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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office did not allow KYW Newsradio's Crime and Justice reporter, Kristen Johanson, to enter a news conference open to other media outlets Wednesday afternoon.Read more

Sgt. Jason Reid.

A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested on multiple charges including tampering with public records and simple assault. Read more here. Read more

A person using a credit card on a laptop.

A West Chester woman is accused of scamming dozens of people with fake vacation packages, including a cancer patient who wanted to go to Disney World. Read more here. Read more

Drexel junior forward James Butler (#51) has seven double-doubles this season.

The Drexel Dragons will return to action this weekend as they travel down to Tampa to take on the University of South Florida. Read more here. Read more

Benjamin Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy

A bill headed to Harrisburg is aimed at cleaning up asbestos, lead and mold in Philadelphia's school buildings, and a community is banding together to help it pass to law.Read more

Free Library of Philadelphia.

The Free Library of Philadelphia will eliminate fines for overdue books. The library's board of trustees voted Wednesday morning to do away with most fines early next year. Read more here.Read more

Fayaadh Gillard

Murder charges against Fayaadh Gillard, accused of killing his high school football star twin brother, Suhail Gillard, earlier this month have been dropped. Read more here.Read more

Snow sticks to the grass and bushes, but the roads are clear by the five points intersection in Montgomeryville, Pa.

Wednesday morning's storm is more of a pest than a real snowmaker. It will be out of the Philadelphia region quickly, but it might create enough problems to make the morning commute a bit of a mess. Read more here.Read more

Chester Children’s Chorus

Nearly 40% of Chester residents live below the poverty line. But the Chester Children’s Chorus, now in its 25th year, gives underserved youth a voice and a chance to learn music in a safe, supportive environment. Read more here.Read more

Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School.

Scarred by the shooting deaths of two students in recent years, a charter school in Spring Garden is planning to teach the skills of surviving on the streets. Read more here. Read more