death

Candle burning in the dark.
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Antionette Lee
May 02, 2020 - 11:20 am
Losing a loved one is already hard, but social distancing restrictions and COVID-19 have made the grieving process even more complicated. Now a mental health expert wants to help people pay their final respects. Read more here.
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Barbed wire fence
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Cherri Gregg
April 16, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Three inmates incarcerated at the Federal Detention Center at Seventh and Arch streets in Philadelphia have filed a class action lawsuit — t hey want to be temporarily released during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Person holding hands with a hospital patient.
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John McDevitt
April 10, 2020 - 6:38 pm
Visitations at most hospitals are on hold for now because of the COVID-19 crisis, but some hospitals are making exceptions when it comes to births and deaths. Read more here.
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KYW In-Depth host Carol MacKenzie with Nick Renn and Toni Maccariella.
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KYW In Depth
February 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
This week on KYW In-Depth, funeral director Nick Renn gives a tour of a funeral home and see what the opioid epidemic looks like from the perspective of a funeral director. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
February 13, 2020 - 6:27 pm
A Philadelphia police officer is put on administrative duty after a 28-year-old man dies while in custody on the way to the hospital. Read more here.
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IKEA dresser lawsuit
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Andrew Kramer
January 06, 2020 - 7:23 pm
A Philadelphia law firm and IKEA have come to terms years after a toddler was fatally injured by a toppled dresser — and it’s believed to be the largest settlement amount ever in a child wrongful death suit. Read more here.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington.
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 6:01 am
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68.
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Physician-assisted suicide patient
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David Madden
August 28, 2019 - 1:43 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s aid in dying law is back in effect, even as appeals are being considered by the state’s highest court. North Jersey physician Yosef Glassman’s efforts to declare the law unconstitutional will be considered in October by Judge Paul Innes, who issued the...
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Right to die
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Mike DeNardo
August 27, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey court decided doctors may once again help terminally ill patients in the Garden State end their lives. The state's aid-in-dying law, or medically assisted suicide, was temporarily put on hold after a Superior Court ruling two weeks ago. The law would...
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 09: A view of the State Department seal on the podium before Romanian President Klaus Iohannis and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appear for a photo opportunity at the State Department, June 9, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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July 31, 2019 - 10:00 pm
By Evan Perez and Ryan Browne, CNN (CNN) -- The US believes late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son Hamza bin Laden is dead, a US official told CNN on Wednesday. The official said the US had a role in his death but did not provide details. The official added that the US government recently...
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