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Mayor Jim Kenney announces the fourth annual Free Streets, set for Aug. 3, On N. Broad Street, from Arch to Butler streets.
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Pat Loeb
April 17, 2019 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're the kind of person who likes to amble around on major streets usually clogged with cars, Philly Free Streets is returning Aug. 3. This will be the fourth annual celebration of pedestrian power, inspired by the almost magical feeling of car-free streets when...
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Independence Hall
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Cherri Gregg
April 16, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris highlights some of the vulnerabilities of historic sites. Even Philadelphia, one of the most historic cities in America, has had its fair share of close calls. "It was devastating news — I mean, it is one of the...
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Ian Bush
April 16, 2019 - 1:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Penn researchers have found a way to freeze out some of the painful side effects of chemo. A new study in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network has found that cancer patients who experienced oral cryotherapy — essentially, keeping ice chips in the...
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Sean Kratz
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 16, 2019 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of murdering three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017 was back in court on Tuesday, arguing that a confession he gave last year should never be played for a jury. Prosecutors called Sean Kratz’s mother to the stand in an effort to show he knew...
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FILE -- The first of SEPTA's new Regional Rail locomotives are going into service
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Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA is expanding its SEPTA Key fare card to zones 1 and 2 on the regional rails next month. Since August, commuters on the two outermost zones on SEPTA's regional rail system — zones 3 and 4 — have been able to load weekly and monthly trailpasses onto their SEPTA...
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Philadelphia Police Officer Paul Sulock
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
April 16, 2019 - 10:21 am
UPDATED: 3:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney has dropped charges for a man they say was indirectly connected to the shooting of a Philly cop last fall in the city’s Fairhill neighborhood. In the court proceeding, which lasted less than a minute, the...
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Kate McClure
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Mike DeNardo
April 15, 2019 - 2:52 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The woman at the heart of the GoFundMe scam has pleaded guilty to state charges. Katelyn McClure admitted her role in concocting a feel-good story about homeless vet Johnny Bobbitt, who gave his last $20 to buy her gas on I-95. The heartwarming fib in 2017...
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The original telegram of Abraham Lincoln's death.
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Hadas Kuznits
April 12, 2019 - 12:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For $500,000, you can own a piece of American history dating back to the assassination of the nation's 16th president. The original handwritten document notifying the country of Abraham Lincoln's death is currently up for sale by The Raab Collection , based in Ardmore...
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Johnny Bobbitt
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
April 12, 2019 - 11:36 am
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Johnny Bobbitt, the homeless man who admitted to taking part in a GoFundMe scam that raised $400,000 from roughly 14,000 strangers, has been sentenced to five years probation and long-term drug treatment. He must also testify against his two co-defendants, if the...
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Dan Wing
April 12, 2019 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say a person, believed to be connected to the shooting death of a Wissinoming auto shop owner, has been taken into custody. The suspect, officials say, led officers on a car chase that ended not far from where 56-year-old Michael Gleba was shot and...
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