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Advocates for National Black Mama's Bail Out Day wait outside Stout Center for Criminal Justice.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
May 08, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just before Mother's Day, a coalition of community groups is giving more than a dozen women the gift of freedom. "We're in the process of posting bail for 15 Black women and they will be released in a number of hours," explained Cara Tratner outside the Juanita Kidd...
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The pop-up food center, called Cafe LunchBox, sits at Roosevelt Plaza Park in front of Camden City Hall, and features a lunch cafe and bakery.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 08, 2018 - 3:27 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new food hub is already the talk of the town. The pop-up food center, called Cafe LunchBox, sits at Roosevelt Plaza Park in front of Camden City Hall, and features a lunch cafe and bakery. "Really, it's just about giving people good food at a low cost, and building...
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Camille Cogswell
Alexandra Hawkins
John McDevitt
May 08, 2018 - 2:43 pm
The James Beard Awards, known as "the Oscars of food," were handed out in Chicago on Monday night. Among the winners was the pastry chef of Society Hill Middle Eastern restaurant Zahav. The rising star chef of the year award went to Camille Cogswell, Philadelphia's only winner this year. "It's a...
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Camden County Police
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David Madden
May 08, 2018 - 1:35 pm
LINDENWOLD, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Camden County detectives are looking into an apparent murder overnight in Lindenwold. Police were called to the Arborwood Apartment Complex just after midnight after reports of a shooting. They found the victim, 32-year-old Theron Alston of Magnolia, who was taken...
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The bridge over Frankford Creek, along Castor Avenue, is dedicated to the late Philadelphia Police Officer Gary Skerski.
Steve Tawa-KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 08, 2018 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A bridge has been dedicated in his memory of a well-liked Philadelphia police officer just a few blocks from where he was killed in the line of duty 12 years ago. Officer Gary Skerski's widow, Anne, was among the participants at the dedication ceremony in the...
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Greg Bullock
Cherri Gregg-KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
May 08, 2018 - 12:13 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Greg Bullock is grateful. "It's unbelievable that somebody would have that much kindness in their heart," he said. He's rented and lived in the same home at 26th and Master streets for 25 years, but last month when the building's owner decided to sell, he was...
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Dan Wing
May 08, 2018 - 12:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Police have charged a 36-year old woman in the death of her 2-year old daughter last week. Police say Diana Taylor has been charged with murder, involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child. Taylor's 2-year-old daughter, Faith, was...
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Four Bucks County men went missing in July 2017. Two men, Cosmo Dinardo and Sean Kratz, are charged with their murder.
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Jim Melwert
May 08, 2018 - 10:42 am
SOLEBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The two men charged with murdering four people on a Bucks County farm are due in court next week, and sources close the case say there could be a resolution. Cosmo Dinardo and Sean Kratz are scheduled for two separate hearings next Wednesday, May 16...
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Water main break at Philly airport
Tim Jimenez-KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
May 08, 2018 - 8:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Water Department crews have plenty of work to do following a water main break at Philadelphia International Airport on Monday night. The break led to quite the mess inside the airport as well. When the main burst around 5 p.m., water was gushing at Section H of the...
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Dan Wing
May 08, 2018 - 7:35 am
Two women were rescued from an apartment fire in Collingswood, New Jersey, early Tuesday morning. Collingswood Fire Department said crews were called to an apartment building on Haddon Avenue around 1:30 a.m. When they arrived, they saw two women hanging out of a second floor window. Both were...
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