Center City

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Hadas Kuznits
November 17, 2018 - 11:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This was opening weekend for the Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market at City Hall and the Christmas Village in LOVE Park. About two million people are expected to pass through LOVE Park's Christmas Village and City Hall's Made In Philadelphia Holiday Market this...
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Kimberly Adams
November 10, 2018 - 9:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- People living with AIDS celebrated their survival and resilience with family and friends Saturday in Center City. "I just felt like this diseased pariah," said HIV survivor Gregg Cassin. He was telling a crowd of people how he felt receiving his diagnosis more than...
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Hadas Kuznits
November 10, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It might not yet be winter, but folks have started ice skating at City Hall. The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at City Hall has officially opened for the season and it had already attracted a lot of skaters on its first day. "It's making me feel like the season is...
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A SEPTA bus heads westward on Market Street.
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Mike DeNardo
November 09, 2018 - 8:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Since late September, police, the Parking Authority and SEPTA have been making a special effort to enforce the "no stopping" laws along Center City sections of Market and Chestnut Streets. Cops wrote about 250 tickets in October versus around 125 in September. The...
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Cherri Gregg
October 30, 2018 - 5:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An interfaith group of religious leaders came together for a press conference Tuesday to denounce the mass shooting inside a Pittsburgh synagogue and President Donald Trump's latest attack on undocumented immigrants. They said a prayer of mourning, at Friends Center...
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Wawa at Walnut and Broad streets in Center City, Philadelphia
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Dan Wing
October 23, 2018 - 8:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man is recovering after being stabbed outside a Wawa in Center City early Tuesday morning. Philadelphia Police say the 60-year-old victim was stabbed in the shoulder near the corner of Broad and Walnut streets around 2:30 a.m. He was transported to Jefferson...
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David Adelman, center, with the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation, cuts the ribbon at the Holocaust Remembrance Foundation opening ceremony.
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Justin Udo
October 22, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Itka Zymuntowicz was just a kid when she was taken from her home in Poland and sent to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. "I barely survived," she said. "I was the only one of my family, but I was determined not to give up." So for Zymuntowicz, attending the...
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Kimberly Adams
October 20, 2018 - 6:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hundreds got a taste of what the City of Brotherly Love has to offer at the annual Made in Philadelphia Fall Market, in Dilworth Park "Tastes like you're in heaven, they'll take to heaven," said Pam Thornton, owner of Poundcake Heaven. Her family recipe was selling...
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Mike Dougherty
October 16, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nurses at two hospitals in Philadelphia are asking for patient limits in their union contract, which expires next month. At St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Hahnemann University Hospital, nurses say they are treating five or six patients at once and that...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
October 14, 2018 - 6:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are searching for a man accused of raping a woman at knifepoint in Center City. Authorities say the incident took place around 11 p.m. Saturday, near 12th and Lombard Streets. According to police, a man approached a 24-year-old female, armed with...
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