to authorities early Friday morning.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

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Caught On Camera: 2 Suspects Wanted In Several Robberies Around West Philadelphia

Police are on the hunt for two suspects wanted in connection with several robberies in West Philadelphia.

03/11/2015

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

New Housing For Homeless Families Dedicated in West Philadelphia

With its bright orange, manicured courtyard, the development will soon become home to eleven families in need.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

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Officials: 9 Cold Weather-Related Deaths Reported In The Area This Year

Officials say the cold is more than just dangerous, it can be deadly, with nine deaths reported in the area over the past few weeks.

02/20/2015

(A child tries her hand at Chinese calligraphy at the Please Touch Museum, in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Please Touch Museum Again Brings Lunar New Year Festivities To The Younger Set

Families at the museum are celebrating the start of the “Year of the Goat” on the Chinese calendar with a variety of themed activities.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

The frozen, fire ravaged building in West Philadelphia. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

New Information Released On Frozen West Philly Building Headed For Demolition

Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Everett Gillison says the building’s owner is cooperating and they hired a demolition company.

02/18/2015

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2 Injured After Trolley Hits Car In West Philadelphia

The crash happened at 51st and Lancaster around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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Montco Coroner Reminds Public To Check on Elderly Neighbors During Cold Wave

He says elderly residents suffering from dementia walked away from their homes in Upper Dublin and Lower Merion, and were found dead. A third person, from West Philadelphia, was taken to Lankenau Hospital suffering from hypothermia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

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L&I Deems Building Frozen After Fire ‘Imminently Dangerous,’ Must Be Demolished

L&I commissioner Carlton Williams says that if the owner cannot demolish the building, then the City will do so.

02/17/2015

Fire in West Philadelphia on February 16, 2015. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

West Philadelphia Building Coated In Ice After Fire In Bone-Chilling Temps

The two-alarm fire broke out around 4 a.m. inside a three-story building along the 200 block of South 52nd Street near Locust Street.

02/16/2015

(Martice Sutton, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Martice Sutton, Helping Teen Girls Gain a Global Outlook

Sutton thinks that travel to foreign countries can expand one’s horizons, and she’s helping West Philadelphia teenage girls do just that.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

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Police: 2-Year-Old Struck, Killed By Trolley In West Philadelphia

Police say a two-year-old boy has died after being struck by a trolley in West Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.

02/12/2015

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