Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Steve Tawa
April 12, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Mayor Kenney heard that the Trump administration had reportedly considered releasing detainees to "Sanctuary Cities," to retaliate against political critics, he would have taken any and all sent this way. While the Washington Post reports the plan never...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
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April 12, 2019 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering sending "Illegal Immigrants" to Democratic strongholds — just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials said the idea had been discussed but quickly rejected. "Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change...
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March 29, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Despite what that groundhog said, it's still icy. If you slip, who can you sue? Vermont officials announced the launch of their annual "guess how long the ice will last on Lake Memphremagog" contest. The person who guesses...
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This March 12, 2019, photo shows the Metropolitan Detention Center of Bernalillo County outside of Albuquerque, N.M.
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March 14, 2019 - 9:21 am
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Two years after New Mexico's largest county barred local law enforcement from cooperating with immigration authorities, its leaders learned that the policy was being subverted from within. Staff members at the Bernalillo County jail in Albuquerque...
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Juan Ramon-Vasquez
Philadelphia Police Department
Steve Tawa
February 26, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Honduran man has been sentenced after pleading guilty last August to illegal re-entry following deportation. Federal authorities, however, argue he should have been removed from the U.S. well before he raped a young girl. Although he was deported in 2009, Juan Ramon...
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Winter weather congestion alert in South Jersey
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Mark Abrams
February 20, 2019 - 6:54 am
UPDATED: 5.58 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The winter storm spreading across the Philadelphia region has had an impact on flight operations into the East. "At this time, there is about 100 total flights that have been cancelled so far," said Diane Gerace, a spokeswoman for Philadelphia...
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A Blue Cross RiverRink staff member pushes Dougie Peterson on a sled skate during a free adaptive ice skating event.
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Andrew Kramer
February 17, 2019 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunday mornings at Penn's Landing's Blue Cross RiverRink have a different vibe than other days, because people with mobility restrictions who normally don't have the chance to skate get the ice all to themselves. These weekly, free adaptive ice skating events at the...
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21 Savage
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February 12, 2019 - 4:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was granted bond for release Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, but he wasn't freed right away, his lawyer said. The rapper, whose given name is She'yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested during a targeted...
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Lancaster Ave in Ardmore
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February 12, 2019 - 6:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As winter weather moves into the Philadelphia region again, commuters are advised to stay cautious. It seems that Philadelphia International Airport is seeing the biggest impact from the winter weather Tuesday morning with 70 cancelled flights. There are some delays...
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Crews have arrived at Lincoln Financial Field to build a hockey rink for the Flyers' outdoor game there.
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Mike DeNardo
February 11, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Crews have arrived at Lincoln Financial Field to build a hockey rink for the Flyers' outdoor game there. Outside the Linc, a 53-foot chiller unit is parked. Inside, while interlocking floor sections are placed over the turf, crews are running pipes that will connect...
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