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Philadelphia drivers, take note. The Parking Authority's online customer services won't be working for the next week as the agency is transferring its ticket enforcement system to a new contractor. Read more here. Read more

Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood.

After more than a half-century in law enforcement, Upper Darby's often colorful police superintendent, Michael Chitwood, is retiring.  Read more

Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.

As the trial continues for the man charged with killing three people on his cousin’s farm near New Hope in the summer of 2017, jurors are watching hours of recorded interviews he gave to police in the days after the murders. Read more here.Read more

Rep. Jeff Van Drew.

A two-year-long dispute over how to do beach replenishment down the shore has been settled, with the federal government overruling their own fish and wildlife officials and siding with locals, with the help of their local congressman. Read more here.Read more

Bud Henkels has been a volunteer firefighter for 40 years, and he teaches at fire academies in Montgomery County and Philadelphia.

When nasty storms rolled through last week, crews rescued an elderly couple who was trapped by a tree that crashed into their home in Ambler, Montgomery County. KYW's Tim Jimenez spoke with one of the firefighters in the thick of it that night.Read more

Tymear Johnson

A 22-year-old Philadelphia man has been found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting a 13-year-old boy point-blank in a Chinese takeout restaurant, all over an alleged insulting gesture. Read more here.Read more

Frankford shooting

The uncle of a 10-year-old boy who was shot earlier this week in Frankford has been charged, but the person who shot the child is still on the loose. Read more here.Read more

Boat House Row in autumn

Going to work was a little more unpleasant than usual Friday morning, with temperatures in the low 40s and the wind cutting through jackets and coats. For some, the cold arrived like a punch in the face.Read more

Al Chernoff

With her two attorneys by her side, sources say, a 14-year-old girl surrendered to homicide detectives Thursday night in connection to the murder of 59-year-old Al Chernoff in his home in Northeast Philadelphia. Read more


The progressive wing of Philadelphia's teachers union has introduced its slate of candidates to run against longtime president Jerry Jordan's team. Read more here. Read more