West Philadelphia

(DA Seth Williams engages in a dialogue  with middle schoolers at the City School, in West Philadelphia, on the subjects of bullying, cyberbullying, and sexting.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Phila. DA Williams Warns Schoolkids About Bullying and Cyberbullying

Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams engaged in a dialogue with 60 students at City School about the danger of using electronic devices to hurt someone by either words or photos.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(The area where the young man was discovered by a passerby, lying on the ground near his wheelchair.  Image from CBS3)

Phila. Police Examining Prior Living Situation of Disabled Man Found Lying in Cobbs Creek Woods

Philadelphia police lieutenant John Walker says officials want to figure out the quality of care previously provided to the young man and what agencies have been involved in overseeing his case.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Police)

Police Need Help Identifying Disoriented Woman Found In West Philly

Officials describe the woman as an Asian female between 30 and 50 years old. She’s about 5’1” and 130 lbs with black hair and missing front lower teeth.

04/02/2015

(credit: Chopper 3)

Police: Teen Shot In Foot In West Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police say it happened at about 8:12 p.m. Monday at the unit block of Vodges Street.

03/30/2015

(credit: CBS 3)

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 1060–03/27/2015

(credit: CBS3)

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

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

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

(credit: CBS3)

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

(credit: CBS3)

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

(File photo by Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

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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