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Philadelphia police
KYW Newsradio, file
Rachel Kurland
February 13, 2019 - 5:14 pm
HAVERFORD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Haverford Township police have charged a 17-year-old as an adult for shooting a man in the face during a drug deal . Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland said the teen, James McCauley, has been charged with criminal attempted homicide,...
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Delaware Memorial Bridge.
Dreamstime
David Madden
February 13, 2019 - 5:09 pm
NEW CASTLE, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — A proposed toll increase on the Delaware Memorial Bridge was rejected last month by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy. Now comes word that he’ll let a modified version of the hike go through. Discussions between Murphy and Delaware Gov. John Carney centered on projects...
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Holocaust survivors in Northeast Philadelphia held a celebration for a new wellness program specifically tailored for them.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
February 13, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Holocaust survivors in Northeast Philadelphia held a celebration for a new wellness program specifically tailored for them. Kleinlife hosted a name reveal program geared toward Holocaust survivors from the former Soviet Union. Program coordinator Mariya Keselman...
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PAL Day participants take the oath of office
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
February 13, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia has a new mayor — just for the day. City Hall was taken over by teenagers participating in the Police Athletic League , or PAL, in which public officials mentor about 40 high school students. PAL students were "adopted" by an assigned senior-level...
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Pennsylvania Department of Corrections/Jim Melwert
Jim Melwert
February 13, 2019 - 2:31 pm
SKIPPACK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — From behind prison walls, Bill Cosby released a statement saying he has "no remorse" because he is innocent, adding he feels he is a "political prisoner." Cosby’s publicist, Andrew Wyatt, visits the convicted 81-year-old entertainer regularly. His most recent trip to...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
February 13, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students and staff at Cold Spring Elementary School on Durham Road in Doylestown were evacuated late Wednesday morning from the complex after a fire was reported in a building. The evacuees walked to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, adjacent to the school. There were no...
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About 33,600 Cat & Jack Unicorn "Chiara" Boots have been recalled.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Rachel Kurland
February 13, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Target is recalling a pair of toddler boots from its Cat & Jack line due to a possible choking hazard. About 33,600 Cat & Jack Unicorn "Chiara" Boots have been recalled after reports of the unicorn horn detaching from the shoe. Four consumers reported the...
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Hooters
Torin Halsey/Times Record News
February 13, 2019 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA ( RADIO.COM ) — Revenge may be a dish best served cold. But apparently healing heartbreak calls for chicken wings. For Valentine’s Day, Hooters is helping people get over a bad romance with their annual "Shred Your Ex" promo. Just visit a Hooters restaurant and pulverize a photo from a...
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Animal lovers can support shelter animals by buying a valentine.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
February 13, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Animal Shelters are always looking for creative ways to raise money to support programs and the animals they care for. The Pennsylvania SPCA has a fundraiser that allows donors to show their love for Valentine's Day. Those who can't adopt a cat or dog can still...
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KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
February 13, 2019 - 12:16 pm
UPDATED: 12:50 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All Broad Street Line trains have resumed stops at the Lombard-South Station after someone reportedly fired a gun near the mezzanine level. BSL: Train service has resumed at Lombard-South Station. Expect some residual delays while full...
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