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More food options have been added to Citizens Bank Park than ever before.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
March 26, 2019 - 5:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Phillies fans go to the ballpark for opening day on Thursday, they'll find more food options than ever before. During a media preview Tuesday of the Phillies and Aramark's latest food lineup at Citizens Bank Park, officials debuted the outdoor beer garden and...
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Franklin Square Fountain Show
Courtesy of Historic Philadelphia
Paul Kurtz
March 26, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 19th-century fountain at Franklin Square is getting a 21st-century makeover. Workers have been busy installing new components that will transform the 180-year-old fountain — one of the oldest in the country — into what Historic Philadelphia hopes will be a main...
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A photo of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies' system front view.
Courtesy of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
Steve Tawa
March 26, 2019 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The chairman of a Hyperloop company already developing transportation projects overseas was the keynote speaker at a conference of geotechnical engineers at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies co-founder Bibop Gresta says his team...
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Jacob Sullivan
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 26, 2019 - 4:06 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The fate of the 46-year-old Horsham man who pleaded guilty to killing 14-year-old Grace Packer is now in the hands of a jury as they’ll decide if he should get the death penalty or life in prison with no chance of parole. Defense attorney Jack Fagan argued the jury...
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Chemical plant.
Dreamstime
David Madden
March 26, 2019 - 3:51 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is going after chemical companies in the state, demanding information on how dangerous cancer-causing chemicals have been getting into the environment. For now, it’s a request for information on the proliferation of what are commonly called PFAs used in...
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The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the re-sentencing of former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge Willie Singletary.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
March 26, 2019 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge has ordered City Council-at-large candidate Willie Singletary off the May primary ballot because of his previous convictions for lying to the FBI during a corruption investigation. Singletary says he will appeal. Judge Stella Tsai ruled that...
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Dish soap
Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
March 26, 2019 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A tractor trailer crash led to a soapy mess during Tuesday's morning rush hour, including the closure of a section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo says a tractor trailer going east hit an overpass between Downingtown and Valley Forge...
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The student-led Mercer County Climate Action Strike demonstrations on behalf of the Green New Deal on March 15 in downtown Princeton and Princeton University.
Bob Makin/Staff photo
Kim Glovas
March 26, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Green New Deal, a progressive economic stimulus proposal, has sparked a lot of conversation and controversy since its introduction in early February. But reaction from members of Congress in the Philadelphia region is mixed. Most say the Green New Deal is too wide...
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N.J. state capitol
Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
March 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy says he plans to sign a bill passed by the legislature Monday that would give terminally ill patients the right to end their own lives. The bill allows a terminal patient given six months to live the right to ask a doctor to prescribe a life-ending...
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Philadelphia police
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
March 25, 2019 - 10:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have released footage from a deadly road rage incident in West Philadelphia. Shaquile Mac, 25, was murdered on Friday night at 52nd and Warren streets while his children were just feet away from him. "The kids were witnesses. Don't know how old...
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