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Camden City Hall
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Mike Dougherty
January 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Education is on the rise in Camden's schools. Graduation rates have finally climbed after teetering below 50 percent for many years. "We are up to 69 percent from 49 percent a few years ago," said Katrina McCombs , state-appointed acting superintendent of the Camden...
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Construction continues on the Camden waterfront.
Jim Walsh
Mike Dougherty
January 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For some, the growing economy and burgeoning businesses have been a long time coming for the city of Camden. The city has reduced crime and improved graduation rates over the past five years. Business is improving the course for the city — one that was once considered...
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Camden, New Jersey
Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
January 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden was once considered one of the most dangerous places in the country. While it's still far from a finished product, crime is down and graduation rates are up over the past five years. Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson said overall crime in the city is at...
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Kristen Johanson
December 30, 2018 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Violent crime in Philadelphia is down according to city statistics, but shootings are up about 15 percent, and homicides will break a decade-old record. The city's top cop is laser-focused on gun violence in the new year. Nearly 1,400 people have been shot in...
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Pat Toddy
December 22, 2018 - 3:21 pm
UPDATED 1.32 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police are still piecing together a triple deadly shooting in North Philadelphia. A woman and two men were shot in the 2100 block of North 10th Street, near the Temple University campus. Bullets were flying in an SUV Saturday afternoon in North...
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Dreamstime
Antionette Lee
December 22, 2018 - 1:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Peace Weekend in Philadelphia got off to a violent start after police say two people are dead and seven others are hospitalized. Philadelphia Police say they are investigating four shootings and two stabbings throughout the Delaware Valley from late Friday night into...
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Dreamstime
December 19, 2018 - 7:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - Philadelphia Police are investigating after a shooting in leaves a man hospitalized in the West Oak Lane section of the city. According to police, the shooting took place around 5 p.m. along the 7200 block of Ogontz Avenue. The victim, a 21-year-old man, was shot...
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Tyrese Lynch
Courtesy of the Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
December 18, 2018 - 7:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We're learning more about the Philadelphia man charged with killing his girlfriend, last week , in front of her newborn baby. He is said to have had run-ins with police in the past, and just last year faced assault charges on the same woman he's accused of gunning...
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Kim Glovas
December 18, 2018 - 4:06 pm
EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- A smash and grab robbery at a mini market has police in Burlington County looking for suspects. Evesham Township Police say officers showed up at the Pantry 1 Food Market, on West Marlton Pike last Friday, after an alarm was set off. The glass front door...
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Dreamstime
John McDevitt
December 15, 2018 - 2:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - Philadelphia police are investigating an alleged rape in University City early this morning. Officials say at around 4 a.m. Saturday a 38-year-old woman was getting into her car, after leaving at party near 30th and Walnut Streets. That’s when police say a man with...
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