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David Madden
April 25, 2018 - 12:02 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - - The highest court in the state of New Jersey has ruled a portion of Megan's Law unconstitutional. The ruling paves the way for some youthful sex offenders to clear their records as adults. The state amended the sex offender registry statute to call for lifetime...
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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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April 25, 2018 - 10:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the National Transportation Safety Board investigates last week's midair engine explosion on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, which made an energency landing in Philadelphia, the husband of the only passenger who died is now sharing his story. Michael Riordan spoke...
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Justin Watson
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 25, 2018 - 9:43 am
Justin Watson was an awful lot of fun to watch play football at the University of Pennsylvania. The wide receiver set all kinds of records during his four seasons with the Quakers, and now he is expected to be selected at some point during this week's NFL Draft. You can imagine this is an awfully...
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Meek Mill
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Cherri Gregg
April 25, 2018 - 7:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study released today by Columbia University’s Justice Lab ranks Pennsylvania as one of the worst in the country when it comes to time for probation and parole. The study was born out of the Meek Mill case. "Pennsylvania supervises people at nearly twice the...
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Fuad Sharef Suleman, his wife, Arazoo Ibrahim, and their three children arrived in Nashville in 2017 after being denied access following the travel ban.
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Cherri Gregg
April 24, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments on the third version of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The ban prevents immigrants, refugees and visa holders from Iran, Libya North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen from coming into the U.S...
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Victim advocates told a panel of state lawmakers that it is a bad idea to ban non-disclosure agreements.
Tony Romeo
April 24, 2018 - 9:49 pm
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) — Victim advocates told a panel of state lawmakers that it is a bad idea to ban non-disclosure agreements, which are often included when sexual harassment suits are settled. The testimony came as the House Labor and Industry Committee also discussed five bills that would...
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John Bartram High School will get a $3 million renovation for its field.
Paul Kurtz
Paul Kurtz
April 24, 2018 - 9:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — John Bartram High School's football field will be getting a long-overdue makeover. The field itself is a 20th-century relic, replete with weeds, dirt patches and rusty goal posts. By 2019, the Bartram Braves will be competing on a completely renovated field. Jim...
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Four Cherry Hill school officers are fully armed.
David Madden
April 24, 2018 - 9:15 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Officers patrolling the halls of Cherry Hill's two public high schools are now carrying weapons, just one step in a larger plan to increase security throughout the district. Unarmed school cops have covered the halls at Cherry Hill East and West for more than 30...
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
April 24, 2018 - 8:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Members of Philadelphia's new local school board will get their first taste of what the public wants from them. The first so-called "listening session" — taking place at Dobbins High School at 6 p.m. — will replace the state-run School Reform Commission (SRC). Several...
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Due to the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes, the district School District banned flash drives in schools, since the small device looks like Juuls.
Lynne Adkins
April 24, 2018 - 8:27 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY (KYW Newsradio) — Leave the flash drive at home if you're heading to class in the Upper Dublin School District. Due to the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes, the district banned flash drives in schools, because the small device looks like Juuls, an e-cigarette favored among teens...
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