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If you're a Drexel student or alumn, you've heard of The Traingle. The unviersity's student newspaper has been around for nearly a century. They print every Friday during the academic year, but that might not happen this week...or any week moving forward.
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Andrew Kramer
January 28, 2019 - 7:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you attended Drexel University at some point during the last century, or if you're currently a student, you're familiar with The Triangle. "We're the only student newspaper here at Drexel," explained the paper's Editor-in-Chief Mike Avena, a fifth-year senior. "We...
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Johnny Bobbitt
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
Ian Bush
January 28, 2019 - 6:51 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The homeless veteran accused of conspiring with a South Jersey couple on a GoFundMe scam is in jail in Burlington County. Johnny Bobbitt was transferred Monday from Philadelphia to Mount Holly, where he faced a Superior Court judge. The prosecutor's office says...
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Molly Daly
January 28, 2019 - 6:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On the first Monday after the government shutdown, hundreds of thousands of federal workers were back on the job. But some, considered essential, still had to report to work throughout the shutdown. Russell Rogers works for U.S. Customs and Border Protection as an...
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Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
January 28, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The owner of a Camden County electrical contracting company has pleaded guilty in federal court in Philadelphia, in what has been a long-running federal probe into a powerful local union leader. He has long-time ties to John Dougherty, the head of Local 98 of the...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
January 28, 2019 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Philadelphia continues to struggle with the opioid epidemic, the behavioral health department has announced it will make medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, available to everyone who enters residential treatment. There is no cure for opioid addiction, but there...
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A Bucks County woman is on trial for a love triangle murder involving the leader of a motorcycle gang and a pharmaceutical company executive.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 28, 2019 - 3:38 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — At the trial of a Bucks County woman accused of killing a pharmaceutical executive, the jury heard from her boyfriend - a man nicknamed “Ruthless” - who was the head of a motorcycle gang. Jennifer Morrisey’s boyfriend, Charles Kulow, testified Morrissey was with...
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Pat Loeb
January 28, 2019 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Kenney administration has been trying to sell a large property in West Philadelphia for more than a year, but legislation approving the sale is stuck in City Council. The buyer had high hopes the bill would move when council got back into session last week, but he...
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Warped Tour 2013 in Holmdel, New Jersey
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Rachel Kurland
January 28, 2019 - 12:09 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Vans Warped Tour marked its final nationwide, summer-long run last year, but the festival is far from gone. Warped Tour will celebrate its 25th anniversary with five days of festival events this summer, including two days in Atlantic City. The events begin at...
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The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 28, 2019 - 8:21 am
UPDATED: 11:26 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The government shutdown may be over, but federal workers who are still waiting for paychecks to come in can still go get some help at Philadelphia International Airport. From now through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., TSA officers, air traffic...
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Citizens Bank Park will offer several new attractions for fans this coming season. Work has begun on a beer garden and sports bar.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
January 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Citizens Bank Park will offer several new attractions for fans this coming season. Work has begun on a beer garden and sports bar. With the departure of McFaddens at the end of last season, Phillies Executive Vice President Dave Buck says the front office and Aramark...
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