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Hadas Kuznits
May 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It might be the middle of May but Fourth of July excitement was building today as Welcome America unveiled some their upcoming plans at the Independence Visitor's Center. "Six days, 53 programs, three fireworks (shows), eight tons of hoagies, 100% free," said Wawa...
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Police in West Oak Lane
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Tim Jimenez
April 22, 2019 - 9:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An investigation into stolen guns overnight led police to a potential explosive device in West Oak Lane. Philadelphia police entered a house on the corner of 65th Avenue and Cutler Street, near Broad Street, with a search warrant following a report of up to 10 stolen...
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With ponchos on and umbrellas in hand, crowds weren't about to let rain stop them from enjoying fireworks along the Delaware River Waterfront to ring in 2019.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
December 31, 2018 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With ponchos on and umbrellas in hand, crowds weren't about to let rain stop them from enjoying fireworks along the Delaware River Waterfront to ring in 2019. "It's fireworks, it's New Year's, it's the best," said Kate Bowers, who didn't allow the wet weather to ruin...
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Andrew Kramer
December 30, 2018 - 8:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning watch the two New Year's Eve fireworks shows over the Delaware River up close, you have plenty of options. "Every place along the waterfront who can have a party and has great front row seats to the fireworks, they have a party of some sort or...
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Andrew Kramer
December 29, 2018 - 8:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At the Philadelphia Navy Yard, crews with the firework display company Pyrotecnico have been working for days, packing firework shells ahead of two shows over the Delaware River on New Year's Eve. "There are a few thousand shells and there are close to 4,000 pounds of...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
December 29, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cherry Street Pier along the Delaware River Waterfront is one of many places you can go to catch the fireworks shows on New Year's Eve. It is hosting a party, "New Year on the Pier," which will be its very first party since opening in October. But this event will be a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2015, file photo, people watch the fountains at the Bellagio while wearing paper hats to celebrate New Years Eve in Las Vegas.
AP Photo/John Locher, File
December 27, 2018 - 6:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — No other city does New Year's Eve like Las Vegas. Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and Gwen Stefani are among the superstars who will be ushering in the new year with performances at venues on the Las Vegas Strip, while more than 300,000 people are expected to gather on the world-famous...
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Philly is unveiling Holiday Festival details.
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Pat Loeb
November 09, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With Thanksgiving fast approaching, Philadelphia officials are getting ready for the annual Holiday Fest . They announced some of the free family activities at a Friday news conference in City Hall. City Rep Sheila Hess and Visit Philly chief Jeff Guaracino gave a...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2018 - 4:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just one day after the FBI announced the arrest of a man planning to possibly bomb Cleveland and Philadelphia this summer, police are reminding people to stay vigilant during Fourth of July festivities. Patrol officers and federal authorities will be on foot, on bikes...
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Philip Storey (left) performed surgery on Rasaan Urquhart's (right) eye at Wills Eye Hospital back in February following a fireworks incident. Storey warns of the dangers of shooting off fireworks, especially during the Fourth of July.
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2018 - 5:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With larger fireworks now legally available in Pennsylvania, doctors are warning of the increased danger of eye injuries on the Fourth of July. On the night of the Eagles Super Bowl win, Rasaan Urquhart of Northeast Philadelphia was celebrating on Cottman Avenue with...
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