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Police believe two men were responsible for slashing the tires of dozens of cars along seven blocks of Media Street in West Philadelphia.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
March 19, 2019 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police believe two men were responsible for slashing the tires of dozens of cars in West Philadelphia Neighborhood in what frustrated neighbors call a senseless crime. The puncture route is seven blocks of Media Street. between 54th and 61st streets. One Jeep Cherokee...
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Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele outside Upper Merion Township building.
Ian Bush/KYW Newsradio
Ian Bush
March 18, 2019 - 3:58 pm
UPPER MERION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers: Watch your speed and other habits that might get you in trouble, because police are watching you. That’s the message from police departments in the Philadelphia area at the start of a new crackdown on aggressive behaviors behind the wheel. "We'...
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Authorities are searching for a man they say is attempting to lure boys near gas stations in and around North and Northwest Philadelphia.
Courtesy of Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 14, 2019 - 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are searching for a man they say is attempting to lure boys near gas stations in and around North and Northwest Philadelphia. They believe it's the same person from a few years ago. The latest incident happened on Sunday at a station on Hunting Park Avenue...
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Paul Kurtz
March 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia has some of the most aggressive drivers in the country, according to a newly released study. Philadelphia ranks second, just above Sacramento and right beneath LA, on the GasBuddy study of top cities with the most aggressive drivers. This comes as no...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
March 12, 2019 - 5:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's pothole season. And if your car is wrecked by a deep crater on a city street, Philadelphia has a process to reimburse you for damages. It happens a few dozen times a year. Drivers whose tires, rims or axles are wrecked after whacking a pothole look to the City to...
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In this Feb. 14, 2019, photo, this photo shows the Honda logo on a sign at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
March 11, 2019 - 7:40 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Honda will be recalling about 1 million older vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because the Takata driver's air bag inflators that were installed during previous recalls could be dangerous. Documents posted Monday by Canadian safety regulators show that Honda is recalling many of its...
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Las Vegas continues its leadership in smart city technology by being the first city to connect traffic signal network to vehicles.
Audi
Ian Bush
February 19, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If it seems like you catch every red light at every intersection, there's new technology on the way that could help you score more greens. Drivers will see on the dashboard an "optimal speed" — just how fast (legally) they should go to make the light. If there's no...
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Volkswagen cars are pictured during a final quality control at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Michael Sohn/AP, file
February 18, 2019 - 3:27 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected issue its guidance on whether auto...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Drivers of electric cars are being warned that the cold weather could cause you to need to charge up more frequently, and that could be dangerous. Jana Tidwell with AAA Mid-Atlantic says as more people are going greeen and driving electric cars, but driving on an...
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Jan 14, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Ford reveals the 2019 Edge ST during the North American International Auto Show at Detroit's Cobo Center.
Mandi Wright/Detroit Free Press via USA TODAY NETWORK
Ian Bush
February 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Smart speakers are in more than 100 million homes, but they’re just starting to emerge in cars — and in several models at the Philadelphia Auto Show. There she is, in the Ford Edge. “The same as what you do at home with your Alexa, you can now do with the touch of a...
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