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Vandalized Car
Photo credit: Greg Trainor
April 02, 2018 - 9:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Police are investigating a race-related case of vandalism. Authorities say it happened sometime between Sunday evening and early Monday morning near the 3200 block of Memphis Street in Port Richmond. A 33-year-old woman told police that's where her car...
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Funeral Home
Mike DeNardo
April 02, 2018 - 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Technology is changing the nature of everything we do, including the way we attend funerals. On the back wall of the chapel at the Joseph Levine & Sons Funeral Home in Trevose, Bucks County is a small camera. It's a webcam, there to livestream the funeral if a...
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Meek Mill
Photo credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Kristen Johanson
April 02, 2018 - 7:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The judge at the center of the Meek Mill case has denied the Philadelphia rapper's request for bail, and says she will not remove herself from the case. In the court filing, Judge Genece Brinkley says the Post-Conviction Relief Act petition comes too late, and the...
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Thomas Jefferson mom and baby postpartum unit
Jason Baxter and Carmen Alba / Photo credit: Shara Dae Howard
Shara Dae Howard
April 02, 2018 - 7:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Mothers and their newborn babies will have more privacy and more time to bond after delivery while staying at the new Thomas Jefferson University postpartum unit. After the year-long renovation, new mothers will be moving into the rooms of Jefferson's new postpartum...
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Police Tape Generic
Molly Daly
April 02, 2018 - 6:25 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A 14-year-old girl who was found shot and stabbed multiple time inside her Bucks County home has died. It happened Friday along Sycamore Avenue in Croyden. Authorities say the girl's parents returned to their home to find their daughter had been brutalized --...
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Bicentennial Bell
Artist rendering of Bicentennial Bell / Photo credit: Independence National Historical Park
Steve Tawa
April 02, 2018 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- More than 40 years after Philadelphia's other bell was first displayed - and five-years after it was mothballed - a group is working to re-introduce the bigger, uncracked relative of the Liberty Bell. A non-profit group, Friends of Independence National Historical...
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Redness from painful burn on a woman's hand.
Lynne Adkins
April 02, 2018 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Philadelphia now has a new burn center to treat area patients in need. The Jefferson Burn Center has joined an elite group of local hospitals with special teams to handle burns victims. Director, Dr. William Hughes, has been treating these injuries for decades at...
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Mar 31, 2018; San Antonio, TX, United States; Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman (14) celebrates with fans after defeating the Kansas Jayhawks in the semifinals of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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Matt Leon
April 02, 2018 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Villanova Wildcats will play for their second national title in three years tonight when they take on Michigan down in San Antonio. It has taken five wins to get the Wildcats to the brink of another title. So far in this tournament Villanova has defeated: Radford...
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"Peg" Gibbons
Credit: Art Gentile, Photojournalist/The Intelligencer
Mark Abrams
April 02, 2018 - 3:02 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A well-known journalist who chronicled Montgomery County happening from a bureau post in the courthouse in Norristown has passed away. Readers of the suburban papers knew the byline of Margaret Gibbons and the kind of stories she filed. She was "Peg" to...
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Mar 30, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies shortstop J.P. Crawford (2) throws to first base for the out of Atlanta Braves catcher Chris Stewart (not pictured) in the tenth inning at SunTrust Park.
Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports
April 02, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Monday's scheduled game between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets at Citi Field has been postponed due to bad weather. The game will instead be played on July 9th as part of a double header. Tonight's #Phillies /Mets game in NY has been postponed due to bad...
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