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A partially exploded ATM at 2nd Street and Susquehanna Avenue
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 02, 2020 - 11:27 am
People throughout the city reported the sounds of explosions overnight. Police say looters were trying to use explosives to break into ATMs. In North Philadelphia, one such attempt turned deadly. Read more here.
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A child dangerously plays with firecrackers.
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Justin Udo
October 30, 2019 - 10:39 am
A firework explosion inside of a home sent a child to the hospital Tuesday evening, according to Philadelphia police investigating the incident. She is in stable condition.
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Lt. Dennis Rosenbaum of Northeast Detectives.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
August 29, 2019 - 8:16 pm
A stash of weapons, grenades, and pipe bomb components were recovered from the home of an elderly Northeast Philadelphia man on Wednesday night.
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Police in West Oak Lane
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
April 22, 2019 - 9:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An investigation into stolen guns overnight led police to a potential explosive device in West Oak Lane. Philadelphia police entered a house on the corner of 65th Avenue and Cutler Street, near Broad Street, with a search warrant following a report of up to 10 stolen...
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The scene near 33rd and Market Streets where bomb squads were called.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
March 22, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The unusual discovery near Drexel University prompted a quick response from police and other emergency officials around noon on Friday. Officials say construction workers were doing renovations inside the old armory building near 33rd and Market Streets, when they...
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An explosion happened at a home on 20th Street near Federal Street in South Philadelphia Monday night.
Tim Jimenez-KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
April 24, 2018 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Authorities and utility crews are trying to figure out the cause of an explosion at a home in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia. Part of the building collapsed and a father and son were able to escape. The front of the three-story home on South 20th Street...
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