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Atlas GoFundMe
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Tim Jimenez
April 11, 2018 - 11:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A South Jersey man raised thousands of dollars online to take care of his badly injured dog. But police figured out something fishy was going on. Medford Police say a German Shepherd, named Atlas, didn't suffer serious injuries by accident as his owner, Reid Herjo,...
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Aspen Challenge
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Mike DeNardo
April 11, 2018 - 11:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The world is full of huge problems. Students from 17 Philadelphia high schools presented their real-world solutions Wednesday at Drexel University, as part of a competition called the Aspen Challenge. "Like it or not, we are the next generation," said Matthew Pajuste...
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Inquirer Building Fire
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April 11, 2018 - 8:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia firefighters battled flames for a second day in a row at the former Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News building in Center City. The fire broke out around 8 a.m. Wednesday at the six-story building at 15th and Callowhill Streets. Construction crews were...
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 Norristown, PA, USA; Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse.
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Jim Melwert
April 11, 2018 - 8:39 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The first of five prior accusers is returning to the witness stand on Wednesday in Bill Cosby's retrial on sex assault charges. #CosbyTrial update: Prosecutors are about to call prior accuser Heidi Thomas. @KYWNewsradio — Jim Melwert (@JMelwert) April 10, 2018...
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Terrell Bruce
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John McDevitt
April 11, 2018 - 8:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Iron Hill Brewery is re-releasing a craft beer to honor the memory of a former employee and to help raise money for his foundation. Terrell L. Bruce was 33 years old and a server at Iron Hill brewery and restaurant. He was killed in a domestic violence incident a...
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Military Funeral
Mark Abrams
April 11, 2018 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Funeral services have been finalized for the Huntingdon Valley marine killed in last week's crash of a military helicopter during a training mission in southern California. The visitation for 28-year-old Captain Samuel Schultz will begin Sunday at 10 a.m. at Joseph...
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Kim Glovas
April 10, 2018 - 11:49 pm
VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Motorists who travel on Route 23 near Valley Forge National Historical Park may be seeing some smoke in the area over the next couple days. The national park will be burning 150 acres to reduce invasive plants that are pushing out native varieties. Jonathan...
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Mike Dougherty
April 10, 2018 - 11:21 pm
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - A large proposed donation from a billionaire caused quite a controversial stir in Abington. An apology was issued by the school board president and he promised the school's name won't be changed. What we had here was a failure to communicate, and school board...
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William McSwain
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Kristen Johanson
April 10, 2018 - 10:39 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Chester County native William McSwain has been sworn in as the new United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as an appointment by President Donald Trump. Approved by both Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Casey and Republican U.S. Senator Pat...
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Olivia Kong
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Ian Bush
April 10, 2018 - 8:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Parents of a young woman who killed herself two years ago while she was a student at the University of Pennsylvania have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school, claiming no one came to the aid of the Wharton junior despite her multiple attempts to get help...
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