Women Against Abuse

Philadelphia Police Department
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KYW Staff
September 29, 2019 - 8:59 am
A Philadelphia police officer from the 17th District is behind bars facing sexual assault, indecent assault and simple assault charges.
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Cherri Gregg with Jeannine Lisitski and Ikey Raw.
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Flashpoint
September 22, 2019 - 8:51 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg talks about domestic violence, vaping and Might Writers.
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A new law that is designed to take guns away from domestic abusers and save lives goes into effect Wednesday in Pennsylvania.
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Cherri Gregg
September 19, 2019 - 7:51 am
The number of domestic violence homicides is up — and a local group that advocates for victims of intimate partner violence is sounding the alarm.
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 Act 79 was first introduced in October of 2017, when the governor called for domestic violence gun safety protections.
Kim Glovas
April 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new law that is designed to take guns away from domestic abusers and save lives goes into effect Wednesday in Pennsylvania. Act 79 was first introduced in October 2017, when the governor called for domestic violence gun safety protections. A year later, it was...
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This photo shows chefs from 2018's Women Against Abuse Dish It Up cooking competition.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 15, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly two dozen women will be participating in the Dish It Up cooking competition March 21 at Vie by Cescaphe, an event benefiting survivors of domestic violence. Long-time participant Meredith Maciolek said it's a good time for a good cause. "The event itself is...
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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Pat Loeb
October 05, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia non-profit Women Against Abuse is focusing on violence in teenage relationships during this Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The group introduced a new teen-centered pledge of non-violence at its annual event in City Hall courtyard. Trevor...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
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Cherri Gregg
June 27, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is encouraging undocumented victims of domestic violence to come forward to report predators. "We will protect people who are undocumented and those who are documented alike," said District Attorney Larry Krasner. At a press...
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