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Dan Wing
April 05, 2018 - 7:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Philly POPS will be putting on a performance honoring Frank Sinatra this weekend, with shows Friday night through Sunday at the Kimmel Center. A small group of performers from the orchestra recently stopped by KYW Newsradio's Spring Garden Broadcast Center to...
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Preston Lonnberg-Lane
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Ian Bush
April 05, 2018 - 6:05 pm
LANSDALE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Lansdale man who prosecutors say attacked his dad with a butter knife is now behind bars on murder charges. It was a "savage attack," according to Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, for which Preston Lonnberg-Lane has been arrested. Police say they...
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Apr 5, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler (22) walks across the outfield with the Phillie Phanatic for opening day ceremonies before a game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
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Mike DeNardo
April 05, 2018 - 5:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Fans got their first in-person look at the Phillies this year on Thursday -- and their rookie manager. Coming into the home opener with a 1-4 record, the reception for Phillies manager Gabe Kapler was as chilly as the weather. RELATED: Phillies Win Home Opener He was...
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Mail Truck
April 05, 2018 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia ranks among the top 20 cities where mail carriers suffer dog bites while on the job. The US Postal Service says 27 attacks happened in the city in 2017. That's down from 40 in 2016. Across the country, the number of dog bites dropped by more than 500 to...
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William Bethel
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Molly Daly
April 05, 2018 - 4:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A high school scholar-athlete from Roxborough who was shot Easter Sunday on South Street has died. Police are asking for the public's help as they search for suspects. Police responded to a call for gunshots shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday at 8th and South Streets. That...
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Governor Wolf
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 05, 2018 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Fighting workplace sexual harassment and discrimination. That was the topic today Thursday at Temple University as Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced a series of bills to protect against it. Among the protections are new legal options for victims. READ:...
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Kenyatta Johnson
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Pat Loeb
April 05, 2018 - 3:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia City Council on Thursday passed two bills over the objections of the Kenney administration. One bill will require the Parking Authority to reimburse the $200 cost of appealing a parking ticket to Common Pleas Court, if the driver wins. The other expands...
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Calming Room
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Justin Udo
April 05, 2018 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A local school is a taking a new approach to its students mental health to help them inside and outside of the classroom. Yoga, meditation, relaxing books, soothing music and a corner to color and draw are a few of the amenities available to students in the new...
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Pennsylvania Gun Control
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Steve Tawa
April 05, 2018 - 2:03 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The Delaware County delegation to the Pennsylvania state legislature gathered in front of the Courthouse in Media, in advance of hearings on gun legislation, next week, at the Capitol in Harrisburg. The Co-Chair of Delaware County United for Sensible Gun Policy, Terry...
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Villanova Parade
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April 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nova Nation took over Center City Thursday to celebrate the Wildcats' NCAA National Championship. Big crowds lined both sides of Market Street to get a glimpse of the championship team. Smiling players tossed tee shirts to the fans and took turns holding the trophy...
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