Center City

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Pat Loeb
July 12, 2019 - 8:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is hosting the largest conference for political progressives in the United States, also known as Netroots Nation. The conference is sort of the liberal version of C-PAC: a three-day event where like-minded people get ideas and inspiration for political...
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Pat Loeb
July 12, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds took to the streets in Center City to protest the Trump administration's immigration policy. The protests have been growing in size and frequency in advance of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids planned for Sunday. Friday was the third demonstration in...
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PATCO.
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June 27, 2019 - 5:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The PATCO line was forced to shut down service today after a woman was found on the tracks in Center City. At about 4 p.m. service was suspended after officials say a woman was found on the tracks at the 8th and Market Street station Thursday. ⚠️SERVICE SUSPENDED Due...
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Hadas Kuznits
June 26, 2019 - 6:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a show of solidarity, members of The Philadelphia Inquirer staff spent Wednesday protesting the threat of potential layoffs. "The institution of a free press in America is presently in a state of crisis greater than many of us have ever seen in our lifetime and...
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Hadas Kuznits
June 08, 2019 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A prominent march in Philadelphia, during Pride this weekend, illustrated that while the world has come to be more accepting, there's still a long way to go. Philadelphia was one of many cities that hosted a Dyke March this weekend. It's usually held the Saturday...
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Willie Brown tries the new machine under the tutelage of Election Board worker Greg Irving
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Pat Loeb
June 07, 2019 - 4:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia election officials rolled out new voting machines for public inspection Friday. “Hi, would you like to try the new voting machine for November's election? Come on over,” said Rich Vito to lunch crowds at Reading Terminal Market. Vito explained the machine...
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Belo, 25, paints a section of a mural as part of a Mural Arts same-day pay program.
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Pat Loeb
June 05, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cities around the country are experimenting with employing homeless people by offering jobs that provide a day's pay for a day's work. Philadelphia has developed its own version of the "same-day pay" model, with a pilot project run by the Mural Arts program. Monday...
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An eye witness tells me a woman trying to beat the light at 21st and Market slammed into this fire department vehicle, which hit a pedestrian before slamming into the building
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
May 29, 2019 - 11:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia Fire Department SUV struck a pedestrian in a chain reaction crash in Center City on Wednesday morning. Two people were taken to the hospital in stable condition. The collision at 21st and Market streets caved in the driver's side front wheel on the red...
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Police Tape Generic
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Dan Wing
May 23, 2019 - 8:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are searching for two men who robbed a couple before stealing their car in Center City early Thursday morning. Police say a 72-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman were packing up the car outside of their home on South Camac Street in the...
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Rittenhouse Row executive director Corie Moskow.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 18, 2019 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —Parts of Rittenhouse may have been blocked off, but that didn’t stop crowds of people from attending the annual spring festival Saturday. For many people at Rittenhouse Square the official festival season begins with the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival. "We've been...
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