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Philly Girls Jump 2019 kickoff event
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Shara Dae Howard
May 26, 2019 - 9:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia group is celebrating almost four years of bringing together community members to get out and jump. So, what is Philly Girls Jump? It’s a community event started by Dela Burns and Tanisha Rinehardt when they felt Double Dutch was beginning to feel like a...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors at the National Constitution Center this weekend got a lesson on flag etiquette and flag folding. In honor of Memorial Day weekend visitors learned how to fold a giant American flag out on the center’s front lawn in Old City. So how big is the flag that they...
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Spruce Street Harbor Park - Memorial Day weekend 2019
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Hadas Kuznits
May 25, 2019 - 6:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) — Memorial Day weekend was a celebration, even for those who didn’t hit the shore. Some folks who didn’t make it to South Jersey this weekend still got a chance to stroll the boardwalk, the Philly boardwalk, at Spruce Street Harbor Park. "It's very similar to the shore...
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John McDevitt
May 25, 2019 - 5:40 pm
VENTNOR CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — The summer season looks to get underway down the shore and there’s a new law in effect this year — no smoking or vaping on New Jersey beaches. “I don’t see no signs that there is no smoking on Ventnor Beach or any beach,” said Ron the ice cream man. Those on the...
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USS Becuna
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John McDevitt
May 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Happy Birthday Becky! A historic decommissioned submarine that now calls Penn's landing home is turning 75-years-old this Memorial Day. "Becky was what some of the sailors, who sailed on the submarine Becuna, had nicked named her," explained John Brady President and...
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May 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAPE MAY COUNTY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Hopes are riding high down the shore that this summer season will be a good one for vacationers and businesses alike. Whether your fun can be had in the sun or the surf, conditions couldn’t be better according to state officials. “The monitoring that we have...
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Dreamstime
May 24, 2019 - 8:23 pm
OCEAN CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are investigating after an auto-pedestrian accident leaves two people hospitalized down the Jersey shore. Officials say at around 5:30 p.m. both the Ocean City Police and Fire Department responded to a motor accident at the corner 8th Street and Bay...
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Criminal Justice Center
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Kristen Johanson
May 24, 2019 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An outburst inside a Philadelphia court room Friday afternoon tripped an alarm in the Criminal Justice Center, after a guilty verdict in the murder trial involving an elderly man from Roxborough. It began shortly after a jury found 22-year-old Damir Williams guilty of...
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We the People engraved in the facade of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA
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Hadas Kuznits
May 24, 2019 - 3:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Constitution Center will be hosting a special weekend program that honors America’s fallen military heroes, and teaches visitors about origins of Memorial Day. Jenna Kehres, the museum programs manager at the National Constitution Center, says the program...
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From left: Sadeen Jones, Brandon Davis, Raymond Daniels
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 24, 2019 - 1:13 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The men who broke into a Bucks County home in the middle of the night and marched a child at gunpoint into her parents’ room will spend decades in prison. Sadeen Jones, 42, is sentenced to 70 to 140 years in state prison. Brandon Davis, 25, will spend 40 to 80...
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