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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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Right to die
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David Madden
July 31, 2019 - 4:15 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law that takes effect Thursday in New Jersey will allow those with a terminal illness — who have less than six months to live — the right to end their lives with the help of a physician willing to take part in the process. But if history is any indicator, don’t...
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Mike DeNardo
July 09, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A federal investigation is underway into a train accident Monday night that claimed the life of a SEPTA worker. SEPTA employee Darren Monroe, 54, was working on the tracks at the Erie station on the Broad Street Line when he fell backwards and was hit by an oncoming...
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This handout photo taken on May 22, 2019 and released by climber Nirmal Purja's Project Possible expedition shows heavy traffic of mountain climbers lining up to stand at the summit of Mount Everest.
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May 27, 2019 - 6:28 pm
By Sugam Pokharel, AnneClaire Stapleton and Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNN (CNN) - - Another mountaineer has died after summiting Mount Everest, bringing the death toll for the 2019 climbing season to 11 people. American attorney Christopher John Kulish, 62, died on Monday after reaching the top of...
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