Local News

Participants from the 8th annual March to End Rape Culture
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
October 05, 2018 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the second phase of the #MeToo movement. A local advocate is reflecting on the changing culture. Monique Howard, executive director of Women Organized Against Rape , says women's voices have been amplified by the #MeToo...
Read More
College students, Philadelphia school employees, and low-wage workers demonstrate outside the Community College of Philadelphia.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
October 05, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — College students, Philadelphia school employees, and low-wage workers in the city gathered along Spring Garden Street outside the Community College of Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon to demand a fair work week and speak out against economic injustice. Marissa...
Read More
School bus
Mike Dougherty
October 05, 2018 - 8:25 am
UPDATED: 12:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating an accident involving a school bus that happened around 7 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Harbison and Tackawanna in Wissinoming in Northeast Philadelphia. The bus collided with a car, injuring the driver of the car and...
Read More
From left: Robin L. Wiessmann, Pa. Secretary of Banking and Securities; Leslie Richards, Pa. Secretary of Transportation; Angela G. Mago, KeyCorp; Eloise Young, Philadelphia Gas Works; Susan Jacobson, Jacobson Strategic Communications
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
October 05, 2018 - 8:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several hundred Chamber of Commerce attendees started their morning on Thursday with an inspiring panel discussion about women in leadership. Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania's first female secretary of the Department of Transportation, was among the panelists at the...
Read More
Joseph Valiquette
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Mike Dougherty
October 05, 2018 - 6:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 22-year-old Havertown man is behind bars in Delaware County Friday morning, charged with raping a 14-year-old girl. It all started on a social media messaging app. "He attacked her in her own home. She unsuspectingly invited him in," Delaware County District...
Read More
Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
October 05, 2018 - 6:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Detectives are searching for the gunman who opened fire at a South Philadelphia gas station Thursday night, killing one teenager and wounding another. This happened at a gas station at the busy intersection of 25th Street and Passyunk Avenue around 8 p.m. Police say a...
Read More
A SEPTA consultant is recommending the transit agency look at several ways to improve its bus network.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
October 04, 2018 - 9:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election Day is a month away, but some people have already started to think about how to make it easiest for others to get to their polling places on Nov. 6. A petition circulating on Facebook is asking SEPTA for free rides on Election Day. Fran Kelly, SEPTA assistant...
Read More
Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
October 04, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania legislature has given the green light to placing speed cameras on Roosevelt Boulevard , but don't expect to see them any time soon. The legislation is just the start of a lengthy process. There's still no word on when Gov. Tom Wolf will sign the...
Read More
Giant Heirloom Market
Giant Food Stores
Mark Abrams
October 04, 2018 - 9:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Giant Food Stores has announced it is building its second store in Philadelphia, preparing for a December opening. The Carlisle-based grocery chain has a number of stores in the Philly suburbs and one inside the city on Grant Avenue in the Northeast. On Thursday,...
Read More
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 04, 2018 - 7:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Japanese cultural center is celebrating its 60th anniversary with special programming throughout the month at the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park. Shofuso was built in Japan in the 1950s and made its way to West Fairmount Park in...
Read More

Pages