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Calvin Turner

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The grandson of longtime Philadelphia radio talk-show host Mary Mason has pleaded guilty to taking hundreds of thousands of dollars that were supposed to be going toward paying for her care.

Mason was a radio icon and prominent voice in...Read more

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police say there were definite signs of a struggle inside the off-campus apartment in which a Temple University student was shot to death on Saturday. 

Investigators say there were no signs of forced entry in 21-year-old Daniel Duignam'...Read more

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Temple University student was found dead inside his off-campus apartment, the university announced in a statement on Sunday.

Temple University President Richard Englert said 21-year-old Daniel Duignam, a third-year business student from Northampton County...Read more

(KYW Newsradio) — Cellphone usage late at night leads to sleep deprivation among teenagers, which is contributing to an increase in depression and anxiety, according to researchers.

Experts have a simple solution: Don't let your teenager keep a cellphone in his or her bedroom...Read more

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The prison population has dropped but a third, yet the prison system's budget hasn't gone down as a result.

City Council members grilled prison officials on the subject during a budget hearing this week.

Councilman Allan Domb praised Prisons...Read more

Eleven area teachers were honored at the 12th annual Teacher Hero Awards.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Area teachers have gone above and beyond their job requirements to provide the best education for their students. 

A group of educators were honored in Old City for their efforts, like Greenwood Elementary School in Hamilton, New Jersey, teacher...Read more

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BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An 18-year-old has been charged in connection with a shooting in Bucks County that left two people dead.

Joseph Williams was arraigned on charges of attempted homicide and related offenses after being arrested Friday night. 

The Bucks...Read more

Philadelphia Police

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police kept busy Saturday morning as a string of violent incidents broke out across Philadelphia. 

It all started just before 3 a.m. in North Philadelphia when a 36-year-old man was shot in the hip and the head on Clifford Street, leaving him in...Read more

 Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By Brian Lowry

(CNN) -- Stirring in all the right ways, "RBG" is much more than just a profile of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the unexpectedly iconic Supreme Court Justice. The documentary, rather, turns out to be a wonderful love story, with a buddy comedy -- built around...Read more

The 10th annual Plane Pull tug-of-war fundraiser totaled more than $165,000 for Ronald McDonald House.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Teams of volunteers pulled way more than their weight for charity Saturday morning.

Thirty-six groups from throughout the region gathered at Philadelphia International Airport for the 10th annual Plane Pull tug-of-war fundraiser, totaling more than $...Read more