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Eagles Cheerleaders / Cirque de Soleil’s “Volta”
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
July 19, 2018 - 6:19 pm
OAKS, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Artists and performers in Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTRA in Montgomery County got a visit Thursday from Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders. Eagles cheerleaders, along with team mascot Swoop, got lessons from Cirque du Soleil on Swiss rings, trampoline, and baton twirling. The...
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Robert Wilson Mural
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
July 19, 2018 - 5:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Another mural is dedicated in memory of Philadelphia Police Sergeant Robert Wilson III, who was killed in the line of duty, protecting others, while trying to stop a robbery in 2015. Facing a small patch of grass at the end of rowhomes, this mural is up at 29th...
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Philadelphia FIGHT community health center
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
July 19, 2018 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia FIGHT community health centers service people battling illnesses such as HIV and hepatitis C. "We see a wide variety of folks who need a lot of support in managing their healthcare," said Juliet Fink Yates, the agency's chief education officer. She says...
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Clinging Jellyfish
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Molly Daly
July 19, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Now that an invasive species of jellyfish detected in New Jersey two years ago has been found in the north-central Barnegat Bay, the Department of Environmental Protection is urging the public to exercise caution when boating, crabbing, or wading in the bay. You don'...
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Workers remove old paint cans and other materials from the trunk of a city resident as part of the Household Hazardous Waste Collection at the Streets Department Sanitation Depot at State Road and Ashburner Street on Thursday.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
July 19, 2018 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Streets Department conducted its annual summer collection of household hazardous waste on Thursday in Northeast Philadelphia. Lines of cars pulled into a fenced in area of the large lot used by the city's Sanitation Division at State Road and Ashburner...
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New Temple University signage on the southbound side of Cecil B. Moore station
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
July 19, 2018 - 2:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple University fraternity president accused of sexual assault last winter faced a judge on Thursday morning as the alleged victim in the case testified about what happened on the night in question. Judge Lydia Kirkland upheld charges of attempted rape, sexual...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio, file
Pat Loeb
July 19, 2018 - 1:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An audit of Philadelphia's sexual harassment policy found more than 100 complaints in the last five years and settlements of more than $2 million. Mayor Jim Kenney appeared with City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart at a news conference on Thursday, where he unveiled the...
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A fire tore through Our Lady of Angels Regional Catholic School in Morton, Delaware County.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
July 19, 2018 - 7:39 am
MORTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a three-alarm fire that ripped through a Catholic school in Delaware County late Wednesday night. The fire started at around 11 p.m. in Our Lady of Angels Regional Catholic School on Franklin Street in Morton, Pa. Authorities...
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The Fabulous Freedoms Ball Dogs include Ralph, Rocky and Ella, who are shelter dogs from the Brandywine Valley SPCA.
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
July 18, 2018 - 7:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They may not be Lady Gaga or Justin Timberlake, but the halftime performance scheduled for the Philadelphia Freedoms versus the Washington Kastles game is sure to be a ball. The Fabulous Freedoms Ball Dogs include Ralph, Rocky and Ella, who are shelter dogs from the...
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Joseph Williams will stand trial on two counts of criminal homicide.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
July 18, 2018 - 6:58 pm
BRISTOL, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 19-year-old Bristol man has been charged with killing two people in a prom night shooting. A 48-year-old was charged with one of the killings, but prosecutors amended the charges based on autopsy results. Joseph Williams will stand trial on two counts of criminal...
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