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Dan Wing
March 15, 2019 - 7:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say a man is dead after being shot by the owner of the store he was trying to rob in West Philadelphia on Thursday night. Philadelphia Police say a man in his 20s went into the store, at 54th Street and Wyalusing Avenue, wearing a ski mask and armed with a gun...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea.
Jon Chol Jin/AP Photo, File
February 28, 2019 - 4:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he takes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "at his word" that Kim was unaware of the alleged mistreatment of an American college student who died after being imprisoned there. Kim "tells me he didn't know about it, and I will take him at his word...
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Dreamstime
February 07, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cancer is a devastating condition — especially cancer that is not responding to treatment. In these cases, the patient and the family have to come to grips...
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Firefighters work at the scene of a gas leak explosion in Paris, France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019.
AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu
January 13, 2019 - 9:37 am
PARIS (AP) — Paris Fire Department said rescuers have found a woman's body under the rubble of a bakery in Paris that was blown apart by a powerful explosion, bringing the overall death toll to four. The blast Saturday morning in the Rue de Trevise in the 9th arrondissement of north-central Paris...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2017, file photo, Jim and Evelyn Piazza stand by as Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller announces the results of an investigation into the death of their son Timothy Piazza, seen in photo at right, a Penn State Univers
Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File
January 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A string of guilty pleas has left just five defendants still fighting charges in the hazing-related death of a pledge at a Penn State fraternity two years ago, a case whittled down as prosecutors were unable to get the most serious counts to stick. Twenty-eight members of the...
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Kristen Johanson
January 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the murder rate nationwide seems to be on a decline, more than 350 people were murdered in Philadelphia in 2018 breaking a decade-old record, and drug-related murders have spiked significantly. According to police department statistics, both marijuana and the...
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Flowers and candles are placed in memory of two Scandinavian university students who were killed in a remote area of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, at the Town Hall Square in Copenhagen, Friday Dec. 28, 2018.
Thomas Sjoerup / Ritzau Scanpix
December 30, 2018 - 3:28 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan prosecutors have filed preliminary terrorism charges against 15 people who are suspected of links to the killing of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains. Morocco's public prosecutor said in a statement that the charges include forming a gang to prepare and...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, during an event in the Oval Office of the White H
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
December 30, 2018 - 8:29 am
(AP) — President Donald Trump claims that two Guatemalan children who died in U.S. custody were already ill, yet both young migrants passed initial health screenings by border officials. As Democrats criticized Trump for also tweeting Saturday that Democratic immigration policies were responsible...
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Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran and the oldest man in the United States, died Thursday afternoon at the age of 112.
Getty Images via CNN
December 27, 2018 - 9:17 pm
By Kelly Murray, CNN (CNN) -- Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran and the oldest man in the United States, died Thursday afternoon at the age of 112. The death was confirmed to CNN by Shirley Overton, a family member. Overton would have been 113 on May 11, 2019. The veteran had...
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This undated photo provided by Catarina Gomez on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, shows her half-brother Felipe Gomez Alonzo, 7, near Laguna Brava in Yalambojoch, Guatemala.
Catarina Gomez via AP
December 27, 2018 - 4:06 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The father of an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody took his son to the border after hearing rumors that parents and their children would be allowed to migrate to the United States and escape the poverty in their homeland, the boy's stepsister told The...
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