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Andrew Kramer
May 17, 2019 - 9:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Eagles Autism Challenge is back for a second year. The official kickoff party was held Friday night and on Saturday morning 3,500 people will walk, run or ride their bikes to raise money for autism research. We’re officially ready for the #EaglesAutismChallenge...
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25-year-old Emily Dougherty of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania.
Courtesy of the Delaware County District Attorney's Office
May 17, 2019 - 7:24 pm
RIDLEY PARK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Ridley Park woman is now facing multiple charges after officials say she used her body to sneak drugs into a Delaware County prison. This past March, officials say, 25-year-old Emily Dougherty reported to the George W. Hill Correctional Facility to serve a 48-...
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Stotesbury Cup Regatta 2019
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
May 17, 2019 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kelly Drive is alive as about 20,000 people are lining the banks of the Schuylkill River to watch the Stotesbury Cup Regatta this weekend. Sure, people are here for the races. "It's the largest high school rowing event anywhere,” explained Schuylkill Navy Commodore...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 17, 2019 - 3:18 pm
UPDATED: 5:45 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brandon Olivieri, the 18-year-old accused of killing two South Philly teens a year-and-a-half ago, has been found guilty. He has been convicted on two counts of murder: one in the first degree for the death of Salvatore DiNubile, and the other...
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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - MAY 10: A pedestrian walks by a Dogfish Head Brewing sign at Ales Unlimited on May 10, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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Paul Kurtz
May 17, 2019 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This month’s $300 million merger between Delaware's Dogfish Head and Boston Brewing appears to be a sign of the times in the craft beer industry. Victory Brewing co-founder Bill Covaleski says he didn't see this deal coming, but he's not surprised it happened. "To my...
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Philadelphia police
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Steve Tawa
May 17, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Al Vasso received the full red carpet treatment at Philadelphia Police headquarters, where he was welcomed by an honor guard and the Philadelphia Police and Fire Pipes and Drums, before he was wheeled up to the commissioner's office. Vasso, an 82-year-old retired...
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Bike to Work Day
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Hadas Kuznits
May 17, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Commuters in Philadelphia might have noticed more bicyclists than usual on the streets Friday morning. People all over the city participated in Bike To Work Day. "It's a national event. This is the first year that we've called it 'Bike To Work and Wherever,' though,...
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"Who talks better than Philadelphians?" said Amber Volpe of South Philly.
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John McDevitt
May 17, 2019 - 12:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A travel and lifestyle website has named the Philadelphia accent one of the sexiest in the country. KYW Newsradio visited the Italian Market in South Philly to get reaction. Bigseventravel.com named the Philadelphia accent the 8th sexiest in the United States. "Who...
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— If you walk into The Jacks New Years Brigade clubhouse in South Philly and say "Play Gloria!" someone is going to play the song made popular by '80s pop star Laura Branigan for you.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 17, 2019 - 7:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you walk into The Jacks New Years Brigade clubhouse in South Philly and say "Play Gloria!" someone is going to play the song made popular by '80s pop star Laura Branigan for you. You know the one. Video of Laura Branigan - Gloria [1982> The song did, after all,...
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May 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All you have to do is travel into Philadelphia, New York, Washington or any of our major cities to realize that the popularity of electric scooters is...
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