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Spruce Street entrance to the SEPTA Broad Street Line
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
March 07, 2019 - 8:02 am
UPDATED: 12:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police say they are still working to determine exactly what happened after a “violent confrontation” left a man stabbed to death in Center City. According to authorities, the incident took place at about 6:30 a.m. on a Broad Street...
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TOP (L-R): Montez Burke, Mujihud Deen, Alexis Hodge, Galvison Morris. BOTTOM (L-R): Markesha Washington, Nasir Evans, Khalid Harrison, Nyseem Smith
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Kristen Johanson
March 06, 2019 - 4:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials for both Philadelphia and Pennsylvania announced the arrest of eight people who are allegedly connected to a surge of gun violence in South and Northwest Philadelphia, according to a year-long investigation and a grand jury report. The charges range from...
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Former Adidas executive James Gatto arrives to court for sentencing in New York, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Federal prosecutors have recommended multi-year prison sentences for Gatto and two other men convicted of fraud for channeling secret payments to the
Seth Wenig/AP Photo
March 05, 2019 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three men received prison sentences Tuesday in the widespread college basketball recruiting scandal that has tainted two dozen schools. Former Adidas executive James Gatto, business manager Christian Dawkins and amateur league director Merl Code were convicted in October of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018 photo, a menorah is tested outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in preparation for a celebration service at sundown on the first night of Hanukkah, in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. A $6.3 million fund established in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will primarily be split among the families of the dead and survivors of the worst attack on Jews in U.S. history. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh made the announcement Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 05, 2019 - 1:08 pm
A $6.3 million fund established after the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will primarily be split among the families of the dead and survivors of the worst attack on Jews in U.S. history, organizers announced Tuesday. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh set up the Victims of Terror Fund after...
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Dreamstime
February 26, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey politician was busted for possession — of a broom. New Jersey Councilwoman Susan Welkovits is facing the charge of possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes after she hit her husband over the head with a...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Paul Kurtz
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's police commissioner says he is encouraged by the growth of a program that allows detectives to access crime footage from private surveillance cameras. The Philadelphia Police Department's Twitter feed is filled with images of people caught in the act of...
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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
February 23, 2019 - 7:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An unsolved murder three years ago to the day, February 23, is still on the minds of many in the Germantown neighborhood where it happened. And now the victim’s family has done something to remind residents a killer is still on the loose. Three years ago James Walke...
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Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Attempted Robbery/Sexual Assaults in the 3rd and 17th Districts
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Kristen Johanson
February 22, 2019 - 6:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police are warning women in South Philadelphia to be careful as they search for a suspected serial rapist. They say the man has been targeting victims for the last two months, including two attacks last night and early this morning. Since at least December 20,...
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Dreamstime
February 18, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It has come to the point where Alabama police must now warn drivers not to eat spilled chicken tenders found on Highway 35. Chicken tenders poured out onto an Alabama highway last month after the truck carrying them...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
February 17, 2019 - 6:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A violent weekend throughout Philadelphia leaves three dead, including a teenage boy, and three others hospitalized, police say. The violence began Friday night after authorities say a 17-year-old boy was shot several times throughout his body near the Angora Terrace...
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