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Set of different guns
Dreamstime
David Madden
May 08, 2018 - 7:47 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey has released its first report on criminal gun usage in the state, as well as where those weapons are coming from. Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order last month. On Tuesday, he discussed the statistics further. According to the Federal Department...
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NASCAR rolled into Philly with 21 Xfinity Series drivers to promote upcoming races in the Poconos and Dover.
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 08, 2018 - 7:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — NASCAR rolled into Philly with 21 Xfinity Series drivers to promote upcoming races in the Poconos and Dover. Outside of the Comcast Center on Market Street, a pit grew gave lightening-speed tire changing demonstrations while some of the top drivers signed autographs...
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Marvin Roberts
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 08, 2018 - 6:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lawyers for the pair of brothers accused of murdering a Philadelphia father in front of his toddler daughter last year were in court Tuesday — and one is hoping for a plea deal in the case. The defense attorney for 21-year-old Maurice Roberts said they are seeking a...
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Christopher McCrum was one of 10 awarded for his hard work by the Philadelphia Eagles and Axalta Coating Systems as an All-Pro Teacher.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 08, 2018 - 5:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some teachers "fly" above and beyond classroom expectations, and their efforts are not going unnoticed. Christopher McCrum, who has taught computer science classes at LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, N.J., for the past three years, was one of 10...
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George Zimmerman, the man who was acquitted of murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, has received a criminal summons for stalking.
Seminole County Sheriff
May 08, 2018 - 5:03 pm
By Eric Levenson and Liz Turrell (CNN) -- George Zimmerman, the man who was acquitted of murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, has received a criminal summons for stalking, the Seminole County Sheriff's Office said in a press release on Monday. Zimmerman is accused of repeatedly...
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The president of Nordstrom Rack, Geevy Thomas, has flown to St. Louis himself to make an apology to the teens in person.
KMOV
May 08, 2018 - 4:58 pm
By Aaron Smith and Marlena Baldacci (CNN Money) -- The president of Nordstrom Rack is offering a face-to-face apology to three African American teenagers after they were falsely accused of stealing from a store in Missouri. Dirone Taylor, Mekhi Lee and Eric Rogers II said they were shopping on...
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Mike DeNardo
May 08, 2018 - 4:51 pm
WYNNEWOOD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two Friends' Central School teachers who were fired in a controversy over a Palestinian speaker have filed suit against the Main Line Quaker school. The federal suit claims Friends' Central violated the civil rights of Ariel Eure and Layla Helwa. The teachers were...
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Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Chairman and state Rep. Jordan Harris speaks about a gun violence reduction initiative.
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 08, 2018 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf and members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus traveled to Grays Ferry to announce the formation of a gun violence reduction initiative. The announcement comes two months after Wolf took an eye-opening tour of Grays Ferry with Pennsylvania...
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Advocates for National Black Mama's Bail Out Day wait outside Stout Center for Criminal Justice.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
May 08, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just before Mother's Day, a coalition of community groups is giving more than a dozen women the gift of freedom. "We're in the process of posting bail for 15 Black women and they will be released in a number of hours," explained Cara Tratner outside the Juanita Kidd...
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The pop-up food center, called Cafe LunchBox, sits at Roosevelt Plaza Park in front of Camden City Hall, and features a lunch cafe and bakery.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 08, 2018 - 3:27 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new food hub is already the talk of the town. The pop-up food center, called Cafe LunchBox, sits at Roosevelt Plaza Park in front of Camden City Hall, and features a lunch cafe and bakery. "Really, it's just about giving people good food at a low cost, and building...
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