Jim Kenney

Liacouras Center
Courtesy of Temple University
KYW Staff
March 27, 2020 - 1:49 pm
At his daily press update on Friday, Mayor Jim Kenney announced an agreement between the city and Temple University to use space at the Liacouras Center on campus for hospital bed capacity if city hospitals are strained beyond their limits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 11:36 am
Philadelphia officials reported on Thursday a significant jump in new positive results from coronavirus testing, resultign in a total of 475 cases. Mayor Jim Kenney also announced the end of negotiations with the owner of Hahnemann University Hospital over potential use of facility. Read more here.
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 2:10 pm
At a daily press briefing on Tuesday, Philadelphia officials complained that their efforts to prepare for a potential surge in cases are being stymied by what they called “unreasonable” demands by the owner of the shuttered Hahnemann University Hospital. Read more here.
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Dr. Tom Farley
City of Philadelphia
KYW Staff
March 23, 2020 - 2:02 pm
On Monday morning, a stay-at-home order went into effect in Philadelphia. Health officials announced 79 new in the city, bringing total to 175 cases. Read more here.
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Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
KYW Staff
March 21, 2020 - 12:39 pm
Pennsylvania health officials confirmed 103 additional coronavirus cases and one new death Saturday, bringing the state's total to 371 positive cases and two fatalities. Read more here.
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Citizens Bank Park COVID-19 testing site
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KYW Staff
March 20, 2020 - 11:46 am
As Philadelphia health officials reported 23 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the city total to 67, a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site was getting set to open at Citizens Bank Park. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
March 16, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Philadelphia city officials ordered non-essential government operations and businesses to cease for two weeks amid concern over spreading coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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The School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 16, 2020 - 10:30 am
Longtime educator Christopher McGinley is stepping away from his duties on the Philadelphia school board. Read more here.
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Cpl. James O'Connor
Philadelphia Police Department
KYW Staff
March 13, 2020 - 7:01 am
A Philadelphia SWAT officer was shot and killed this morning in the line of duty. Cpl. James O’Connor was serving a homicide warrant in the Frankford section of the city. Read more here.
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MAyor Kenney and Health Commissioner Tom Farley at a press conference.
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Pat Loeb
March 12, 2020 - 2:09 pm
The new coronavirus was very much on Philadelphia city councilmembers' minds when they met Thursday. New safety precautions were in effect, councilmembers introduced three resolutions related to the illness, and the Kenney administration requested the transfer of $85 million to fight a potential...
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