West Philadelphia

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Tim Jimenez
April 23, 2018 - 7:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two drivers involved in a fatal crash in West Philadelphia both may face charges in the collision, which resulted in the death of a 6-year-old boy. Philadelphia police are investigating the incident in which a Jeep SUV collided with a minibike. The 26-year-old man...
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West Philadelphia students
Credit: Mike Dougherty
Mike Dougherty
April 19, 2018 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two grants worth $2.6 million are going to support Drexel University's promise to improve early childhood education in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods. Economic conditions are especially bad in West Philadelphia, and Maria Walker, project director of Drexel's...
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Rebuilding Philadelphia Together volunteers in action.
Credit: Paul Kurtz
Paul Kurtz
April 06, 2018 - 4:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - In West Philadelphia, 20 low-income homeowners are getting much needed repairs this weekend, thanks to an organization that's been helping the needy for three decades. Brandon Newkirk is taking a weekend sabbatical from his studies at the Wharton School of Business to...
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