West Philadelphia

(Annotated graphic provided by HUP)

Temporary Overhead Walkway Will Be One Step in HUP’s Plan For New Construction at 34th St.

The walkway is needed because HUP plans to demolish an old office building and put up a new hospital tower there.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

(Joel Austin, founder of Daddy University.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Joel Austin

Austin started “Daddy University” in 2004, helping fathers in the African-American community do a better job for their kids.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

Philadelphia Police found three brothers who their father says went missing on Friday. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Police Say Three Missing Brothers From West Philadelphia Found Safe

Police have announced that all three brothers were found safe on Saturday.

01/17/2015

(credit: CBS3)

Police: 14-Year-Old Boy Stabbed In West Philadelphia Dies

It happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday near 46th and Market Streets.

01/16/2015

(The final structural components are lifted into place at 3737 Chestnut Street.  The adjacent Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral is just north, on 38th Street.  Photo by John McDevitt)

New West Phila. Apartment Building Gets ‘Topped Off'; August Completion Expected

The project, at 3737 Chestnut Street, will include a 25-story residential tower with 276 rental apartments and retail space on the ground floor.

01/14/2015

(Al Dandridge, visiting the KYW Newsradio studios for an interview.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

New Head of Phila. Bar Association Stresses Importance of Public Service

“We’re good at serving on boards and at doing pro bono work,” says Al Dandridge, “but maybe not so much at rolling up our sleeves and actually getting down and helping people in our community.”

01/02/2015

"Cops Live Don't Matter" spray-painted on a fence in West Philly. (credit: Matt Rivers)

‘Cop Lives Don’t Matter’ Spray-Painted On Fence In West Philly

Police are searching for the vandals responsible for spray-painting anti-police graffiti in West Philadelphia.

12/19/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Suspicious Fire Under Investigation In West Philadelphia

Officials are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged a West Philadelphia home overnight.

12/17/2014

(credit: CBS3)

Police Investigate Cases Of Violent Attacks Against Women In West Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police and the University of Pennsylvania Campus Police are investigating cases of violent attacks against women that were reported within days of each other.

12/11/2014

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Woman Attacked in West Phila. Apartment, Threatened With Her Own Meat Cleaver

Investigators say the victim spotted a man in her apartment about 4am, holding a meat cleaver that he had taken from her kitchen.

12/11/2014

File Photo (Credit: CBS)

Police Identify Man Found Dead, Tied Up In Van

Philadelphia police have identified the body of a security guard found tied up in the back of a van at a storage facility Sunday afternoon.

12/09/2014

Philadelphia Fire Department truck. (credit: CBS)

11 People Displaced After West Philadelphia House Fire

It happened around 10:30 Saturday night in the 100 block of North Lindenwood Street.

12/07/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Man Shot Outside University City Bar

Police are searching for the gunman they say shot a man outside a bar in the University City section of West Philadelphia early Friday morning.

12/05/2014

(credit: Chopper 3)

Police: Victim ID’d In West Philadelphia Hit-And-Run, Vehicle Recovered

The victim is in critical condition.

12/03/2014

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