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Pat Loeb
January 28, 2019 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Kenney administration has been trying to sell a large property in West Philadelphia for more than a year, but legislation approving the sale is stuck in City Council. The buyer had high hopes the bill would move when council got back into session last week, but he...
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Philadelphia managing director Mike DiBerardinis ends long career in government with his activist spirit intact.
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Pat Loeb
January 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Managing Director Mike DiBerardinis cut his teeth on rabble-rousing. In the 1980s, when St. Christopher's Hospital voted to leave North Philadelphia, he organized a children's march patterned on Mother Jones' crusade against child labor. When Kensington...
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Desiree Peterkin-Bell has waived her preliminary hearing.
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Kristen Johanson
January 03, 2019 - 11:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A former aide to Michael Nutter, charged by the state Attorney General with stealing thousands of dollars from the Mayor’s Fund, appeared in court Thursday morning to waive her preliminary hearing. Desiree Peterkin-Bell will move forward in court proceedings, after...
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Pat Loeb
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week, a City Council committee advanced a bill selling off the old Provident Insurance building at 46th and Market streets — but that doesn't mean they were happy about it. The building was supposed to become the new Philadelphia Police headquarters until the...
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From left: Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, former City Representative Desiree Peterkin-Bell
Left: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images; Right: Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
November 13, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced charges against former City Representative Desiree Peterkin-Bell after a 14-month-long grand jury investigation. Shapiro said Peterkin-Bell, a senior official under former Mayor Michael Nutter, took more than $...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
September 13, 2018 - 9:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Board of Ethics has settled with a former city official who used two city funds to buy expensive items and trips for her personal use. Melanie Johnson became city representative under Mayor Michael Nutter, which automatically made her chair of the...
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