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Holli Stephens | KYW Newsradio
July 10, 2018 - 12:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The dean of Temple University's business school has been forced out over falsified data submitted to rankings organizations about its online master's program. Temple President Richard Englert said in an email to the university community that Moshe Porat was asked to resign on...
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Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh speaks as President Donald Trump listens, in the East Room of the White House on July 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
Cherri Gregg
July 10, 2018 - 12:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's highest court, Brett Kavanaugh, is already getting strong reaction from political leaders. But who is he? Why did he beat out the rest of the presumed contenders? And what's next? Trump's requirements for the high court...
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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
July 10, 2018 - 11:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A family of five, three of them children, were found shot to death in a home in New Castle County, Delaware, on Monday night. Delaware State Police say autopsies will be performed on the bodies of the five who were found. The center of this investigation is a home on...
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William Table is identified as a suspect in the killing of Teresa Priestley.
Bensalem Police Department
Andrew Kramer
July 10, 2018 - 11:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The suspect in the death of 43-year-old Teresa Priestly on Monday morning in Bensalem is now in custody. Priestly's body was found moments after authorities say she called 911, saying her ex-boyfriend was trying to kill her. She was in her car and had been stabbed...
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The School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 10, 2018 - 6:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's a new era for Philadelphia schools, as the city's new local school board met for the first time Monday night. Before a standing room crowd, Mayor Jim Kenney welcomed the nine men and women he appionted to run the school district. "It's going to be a lot of hours...
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A retrospective of local artist Eiko Fan is on display at the Asian Arts Initiative.
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
July 09, 2018 - 8:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A local performance artist who gained world notoriety for her work during the '80s and '90s is debuting a new exhibition. A retrospective of local artist Eiko Fan is on display at the Asian Arts Initiative. Regardless of age or background, Melissa Chen, program and...
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Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
July 09, 2018 - 8:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A North Jersey woman who used an electric-powered oxygen tank to breathe, died of heart failure Thursday just hours after PSE&G cut off her electricity. A nonprofit lawyer in Philadelphia says that this situation could have been prevented in Pennsylvania. The...
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Set of different guns
Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
July 09, 2018 - 7:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two Northeast Philadelphia men have been arrested following a handful of illegal gun exchanges between the pair. And when authorities searched one of those men's homes, more than just weapons were found. The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office announced felony...
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Local artists Brad Carney (left) and Melissa Mandel (right), along with student volunteers, paint a smaller version of the mural before they will paint the pedestrian and vehicular tunnels along Fifth Street under the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
July 09, 2018 - 5:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Benjamin Franklin Bridge is getting a makeover — but you have to go underground to see it. Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Delaware River Port Authority have partnered together to create murals along Fifth Street in the pedestrian and vehicular tunnels . Local...
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Christann Gainey
Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General
Kristen Johanson
July 09, 2018 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The trial for a Philadelphia nurse charged in connected to the death of H.R. McMaster Sr. will move forward. The father of President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser died in April, following a fall inside a Roxborough nursing home. Judge Karen Simmons...
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