Jim Kenney

Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
September 17, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's police union says it plans to sue the city over ongoing problems with the new payroll system rolled out last April. Police officers are not the only city employees who are frustrated by mistakes in their paychecks. There have been a variety of mistakes...
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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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September 13, 2019 - 11:13 am
The daughters of Philadelphia's mayor and a New Jersey councilwoman have pleaded guilty to creating a disturbance during a street fight at the Jersey shore. Read more here.
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City Council hearing on racist posts by officers
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Pat Loeb
September 10, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A City Council hearing Tuesday intended to discuss police officers' racist Facebook posts took a detour Tuesday, when a councilmember called for the resignation of Philadelphia's acting police commissioner. Read more here.
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Rally for Justice Coalition talking to reporters.
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Cherri Gregg
September 09, 2019 - 8:20 pm
A coalition of black clergy and activist leaders met with Mayor Jim Kenney and Philadelphia police at City Hall on Monday to turn up the pressure months after hundreds of Philadelphia cops were linked to racist Facebook posts.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
September 09, 2019 - 6:17 pm
A new, permanent executive director started work Monday at the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.
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76ers Dunk Squad entertains students at ceremonies at Robert Morris Elementary
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Mike DeNardo
September 03, 2019 - 10:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Summer vacation has ended, and it’s back to the books. Tuesday is the first day of classes for 124,000 students in the School District of Philadelphia. The year started with the traditional bell-ringing ceremony, wide-eyed, nervous students joined the mayor,...
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From left: Managing Director Brian Abernathy, Mayor Jim Kenney, Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter
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KYW Staff
August 21, 2019 - 1:03 pm
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney stated emphatically at a City Hall press conference Wednesday that he did not fire or force former Police Commissioner Richard Ross to resign. Kenney said he was sad to accept Ross' resignation but agreed that it was the best...
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KYW Staff
August 20, 2019 - 5:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has accepted the resignation of Police Commissioner Richard Ross Tuesday evening, who has been forced out of his position. The statement from the mayor says Ross has been "a terrific asset to the police department and the city as a whole...
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Hadas Kuznits
August 07, 2019 - 12:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city's free pre-school program is open for enrollment for the upcoming school year, and Mayor Jim Kenney is reminding parents to sign up. All children who will be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1 are eligible for the PHLpreK program , which is available across more than 140...
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Police officers, firefighters and EMTs all around the country joined forces Tuesday night for an anti-crime initiative, including in the Delaware Valley.
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Justin Udo
August 06, 2019 - 9:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police officers, firefighters and EMTs all around the country joined forces Tuesday night for an anti-crime initiative, including in the Delaware Valley. The goal of National Night Out is to better relationships between and law enforcement and their communities. While...
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