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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors at the National Constitution Center this weekend got a lesson on flag etiquette and flag folding.

In honor of Memorial Day weekend visitors learned how to fold a giant American flag out on the center’s front lawn in Old City.

So how...Read more

Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — This time next month, New Jersey will be in the middle of its annual budget crunch, with just days to go to adopt a new one or perhaps see most state government operations grind to a halt. 

What could be the make-or-break issue?  It may well come...Read more


NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After a pregnant woman was murdered in Chicago while responding to an online post offering free baby clothes, police in and around Philadelphia want residents to remember there are designated safe Internet exchange zones all around.

Conshocken police offer...Read more

Kenyatta Johnson

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Councilman has proposed a ban on so-called ghost guns that are self-assembled and thus have no serial number. It was among a flurry of bills introduced at last week's session.

Thursday was the deadline to introduce bills and still have...Read more

World War II vets James Forziati, left, and George Fuller, center, chat in Patrick Ward Park, at 24th and Aspen, in Fairmount. The park was created in honor of all US military veterans.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On this long Memorial Day weekend, we pay tribute to our many area military veterans. And there are veterans who over the years have visited this small park every day to reflect and remember. 

“Our whole neighborhood got drafted back in ’66,” recalled Joe...Read more

Spruce Street Harbor Park - Memorial Day weekend 2019

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Memorial Day weekend was a celebration, even for those who didn’t hit the shore.

Some folks who didn’t make it to South Jersey this weekend still got a chance to stroll the boardwalk, the Philly boardwalk, at Spruce Street Harbor Park.

"It's...Read more

VENTNOR CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — The summer season looks to get underway down the shore and there’s a new law in effect this year — no smoking or vaping on New Jersey beaches.

“I don’t see no signs that there is no smoking on Ventnor Beach or any beach,” said Ron the ice cream...Read more

Bishop Emeritus Joseph Anthony Galante

CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Catholics in South Jersey are mourning the passing of their former leader this Memorial Day weekend.

On Saturday, the Diocese of Camden announced that bishop emeritus, Joseph Anthony Galante, has died.

The former Camden bishop and Philadelphia...Read more

Cemetery / Tombstone / Grave

By Mallory Hughes, CNN

(CNN) -- Emma, a healthy Shih Tzu mix, was euthanized to fulfill her late owner's dying wish that the dog be put down -- and then laid to rest with her.

The dog arrived at the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter in Chesterfield, Virginia, on...Read more

Jon Voight

By Madeline Holcombe, CNN

(CNN) -- Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight has posted a pair of videos to Twitter in which he affirms his long-held support for President Donald Trump and calls him "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln."

The star of "Midnight Cowboy"...Read more