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Kristen Johanson
June 13, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Within a seven-hour span Wednesday night, eight people were shot in six different shootings, according to authorities. Two of the victims have died, including a teenager. Just after 10 p.m. Wednesday, two teenagers were gunned down in Port Richmond at Campbell Square...
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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
February 08, 2019 - 11:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are investigating after a shooting leaves a man critically wounded in the Frankford section of the city. It happened just after 8 p.m. Friday night, police say, along the 4800 block of Frnakford Avenue. Authorities say the victim, a 26-year-old...
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December 06, 2018 - 10:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police say they are investigating what has now been officially deemed a triple homicide in the Frankford section of the city. Authorities say a 13-year-old boy called 911, just after 8 p.m., after gunfire broke out inside of a home along the 5100 block of...
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Kristen Johanson
December 04, 2018 - 12:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia detectives are investigating a triple shooting in the city's Frankford neighborhood that left one teenager dead. Authorities say they received a call for someone with a gun along Harrison Street, near Castor around 8:15 p.m. Monday. When they arrived they...
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Andrew Kramer
December 03, 2018 - 10:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three people were shot Monday night near Philadelphia's Frankford neighborhood. Police say one of them has died. He was shot multiple times and pronounced at the hospital. The other victims, a 27-year-old woman and an 18-year-old male, were each shot once. Both are in...
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A fire in Frankford injured at least 2 residents.
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Shara Dae Howard
October 26, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A two-alarm fire along the 4600 block of Paul Street in Frankford injures at least two residents as firefighters rescue others. Just after 10 a.m. on Friday, emergency crews responded to calls of a fire in an abandoned building, but when firefighters arrived they...
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Dan Wing
October 18, 2018 - 7:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A car crashed through the window of a gym in the city's Frankford section early Wednesday morning. Police say the driver of the vehicle accidentally stepped on the gas instead of the brake, sending the vehicle crashing through a display window at Blink Fitness on...
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Dan Wing
September 29, 2018 - 6:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man has died after being stabbed in Philadelphia's Frankford neighborhood on Saturday afternoon. Philadelphia police say the 23-year-old was stabbed once in the neck just before 1 p.m. on Hawthorne Street. He was rushed to Jefferson Frankford Hospital by someone who...
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Mark Abrams
August 20, 2018 - 6:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Commuter rail service is resuming following a junkyard fire Sunday night in Philadelphia's East Frankford neighborhood near Amtrak tracks. The fire forced a shut down of commuter rail service through that area for several hours and stranded passengers at 30th Street...
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