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PATCO train
Mike Dougherty-KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 23, 2018 - 2:47 pm
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradi) -- Advice for PATCO riders this weekend: Bring cash. A four-day computer upgrade means that PATCO's fare vending machines will not be able to accept credit or debit cards. PATCO is replacing the 10-year-old computer framework running its Freedom Card system, said...
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Students from Penn-Trafford High School
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Mike Dougherty
May 23, 2018 - 2:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- High school students from throughout the Pennsylvania region are being recognized with National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awards , announced Wednesday during a ceremony at Drexel University. Students, aiming to become the newest faces in news, submitted...
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The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a list of tips and warnings for National Safe Boating Week.
Paul Kurtz-KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 23, 2018 - 2:16 pm
As we get ready to greet the summer of 2018, the Coast Guard is observing National Safe Boating Week by issuing its annual warnings and safety tips. Awareness is key to avoiding disaster, but Philadelphia Coast Guard Station Sr. Chief Nathan Purinton says it's easy for recreational boaters to...
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David Madden-KYW Newsradio
David Madden
May 23, 2018 - 1:56 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (NYW Newsradio) -- Officials gathered in downtown Camden to celebrate the hoisting of the final steel girder atop what will be Health Sciences Center, operated jointly by Rowan University and Rutgers-Camden, in collaboration with Camden County College. It's yet another sign of Camden's...
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Southwest Plane
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Dan Wing
May 23, 2018 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The entire crew of the Southwest Flight that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after an engine blew a hole in the side of the plane last month discussed the fatal flight on 'CBS This Morning' on Wednesday. The engine explosion blew a hole...
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Derrick Cosby
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 23, 2018 - 12:34 pm
HATFIELD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As the trial wraps up against a Montgomery County man who claims the shooting of a guest in his home was self-defense, jurors heard differing versions of what happened that night, last summer. The defense claims the shooting was justified, but prosecutors call it...
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sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia
AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File
May 23, 2018 - 11:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast may make an offer for Twenty-First Century Fox, potentially putting it in a head-to-head bidding war with Disney. Comcast Corp. on Wednesday did not provide specific details on a bid, other than to say that it would be all cash and at a premium to the value of Disney's...
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Chef Jose Garces in his Olon restaurant.
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Steve Tawa
May 23, 2018 - 8:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A federal bankruptcy judge has decided which Jose Garces restaurants will be in play, as the famed chef tries to move a step closer to putting his portfolio of restaurants and catering unit on the auction block. But his partners, who feel jilted, opposed the move...
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Tim Jimenez
May 23, 2018 - 7:37 am
PORT RICHMOND, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A man was caught on video Tuesday using a sledgehammer to inflict damage and pain in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. The video was posted on YouTube, and police want the victims to come forward. The video was removed from YouTube on Wednesday...
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Derrick Cosby
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 22, 2018 - 10:46 pm
HATFIELD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors tasked with deciding the fate of a Montgomery County man who shot a guest at a party he was hosting last July heard differing accounts of the shooting from witnesses. Derrick Cosby was charged with voluntary manslaughter for shooting Jeremy Chasteen last July...
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