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April 15, 2019; Paris, France; A fire erupted on the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral this evening.
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Paul Kurtz
April 19, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the Notre Dame Cathedral being stabilized, and rebuilding forthcoming, an expert on gothic architecture said some things will never be brought back. Laura Weigert, an art history and medieval studies professor at Rutgers, has visited Notre Dame many times. She...
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Port Richmond fire
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Kim Glovas
April 19, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the four-alarm fire in Port Richmond on April 7. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced the arrest of Joseph Wolbert, who faces charges of arson and other state-related crimes. The fire...
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French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, right, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, left, and other officials Paris walk by Notre Dame cathedral Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Paris.
Michel Euler/AP Photo, Pool
April 18, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Elaine Ganley and Sylvie Corbet PARIS (AP) — Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark. A judicial...
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One of the oldest original structures in the nation, Christ Church in Old City, is in need of serious preservation work to its steeple, and fundraising efforts are underway.
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John McDevitt
April 17, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the wake of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, Christ Church in Old City tested its steeple's external sprinkler system. It might have seemed like it was raining at Christ Church for passersby on Wednesday, but it was the deluge exterior fire prevention system being...
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A worker checks on a wooden support structure placed on the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
Francois Mori/AP Photo
April 17, 2019 - 11:56 am
By Thomas Adamson and Nicolas Vaux-Montagny, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame Cathedral would have burned to the ground in a "chain-reaction collapse" had firefighters not moved as rapidly as they did to battle the blaze racing through the beloved landmark building, a French government...
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Independence Hall
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Cherri Gregg
April 16, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris highlights some of the vulnerabilities of historic sites. Even Philadelphia, one of the most historic cities in America, has had its fair share of close calls. "It was devastating news — I mean, it is one of the...
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Firefighters work at the facade of Notre Dame cathedral Tuesday April 16, 2019 in Paris.
Thibault Camus/AP Photo
April 16, 2019 - 8:27 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that swept through Paris' Notre Dame cathedral (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Video shot inside Notre Dame cathedral after the fire shows many tiles and columns have been spared by the disaster. Images broadcast Tuesday by French news channel BFM TV also show...
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Flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame cathedral as it burns in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019.
AP Photo/Thibault Camus
April 15, 2019 - 1:34 pm
UPDATED: 12:00 a.m. ___ PARIS (AP) — A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets...
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Uniformed Secret Service police officers are viewed on Pennsylvania Avenue as seen from inside the White House North Lawn in Washington, Friday, April 12, 2019.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
April 12, 2019 - 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says that a man operating a wheelchair scooter lit his outer jacket on fire while sitting along Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House. UPDATE: A male subject operating an electronic wheelchair-type scooter lit his outer jacket on fire while sitting...
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The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public's assistance with identifying two men wanted in connection to the Spring Hill wildfire in Burlington County.
New Jersey State Police via Facebook
Kim Glovas
April 12, 2019 - 12:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey State Police have released a photo (above) of two men they believe are connected to the wildfire in Burlington County two weeks ago. And they are asking the public to help identify the pair. The fire destroyed more than 11,000 acres of pinelands at the Penn...
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