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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 05, 2018 - 9:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A City Council committee will hold hearings Wednesday on a bill that would dismantle Board of Health regulations aimed at preventing smoking among low-income youth. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Board of Health adopted the rules two years ago to...
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Christann Gainey
Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General
Kristen Johanson
June 05, 2018 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia nurse charged in connection with the death of the father of a former Trump national security adviser faced a full day of testimony Tuesday during a preliminary hearing. Employees who worked at Cathedral Village Senior Center while H.R. McMaster Sr...
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Philadelphia City Council
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 05, 2018 - 8:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Council has given preliminary approval to a budget that funds public schools without raising real estate taxes. Mayor Jim Kenney asked for a 4 percent increase in the real estate tax rate to fund schools, but City Council President Darrell Clarke said coming on...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
June 05, 2018 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The South Philly teen accused of killing two other teens will be tried as an adult after a contentious day at the city’s Criminal Justice Center. Jim Lammendola, who represents the suspect, 17-year-old Brandon Olivieri, withdrew his "decertification" motion for...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Cherri Gregg
June 05, 2018 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is working to compile a comprehensive list of police officers with "integrity issues." They have asked the Philadelphia Police Department for information regarding serious violations that go back nearly decade. The list...
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Steven Gismonde
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
June 05, 2018 - 7:18 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County jury found Steven Gismonde not guilty for a fatal ATV crash in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve 2016. BREAKING: Steven Gismonde found NOT GUILTY on all charges. Was accused of killing passenger in drunken, Xmas Eve ATV crash in 2016 in...
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Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
June 05, 2018 - 6:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An organization that empowers adults with developmental disabilities is partnering with a local coffee chain in a program that teaches members the ins and outs of the coffee business. Trevor Marsh was the first volunteer to get his hands on the equipment at La Colombe...
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Police Tape Generic
Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
June 05, 2018 - 5:59 pm
AMBLER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 30-year-old Montgomery County woman is facing first- and third-degree murder charges after being accused of beating and stabbing her grandmother to death in their Ambler home. According to charging documents, Nicole Cadwalader told police she killed her grandmother,...
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Revolution Place
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
June 05, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "Revolution Place" sounds like the hip new Old City neighborhood hotspot. And in a way, it was — back in the 1700s. "Revolution Place" is a new family friendly exhibit at the Museum of the American Revolution. The exhibit takes an interactive approach to history,...
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Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
June 05, 2018 - 4:54 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department said two SEPTA Regional Rail trains collided Tuesday afternoon. Police say the two southbound trains briefly made "minor contact" at the Temple station near Ninth and Berks streets. Five people were reported injured and taken...
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