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‘I Can’t Tell You How Painful This Is’: Family, Friends Remember Samantha Josephson

COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBS) – A life gone too soon. Friends and family gathered Sunday to remember 21-year-old Samantha Josephson. The University of South Carolina student and New Jersey native was abducted and killed after getting into a car Friday that she thought was her Uber in Columbia, South Carolina’s 5 Points area. Her father now […]

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‘He’s A Humble Person’: Hundreds Raise Money For Philadelphia Highway Patrol Officer Andy Chan

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The prayers for recovery keep coming. Philadelphia police raised money for one of their own – Highway Patrol Officer Andy Chan – in Chinatown on Sunday. Chan suffered traumatic brain injuries following a Jan. 3 accident when he was thrown from his motorcycle after it was struck by another driver who did […]

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Man Arrested For Impersonating A Police Officer, Robbing Three People Of Marijuana In Abington Township, Police Say

ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Police say they’ve arrested a 42-year-old man pretending to be one of them in Montgomery County. The incident happened last Monday at 10 p.m. on the 1100 block of Colonial Avenue in the Roslyn section of Abington. Authorities say Dennis McGowen approached a parked vehicle with three people inside with his […]

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Morris Animal Refuge really lets the dogs out at 22nd annual Fur Ball

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Morris Animal Refuge hosted its 22nd annual Fur Ball this weekend. The organization’s biggest fundraiser promises entertainment, food and celebration, every year in support of homeless animals. This year’s theme was “A night at the Carnival,” which included an open bar, popcorn bar, a tater tot bar and plenty of performances. […]

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Wawa Places Winning Bids For Liquor Licenses In Philadelphia, Delaware County

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia and Delaware County icon may soon begin selling alcohol at more stores in the region. Wawa placed two winning bids for liquor licenses in the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s March liquor license auction. Wawa paid the top price for Philadelphia and Middleton Township in Delaware County. The winning bids were […]

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Hundreds turn out to support injured Philly police officer: ‘He means the world to us’

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was day full of both support and emotion at a fundraiser for the Philadelphia highway patrolman who was critically injured in the line of duty earlier this year. “He means the world to us,” Doreen Devil said with tears in her eyes. “He’s a great guy.” Devlin was emotional as […]

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Dr. Marciene Mattleman, education and literacy trailblazer, dies at 89

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A major advocate and trailblazer of children’s literacy in Philadelphia died Friday after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. For years, Dr. Marciene Mattleman worked as KYW Newsradio’s education reporter, but that was just one part of her legacy. “My mom was probably the most passionate, persistent person anyone will ever know. […]

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Philadelphia streets filled with runners for Love Run Half Marathon

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The streets of Philadelphia were jampacked with thousands of runners who laced up to help fight cancer Sunday morning.  Over 10,000 people participated in this year’s Love Run, including the brother and sister combo of Jim and Jen Barnes, wearing their matching running attire.  “(Jim) did it last year and the […]

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Son of top Philadelphia police commander shot and killed after Phillies game

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The son of a top Philadelphia police commander was shot and killed Saturday night in South Philadelphia following the Phillies game.  Nicholas Flacco was celebrating the Phillies win against the Braves with friends in FDR Park at Broad and Pattison streets around 10 p.m., when his group got into an argument […]

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Negotiations to continue Monday as 12,000 CCP staffers await new deal

UPDATED: 11:30 P.M. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Contract negotiations will continue Monday as the faculty union and the Community College of Philadelphia administration failed to come to an agreement. Talks ran late into the night Sunday, as a last-ditch effort to prevent 12,000 staffers from going on strike.  Union officials tell KYW Newsradio that the community college staffers have […]