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Dreamstime
Kim Glovas
June 04, 2018 - 4:03 pm
CHESTER COUNTY (KYW Newsradio) — West Goshen Township Police have identified the victims in last week's murder-suicide . Charles and Stephanie Williams were found dead in their home in the 300 block of North Five Points Road on June 1. Charles Williams is also known as former professional wrestler...
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Dreamstime
Molly Daly
June 04, 2018 - 3:50 pm
AMBLER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are investigating the death of an elderly Ambler woman in what they say appears to have been a domestic incident. The Montgomery County district attorney says officers responded to a request to check on the elderly woman's welfare just after 6 a.m. Monday...
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The Apartments at St. Bart's
Justin Udo
Justin Udo
June 04, 2018 - 2:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new affordable housing complex in Northeast Philadelphia is taking an innovative approach to senior living. The site of the former St. Bartholomew Catholic School in Frankford is now home to the latest facility operated by NewCourtland Senior Services. Silvia...
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Steven Gismonde
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
June 04, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Prosecutors in Montgomery County have wrapped up their case against a Collegeville man who they say was drunk when he crashed his ATV and killed his passenger in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, 2016. Prosecutors say Steven Gismonde’s blood alcohol level...
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Ambulance Generic
Molly Daly
June 04, 2018 - 12:53 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Police say a suspect is in custody after a freshman at Upper Darby High School was stabbed and slashed in a stairwell. The wounded boy is expected to be released from Lankenau Medical Center by the end of the day. Around 11:30 a.m. Monday, a 15-year-old freshman...
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Mayor Jim Kenney welcomes the national conference for refugee advocacy group HIAS to Philadelphia.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 04, 2018 - 12:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An organization that protects refugees kicked off their national conference in Philadelphia on Monday morning. HIAS , which has been helping refugees since 1881, is having its conference at an Old City hotel in the shadow of Independence Hall. Mayor Jim Kenney, in...
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A row home collapsed on N. Bailey Street in Brewerytown while a contractor was inside demolishing the building.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
June 04, 2018 - 11:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A partial house collapse in North Philadelphia's Brewerytown neighborhood Monday morning has killed one man and injured another — and now city and federal investigators are trying to piece together what caused the abandoned house to fall apart. Just before 11 a.m., a...
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Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips
AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File
Cherri Gregg
June 04, 2018 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
June 04, 2018 - 8:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The entire tomb containing the remains of Saint Katherine Drexel will be transferred from the former motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in Bensalem to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Father Dennis Gill...
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More than 2,000 people from all over the country — former patients and members of surgical teams — celebrated the 22nd annual Fetal Family Reunion at CHOP's University City campus Sunday.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 03, 2018 - 2:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia welcomed back some former patients to celebrate a second chance at life. More than 2,000 people from all over the country — former patients and members of surgical teams — celebrated the 22nd annual Fetal Family Reunion at CHOP'...
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