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Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
May 19, 2019 - 7:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania SPCA says they are assisting the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, as they investigate the cause of a deadly upper respiratory infection. “It really was just a matter of time before there was a challenge,” said Nicole Wilson with the PSPCA...
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Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 19, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A popular Philadelphia watering hole with a storied history has served its last drink. The London Grill has been a staple in the city's Fairmount neighborhood for decades, and its building is one of the oldest bar structures in Philadelphia. Co-owner Terry Berch...
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Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 19, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The famous ‘Rocky' steps, played host to a number of other fighters celebrating victories and remembering losses as well. More than 1,000 people gathered on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Sunday for Living Beyond Breast Cancer's Reach and Rise Yoga...
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Courtesy of the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center
Molly Daly
May 19, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The weather that's left the plains states reeling is headed our way. Although the storms the system's spawning have been wild, Jason Franklin, meteorologist in charge at the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly, says they're not unusual for the plains states at this...
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Alternative Baseball Organization
Alternative Baseball Organization
Antionette Lee
May 19, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A baseball team that started in rural Georgia is breaking barriers across the country. The league, coming to Philly this fall, will give people with special needs and autism a shot on the diamond. Taylor Duncan , 22, started the team in 2016. Duncan, who was diagnosed...
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Former Bethlehem Steel headquarters implodes.
Jacqueline Larma/AP
May 19, 2019 - 1:21 pm
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker's former world headquarters. Crowds gathered to watch the demolition of the area's tallest building, a 21-story monolith that...
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Pennsylvania Game Commission falcons
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
May 19, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom and Dad falcon were none too pleased to see Arthur McMorris show up for his yearly invasion of their privacy. The Pennsylvania Game Commission falcon expert made his annual trip to Philadelphia City Hall last week to check on the family of falcons that have been...
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Italian Market Festival 2019
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 19, 2019 - 11:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The weather couldn't have been more perfect on the first day of the weekend-long, open-air Italian Market Festival along Ninth Street in South Philadelphia. Thousands of people filled the streets, scoping out the live music, art and, of course, all the food and drink...
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War of Will
Mike Stewart/AP
Andrew Kramer
May 19, 2019 - 10:06 am
BALTIMORE (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running. Since he was a child, Casse wanted to win a Triple Crown race, and the well-...
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Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On the north side of the iconic Reading Terminal Market, a rather dark and neglected stretch of 12th and Filbert Streets, is about to be transformed. The window of Glenn Mueller's Mueller Chocolate Company is looks right out at the 1100 block of Filbert, with that...
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