Local News

Pittsburgh Shooting
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David Madden
November 02, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Last week’s slaughter inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh has renewed the efforts of those, particularly in the Jewish community, to increase government funding for security in non-public schools, regardless of religious affiliation. Pennsylvania has budgeted $50 million...
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Hadas Kuznits
November 02, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been one week since the deadliest attack on Jews in American history. But how do you speak with your children about the Pittsburgh synagogue rampage? Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, whole community engagement director of Jewish Learning Venture, said the shooting has...
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The Joe Biden scented candle
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Rachel Kurland
November 02, 2018 - 4:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've been missing the presence of former Vice President Joe Biden, all you have to do is light a match. The politician is the face (and smell) of a best-selling candle sold at the Delaware History Museum in Wilmington. Museum officials say the $22 candles...
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Uber and Lyft apps on an iPhone
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Rachel Kurland
November 02, 2018 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Don't let traffic or transit deter you from the polls this Tuesday. This Election Day is not one to be missed, and to help people exercise their right to vote, ridesharing companies are offering free or discounted rides on Tuesday. Uber is offering free rides up to $...
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Officials from the Philadelphia Parking Authority and the Delaware River Port Authority break ground on the future city of a 200-space parking lot under the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 02, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new project is sure to alleviate some of the parking crunch felt by Old City residents. Those who live on the north side of Market Street will soon be getting nearly 200 additional long-term parking spaces. John Hanson, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority, said...
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American Airlines
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Rachel Kurland
November 02, 2018 - 12:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Heading south? One airline can get you there nonstop. American Airlines has announced it will begin daily year-round service from Philadelphia International Airport to Asheville, North Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, beginning May 3, 2019. With the additional...
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One of dozens of cars whose windows were smashed at 10th and Montgomery streets.
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Mike Dougherty
November 02, 2018 - 12:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of angry drivers were greeted Friday morning with smashed windows in cars they had parked overnight at Temple University. Broken glass littered the sidewalks near 10th and Montgomery streets after someone went down the block smashing windows on about every car...
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A Gladwyne woman who accidentally threw her wedding rings in the trash yesterday, now has them back.
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Mike DeNardo
November 02, 2018 - 11:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was worse than a needle in a haystack. A Gladwyne woman who accidentally threw her wedding rings in the trash on Thursday now has them back. Rachel Spiegel took her rings off to make chicken soup and unintentionally tossed the paper towel holding them in the trash...
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Police Tape Generic
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Mike Dougherty
November 02, 2018 - 10:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man was found stabbed to death in Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday evening. Now, police are searching for answers. The man's friend and neighbor found him on the bathroom floor inside a basement apartment on Clark Street near Haldeman in the Somerton section of...
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
November 02, 2018 - 9:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia says it's making progress toward relieving a backlog of termination pay, owed to former employees. School district employees when they leave the district get paid for unused personal, vacation and sick days. But because of...
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