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Montgomery County District Attorneys Office
Jim Melwert
May 07, 2018 - 12:39 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The grandson of longtime Philadelphia radio talk-show host Mary Mason has pleaded guilty to taking hundreds of thousands of dollars that were supposed to be going toward paying for her care. Mason was a radio icon and prominent voice in the African-American...
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Steve Tawa
May 07, 2018 - 11:32 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police say there were definite signs of a struggle inside the off-campus apartment in which a Temple University student was shot to death on Saturday. Investigators say there were no signs of forced entry in 21-year-old Daniel Duignam's first-floor...
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Tim Jimenez
May 07, 2018 - 7:42 am
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Gas prices are up, and drivers in Pennsylvania are paying more than in most places in the country. Alfie, filling up here in King of Prussia, isn’t happy about paying more. “My car takes premium, so you already know, it’s $3.49 a gallon," he said. "I need it...
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World Laughter Day
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Justin Udo
May 06, 2018 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the last 20 years, the first Sunday in May has been dedicated to World Laughter Day. The purpose is to change the world in a peaceful and positive way through laughter. On Sunday in Fairmount Park, it was a mix of meditative breathing and a good hearty chuckle...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 06, 2018 - 1:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Temple University student was found dead inside his off-campus apartment, the university announced in a statement on Sunday. Temple University President Richard Englert said 21-year-old Daniel Duignam, a third-year business student from Northampton County, was...
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Broad Street Run
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Kristen Johanson
May 06, 2018 - 10:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tens of thousands of runners laced up Sunday for the largest 10-mile race in the country: the Broad Street Run. It's an annual tradition, and in its 39th year, more than 45,000 people trekked south on Broad Street in the humidity filled air, some dressed up, some...
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Pat Loeb
May 05, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The prison population has dropped but a third, yet the prison system's budget hasn't gone down as a result. City Council members grilled prison officials on the subject during a budget hearing this week. Councilman Allan Domb praised Prisons Commissioner Blanche...
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Eleven area teachers were honored at the 12th annual Teacher Hero Awards.
Kim Adams | KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
May 05, 2018 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Area teachers have gone above and beyond their job requirements to provide the best education for their students. A group of educators were honored in Old City for their efforts, like Greenwood Elementary School in Hamilton, New Jersey, teacher Dayna Kowalski. "It's...
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Dan Wing
May 05, 2018 - 2:10 pm
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An 18-year-old has been charged in connection with a shooting in Bucks County that left two people dead. Joseph Williams was arraigned on charges of attempted homicide and related offenses after being arrested Friday night. The Bucks County District Attorney'...
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Philadelphia Police
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Dan Wing
May 05, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police kept busy Saturday morning as a string of violent incidents broke out across Philadelphia. It all started just before 3 a.m. in North Philadelphia when a 36-year-old man was shot in the hip and the head on Clifford Street, leaving him in critical condition...
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