West Philadelphia

Chopper 3 over the scene at 49th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia on July 21, 2015. (credit: CBS3)

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Building Blaze In West Philadelphia

The fire was reported Tuesday at 49th and Market Streets.

07/21/2015

Water main break near N. 52nd Street in West Philadelphia on June 14, 2015. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Five Weeks After Major Water Main Break, West Phila. Residents Still Dealing With Aftermath

Five weeks after a major water main broke open spilling millions of gallons of water into a West Philadelphia neighborhood, residents of the area are still dealing with the aftermath.

07/21/2015

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Community Comes Together To Remember Drexel Graduate

A community came together Monday night to remember a Drexel University graduate.

07/20/2015

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Police ID 2 Suspects Wanted In Block Party Shooting In West Philly

Police have identified two suspects wanted in connection with a shooting in West Philadelphia last week that wounded ten people.

06/26/2015

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Police: Toddler Struck By Vehicle In West Philadelphia

Authorities say the accident happened around 8:48 p.m. on the 4100 block of Cambridge Street.

06/24/2015

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Cops: Man Crashes Stolen Car Into Several Vehicles In West Philly

Authorities say a male crashed the stolen car into three other vehicles before fleeing the scene overnight.

06/22/2015

(An advertising flyer for the "knowurstatus" concert.)

AIDS Awareness Gets Top Billing at Saturday Afternoon West Philly Hip-Hop Concert

A concert tomorrow afternoon in University City will try to raise awareness and educate youth about HIV/AIDS by giving away free tickets to anyone who takes an HIV test.

06/19/2015

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Van Crashes Into Day Care Center In West Philadelphia

Crews are investigating after officials say a van crashed into a day care center in West Philadelphia late Wednesday morning.

06/17/2015

(The University of Pennsylvania campus.  File photo)

Penn Sets Standard For Teaching Entrepreneurship To Neighborhood Students

More than 25 years ago the Wharton School created a program to impact the surrounding area and involve business students in local high schools.

06/17/2015

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Philadelphia Police Searching For Man Who Allegedly Stole 10 Cabs In 9 Days

A car thief is allegedly stealing cabs and using them during shootings and robberies.

06/16/2015

(Karl Morris, visiting the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Karl Morris, Building Community Through The Arts

A mail carrier by day, Morris has a passion that consumes the rest of his life: the arts.

06/15/2015

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Police: $17K Worth Of Computers Stolen From West Philadelphia School

Philadelphia Police are looking for the person(s) who broke into a Catholic elementary school and stole dozens of computers, including 30 iPads.

06/11/2015

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Suspect Allegedly Shoots Man Then Flees In Taxi Cab In West Philadelphia

Upon arrival at the scene, police say a man in his 20s was found shot twice in the left torso.

06/09/2015

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Firefighters Battle Blaze At West Philadelphia Nursing Care Facility

There were no reports of any injuries.

06/08/2015

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Police: Man Flees, Leaves Toddler In Car With Gun In Upper Darby

It happened at about 7 p.m. Wednesday when police pulled over a Chevrolet Impala in west Philadelphia. Police say the man behind the wheel took off and led them on a chase that ended in Upper Darby.

06/04/2015

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