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Dr. Christopher Spriggs
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Jim Melwert
June 26, 2019 - 3:13 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It’s been about three months since the last student left the Glen Mills Schools campus, an institution that was once called “the Harvard of reform schools.” Not long after, it lost its state licenses. Now, new leadership is hoping to turn things around. Dr...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2019 - 7:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After a violent and deadly weekend in Philadelphia, District Attorney Larry Krasner is defending his office's approach to criminal justice reform. The district attorney touched upon Police Commissioner Richard Ross' comments on Monday about the spike in shootings in...
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Six people were shot, one of them killed, when someone opened fire at a graduation party here at Paschall Playground in Southwest Philly
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Tim Jimenez
June 18, 2019 - 7:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are still looking for the killer who opened fire at a graduation and Father's Day party on Sunday. And after a weekend where nearly 30 people were shot in the city, there are calls for more to be done. State Sen. Anthony H. Williams, in whose...
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New Jersey took a step to permanently remember its part in the American slave trade.
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Justin Udo
June 17, 2019 - 4:35 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey took a step to permanently remember its part in the American slave trade. During the Transatlantic slave trade, more than 24 million Africans were stolen from their homes and sold in the Americas. For many of them, that meant being auctioned off in Camden...
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Six Flags Great Adventure
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John McDevitt
June 12, 2019 - 5:23 pm
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Next time you go to Six Flags Great Adventure, you'll be helping the park reduce its carbon footprint from the second you park your car. The Jackson Township, New Jersey amusement park has installed its own 23.5-megawatt solar farm, and the park is almost...
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Diner En Blanc
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Hadas Kuznits
June 12, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2019 date of Philadelphia's biggest annual pop-up dinner has been revealed. At a preview party on Tuesday at the Bourse Food Hall, officials announced the eighth annual Diner en Blanc will take place on Aug. 22. "The date is the big reveal," said co-host Natanya...
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Joann Woodson
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Cherri Gregg
June 04, 2019 - 10:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There used to be a prevailing myth that no black men participated in D-Day — by far one of the most important days of World War II. But a closer look reveals that some African-American soldiers played a key role on Omaha Beach, and their stories still remain largely...
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A downed tree is shown near Linden Middle School in Doylestown.
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Mike Dougherty
May 30, 2019 - 7:10 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The weather threat continues Thursday afternoon even as cleanup begins from severe storms Wednesday night. One of the areas hardest hit is Doylestown. Massive trees were thrown to the ground on East Court street, bringing down power lines with them. This downed...
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Students at Cristo Rey High School in North Philadelphia spent the past few months building their own drones and Friday, they got to test them out on the roof.
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Mike Dougherty
May 24, 2019 - 12:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at Cristo Rey High School in North Philadelphia spent the past few months building their own drones and Friday, they got to test them out on the roof. This project definitely took students out of their comfort zones. Senior Latoya Thompson is proud of her...
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Ocean City boardwalk
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Andrew Kramer
May 24, 2019 - 11:59 am
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Memorial day weekend began Friday with a breathtaking sunrise that turned the sky orange. After that, the floodgates opened and the crowds started filling the boardwalk through the morning as summer unofficially begins. It’s hard to beat a sunrise down the shore...
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