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Cherri Gregg
June 25, 2019 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department announced a new policy Tuesday that will guide interactions with transgender and non-binary individuals while in police custody. During a press conference at City Hall, city officials explained the new Directive 4.15 , which requires...
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Pat Loeb
June 25, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With tourist and convention season about to kick into high gear, Philadelphia officials are re-starting the effort to reduce street homelessness and panhandling in public places. That includes expanding a new program that provides same-day work and pay . Norman Boch...
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The scene of a shooting at the Wilson Park Apartments on Bailey Terrace.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 25, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A pair of shooting incidents in a South Philadelphia neighborhood on Monday night has left two people dead. "We're very, very concerned due to the fact that we had four people shot within two hours and two of them are dead,” said Chief Inspector Scott Small. Police...
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Firefighters report 2 people jumped from upper floors to escape the flames house near 12th and Roscomb streets..
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
June 25, 2019 - 6:50 am
UPDATED: 10:50 a.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The stillness of a muggy Tuesday morning was quickly interrupted by neighbors' screams and a rapid fire that ripped through a house in the Logan section of the city. Firefighters are still on the scene of the fire, where 12 people were injured...
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Traffic jam.
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Mike DeNardo
June 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report puts a price tag on all the time drivers spend in Philadelphia traffic. What if you could add up all of the minutes you and your fellow drivers and bus passengers wasted in Center City traffic? A new study does just that, saying 9.7 million hours a year...
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Exactly 45 years ago, a 14-year-old girl went missing in South Jersey. Now, authorities have released new, disturbing evidence in this cold case.
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Andrew Kramer
June 24, 2019 - 9:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Exactly 45 years ago, a 14-year-old girl went missing in South Jersey. Now, authorities have released new, disturbing evidence in this cold case. "This case has been past down through generations of law enforcement," said Burlington City's police chief John Fine. What...
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100 years ago, Pennsylvania became the seventh state to vote in favor of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. A celebration in Valley Forge included the ringing of what’s known as the “Women’s Liberty Bell."
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Jim Melwert
June 24, 2019 - 6:04 pm
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — One hundred years ago, Pennsylvania became the seventh state to vote in favor of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. A celebration in Valley Forge included the ringing of what’s known as the “Women’s Liberty Bell." Its official name is the...
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At least 17.5 tons of cocaine with more than $1 billion in street value was seized at the Philadelphia seaport, being the largest cocaine seizure in the 230-year history of U.S Customs and Border protection.
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Steve Tawa
June 24, 2019 - 4:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At the federal courthouse, five of six crew members accused of helping to smuggle a record load of cocaine on a route through Philadelphia had brief appearances. They met with lawyers and Serbian and Samoan interpreters while authorities may be going after more people...
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About 200 people protested Monday outside of the Philadelphia ICE office on North Eighth Street. The rally was against what immigrant rights advocates see as an attempt to use the threat of raids as leverage to push lawmakers to pass reforms.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
June 24, 2019 - 4:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 200 people protested Monday outside of the Philadelphia ICE office on North Eighth Street. The rally was against what immigrant rights advocates see as an attempt to use the threat of raids as leverage to push lawmakers to pass reforms. "When our communities are...
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A sci-fi convention with a special emphasis on people of color gets ready to come to Philadelphia.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 24, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A sci-fi convention with a special emphasis on people of color gets ready to come to Philadelphia. Science fiction movies, comics and shows seem to be more popular than ever, but how people take them in can greatly vary from culture to culture, which is what led...
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