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Every Murder is Real (EMIR) Healing Center launched a new campaign on Tuesday at City Hall.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 25, 2018 - 9:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia nonprofit that helps families of homicide victims launched a new campaign on Tuesday at City Hall designed to raise awareness about the city's hundreds of unsolved murder cases. More than 100 people packed into the Caucus Room in City Hall for National...
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A trainer puts a horse through its paces during the Dressage at Devon events at the Devon Horse Show grounds
Mark Abrams | KYWNewsradio
Mark Abrams
September 25, 2018 - 8:04 pm
DEVON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A world-class competition for horse breeders from around the country is taking over the Devon Horse Show grounds this week. The competition, Dressage at Devon , runs through Sunday. "Dressage is French for training," explained Pam Pew, a spokeswoman for the event. "So,...
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Capt. Malachi Jones at the Philadelphia police headquarters
Paul Kurtz | KYWNewsradio
Paul Kurtz
September 25, 2018 - 6:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two serial robbers in the Philadelphia area have struck again, continuing a crime spree that began six weeks ago. The masked bandits have been so busy they've caught the attention of the FBI, and Assistant Special Agent in Charge Joseph Buschner says they seem to have...
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First Lady Frances Wolf joins Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani at William D. Kelley School to highlight investment in STEM education for young women.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Justin Udo
September 25, 2018 - 6:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania is taking aggressive action to get young women more involved in the tech industry. The governor's PAsmart initiative is investing $30 million toward STEM and computer science education for K-12 students. First Lady Frances Wolf joined Girls Who Code CEO...
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A flight of Apache and Blackhawk helicopter from the Idaho National Guard perform a fly over prior to the first half against the Idaho Vandals at Bronco Stadium.
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Ian Bush
September 25, 2018 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia area is the winner in the race to replace the U.S. military's Vietnam-era Huey helicopter. Boeing in Ridley Park will fit the chopper made by Leonardo in Northeast Philly with what the Air Force needs to guard nuclear weapons. "It's certainly fast. It...
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Hundreds of protesters rally against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Sept. 24, 2018. They protested for a #BelieveSurvivors Walkout against Kavanaugh, who has been accused by at least two women of sexual assault.
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Kim Glovas
September 25, 2018 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From the accusations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, to Bill Cosby's sentence of three to 10 years in state prison Tuesday for aggravated indecent assault against Andrea Constand, they highlight the impact the #MeToo movement has...
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Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse on the first day of sentencing in his sexual assault trial on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
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September 25, 2018 - 4:02 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — "Today, justice was served," said Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele following the sentence of now convicted felon Bill Cosby. Cosby left the courtroom Tuesday in handcuffs, on his way to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility to begin his prison...
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Benjamin Franklin High School in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
September 25, 2018 - 1:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and city commissioners and members of Philadelphia City Council went to high schools across the city to get students ready for November. In an initiative developed by Lisa Deeley, chairwoman of the three-person Philadelphia...
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"Political Power: Stormy Daniels" is available in an e-book edition online.
Joseph Paradise
Justin Udo
September 25, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "Political Power: Stormy Daniels" is the lastest graphic novel from Philly-based artist Joseph Paradise. He says the alleged affair between Daniels and President Donald Trump that's been polarizing to so many triggered his creative juices. Writing and drawing the book...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
September 25, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city of Philadelphia has filed its appeal of a federal court ruling that tossed out a law aimed at wage equity. The law would prohibit employers from asking about a job applicant's salary history. The law passed two years ago but never took effect because the...
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