The assistant manager of a South Philadelphia dollar store has posted a note on the door saying kids need to be accompanied by a parent or someone over 18.
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Kristen Johanson
February 17, 2020 - 4:55 pm
Philadelphia police have been beefing up patrols in and around Center City after a recent spike in retail thefts — much of which, they say, are being committed by teenagers. But one police commander came up with a new way to reduce crime while also giving the teens a safe space after school. Read...
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Hadas Kuznits
February 17, 2020 - 4:00 am
February is Black History Month, and a local therapist suggests it's also a good time to open up a conversation about race with your children, especially in families that are not ethnically diverse. Read more here.
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A Berks County home where murder charges have been filed against a woman whose children were found hanging in this home's basement.
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Jim Melwert
February 12, 2020 - 3:04 pm
The Berks County woman whose children were found hanging in the basement of her home will stand trial on charges she killed them. Read more here.
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Sen. Bob Casey
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Kim Glovas
February 10, 2020 - 3:37 pm
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is proposing a plan that would benefit all of “America’s children,” by providing health care at birth, affordable child care and more. Read the details here.
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Francis Hopkinson School
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Mike DeNardo
February 05, 2020 - 5:37 pm
Laborers’ District Council workers are offering to help the School District of Philadelphia respond faster to reports of asbestos in school buildings with a “rapid response team.” Read more here.
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Overbrook Educational Center playground
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Charlotte Reese
February 02, 2020 - 1:56 pm
About one-third of students at West Philly’s Overbrook Educational Center are blind or visually impaired. So when Meredith Foote became the principal in 2014, she had one goal: create an inclusive playground for all students. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 31, 2020 - 10:43 am
Ahead of this weekend's Super Bowl parties, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has launched a campaign to try to keep kids safe around TVs and furniture. Read more here.
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Alycia Larson
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Antionette Lee
January 31, 2020 - 6:00 am
Alycia Larson is known to hundreds of kids across Philadelphia as the “geography lady.” She’s like a modern-day Ms. Frizzle, but instead of a magic school bus, she carries around a “magic” suitcase that she uses to teach children about the world. Read more here.
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Bucks District Attorney Matt Weintraub accuses JUUL Labs, Inc and new Jersey-based JUUL pod manufacturer EonSmoke, LLC of purposely targeting children.
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Jim Melwert
January 29, 2020 - 1:05 pm
Bucks County is the latest to sue e-cigarette manufacturer Juul, claiming the company uses deceptive advertising to target teens and children. Read more here.
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A child sitting in timeout.
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KYW Staff
January 27, 2020 - 3:35 pm
It's a problem anyone with children faces: Where do you draw the line between being a friend and being a parent? Read more here.
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