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Flashpoint
March 16, 2019 - 10:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the age of consent. In recent months, the “Surviving R. Kelly” and “Finding Neverland” documentaries highlighted allegations of sexual assault and abuse of...
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Movita Johnson-Harrell
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March 16, 2019 - 11:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —The 190th legislative district has a new leader—and she'll be breaking barriers. Movita Johnson-Harrell will be sworn into the Pennsylvania House and is believed to be the Commonwealth's first Muslim woman to serve. Johnson-Harrell won two thirds of the vote in a...
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Flashpoint
March 09, 2019 - 9:30 pm
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the anti-vaxx movement. In recent months, multiple states have seen measles outbreaks when it was thought that the disease had been wiped away in 2000. However, hoax and conspiracy...
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Flashpoint
March 02, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about abortion rights. In recent months, women's reproductive rights have been front and center. Earlier this year, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court...
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Flashpoint
February 23, 2019 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the alleged Jussie Smollett hoax. The saga began January 29 when the “Empire” actor, who is openly gay, told police that he was attacked by two men wearing...
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Flashpoint
February 16, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about "Cancel Culture." The phenomenon occurs when an American social media mob cancels, terminates or withdraws support from a person or organization in response...
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Flashpoint
February 09, 2019 - 9:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the money. It's the seed for both love and hate. Money and financial stability is a major factor in attracting a mate, but it's also the second most common...
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Flashpoint
February 02, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the aftermath of the longest government shut down in United States' history. All of the debate and posturing is over funding for a wall at the U.S. Southern...
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Flashpoint
January 26, 2019 - 9:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the multi-billion dollar business of stealing freedom for profit. Human trafficking is a criminal industry that impacts millions around the world. In 2017...
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Jamaal Simmons (right) and his brother, Akeem. Jamaal was sentenced to 15 to 30 years behind bars in 2012 for a crime he says he didn't commit. A judge dropped the charges last month.
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Flashpoint
January 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man who spent nine years behind bars for a crime he says he didn't commit is now free. Jamaal Simmons was sentenced to 15 to 30 years behind bars in 2012. Prosecutors argued he drove the van that was linked to a 2009 shooting, which claimed the life of...
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