Holiday Inn Express in Center City Philadelphia
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
April 06, 2020 - 8:18 am
City officials are opening up the Holiday Inn Express in Center City as a quarantine site in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
Read More
Three-packs of N95 respiratory masks
Brian Wells/Times Herald, Port Huron Times Herald via Imagn Content Services, LLC
Antionette Lee
April 02, 2020 - 11:48 am
A group making sure the city's vulnerable population is not forgotten during the pandemic says they are also in need of protective equipment to keep their community safe. Read more here.
Read More
Hahnemann University Hospital
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At a daily press briefing on Tuesday, Philadelphia officials complained that their efforts to prepare for a potential surge in cases are being stymied by what they called “unreasonable” demands by the owner of the shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital. Read more here.
Read More
The public restroom pilot program is funded by the city and run by staff members and volunteers at Prevention Point, a Kensington community group.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
February 12, 2020 - 1:45 pm
Six months after the city declared a health emergency, Philadelphia health officials have announced a dramatic decline in the number of hepatitis A cases. Read more here.
Read More
Mark D'Amico
Tim Tai/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP
Mark Abrams
January 16, 2020 - 6:43 pm
A New Jersey man connected to a 2017 GoFundMe hoax, which raised more than $400,000 for a homeless man, pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon to federal charges. Read more here.
Read More
A Market-Frankford Line rider looks away as fellow passengers take part in the No Pants Subway Ride to benefit the homeless.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
January 12, 2020 - 6:12 pm
Sunday was an unseasonably warm day in Philadelphia, and for some, that made it the perfect day to make their way through the city without any pants. Read more here.
Read More
Brennon Jones gives a free haircut in Center City, on the median at Broad and Walnut Streets.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
January 11, 2020 - 5:46 pm
A local barber is helping the homeless, one haircut at a time, and a popular Philadelphia wedding photo spot is where he set up shop. Read more here.
Read More
Homeless encampment
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
January 06, 2020 - 1:28 pm
After several months, a homeless encampment near 18th and Vine streets has been dismantled. Read more here.
Read More
Tent city at 18th and Vine streets.
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
December 30, 2019 - 5:27 pm
You may have noticed the tent city that popped up at 18th and Vine streets a number of months ago, but the city says that encampment will be going away soon. Read more here.
Read More
Camden City Hall.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
December 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Camden County freeholders are taking a new approach to fighting homelessness: They are asking people to direct their donations not to panhandlers but rather to organizations that work to help those in need. Read more here.
Read More