Broad Street

Dodge Challenger
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 04, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Authorities are searching for the driver who hit and severely injured a Philadelphia man along Broad Street early Wednesday morning. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 17, 2019 - 1:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Community members, state representatives and victims of gun violence gathered in South Philadelphia on Saturday to say “enough is enough.” The anti-gun violence rally came three days after a gunman in North Philadelphia opened fire on police, shooting and wounding...
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Kristen Johanson
August 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It took Philadelphia police five hours to pull out two officers stuck inside the home where the alleged gunman Maurice Hill was firing at police. The police commissioner detailed the harrowing escape at a press conference Thursday. "When you know you have two police...
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City, state and federal officials speak from Philadelphia City Hall about the shooting incident on Wednesday.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
August 15, 2019 - 7:24 am
UPDATED: 7:15 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a press conference from the mayor's reception room at City Hall, city, state and federal officials including Gov. Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney, Police Commissioner Richard Ross, District Attorney Larry Krasner, and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey spoke about...
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Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
August 14, 2019 - 4:52 pm
UPDATED 1:30 a.m. Get the latest here . ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After nearly eight hours, the suspect who was in a standoff with Philadelphia police is now in custody, authorities said. The standoff began around 4:30 p.m. at a house near 15th Street and Erie Avenue. Sources say the...
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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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A worker hangs a street sign before a ceremony honoring singer Patti LaBelle, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Philadelphia. A stretch of Broad Street, between Locust and Spruce Streets, will be renamed "Patti LaBelle Way."
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
July 05, 2019 - 5:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia honored singer Patti LaBelle with her very own street earlier this week. Unfortunately, the signs they hung on Broad Street didn't get her name right. The city's Streets Department didn't capitalize the "b'' in the legendary soul singer's last name on the signs that...
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Patti LaBelle
Matt Slocum/AP
Cherri Gregg
July 02, 2019 - 6:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Patti LaBelle now has her very own street in her hometown of Philadelphia, and the legendary soul singer christened it with a song. A stretch of Broad Street was renamed "Patti LaBelle Way" during a ceremony Tuesday. "The Godmother of Soul" thanked the throngs of...
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Philadelphia police
KYW Newsradio, file
John McDevitt
June 15, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police are looking for a man who allegedly dragged another man to his death during a carjacking in North Philadelphia. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday at Broad Street and Girard Avenue. Philadelphia police say the owner of a 2006 Acura was killed while trying to...
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