Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Gritty visits Jack Callahan for his fourth birthday at the Ronald McDonald House.
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Mike DeNardo
October 30, 2019 - 7:26 pm
The birthday wish of a cancer patient at Children's Hospital has been fulfilled with a visit from his favorite sports mascot Wednesday as Gritty stopped by the hospital to greet his biggest fan.
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A child dangerously plays with firecrackers.
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Justin Udo
October 30, 2019 - 10:39 am
A firework explosion inside of a home sent a child to the hospital Tuesday evening, according to Philadelphia police investigating the incident. She is in stable condition.
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Mike DeNardo
September 30, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Philadelphians are offering to help fulfill the wishes of one of Gritty's biggest fans, 3-year-old Jack Callahan, who has been receiving cancer treatments at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Eagles Sensory
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AP News
September 07, 2019 - 9:42 am
The Eagles partnered with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and nonprofit KultureCity in the offseason to build a state-of-the-art sensory room inside the Linc to accommodate fans and families managing sensory challenges.
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John Dougherty and Bobby Henon
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Pat Loeb
August 07, 2019 - 2:02 pm
UPDATED: 4:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A federal judge in Philadelphia heard arguments Wednesday on whether there should be two separate trials in the corruption case against Philadelphia Local 98 union leader John Dougherty and his seven co-defendants. The 116-count indictment...
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Lynne Adkins
July 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia behavioral hospital has joined forces with a children's hospital to treat the entire patient. Treating a child's physical issues makes it easier to tackle their mental health problems, according to Laura Longstreet, CEO of the Belmont Behavioral...
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police car.
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Kristen Johanson
July 04, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The bodies of a married couple were pulled from the Delaware River Thursday morning, hours apart, and Philadelphia police say they found their child nearby inside a car. Authorities pulled the woman's body from the river, near the Residences at Dockside apartment...
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Rafiq Small
Philadelphia Police Department
Dan Wing
May 02, 2019 - 9:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police have identified a suspect in the shooting of a 13-year-old boy outside a Southwest Philadelphia corner store early Wednesday morning. Southwest Detectives say 19-year-old Rafiq Small is suspected of firing several shots at the corner of Woodland...
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Rice krispie treats.
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Mike DeNardo
April 30, 2019 - 7:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Investigators are trying to find out how snacks — possibly containing drugs — found their way into a West Philly elementary school, sickening three students who ate them. Three seventh graders at Martha Washington Elementary school had to be taken to Children's...
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Rice krispie treats.
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April 29, 2019 - 1:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three students got sick Monday after eating what police say are Rice Krispies Treats, which they believe may have been laced with an illegal substance. Philadelphia police say just before 11 a.m. at Martha Washington School, in the 700 block of North 44th Street,...
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