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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
September 15, 2018 - 6:26 pm
GLADWYNE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in Montgomery County say a man was found dead on the side of the road near a Main Line country club. But what happened to the man and how he died are unknown factors that the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office and Lower Merion Police are looking...
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Kimberly Adams
September 15, 2018 - 5:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was an unusual site in the Olney section of the city Saturday morning, after the Pennsylvania SPCA says, hundreds of baby chickens were found in a vacant lot. "You can't just slap them into an empty lot and think that that's okay," Nicole Wilson, the PSPCA...
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Clean Block Contest
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Hadas Kuznits
September 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Some Philadelphia residents competed Saturday to determine who lives on the cleanest block in the city. Neighbors from 20 city blocks participated in the city's annual Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee Clean Block contest. "We are escorted by the police...
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Shelter Dogs
John McDevitt
September 15, 2018 - 1:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia-area animal shelter is offering 50 percent off adoption fees this weekend to make room for the possibility of getting shelter animals displaced by Hurricane Florence. The idea of the reduced adoption fees at the Brandywine Valley SPCA in Chester and...
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Hurricane Florence
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Mike Dougherty
September 15, 2018 - 9:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Some residents from the Philadelphia region are working together to collect donations for victims of Hurricane Florence. Many people lost everything in the storm. South Jersey resident Christopher Chin helped get a truck full of supplies together last year for...
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David Madden
September 14, 2018 - 8:57 pm
MARGATE, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- There have been rumors flying around in Margate surrounding the future of Lucy, the iconic elephant that has been a tourist attraction for decades. Lucy’s handlers insist she’s not going anywhere. There have been quiet discussions in the town about possible high rise...
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Dreamstime
Suzanne Monaghan
September 14, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For high school seniors, fall is the time to start applying to colleges. The process can be confusing and overwhelming for students and parents. The first thing to consider is location and campus atmosphere, says Davin Sweeney of Collegewise. "The overwhelming...
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Andrew Kramer
September 14, 2018 - 8:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is holding a seven hour prayer vigil of reparation and petition Friday, until midnight, amid the ongoing clergy sex abuse crisis. The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul is home to this extended prayer session. "To pray for...
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Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
September 14, 2018 - 8:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania is considering legal action against the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections after the agency banned shipment of all books to state prisons. Under the new policy mail will be sent to a central facility to be...
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John McDevitt
September 14, 2018 - 6:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pop culture is being celebrated all weekend long at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City. It’s called cosplay, it’s a thing at comic cons, where attendees dress like their favorite characters from comics, television and film. Dana Jordan came as Spider-...
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