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the vatican
Mark Abrams
November 14, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man who alleges he was sexually abused by a priest while he attended Roman Catholic High School back in 1969 has joined a class-action lawsuit against the nation's Catholic bishops and the Vatican. During a news conference Wednesday near the bishops...
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New Jersey State Police
Mike DeNardo
November 14, 2018 - 3:37 pm
SHAMONG TOWNSHIP (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County woman faces animal cruelty charges after state police yesterday found more than 100 live dogs and 44 dead dogs at her home. New Jersey State Police arrested 65-year-old Donna Roberts and charged her with animal cruelty after they found a...
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The National Transportation Safety Board is onsite inspecting a Southwest airline plane after engine failure caused the plane to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport.
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Ian Bush
November 14, 2018 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — Flight attendant Rachel Fernheimer recalled a violent shaking and a very loud "vroom" while she was in a bathroom on Flight 1380. But it wasn't turbulence, as she suspected. She opened the door to find smoke in the cabin and debris flying around. Fernheimer described...
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David Madden
November 14, 2018 - 3:18 pm
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — For the second straight year, Camden County hosted an open house for the homeless to get help, and maybe turn their lives around. At any one time, a thousand people are living on the street throughout the county, and Cathedral Kitchen sees a lot of them year round. That...
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The Morris County Prosecutor's Office released this photo of 15-year-old Thomas Kolding on Nov. 7, captured on camera in Camden.
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Rachel Kurland
November 14, 2018 - 2:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 15-year-old New Jersey boy who has been missing since the night before Halloween has been found in Philadelphia. Thomas Kolding was reported missing on Oct. 30 from his family's Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, home, taking $1,000 in cash and leaving behind his cellphone...
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Justin Udo
November 14, 2018 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For Andrew Proctor, a senior communications major at Widener University, going through the school's poverty workshop was a life-changing experience. The university's poverty simulation lets students assume the role of a low-income family member living on a limited...
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Uber and Lyft apps on an iPhone
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Rachel Kurland
November 14, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In case you were ever on the fence about choosing between a ride-sharing app service or a cab, the top names in the carpooling game have just launched incentivized programs for its riders. Lyft announced its loyalty rewards program earlier this week. Lyft riders will...
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Mark Turner
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Kristen Johanson
November 14, 2018 - 1:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Chester County authorities have charged a man with murder after they say he brutally beat his girlfriend to death earlier this month. Mark Turner, 53, remains in prison on first- and third-degree murder charges after prosecutors say he returned home from a night of...
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Warrington Township Police arrested 31-year-old Arturo Guzman-Jimenez in connection with a fatal hit-and-run on Route 611.
Warrington Township Police Department
Dan Wing
November 14, 2018 - 8:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Warrington Township Police say 31-year-old Arturo Guzman-Jimenez was arrested a little after 7 p.m. Tuesday, about an hour after a fatal hit-and-run crash on Route 611. Police say they were able to use vehicle parts found at the scene to identify the SUV involved...
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Police Light Generic
Mike Dougherty
November 13, 2018 - 9:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 66-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after he was shot by police in northeast Philadelphia Tuesday night. Police were called to Crispin Street near Pennypack in around 7 p.m. for a domestic disturbance and reports of a man with a gun. When police arrived...
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