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Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
July 28, 2019 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An investigation is underway after police say a shooting has left one person dead, and five others injured in Southwest Philadelphia. According to police, the shooting took place at about 8:20 p.m. Sunday night along the 2600 block of Carroll Street, not far from...
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Rally for Justice Coalition
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Shara Dae Howard
July 28, 2019 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was more fallout Sunday following the discovery of allegedly racist and offensive Facebook posts made by Philadelphia police officers. “We can't tolerate it. We must stand our ground,” said Melissa Robbins said to a crowd of community members attending the Rally...
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Shanna Hobson and Patrick Clancy.
KYW Newsradio
July 28, 2019 - 8:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the economics behind hospital closures. In 2018, 21 hospitals closed across the United States. In Philadelphia, the city is experiencing the pain of such...
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Alma Jacobs
Lauren Lipton/KYW Newsradio
July 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Alma Jacobs died this past week and while you may not know her name among her many accomplishments she helped preserve part of Philadelphia's history. For decades she headed up Women for Greater Philadelphia, a group that keeps Laurel Hill Mansion in Fairmount Park up...
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Art station at Philly Free Streets 2018
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Pat Loeb
July 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There will be some new attractions and some old favorites on Aug. 3 when North Broad Street shuts down to cars for the fourth annual Philly Free Streets . This is the second time the event is taking over North Broad, so organizers already know what's popular among...
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Free books are available to SEPTA passengers.
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Mike DeNardo
July 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA riders now have the opportunity to grab free books to read during their commutes. Barbara Nolan knew that London and New York offered free books to their transit riders. It got her thinking, and she approached SEPTA. "It's an excellent way to pass the time when...
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Plastic / Cosmetic Surgeon Shows Female Patient Breast Implant Samples for Her Future Surgery. Professional and Famous Surgeon Working in Respectable Clinic. - stock photo
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Hadas Kuznits
July 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A breast implant recall announced on Wednesday has prompted lots of phone calls from worried plastic surgery patients, and a local surgeon says it's important to know what's been placed in your body. "We've been getting so many phone calls from everyone that is just so...
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Two hospital staffs
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David Madden
July 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
DELRAN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — A new law in New Jersey is expected to increase the number of licensed nurses in the state by getting rid of a bureaucratic roadblock. The Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact covers more than 30 states across America. New Jersey is now part of that agreement which, in...
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Robert Mendelsohn (L) with his sister Judy (R)
Courtesy of Mendelsohn's family
Antionette Lee
July 27, 2019 - 6:30 pm
UPDATE: July 29, 9 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia media industry has lost a local legend this weekend, as beloved photojournalist Robert Mendelsohn has died. If you're from Philadelphia, you've probably seen his photographs in various local newspapers such as the Philadelphia...
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Jul 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) and wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) talks during training camp at Novacare Complex.
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Ed Benkin
July 27, 2019 - 5:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that Carson Wentz is healthy, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback should have plenty of offensive weapons to choose from. As training camp continues, Wentz is working with a host of impressive skill players. There are the returning standouts, along with the...
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