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In this Saturday afternoon, Feb. 22, 2020, photo "Mad" Mike Hughes rocket takes off, with what appears to be a parachute tearing off during its launch near Barstow, Calif.
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AP News
February 23, 2020 - 4:53 pm
A California man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged back to earth. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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KYW Staff
February 18, 2020 - 8:25 pm
A Philadelphia police officer is facing DUI charges following a crash on Roosevelt Boulevard. Read more here.
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In this file photo dated Sunday Aug. 30, 2009, actor and comedian Orson Bean and Alley Mills arrive at the Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.
Matt Sayles/AP Photo, File
AP News
February 08, 2020 - 2:38 pm
Orson Bean, the witty actor and comedian who enlivened the game show "To Tell the Truth" and played a crotchety merchant on "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman," was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles, authorities said. He was 91. Read more here.
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A Coast Guard search and rescue team looks over Napali Coast State Wilderness Park for a tour helicopter that disappeared in Hawaii with seven people aboard on Friday.
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AP News
December 28, 2019 - 2:36 pm
A person is still missing after six others were killed in a Hawaii tour helicopter crash, the third fatal crash in a year. Read more here.
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A view of the burnt wreckage of a plane crash near Feu Follet Road and Verot School Road in Lafayette, La., Saturday.
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AP News
December 28, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Five people are dead after a small plane crashed near a post office in southern Louisiana on Saturday, authorities said. Read more here.
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A ski lift at Bear Creek Mountain
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
AP News
December 26, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Authorities say a skiing accident at an eastern Pennsylvania resort claimed the life of a Virginia man. Read more here.
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Crews work to clear vehicles from the Queens Creek overpass on I-64 in York County, Va., Sunday December 22, 2019 after a chain-reaction crash involving multiple vehicles.
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AP News
December 22, 2019 - 4:35 pm
A pileup involving more than 60 cars on a major interstate in Virginia on Sunday morning injured dozens of people, some critically, according to state police. Read more here.
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Yulia Sherman
Courtesy of the Sherman family
KYW Staff
December 21, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Police have made an arrest in a hit-and-run that killed an elderly woman last week in Northeast Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Yulia Sherman
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Kristen Johanson
December 13, 2019 - 7:47 am
Authorities are searching for the driver who hit an 82-year-old woman as she crossed the street in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday night, leaving her to die in the road. Read more here.
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A fire at this home in West Deptford killed a 75-year-old woman
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 26, 2019 - 6:46 am
UPDATED: 3:35 p.m. WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — After a detailed investigation, officials say the fire that killed a 75-year-old woman in her West Deptford home Monday morning has been ruled an accident. The single home on the corner of Fifth and Division streets went up in flames around 1...
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