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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hawaii's famous Kilauea Volcano has spewed lava for decades.

But what's different about this abrupt eruption is the rare location of the evacuation site, according to a local expert.

"The magma came up to the surface and erupted in a fisher...Read more

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A garage fire along 10th and Chestnut streets created a bit of a mess Friday afternoon.

Just shy of 3 p.m., a fire broke out in a parking garage. Emergency crews arrived on the scene quickly, causing traffic congestion and blocked-off streets.

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North Broad Street

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia officials announced today that they'll continue the tradition, inspired by the Pope's 2015 visit, of shutting down a major thoroughfare to cars for a day. 

Managing Director Mike DiBerardinis says the city will close four miles of North...Read more

Andre Gary

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A 24-year-old Delaware man will spend at least the next six years in prison for selling the drugs that killed an Abington woman last June. 

Andre Gary expressed his remorse as he was led from the courtroom after being sentenced to 6-12...Read more

Performing Arts String Theory Charter School students

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Local elected officials visited a Philadelphia school on Friday to learn more about how it inspires creativity and prepares young students. 

Starting early, students at Performing Arts String Theory Charter School, at 16th and Vine Streets, get used...Read more

Elementary school students are shown at City Hall for a mock trial.

Elementary school students were the guests of honor at City Hall on Friday morning. They were there to learn about our judicial system by acting as jurors in a fairytale mock trial. 

Goldilocks and the Big Bad Wolf were both on trial, and their fates were in the hands of a few dozen second...Read more

Widener junior infielder Stephen DeBellis

 CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The Division III Widener University baseball team is hoping to put together a run in the MAC Commonwealth Tournament. The Pride got off to a great start on Thursday with a 17-4 win over top-seed Alvernia out in York, Pennsylvania.

In that win,...Read more

Kevin Emanuel

Police have identified and charged the suspect in a stabbing death at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday afternoon. 

Philadelphia police have charged 35-year-old Kevin Emanuel with murder and possession of an instrument of crime in the stabbing inside a secure area of Terminal...Read more

Twitter application in use

Twitter is warning all of its users to change their passwords right now. The social network says a bug exposed passwords to internal Twitter staff. 

American Football and Helmet on Field

CHERRY HILL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Camden Catholic High School President Mary Whipkey sent a statement to school alumni about allegations of racism from former history teacher and head football coach Nick Strom. 

He said earlier this week that the school fired him because he has...Read more