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A five-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning at Overbrook Gardens apartment complex, located at 63rd and Jefferson streets.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 10, 2018 - 6:22 am
UPDATED: 1:53 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A five-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning at 63rd and Jefferson streets. Fifty-seven people were displaced from their homes and into the frigid cold around 2 a.m. after being evacuated from the Overbrook Gardens apartment complex. Massive...
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The government is warning that large TVs and furniture can tip over, injuring or even killing children
Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
December 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The government is warning that large TVs and furniture can tip over, injuring or even killing children. The risk that a large television or bookcase can topple if a child grabs onto it is a danger parents may not think of. "This is a hidden hazard. Most consumers aren...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
December 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council has been hurrying to get a number of bills passed at this week's session. It's the last one of this calendar year. With some light tax relief among the items on the agenda, council will consider two bills to soften the tax burden. Council...
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The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police brought Christmas and Disney joy to children on Sunday for its second annual party, designed specifically for FOP members who are parenting children with special needs.
Pat Toddy/KYW Newsradio
Pat Toddy
December 09, 2018 - 6:44 pm
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police brought Christmas and Disney joy to children on Sunday for its second annual party, designed specifically for FOP members who are parenting children with special needs. Children and teenagers who are dealing with...
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Line outside the 13th Street location to get in and a shot of the gelato inside the same store.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
December 09, 2018 - 5:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ice cream lovers in Philadelphia were shocked this weekend to learn Capogiro Gelato stores were closing, which has four locations throughout the city. Sunday was last call. At the Capogiro on 13th Street, people waited in a line that stretched outside the building on...
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The KYW Newsradio family is mourning the loss of one of our own, as longtime reporter Tom Maloney passed away Saturday night at the age of 74.
KYW Newsradio, file
Dan Wing
December 09, 2018 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The KYW Newsradio family is mourning the loss of one of our own, as longtime reporter Tom Maloney passed away Saturday night at the age of 74. Whether it was the Phillies, the Eagles, or any other local team, Tom's voice and in-depth reports were heard daily on KYW...
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Dreamstime
Antionette Lee
December 09, 2018 - 10:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 39-year-old man is in the hospital Sunday morning after being stabbed in the neck and shoulder area on a route 36 SEPTA Trolley. A SEPTA spokesperson says it happened near 39th and Spruce streets in University City around 1:30 a.m. Cops arrested a 24-year-old male...
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Christmas-themed pop-up bar Tinsel in Midtown Village
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
December 09, 2018 - 10:08 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you love everything about this time of year, you'll feel right at home at the Christmas pop-up bar known as "Tinsel," located on 12th Street near Sansom Street. The Midtown Village bar is back for another season, but unlike last year when the its creation was more...
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If you're planning on flying to the Carolinas anytime soon you should keep a check on your flight status update.
Dreamstime
Antionette Lee
December 09, 2018 - 10:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning on flying to the Carolinas anytime soon, you should keep a check on your flight status update. Several flights heading out of Philadelphia International Airport to Raleigh–Durham International and Charlotte Douglass International airports in North...
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Dreamstime
Kim Glovas
December 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Many people who struggle with alcohol or drug addiction become anxious this time of year, because temptation can be found at almost every social event. Naomi Marmorstein, a professor of Psychology at Rutgers University-Camden, says she has three suggestions for...
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