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Edward Jefferson, 16, is facing two counts of attempted murder, aggravated assault and related offenses to the incident.
Philadelphia Police Department
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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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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Representatives from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education
Credit: Mark Abrams
Mark Abrams
April 19, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education dedicated a new suite of classrooms and academic facilities in Center City on Thursday. David Maser, vice chairman of the state system board of governors, says the space in the Lits Building in the 700 block of Market...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
April 14, 2018 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) -- Philadelphia's top cop spoke out Saturday following a controversial arrest at a Starbucks in Center City this week. This incident has prompted accusations of racism on social media, concern from the mayor and an apology from the company. Videos posted online show...
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Villanova Parade
Photo credit: Holli Stephens
April 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nova Nation took over Center City Thursday to celebrate the Wildcats' NCAA National Championship. Big crowds lined both sides of Market Street to get a glimpse of the championship team. Smiling players tossed tee shirts to the fans and took turns holding the trophy...
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Villanova Fans
Photo credit: Tim Jimenez
Tim Jimenez
April 05, 2018 - 10:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Classes were canceled at Villanova University on Thursday because of the parade , so students went on a field trip of champions that started with a train ride to Philadelphia. Decked out in their blue and white, the students made the short walk from campus to the...
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