Holmesburg

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Kimberly Adams
December 08, 2018 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the holiday season upon us, family was the focus at a correctional facility for women in the Holmesburg section of the city. And to no one’s surprise it was a day packed with an abundance of emotion. "It feels so good. I'm so happy today," said 27-year-old...
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Kristen Johanson
December 04, 2018 - 1:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia detectives are investigating a homicide in the city's Holmesburg neighborhood. Around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, officers found a 26-year-old man with several stab wounds throughout the chest, neck and head along Kraydor Street, near Torresdale Avenue. Medics...
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Homicide Captain John Ryan
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Paul Kurtz
November 01, 2018 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have released more details about the murder of a man in Holmesburg. Investigators say Orlando Martinez, a real estate agent, was sitting in his Honda Accord on Oakmont Street near Jackson Street late Tuesday morning, getting ready to show a house. But he never...
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insectarium stolen bugs
Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion
Kim Glovas
September 07, 2018 - 2:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The theft of an estimated $50,000 worth of exotic bugs from an insectarium may have some resolution soon. Dr. John Cambridge, CEO of the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion in Holmesburg, says surveillance video was the key to tracking the suspects. "The...
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Butterflies
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Dan Wing
August 31, 2018 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Detectives are investigating a bizarre theft that took place over the course of several days in Philadelphia's Holmesburg neighborhood last week. Philadelphia Police say the owner of the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion on Frankford Avenue reported that...
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Pat Loeb
August 17, 2018 - 9:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council is in mourning, after the death of its human resources director, Friday morning, in an apparent murder-suicide. Police said Linda Rios Neuby, 37, was shot by her husband, Haywood Neuby, 43, who then turned the gun on himself inside their home...
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