Center City

May 06, 2018 - 9:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police have arrested man after he allegedy stabbed his co-worker multiple times in Center City. The incident took place just before 5:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn along 1300 block of Race Street. Authorities say two male employees got into an arguement...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 05, 2018 - 10:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The courtyard outside Pagano’s Market & Bar in Center City transformed into Churchill Downs Saturday for a Kentucky Derby watch party with all the fixings. "We take the spectacle of Kentucky and bring it to Philadelphia," explained Sam Accardi , who organized the...
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Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
May 04, 2018 - 3:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A garage fire along 10th and Chestnut streets created a bit of a mess Friday afternoon. Just shy of 3 p.m., a fire broke out in a parking garage. Emergency crews arrived on the scene quickly, causing traffic congestion and blocked-off streets. Philadelphia Police Sgt...
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Edward Jefferson, 16, is facing two counts of attempted murder, aggravated assault and related offenses to the incident.
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Mike Dougherty
May 01, 2018 - 9:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 16-year-old boy has turned himself in to Philadelphia police after a stabbing last week that left two teens injured at a Center City SEPTA subway station. Now, the minor, Edward Jefferson, is facing two counts of attempted murder, aggravated assault and related...
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Hotel workers protest on May Day
Cherri Gregg-KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
April 30, 2018 - 11:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tuesday is May Day, International Workers Day, and protesters are expected to hit the streets around Philadelphia. "We see this as a transformative moment," says Erika Almiron, executive director of Juntos. Juntos is an immigrants rights organization that is part of...
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Inside 30th Street Station.
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Ian Bush
April 30, 2018 - 7:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Security lapses at Amtrak's 30th Street Station are putting passengers and workers at serious risk. That's the stark assessment from the railroad company's inspector general in a recently-released report. Amtrak auditors call the security failings a "top threat" at...
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Photo Credit: Justin Udo
Justin Udo
April 25, 2018 - 5:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are investigating a stabbing that left two teens injured at a SEPTA subway station in Center City. Authorities say the attack took place just before 4 p.m. Wednesday on the eastbound platform at 8th and Market Streets. Police close off scene on...
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Beyond/Hello opening marijuana dispensary
Pat Loeb-KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
April 25, 2018 - 2:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Center City Philadelphia will get a medical marijuana dispensary. A Denver-based company has overcome obstacles that have been discouraging dispensaries from locating to the city. Beyond/Hello may sound like a dating service, but it's the name of the dispensary that...
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Photo credit: Holli Stephens
Kim Glovas
April 20, 2018 - 10:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the third year in a row, Philadelphia's Chinese Lantern festival is making its return to Franklin Square Park. It's set to open May 1 and the design is beginning to take shape. A crane helped lift the entryway gate into place on Friday. Brilliantly colored dragon...
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Feb 8, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; (Editors note: Caption correction) Philadelphia Eagles player Jason Kelce speaks to fans attending Super Bowl LII celebration at Philadelphia Art Museum.
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Pat Loeb
April 20, 2018 - 9:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The tab is in for the Philadelphi Eagles' victory parade, and most of the expense is for police overtime. The bottom line was $2.27 million. Two million of that is overtime for city workers, including a $1.5 million just for police. There was also $273,000 dollars...
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