Jim Kenney

William Hite and the School District of Philadelphia make their funding case to City Council.
Pat Loeb-KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 09, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia, set to return to local control, backed Mayor Jim Kenney's funding plan during budget hearings Wednesday before City Council. Council is weighing how much of Kenney's tax package to approve, to help the school district fill a...
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Elementary school students are shown at City Hall for a mock trial.
Mike Dougherty-KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
May 04, 2018 - 11:47 am
Elementary school students were the guests of honor at City Hall on Friday morning. They were there to learn about our judicial system by acting as jurors in a fairytale mock trial. Goldilocks and the Big Bad Wolf were both on trial, and their fates were in the hands of a few dozen second- and...
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The on-site dispatch hall inside one of Britain's largest Amazon warehouses.
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Ian Bush
May 03, 2018 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney has a message for local critics of Philadelphia's bid for Amazon's second headquarters. He said "nothing" concerns him about what would be involved with Amazon's HQ2, which he talked about during a wide-ranging discussion on the city's innovation...
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Pat Loeb
May 03, 2018 - 6:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Council continued to postpone a vote on a $500 million plan to rebuild parks, rec centers and libraries. They were expected to vote Thursday but members were dissatisfied with the hiring plan for the project. While Mayor Jim Kenney presented his Rebuild program...
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Cherri Gregg
May 02, 2018 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia has reached a settlement agreement with the two young men arrested after being racially profiled at a Center City Starbucks in April. There's also talks of a settlement with Starbucks as well. The city confirmed that Donte Robinson and Rashon...
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Mayor Jim Kenney announces Philadelphia Safe Return program
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Mike Dougherty
April 25, 2018 - 2:56 pm
Philadelphians with outstanding warrants for parole violations are encouraged to turn themselves in next month with the promise of favorable treatment from the courts. For three days, March 1 - 3, Philadelphia Safe Return will provide free legal advice and counseling at Enon Tabernacle Baptist...
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Children's Crusader Awards honoree Stephanie Ali stands with Mayor Jim Kenney and DHS Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa.
Pat Loeb-KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
April 23, 2018 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia child welfare officials Monday celebrated the everyday heroes on their own staff. The annual Children's Crusader Awards went to four social workers who went "above and beyond" for troubled families. Stephanie Ali designed the team that helps sexually...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
April 14, 2018 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) -- Philadelphia's top cop spoke out Saturday following a controversial arrest at a Starbucks in Center City this week. This incident has prompted accusations of racism on social media, concern from the mayor and an apology from the company. Videos posted online show...
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