The Pennsylvania Convention Center  (File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Pa. Convention Center To Host International Convention Of The Knights Of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic men’s organization which promotes charitable works, convenes its international convention in Philadelphia this week.

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Boy, 10, Shot And Wounded In Chester

It happened around 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Park near West 9th and Engle Streets.

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An Emotional Vigil Held For Victims Of Northeast Triple Fatal Crash

Friends and family members shared memories of the 3 victims while music played from open car windows. Some lit candles and piled stuffed teddy bears near a tree, where others had attached photos and balloons. Still others embraced each other, crying softly.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 01: Maikel Franco #7 of the Philadelphia Phillies dives around A.J. Pierzynski #15 of the Atlanta Braves for a run in the fourth inning at Citizens Bank Park on August 1, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Phillies Hit 3 Homeruns In 12-2 Win Over Braves

Ryan Howard had three hits with a double and an RBI for the Phillies, who are a major league-best 12-2 since the All-Star break.

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Robot "hitchBOT" is seen holding a sign reading "Neuschwanstein" as he waits for a lift at the roadside in Munich, southern Germany, on February 13, 2015. HitchBOT, a charming robot assembled using household parts who was hitchhiking more than 6,000 kilometers across Canada in summer 2014 as part of a social experiment, started his tour across Germany, where he is aimed to visit among others Neuschwanstein Castle in the South, the carnival in Cologne (West), the North Sea island of Sylt, the eastern city of Goerlitz near the Polish border and the German capital Berlin.            AFP PHOTO / DPA / SVEN HOPPE   +++   GERMANY OUT        (Photo credit should read SVEN HOPPE/AFP/Getty Images)

Hitchhiking Robot’s Cross-Country Trip In U.S. Ends In Philly

he Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair on Saturday, ending its first American tour after about two weeks.

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Brandon Boykin shows off his acting skills in Jordin Sparks' new music video, 'Double Tap.'  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Eagles CB Brandon Boykin Traded To Steelers

Boykin was drafted by the Eagles in the 4th round of the 2012 draft from University of Georgia.

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Former Congregants Gather To Say Goodbye To Beloved South Philly Church

The day of the final Mass was held in the auditorium of Most Blessed Sacrament Parish was like a reunion of sorts as folks who had long moved out of the neighborhood returned to say a final goodbye to their Church.

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JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 24: A row of Philadelphia Eagles helmets rest on the sidelines before a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on August 24, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Brian Cleary/Getty Images)

Eagles Sign Former Villanova Running Back, Kevin Monangai

A 4 year letterman at Villanova, Monangai appeared in 45 games for the Wildcats, finishing his career with 3,167 rushing yards and 29 touchdowns on 618 carries while adding 274 receiving yards and five TDs on 38 career receptions.

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Bicyclist With Philly-based Nonprofit Struck, Killed By Driver On Cell Phone

25-year-old Patrick Wanninkhof was leading a group of bicyclists with the nonprofit Bike & Build on a cross-country trip when he was struck and killed by driver who was looking at her phone, according to police.

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File photo: The Verizon logo is seen at the headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Verizon Workers To Stay On Job Without New Contract

Leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced the decision early Sunday after a contract covering 39,000 workers expired. The unions say they’re prepared to schedule regular bargaining sessions.

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Woman Found Shot Dead Inside Car In Kensington

Police were called to the 2800 block of Frankford Avenue about 5 a.m. where the woman was discovered slumped over the wheel of the vehicle.


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Abducted Wilkes-Barre Teen Found Safe; Alleged Kidnapper Arrested

Police say 16-year-old Jenea Patterson was located safely early Saturday morning after authorities received a tip that she and the suspect, 21-year-old Walter Lewis, were in the area of Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.


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Villanova University, Philadelphia Water Team Up To Address Stormwater Runoff Problem

The Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership is working to address excessive rain water and the flooding it can cause, especially in the city.


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Little League Girls Softball Teams Have Big Plans For Beat Up Field In Camden

Despite the large field, there’s only one diamond shared by nine girl softball teams.


The Phillie Fanatic stands in front of the new Phillies mural. (credit: Mike Denardo/KYW)

Center City Wall Now Stands To Honor Phillies History

The Phillies mural at 24th and Walnut features some of the team’s all-time greats.


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Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo. (credit: Randall E. Scott)

Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo

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Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Crews Respond To Amtrak Train Derailment In Philadelphia

Emergency crews respond to a train derailment in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond neighborhood

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade. (credit: Jan Carabeo/CBS3)

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Images from the 2015 Philadelphia Home Show held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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Philadelphia Reacts To Ferguson Decision

Demonstrators in Philadelphia react to the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.

KYW Newsradio’s Old Neighbors, New Neighbors

After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!

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