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Jesus Focus Food Pantry tents knocked down from the storm
Courtesy of Jesus Focus Food Pantry
Kim Glovas
August 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Bucks County food pantry that was working hard to help families hit by the pandemic over the last five months has suffered severe damage during Tuesday’s tropical storm. A fund drive is underway to allow the pantry to continue its mission. Read more here.
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Congressman Brendan Boyle at the podium, and his colleagues and the postal workers union leader are in background
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
August 05, 2020 - 6:56 pm
Postal Workers union leaders held a rally Wednesday with Philadelphia-area politicians in Northern Liberties to demand that Congress include funding for the Postal Service in the next pandemic relief package. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
August 05, 2020 - 5:21 pm
Coronavirus cases in Philadelphia and across the region seem to be on the decline, but the reason for that is still unclear. Read more here.
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U.S. Attorney McSwain charges Jeffery Blackwell, who was Community Affairs Director for the City Controller’s office, with wire fraud, bribery and filing false tax returns.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
August 05, 2020 - 4:46 pm
A former employee for the Philadelphia Office of the Controller admitted he took more than $20,000 in bribes from business owners seeking city permits and contracts. Read more here.
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Cleaning up the aftermaths of the flood at Best Quality Tire Shop in Darby
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
August 05, 2020 - 3:23 pm
In Delaware County, residents are working to clean up and rebuild after Tuesday's severe weather wreaked havoc on their homes and businesses. Read more here.
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Philadelphia detectives
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 05, 2020 - 2:55 pm
Philadelphia detectives are asking the public to help them identify a woman who was found inside a storage container last month, which was left on the sidewalk in Grays Ferry. Read more here.
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Eliza Talal
Towamencin Township Police Department/Facebook
Kim Glovas
August 05, 2020 - 2:07 pm
A 5-year-old girl who wandered from her Lansdale home during Tuesday’s fierce storms has been found dead in a Montgomery County creek. Read more here.
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The barge used in the Schuylkill River dredging project has become wedged under the I-676 overpass.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
August 05, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Crews are working to remove a barge wedged under the Vine Street Expressway on the Schulykill River. Read more here.
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A tornado that swept through Bucks County on Tuesday flipped cars at Doylestown Hospital and took part of the roof of a day care center nearby.
Cathy Caldwell and Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
August 05, 2020 - 9:40 am
At least five tornadoes spawned by Tropical Storm Isaias moved through the Philadelphia region on Tuesday. Find out where here.
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Manayunk Brewing Company is one of the businesses effected by Tropical Storm Isaias flooding.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
August 05, 2020 - 7:22 am
Swollen from Tropical Storm Isaias' heavy rain Tuesday, the Schuylkill River and its tributaries surpassed flood stage. By Wednesday morning, the water was beginning to recede, revealing quite a mess for residents and businesses to clean up. Read more here.
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