Germantown

Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
April 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Shrine of the Miraculous Medal in Germantown will offer a special mass on Monday to show solidarity with the people of Paris in the wake of the devastating fire at the Notre Dame cathedral. Father John Freund, a Vincentian priest who has worked on social media for...
Read More
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
March 29, 2019 - 5:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia native and Denver Broncos safety Will Parks is in town this week visiting schools and giving inspirational messages to students. Parks doesn't wait for his phone to ring for personal appearances. He reaches out to schools in his hometown as part of a pay...
Read More
Philadelphia police
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
March 25, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man has been charged in the murder of a beloved bar employee in Germantown. The defendant has a lengthy criminal history, at just 25 years old. Authorities say Robert Lumpsin walked into Delmar Bar and Lounge on Thursday demanding cash and then shot...
Read More
Philadelphia police have released footage of a robbery-turned-murder at Delmar Bar and Lounge in Germantown.
Philadelphia Police Department
March 23, 2019 - 8:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police say a person of interest, believed to be involved with the deadly robbery-turned-murder in Germantown Thursday, has been taken into custody. #UPDATE : Police have a person of interest in custody in the homicide at Delmar Bar & Lounge in...
Read More
Philadelphia police have released footage of a robbery-turned-murder at Delmar Bar and Lounge in Germantown.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 21, 2019 - 2:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have released footage of a robbery-turned-murder inside a popular bar in Germantown Thursday morning. The video shows a man with a goatee and a shaved haircut — dressed in black pants and T-shirt, with a long-sleeve, white shirt underneath —...
Read More
Jones Davis' family is suing Wesley Enhanced Living over Jones Davis' death.
Courtesy of Olney family
Cherri Gregg
March 20, 2019 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An Olney family filed a wrongful lawsuit Wednesday against a Germantown assisted living facility over the death of their 78-year-old mother, saying that staff allowed the woman to wander to her death. "I was very angry," said Heather Davis Stokes, as she and sister...
Read More
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
March 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia native has become the first female president and CEO of the Miraculous Medal Shrine in Germantown. It's a groundbreaking position that she believes, was heaven-sent. In a male-dominated arena, Mary Jo Timlin-Hoag emerged as the logical choice to lead...
Read More
Piggyback Treats
Courtesy of Piggyback Treats Company
March 12, 2019 - 2:10 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In her former career as a pastry chef, Jennifer Kirby was troubled by the food she saw wasted in the food industry. She was also increasingly troubled by how much time her dog was spending alone while she was out cooking for others. It was time to find...
Read More
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
February 23, 2019 - 7:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An unsolved murder three years ago to the day, February 23, is still on the minds of many in the Germantown neighborhood where it happened. And now the victim’s family has done something to remind residents a killer is still on the loose. Three years ago James Walke...
Read More
Low temperatures caused the water used fight a fire at Morris Manor Apartments in Germantown to freeze on several cars and trees in front of the apartment building.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 22, 2019 - 7:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fire marshal's office in Philadelphia is trying to get to the bottom of a late-night fire at a Germantown apartment building that left several people hurt and dozens displaced. When fire broke out on the third floor of the Morris Manor Apartments at around 11:30...
Read More

Pages