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Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 11, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County employee has been fired and is facing felony charges as she’s accused of using county letterhead to try to help her boyfriend collect $157 he felt he was owed. After a homeowner refused to pay her boyfriend $157 of a $675 bill, investigators say Lynn...
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Pat Loeb
August 11, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's city summer camps ended last week but there are still plenty of places for kids to get free lunch and outdoor play time. More than 400 Playstreets stay open through the end of August. Eugene Sizer retired from his job 16 years ago, but afterwards he got...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 10, 2019 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Black Label Comic Con descended on Philadelphia Saturday for one day only. Black Label Comicon in #Philly ! @J1Studios more @KYWNewsradio pic.twitter.com/77ZSWR9Cge — Hadas Kuznits (@hadaskuznits) August 10, 2019 Eric Cooper is creator and founder of Black Label...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 10, 2019 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the news broke on Saturday that accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein took his own life inside of a jail cell, a sex trafficking expert has concerns for what the development means for the alleged victims. Shea Rhodes, director of the institute to address...
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John McDevitt
August 10, 2019 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This year's Atlantic hurricane season has the potential to be a very dangerous one, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's updated outlook reports. Scientists predict that there is now a 45 percent chance of an above-normal hurricane season...
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SEPTA
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Antionette Lee
August 09, 2019 - 10:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA officials are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the suspect who they say assaulted a bus driver in the West Oak Lane section of the city. Officials say the incident happened on July 8 after midnight. A driver was operating a Route 55 bus near...
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Gas station arson suspects
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 09, 2019 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have released surveillance video of a pair of men throwing an explosive into a Philadelphia gas station store last month — all over a dispute about a drink. They're asking the public to help identify them. The video shows a pair of men, both wearing white...
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Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 09, 2019 - 4:00 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two Pennsylvania constables have been arrested for working as private security guards on the Mariner East pipelines, where authorities say they illegally used their elected positions for personal profit. Michael Robel, 58, of Shamokin, and Kareem Johnson, 47,...
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The Academy of Natural Sciences
Meredith Dolan/Academy of Natural Sciences
August 09, 2019 - 6:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Below, you'll find a wide selection of things to do in Philly, the burbs and neighboring states this weekend. Check back with KYW Newsradio weekly to plan your summer outings. FESTIVALS Holli Stephens/...
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Kids that have been diagnosed with or are at risk for chronic kidney disease participated in a special week-long summer cooking camp.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids with chronic kidney disease learned how to make delicious foods that they could actually eat as part of a week-long specialized cooking camp that focused on mastering the renal diet. The camp was created through a collaboration between Children’s Hospital of...
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