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Bicentennial Bell
Artist rendering of Bicentennial Bell / Photo credit: Independence National Historical Park
Steve Tawa
April 02, 2018 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- More than 40 years after Philadelphia's other bell was first displayed - and five-years after it was mothballed - a group is working to re-introduce the bigger, uncracked relative of the Liberty Bell. A non-profit group, Friends of Independence National Historical...
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Redness from painful burn on a woman's hand.
Lynne Adkins
April 02, 2018 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Philadelphia now has a new burn center to treat area patients in need. The Jefferson Burn Center has joined an elite group of local hospitals with special teams to handle burns victims. Director, Dr. William Hughes, has been treating these injuries for decades at...
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Mar 31, 2018; San Antonio, TX, United States; Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman (14) celebrates with fans after defeating the Kansas Jayhawks in the semifinals of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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Matt Leon
April 02, 2018 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Villanova Wildcats will play for their second national title in three years tonight when they take on Michigan down in San Antonio. It has taken five wins to get the Wildcats to the brink of another title. So far in this tournament Villanova has defeated: Radford...
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"Peg" Gibbons
Credit: Art Gentile, Photojournalist/The Intelligencer
Mark Abrams
April 02, 2018 - 3:02 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A well-known journalist who chronicled Montgomery County happening from a bureau post in the courthouse in Norristown has passed away. Readers of the suburban papers knew the byline of Margaret Gibbons and the kind of stories she filed. She was "Peg" to...
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Mar 30, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies shortstop J.P. Crawford (2) throws to first base for the out of Atlanta Braves catcher Chris Stewart (not pictured) in the tenth inning at SunTrust Park.
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April 02, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Monday's scheduled game between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets at Citi Field has been postponed due to bad weather. The game will instead be played on July 9th as part of a double header. Tonight's #Phillies /Mets game in NY has been postponed due to bad...
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Jan. 30, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address from the House chamber of the United States Capitol.
Credit: Jasper Colt-USA TODAY
Cherri Gregg
April 02, 2018 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- President Donald Trump's latest round of tweets claiming "DACA is dead" is getting a lukewarm response from local advocates. DACA is dead because the Democrats didn’t care or act, and now everyone wants to get onto the DACA bandwagon... No longer works. Must build...
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Philadelphia kicks off "Immigrant Business Week"
Credit: Pat Loeb
Pat Loeb
April 02, 2018 - 2:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Philadelphia kicked off its second annual "Immigrant Business Week" Monday, recognizing businesses along the North Fifth Street corridor in Olney, which is one of Pennsylvania's most diverse neighborhoods. After an anti-immigrant twitter tirade from the White House ,...
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Kevin Barron
Photo credit: Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
Molly Daly
April 02, 2018 - 2:02 pm
HATBORO, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - A 21-year-old elementary education major from Horsham has been charged with corruption of a minor after Montgomery County authorities say he had sexually explicit Snapchat and Instagram conversations with a 12-year-old boy. The investigation started when the boy's...
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Credit: Upper Darby Police Department
Kim Glovas
April 02, 2018 - 1:06 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Upper Darby police have revealed more information about the Taiwanese exchange student who allegedly threatened to 'shoot up' Bonner Prendergast Catholic High School. Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood says detectives discovered more than 1,600 rounds of...
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L-R) Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan arrives at the "Creed" Los Angeles Premiere held at the Regency Village Theater in Westwood, CA on Thursday, November 19, 2015.
(Photo By Sthanlee B. Mirador)
April 02, 2018 - 11:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - "Rocky" himself took to social media to express his excitement as the filming of "Creed II" kicks off in Philadelphia. In a an Instagram post, Sylvestor Stallone says this is a "very exciting day" and that it's time to "watch the fists startFLYING!" You know the old...
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