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Toby, a poodle belonging to the Cook family.
Amber Cook via GoFundMe
Mike DeNardo
September 19, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Police in South Jersey are trying to find out who killed a pet poodle in Maple Shade.
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Kenyatta Johnson
Photo credit: Pat Loeb
Pat Loeb
September 19, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson is under investigation, and the city has hired outside legal help, at taxpayers' expense, to help him. "I currently don't have any comment at this current time," he said.
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e-cigarette.
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David Madden
September 19, 2019 - 1:25 pm
New Jersey continues to step up efforts aimed at controlling young people’s access to e-cigarettes. The state Senate president is meeting with tobacco company executives demanding action on the issue.
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Villanova linebacker Drew Wiley.
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
September 19, 2019 - 12:37 pm
It will be an early-season Colonial Athletic Association showdown on Saturday night as undefeated Villanova visits undefeated Towson. The Wildcats are currently ranked 18th in the country in FCS, and they improved to 3-0 on the season this past Saturday with a 45-10 dismantling of Bucknell.
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Hepatitis A vaccine
Nikki Boliaux
KYW Staff
September 19, 2019 - 12:16 pm
Health officials in Philadelphia are warning of potential hepatitis A exposure from a food worker in Kensington. The health department confirms an employee at Yumcious Donuts on the 3000 block of Kensington Avenue has the virus.
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Dulce Maria Alavez
Bridgeton Police Department
David Madden
September 19, 2019 - 10:46 am
The search continues for 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez, who police believe was abducted Monday afternoon while playing in a Bridgeton, New Jersey park with her 3-year-old brother. Read the latest here.
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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.
Courtesy of Women Against Abuse
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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Saint Christopher's Hospital
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
September 19, 2019 - 7:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is on the auction block, and there's word of a joint bid from a Pennsylvania nonprofit and university to buy it. After Wednesday's 2 p.m. deadline to submit bids, two are being reported. That includes a joint bid from Drexel...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
A clash is brewing over a controversial bill in Philadelphia City council that would require every rental unit built before 1978 to be lead safe.
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A spotted lanternfly.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
September 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
With the spotted lanternfly population exploding into urban and suburban areas, officials are urging trucking and delivery businesses to step up now, if they haven't already, to get state permits to operate in the quarantine zone.
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