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Justin Udo
August 21, 2019 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last few months, the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia has faced a deadly outbreak, the resignation of its executive director and a number of other issues, and people involved with the organization are taking to the streets, calling for officials...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 21, 2019 - 5:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The son of a former Hahnemann University Hospital patient says with the imminent closure of the hospital, getting a hold of his father's medical records has been nearly impossible. "This is something that should have been thought out much further in advance," said...
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One week after the shootout in Nicetown-Tioga, neighbors are still trying to find some normalcy to their lives.
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Paul Kurtz
August 21, 2019 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One week after the shootout in Nicetown-Tioga, neighbors are still trying to find some normalcy to their lives. Anthony Fields was sitting on the porch greeting his neighbors on what appeared to be a quiet, normal weekday morning. But beneath the surface, there is a...
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From left: Managing Director Brian Abernathy, Mayor Jim Kenney, Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter
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KYW Staff
August 21, 2019 - 1:03 pm
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney stated emphatically at a City Hall press conference Wednesday that he did not fire or force former Police Commissioner Richard Ross to resign. Kenney said he was sad to accept Ross' resignation but agreed that it was the best...
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From left: Lyandra Retacco, supervisor of the charging unit; D.A. Larry Krasner; Anthony Voci, supervisor of the homicide unit
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Kristen Johanson
August 19, 2019 - 12:20 pm
UPDATED: 1:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — District Attorney Larry Krasner on Monday morning announced dozens of charges against Maurice Hill, the man accused of shooting six police officers last week in Nicetown. The press conference was the shortest of Krasner's term. Krasner said police...
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Justin Udo
August 19, 2019 - 6:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hahnemann University Hospital's impending closure could have serious consequences for some medical students who planned on completing their residency there, and the fate of dozens of residents with J-1 Visas was uncertain until a Philadelphia nonprofit stepped in to...
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The sphere at the top of the Tower Theater tower was removed around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.
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John McDevitt
August 13, 2019 - 12:51 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The tower atop the Tower Theater in Upper Darby is no more. Many onlookers watched — shaking their heads and recording the moment — as the iconic "TOWER" sign on the 92-year-old theater came down Tuesday morning due to safety concerns. First, the sphere was sawed...
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Charlie Manuel
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Mike DeNardo
August 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — The Phillies have hired former manager Charlie Manuel to replace John Mallee as hitting coach. Manuel was working as senior adviser to the general manager. The Phillies announced Tuesday that he would assume his new position for the remainder of the season. #...
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U.S. Census Bureau
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Cherri Gregg
August 12, 2019 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Census Bureau is kicking off its first major field operation , dispatching tens of thousands of employees on the ground to knock on doors. About 40,000 so-called "listers" will canvas neighborhoods across the country to verify addresses ahead of the massive...
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Energy-efficient windows
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Mike DeNardo
August 12, 2019 - 3:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The second year of Philadelphia's clean energy campaign has helped create more jobs and improve the learning environment at a few Philly schools, according to city officials. At Northeast High School, crews are installing energy-efficient windows and upgrading the...
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