Germantown

Keith Pate of the nonprofit Men Who Care of Germantown: "We're trying to just revive this community."
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Antionette Lee
September 11, 2019 - 2:01 pm
A nonprofit in Germantown is hosting a free festival on Saturday to bring the community together — and it's more than a block party barbecue.
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September 09, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Authorities say a woman driving in Philadelphia was fatally shot, causing her vehicle to crash into the steps of a home. Read more here.
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There's a new millionaire in Germantown.
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
August 14, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new millionaire in North Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Lottery said someone bought a scratch-off ticket worth $3 million at the New Germantown Grocery and Water Ice store at Germantown Avenue and Somerset Street, a popular neighborhood spot that might get a...
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A microgrant from the city has given many groups, including E.Y.E., the opportunity to take gun violence prevention into their own hands.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
August 11, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the city grapples with gun violence, a microgrant from the city has given many groups, including E.Y.E., the opportunity to take gun violence prevention into their own hands. E.Y.E., short for empowering youth editorials, is led by former social worker and teacher...
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Criminal Justice Center
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Kristen Johanson
June 18, 2019 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The now former principal of a Philadelphia elementary school has been arrested as a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run nearly two years ago. On Tuesday, he waived his preliminary hearing, and his trial will move onto a higher court. Jovan Weaver, 37, was arrested in early...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
June 17, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of murdering a Villanova University professor five years ago has been found guilty of first-degree murder, robbery and related offenses. Victim Carol Ambruster was stabbed in the neck 11 times on Dec. 9, 2013, inside her Germantown apartment. A kitchen...
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Philadelphia police
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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...
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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 —...
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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...
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Piggyback Treats
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Rasa Kaye
March 12, 2019 - 2:10 pm
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 work that could...
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