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Ian Bush
May 16, 2019 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was never a matter of if Michael Rohana took the thumb from a 2,000-year-old cavalryman statue — he admitted as much. But federal prosecutors in Philadelphia aren't letting the "thumb thief" off the hook that easy. They will retry 25-year-old Rohana for stealing a...
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Brian Kennedy is accused of killing his ex-wife at a Wawa in Radnor Township.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio; mugshot by Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 16, 2019 - 12:26 pm
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Wawa employee, who was working at the Radnor Township convenience store when a Devon man walked in and gunned down his ex-wife in March, shared his story at the man’s preliminary hearing Thursday. The 18-year-old high school senior testified he was one of...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
May 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Democrats will face a dizzying ballot next Tuesday in the primary election. There are 30 judicial candidates for nine seats on three courts; 13 candidates for two city commissioner slots. But the largest race is for City Council-at-large, where 28...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 15, 2019 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three teenagers from South Philadelphia testified Wednesday in the murder trial against Brandon Olivieri. The now 18-year-old Olivieri is accused of shooting and killing Caleer Miller and Salvatore DiNubile on Oct. 24, 2017 at 12th and Ritner streets, but he has...
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First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee
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Mark Abrams
May 15, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia district attorney's office plans to deploy an Election Task Force to monitor the polls during next Tuesday's primary election. First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee says that, with a large ballot that includes candidates for mayor, city...
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Penn freshman midfielder Sam Handley
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
May 15, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team will face a very familiar opponent on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. When the Quakers, who are 12-3 and on a 12-game winning streak, take on Yale, it will be the third meeting between the two...
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Gritty
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Rachel Kurland
May 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Coming off the high of winning an award, the next obvious appearance for any distinguished celeb would be a guest spot on "Saturday Night Live." On Monday, Gritty won a Webby Award for best sports-related social media. By Tuesday, Kenan Thompson invited him to be on...
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Jennifer Portillo
Upper Darby Police Department
Ian Bush
May 14, 2019 - 2:39 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Frankford man has surrendered to police in Delaware County and now prepares to face a preliminary hearing next week on charges that he was drunk behind the wheel when he ran over and killed a little girl. This might have been just a terrible accident — were it...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 14, 2019 - 12:38 pm
UPDATED: 6:32 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a tense day in court Tuesday, as the murder trial against a young Philadelphia man — who is accused of killing two 16-year-olds in South Philly a year-a-half ago — is underway. Through a symphony of sobbing and sniffling in the gallery,...
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Democratic mayoral candidates Alan Butkovitz, Jim Kenney and Anthony Williams.
Wendy Warren / NBC10
Pat Loeb
May 14, 2019 - 7:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The only televised debate before next Tuesday's Democratic primary election for Philadelphia mayor featured a few new revelations on the three candidates' positions but turned decidedly hostile toward the end when issues gave way to personal attacks. Challengers Alan...
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