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People protested Israel's U.S. Embassy move during a City Hall ceremony celebrating the state's birthday.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 14, 2018 - 3:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local officials were met in the middle of crossfire as they celebrated another major milestone for the state of Israel. The City of Philadelphia celebrated Israel's 70th birthday Monday by raising the Israeli flag over City Hall — a first for the city. The flag will...
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Atlantic City
Mike DeNardo
May 14, 2018 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A landmark ruling Monday from the U.S. Supreme Court made sports betting legal throughout the nation. The 6-3 ruling mans that the ability to bet on sporting events may soon be coming to casinos and racetracks in the Delaware Valley. The ruling is a major win for New...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says his Election Fraud Task Force will be on the lookout for any potential election law violations.
Steve Tawa-KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 14, 2018 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says his Election Fraud Task Force will be on the lookout for any potential election law violations, including campaigning in the voting area and voter intimidation. "There will be at least 60 assistant district attorneys...
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Erik Diamond
Rosemont Athletics
Matt Leon
May 14, 2018 - 12:34 pm
BRYN MAWR, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Rosemont College men's golf team is headed to the Division III NCAA Championships. Play begins down in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Tuesday. The Ravens earned this opportunity by winning the Colonial States Athletic Conference title. "It definitely was a goal...
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Police Generic
Kim Glovas
May 14, 2018 - 12:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating a shootout in West Philadelphia over the weekend. Sandrea Williams, 17, is dead, and two boys are hospitalized. Now police are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects...
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Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
Credit: Mark Abrams
Mark Abrams
May 14, 2018 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Archdiocese is celebrating a threefold increase in the number of men who will be ordained to the priesthood later this week during ceremonies in the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Father Dennis Gill,...
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross speaks after the sentencing, alongside Officer Jesse Hartnett.
Kristen Johanson-KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
May 14, 2018 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man convicted of ambushing Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett has been sentenced to at least the next four decades behind bars. In February, a jury found Edward Archer, 33, guilty of attempted murder, assault on police and related offenses. He will spend...
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Anita Hill
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Eric Walter
May 14, 2018 - 11:38 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Anita Hill, whose 1991 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee during Clarence Thomas’ U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings ignited the national conversation about sexual harassment, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Rutgers University–...
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ambulance
Tim Jimenez
May 14, 2018 - 8:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating the carjacking of an ambulance in the Logan section of the city early Monday morning. Police say one of the carjackers is in custody, but his partner in crime is on the loose. Chief Inspector Scott Small says an ambulance, without...
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An outside view of Citizens Bank Park
Andrew Kramer-KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 13, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Drinking beer at Citizens Bank Park is nothing new, but wine and cocktails too? You'll have the opportunity to enjoy all three on May 19th when the All-Star Craft Beer, Wine, and Cocktail Festival invades the Phillies home turf. "We literally take over Citizens Bank...
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