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The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 16, 2018 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The tap-and-go SEPTA Key fare card will soon be introduced on the Regional Rail lines. Starting on Friday, July, 20, Zone 4 riders can begin buying monthly regional rail passes on the SEPTA Key — and those early adopters will be the first to use the Key card on the...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) runs a drill during minicamp at Novacare Complex.
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Eric Walter
July 16, 2018 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) – Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz confirmed on Twitter Monday morning his marriage to longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg on Sunday, saying "Such a blessing to finally get to marry my best friend! ... I’m a lucky man with one amazing wife." Such a blessing to...
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Police Light Generic
Kim Glovas
July 16, 2018 - 7:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A single gun shot claimed the life of a South Philadelphia man on Sunday night. Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said Monday that officers were called to a home near the intersection of South Norwood and McKean streets around 11:30 Sunday night. "Based...
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Pre-sorted U.S. mail
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Kim Glovas
July 16, 2018 - 7:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Medicare plans to have all new cards delivered to seniors across the country by April 2019. The first round of mailings began earlier this year, and residents of Pennsylvania and Delaware who are 65 and older should have received their new cards by now. But Rebecca...
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Pope Francis is shown celebrating the Mass on the solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, in the parish of Santa Monica in Ostia, in the outskirts of Rome.
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Mark Abrams
July 16, 2018 - 7:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is organizing a pilgrimage to Rome this fall for the canonization of a former pope and a martyred Latin American archbishop. Pope Francis will elevate Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador to sainthood on Sunday, Oct...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
July 15, 2018 - 10:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Community members joined together Sunday night to remember a prominent Philadelphia real estate developer stabbed to death last week near Rittenhouse Square. The vigil, organized by City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, was to honor the memory of 37-year-old Sean...
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Dreamstime
July 15, 2018 - 8:50 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season. David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming Enforcement, told The Associated Press on...
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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
July 15, 2018 - 9:20 am
VINELAND, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in South Jersey are investigating a deadly police-involved shooting that happened in a Vineland neighborhood Saturday. Vineland police received a call that a man was pacing back and forth in front of a home he didn't live in on West Wood Street at around...
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Dan Wing | KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
July 14, 2018 - 11:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's the storming of the Bastille, but done with a ton of Philly flavor. Eastern State Penitentiary held their final Bastille Day celebration Saturday night, after more than two decades of recreating the turning point in the French Revolution. With the landmark...
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Pat Toddy | KYW Newsradio
Pat Toddy
July 14, 2018 - 11:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was good-vibes only for the several hundred festival goers enjoying the Caribbean escape at the Camden Waterfront Saturday. That's exactly how organizer Kylla Herbert says her late father would have wanted it. Herbert says he father threw the first South Jersey...
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