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Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Bucks County has a new chief of detectives. Marty McDonough is the new chief of Bucks County detectives. He's been a cop since 1987 and a detective with Bucks County since 2000. At his swearing-in, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub told McDonough he...
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Cherri Gregg
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new mobile app transforms concrete physical sites into living museums by brining to past to life. The first United States site for the app is along Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Created by the USC Shoah Foundation, IWalk guides visitors through the Horwitz-Wasserman...
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Courtesy of the Bucks County Designer House & Gardens
Lynne Adkins
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUCKS COUNTY (KYW Newsradio) -- The Bucks County Designer House & Gardens opens its doors later this month. Peppermint Farm on Hilltown Road in Perkasie, Bucks County is the 44th designer home spruced up by the Village Improvement Association. Joy Levy says work started last summer for the...
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John McDevitt
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two overnight camps for kids, patterned after Pennsylvania State Police training, will be held this summer and online applications are being accepted now. It’s called Camp Cadet, and it’s for children from Montgomery, Delaware and Philadelphia counties ages 11 to 14...
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Pat Toddy
April 14, 2019 - 4:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- In a push for organ donations, thousands attended the 24th annual Donor Dash on Sunday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. About 12,000 people either ran or walked in the Gift of Lift Donor Program's Donor Dash, all while celebrating those who have either given and...
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Andrew Kramer
April 14, 2019 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - If you've been to Old City lately you may have noticed part of Independence Mall is currently fenced off. That's because of a pro bono project by BrightView Landscapes -- headquartered in Plymouth Meeting. "To completely remake the Independence Mall landscape,"...
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Cherri Gregg
April 14, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 15th annual African American History & Culture Showcase is next weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The free event draws thousands, and this year’s focus is on the 400th anniversary of when the first enslaved Africans were brought to America...
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Justin Udo
April 14, 2019 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Christians throughout the Delaware Valley spent their Sunday observing the beginning of the holiest week of their calendar. Palm Sunday marks the start of Holy Week, the last week of Lent, leading up to Easter. “It's just a time where we can reflect, and we can...
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7:54am CDT #SPC Day1 Outlook Enhanced Risk: from the western carolinas to portions of pennsylvania and ohio
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Andrew Kramer
April 14, 2019 - 11:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have some storms in the forecast for our area, and they could impact your commute to work tomorrow morning. Forecasters say a line of storms are expected to pass through our region overnight. 7:54am CDT #SPC Day1 Outlook Enhanced Risk: from the western carolinas to...
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Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As you're beginning to clean out the yard and get your garden ready, you can play a role in stopping the spread of a destructive, invasive foreign pest. It's the spotted lanternfly and it has been feasting on fruit trees, grapevines, hops, hardwoods, and ornamentals...
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