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Antionette Lee
November 07, 2018 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating the shooting deaths of two men in the Fairhill section of North Philadelphia. The incident happened along the 3300 block of Howard street. Authorities say a 47-year-old man was shot once in the head and was pronounced dead at the...
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Pat Loeb
November 07, 2018 - 5:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At the moment Jeff Sessions was resigning , a federal appeals court was hearing arguments in the City of Philadelphia's case against him, over its sanctuary city policies. The arguments revolved around the limit of the attorney general's powers, rather than...
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David Madden
November 07, 2018 - 5:24 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — New numbers in the lone New Jersey congressional race not yet decided have shifted the leaderboard, but the battle is still unsettled. Burlington County has now counted over 24,000 mailed in ballots in the vote for the 3rd Congressional District. Bottom line?...
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Kristen Johanson
November 07, 2018 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The driver involved a deadly crash on Route 1 in Delaware that killed a father and his four daughters has been indicted by a grand jury on nearly a dozen charges. Alvin Hubbard III, 45, faces five counts of second-degree vehicular homicide, two counts of vehicular...
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Fall in Philadelphia
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Hadas Kuznits
November 07, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fall season officially started more than a month ago, and we're just beginning to see some fall foliage take form. But why did it appear so late? Arborist Paul Meyer said fall colors in Philadelphia typically start to turn around Oct. 25, "but this year, it's been...
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Crews have begun to set up for the Electrical Spectable Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square.
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John McDevitt
November 07, 2018 - 1:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Atop ladders and cherry pickers, several dozen workers and volunteers have begun to hang holly, holiday lights and much more in Franklin Square park for an annual holiday light show, which has become a tradition for many families around this time of year. More than 75...
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Authorities are searching for a pair of suspects they say robbed least 5 different store in Southwest Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
November 07, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are searching for a pair of suspects they say robbed least five different stores in Southwest Philadelphia within the last two weeks. Detectives have released surveillance video of the incidents, one inside a Family Dollar store, three others at different...
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Saxbys
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Rachel Kurland
November 07, 2018 - 12:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've ever walked around Philly and needed a coffee fix, chances are you've stopped in a Saxbys. And the numbers substantiate the Philadelphia-based coffee chain's success. Saxbys has been listed on the Inc. 5000's list of the fastest-growing private companies ...
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Philadelphia Police Officer Paul Sulock
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
November 07, 2018 - 11:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia police officer is recovering after he was shot and wounded Wednesday morning while attempting to stop a shooting in Kensington. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said the incident happened at G and Madison streets some time after 11 a.m. Officers had...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
November 07, 2018 - 11:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have responded to a barricade situation in the Fairhill section of Philadelphia Wednesday morning. Officers responded to a home on West Indiana Ave near North 4th Street a little after 9 a.m. after receiving several calls about a man inside the...
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