KYW In Depth

In Depth

Each week, KYW Newsradio takes you inside a story that matters to the Philadelphia region. With original reporting and compelling interviews, the most experienced news team in Philadephia radio goes beyond the headlines and into the captivating details surrounding the local story of the moment.

Man with brain stroke symptoms
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KYW In Depth
April 27, 2020 - 8:43 pm
A Philadelphia neurosurgeon has been studying correlations between the brain and COVID-19 since the pandemic started. In addition to strokes, he said COVID-19 can travel to the brain and cause encephalitis. Listen to the full story on the KYW In Depth podcast.
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Dr. Harvey Rubin
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KYW In Depth
March 06, 2020 - 7:42 am
Infectious disease specialist Dr. Harvey Rubin has been spending most of his time lately on the coronavirus outbreak — researching, studying, speaking with colleagues, and answering questions for curious podcasters, like, "What are the odds you or I are going to get coronavirus?" On the other side...
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E-scooter
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KYW In Depth
February 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
Go to pretty much any big city in America and you'll see people zooming around on electric scooters. But not in Philadelphia. Or Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, or Allentown for that matter. At least, not legally. Read more here.
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Aug 28, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; The Phillies Phanatic entertains fans from the top of the Philadelphia Phillies dugout during the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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KYW In Depth
February 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
The Phillie Phanatic has held down the job of Phillies mascot for more than 40 years. But now, a feud between the design firm behind the mascot and the Phillies organization means that the future of the Phanatic in South Philadelphia is a little less clear. Read more here.
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KYW In-Depth host Carol MacKenzie with Nick Renn and Toni Maccariella.
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KYW In Depth
February 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
This week on KYW In-Depth, funeral director Nick Renn gives a tour of a funeral home and see what the opioid epidemic looks like from the perspective of a funeral director. Read more here.
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Iowans in Philadelphia got the chance to participate in their state's caucus from a thousand miles away.
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KYW In Depth
February 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
On Monday, Iowans in Philadelphia got the chance to participate in their state's caucus from a thousand miles away. Read more here.
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Image taken from drone shows Mariner East construction.
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KYW In Depth
January 24, 2020 - 8:24 am
This week on "KYW In Depth," Charlotte Reese went to Thornbury Township, Delaware County, to talk to people who say their lives have changed ever since work on the Mariner East Pipeline started in their backyards. This is the story of what they have to say about the pipeline, and how its owner,...
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KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
January 17, 2020 - 9:41 am
A century ago, Prohibition didn't keep the liquor from pouring in Philadelphia. "There was widespread lawlessness, in particular in Philadelphia, and across the country," says Annie Anderson, a historian, author, and researcher at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site. This week on KYW In Depth...
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In Depth
KYW In Depth
January 10, 2020 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia's New Year's Day parade made headlines yet again after two Mummers were seen wearing blackface. Read more here.
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Heather Arias and Tracey Thomasey
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KYW In Depth
December 27, 2019 - 4:30 am
When someone is murdered in Philadelphia, families often don't know where to turn. The people at the Anti Violence Partnership of Philadelphia are there to help navigate the court system, connect grieving families with counseling, or even just provide emotional support in a court hearing. This week...
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