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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating a fiery crash that left three people dead early Sunday morning.

Around 1:45 a.m., one car heading north on Whitaker Avenue collided with another car heading south after it made a left turn on Whitaker. 

The head-on...Read more

Irish Flag

By Hilary Clarke and Kara Fox, CNN

(CNN) -- Ireland has voted an emphatic "Yes" to amend the country's constitution to enable legislation that would allow women to have an abortion in a historic and emotionally charged referendum.

With a high turnout of 64.13%, 1,429,98, or...Read more

Guests with special needs attend a prom

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's prom season. And in Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday night, dozens of individuals with special needs, most of them younger, put on their fancy attire and enjoyed a magical evening organized just for them.

Attendees got to walk the red carpet...Read more

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21)

By Andrew Porter, 94WIP

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Joel Embiid has been named to the All-NBA second team.

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a customer looking at an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle

(CNN) -- The families of two victims in the shootign at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School are suing the manufacturer and the seller of the gun used in the massacre. 

They filed a lawsuit in Broward County Circuit Court.

They're also asking the courts to clarify the...Read more

2018 season may get an early start

By Taylor Ward, CNN

(CNN) -- The 2018 hurricane season is shaping up to be "near- or above-normal" -- though not to the degree seen last year, when 17 named storms formed and ...Read more

tall ships parade of sail 2018

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly a dozen tall ships are now in place for the extended Memorial Day weekend, docked from the foot of Market Street, to the end of the Penn's Landing Marina. 

The ships hail from...Read more

Rich Lazer

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rich Lazer lost his bid to be the Democratic nominee for Congress from the Fifth District, but he found a soft landing, in a familiar spot. He got his old job back.

Mayor Jim Kenney asked Lazer to return to City Hall as his labor liaison. A spokesman...Read more

Curtis Jones

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia city councilman has introduced a bill that would allow police to confiscate guns from anyone deemed to pose a threat of violence. 

Councilman Curtis Jones proposed a "Gun Violence Protection" procedure, through which family or...Read more

Reginald Ross

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's 10-year real estate tax abatement is still delivering benefits that outweigh its costs, according to a report the city released Thursday. 

The study finds that the abatement helped the city recover from the recession, and consultant...Read more