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Vet Fest is an annual showcase of veteran services offered by the city of Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia-area veterans were celebrated in Center City on Wednesday at the sixth annual Vet Fest.

Wanda Pate-Dennis, with the Philadelphia Veterans Advising Commission, said this event, at Thomas Paine Plaza just outside the Municipal Serivices...Read more

The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services offered details about its services at the School District of Philadelphia building.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students suffering from depression, anxiety, and other problems struggle in school, and Mayor Jim Kenney spoke Wednesday about the importance of giving parents and educators the resources to help kids thrive. 

Problems at home lead to problems in the...Read more

Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill allowing New Jersey DREAMers to be eligible to receive state tuition assistance.

NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill that would extend tuition assistance to undocumented students in the state to help pay for their educations. 

The signing ceremony was at Rutgers University in Newark, which Murphy called "the most diverse campus...Read more

Philadelphia City Councilman Derek Green and Pa. state Rep. Jordan Harris

As the Pennsylvania Health Department takes applications for permits to grow medical marijuana, local elected officials are calling on the governor to ensure that Philadelphia gets at least one.

Officials made their case on Wednesday. 

Councilman Derek Green says that by 2020,...Read more

Red wine

By Andrew Porter, 94WIP

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eagles fans now have the opportunity to purchase championship wine and champagne! 

The Philadelphia Eagles and Mano’s Wine have come together to partner on this collectable. "Championship Red" is a limited edition...Read more

Stacks of bolivares from Venezuela

By Andrea Diaz, CNN

(CNN) -- How worthless is the bolivar, Venezuela's currency? You'd be better off investing in fictional currency from a video game.

The virtual gold in "World of Warcraft," the online role-playing game, is now almost seven times more valuable...Read more

voting booths

By Eric Bradner and Dan Merica, CNN

(CNN) -- A night Republicans feared would end in disaster in at least one state instead produced Senate nominees that party leaders are pleased to run against three vulnerable Democratic senators in November's midterm elections.

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Sean Learn

BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Canadian man has been arraigned in connection to a fatal DUI crash in Bensalem in late April.

The Bucks County District Attorney's Office says 48-year-old Sean Learn of Toronto surrendered Tuesday on charges of homicide by vehicle while DUI,...Read more

A passenger in this car took a shot at a driver who honked his horn.

LOWER SOUTHAMPTON TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Bucks County say they are looking for a road rage shooter who pulled the trigger after another driver honked his horn. 

According to Lower Southampton Township Police, the incident started at Old Bristol Road and Bridgetown...Read more

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have released chilling video of a struggle between a man washing his car and another man armed with a weapon resembling an AK-47 who shot him. 

Authorities are now searching for the gunman while the victim fights for his life. 

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