Jim Kenney

PHILADELPHIA, PA. - March 13 : 30th Street Station, a national Register of Historic Places, AMTRAK Train Station in Philadelphia, PA on March 13, 2016
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Antionette Lee
October 15, 2018 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As part of it's CONNECT week, the Philadelphia Mayor's Office released plans for a pilot program to improve traffic in the 30th Street Station area. One of the many initiatives that will come out this week includes a plan that places traffic control police around 30th...
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City Hall celebrated love Thursday with a handful of LGBTQ marriages and vow renewals led by Mayor Jim Kenney.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 11, 2018 - 5:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Hall celebrated love Thursday with a handful of LGBTQ marriages and vow renewals led by Mayor Jim Kenney. Mark Jerde and Neal Orzeck celebrated National Coming Out Day with a 10-year marriage vow renewal officiated by Judges Ann M. Butchart, Daniel J. Anders and...
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Kenyatta Johnson led the effort to stop keeping 30 percent of the bail that defendants post.
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Pat Loeb
October 11, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's criminal court system changed two of its rules on Wednesday. One was a victory for criminal justice reform advocates. One was an unexpected setback. The advocates, including city councilmen Kenyatta Johnson, Curtis Jones, Derek Green, Council President...
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Pat Loeb
October 10, 2018 - 1:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "Safety first." That's the theme of the Kenney administration's plan for addressing transportation issues in Philadelphia, released Wednesday. The plan lays out improvements the city hopes to make over the next seven years. Everyone complains about traffic, but it...
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Marijuana grows in the newly opened Cresco Labs medical marijuana plant in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.
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Pat Loeb
October 09, 2018 - 4:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia will host a national cannabis conference that seeks to help people of color get a foothold in the burgeoning industry. The Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO) aims to reduce the stigma of cannabis and develop more opportunities in...
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Rachel Kurland
October 08, 2018 - 12:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The annual national observance of Fire Prevention Week has begun, and the Philadelphia Fire Department is encouraging others to practice fire safety. This year's national Fire Prevention Week campaign states, "Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere."...
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City Council gave final approval to a package of bills creating funds for affordable housing — but not without a protest.
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Pat Loeb
October 04, 2018 - 5:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Council gave final approval Thursday to a package of bills creating funds for affordable housing — but not without a protest. Keeping housing affordable as the population grows and older homes deteriorate is a thorny problem that most big cities across the...
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District Attorney Larry Krasner explains the results of a nine-month-long investigation that linked 57 people to a major drug organization they say was suffocating a large chunk of the Kensington neighborhood.
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Kristen Johanson
October 04, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After an extensive nine-month-long investigation, Philadelphia investigators have announced charges against 57 people linked to a major drug organization they say was suffocating a large chunk of the Kensington neighborhood. Investigators say German Alameda, along...
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Rachel Kurland
October 03, 2018 - 8:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking for somewhere to get married within the next week? Look no further. The Mayor's Office of LGBT Affairs — in collaboration with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, the Fairmount Park Conservancy and the Office of the City Representative — is looking for LGBTQ+...
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Pat Loeb
October 03, 2018 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney called the opioid crisis a "disaster" and has ordered the creation of a emergency response group, according to an executive order he signed off on Wednesday night. The order mobilizes multiple city departments to address different aspects of the...
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