MOVE bombing

Conflict over the naming of a section of North 59th Street after former Mayor Wilson Goode is brewing again.
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Cherri Gregg
January 08, 2019 - 9:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Conflict over the naming of a section of North 59th Street after former Mayor Wilson Goode is brewing again. Over the weekend, a memorial shrine to the victims of the MOVE bombing was defaced, and tension is back. "It's very intimidating," said Lalit Aggerwal, an...
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Wilson Goode, Sr. in 2008
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Cherri Gregg
September 19, 2018 - 6:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Council recently approved a resolution that would name a section of a West Philadelphia street after the city's first black mayor. But multiple groups plan to oppose the effort after 11 MOVE members, including five children, were killed after Philadelphia police...
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Photo by Alexandra Iglesia
Kim Glovas
August 24, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Although the summer tourism season is coming to a close, a new alternate one is continuing. It's called Beyond the Bell Tours, and started in February. Co-founder, Rebecca Fischer, says she was a tour guide for two years, before she came up with the idea. "It's an...
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Michael, Consuela,Pam and Sue Africa speak about Ramona Africa's health.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
August 22, 2018 - 2:58 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The last remaining survivor of the 1985 MOVE tragedy is gravely ill, and her supporters are asking for help. "Ramona Africa's health is critical at this point," Sue Africa told reporters Wednesday as she stood outside of a home in West Philadelphia. Several...
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Developers completed four of the 36 homes slated for rehab in the Osage Pine community — and two homes have already been sold.
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Cherri Gregg
August 15, 2018 - 6:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three decades after the MOVE tragedy resulted in the loss of 11 lives and 61 homes, the neighborhood is finally getting a fresh start. Developers completed four of the 36 homes slated for rehab in the Osage Pine community — and two homes have already been sold...
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Pat Loeb
June 27, 2018 - 2:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Philadelphia Fire Commissioner William Richmond has died. His family said he passed away peacefully Monday night at the age of 86. They did not give a cause. Retired Philadelphia Fire Commissioner William Richmond has passed away. He served as a firefighter for...
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It's been 33 years since the MOVE tragedy resulted in the loss of 11 lives and more than 60 homes in West Philadelphia.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
May 22, 2018 - 10:25 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been 33 years since the MOVE bombing resulted in the loss of 11 lives and more than 60 homes in West Philadelphia. Last year, the city hired developers to rehab 30 of the homes that were boarded up for years, but residents want the work done the right way. "...
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