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3 Charged With Running Sex Trafficking Venture In West Philadelphia

Officials say the three ran a striptease club and brothel they called “Passionate Touch” in the Cathedral Park section of the city between May 2009 and August 2013.

11/26/2014

(Wing Lam and his two brothers founded Wahoo's Fish Taco in 1988.  Today there are more than 50 locations.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Fish Tacos, Free Frozen Yogurt, and the ‘No Tipping’ Spot

This week, Hadas Kuznits reports on a West Coast cuisine coming East, an opportunity for a free snack during your holiday shopping spree, and a new Philadelphia restaurant where “no tipping” is their watchword.

11/20/2014

(Work on the new West Philadelphia building of Chosen 300 Ministries nears completion.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Work Nears Completion on Charity Group’s New West Philadelphia Facility

But they need the public’s help to jump one final hurdle.

11/12/2014

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Firefighter Injured, Dozens Displaced In West Philly Apartment Building Fire

The fire was reported around 11:45 p.m. Thursday at the unit block of S. 62nd Street.

10/31/2014

(A Mural Arts Program project is dedicated to youth homelessness.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

In West Phila., Multimedia Arts Project Focuses on Youth Homelessness

Located near 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue, Journey2Home is the culmination of two years of workshops with youung people experiencing housing insecurity.

10/11/2014

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Brief Evacuation At West Philadelphia School

Authorities are investigating the cause of the odor, but determined the building is safe to start the school day.

10/07/2014

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Man Shot Dead In West Philadelphia

It happened just before midnight on Sunday at 60th Street and Girard Avenue.

10/06/2014

(At a West Philadelphia intersection leading past Franklin Field to the University City hospital area, officials pose with a ceremonial DVRPC check.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Regional Planning Commission Announces Dozens of Project Seed Grants

The grants, which come from federal funds, will help 32 communities in and around Philadelphia, from Chester to Mercer counties, as part of its “TCDI” program (Transportation and Community Development Initiative).

10/03/2014

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Police: Arrest Made In West Philadelphia Hit-And-Run That Injured 7-Year-Old Girl

Police say an arrest has been made in connection with a hit-and-run in West Philadelphia that left a seven-year-old girl injured.

10/01/2014

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2 Men Reportedly Shot In West Philadelphia

The shooting happened at 2:28 p.m. at 52nd and Westminster Streets.

09/30/2014

Scene of deadly building fall in West Philadelphia on September 17, 2014. (credit: Jim Melwert)

8-Year-Old Girl Dies After High-Rise Building Fall In West Philadelphia

A young girl has died after falling out of a high-rise apartment complex in Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

09/17/2014

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Man Shot, Then Involved In Crash On Way To Hospital

Police say a 24-year-old man was sitting on the front porch of a home Monday in West Philadelphia when he was shot twice in the back, On the way to the hospital, the car he was a passenger in was involved in a minor accident.

09/08/2014

(At a City Hall press conference, House of Umoja co-founder David Fattah stands next to  binders of pledges signed by Philadelphia school students.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

House of Umoja Readies For Philadelphia’s Next ”Million Father March”

“The purpose of the march is to project a feeling of protection and respect inside the community and the school system,” says House of Umoja co-founder David Fattah.

09/05/2014

(Meghan Walsh, project coordinator for Night Market on August 14th in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A Night Market, a ‘Hummusiya,’ and a Shopping App

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on a new restaurant in center city that’s proud of its hummus, a smartphone app to make your shopping trips easier, and the next “Night Market” street fair, in West Philly.

08/07/2014

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Police: Suspect Assaults, Then Robs Woman Who Allegedly Bumped Into Him While Exiting SEPTA Trolley

The victim was treated at the University of Pennsylvania, where she required two stitches to her lip.

07/30/2014

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