John McDevitt

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John McDevitt
June 15, 2019 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Lions, tigers and beers. One of the Philadelphia Zoo's biggest fundraising efforts takes place next weekend. The Philadelphia Zoo's annual Summer Ale Festival returns on Saturday June 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. "Festival goers can just go wild for craft beer and cider,"...
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John McDevitt
June 15, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police are looking for a man who allegedly dragged another man to his death during a carjacking in North Philadelphia. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday at Broad Street and Girard Avenue. Philadelphia police say the owner of a 2006 Acura was killed while trying to...
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John McDevitt
June 01, 2019 - 6:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An organization that collects public Facebook posts containing racist views, bigotry and violence has found inappropriate entries from hundreds of people who claim to be Philadelphia police officers. The ACLU of Pennsylvania is outraged. The Plain View Project is a...
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Science Carnival
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John McDevitt
May 04, 2019 - 2:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nine days of science fun and educational events throughout the region culminated Saturday with a big science carnival outside the Franklin Institute. . @TheFranklin holds outdoor science carnival celebrating nine days of science fun and educational events through the...
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John McDevitt
April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Delaware County animal shelter has come up with a fun way to introduce the public to cats that are up for adoption, as well as a fundraiser for its life saving mission. It's called Cinco de Meow, a play on Cinco de Mayo. The event is actually on May 4 at the...
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Spring Cleanup
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John McDevitt
April 06, 2019 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Volunteers are needed to help clean up Darby Creek near the Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum later this month. All ages are welcome to pick up trash in and around the Darby Creek portion of the John Heinz National Wildlife Refugee on April 23, near...
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Schuylkill Yards
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John McDevitt
March 30, 2019 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A park across the street from 30th Street Station is in the final stage of construction and will soon open to the public. A crane hoisted 25-foot Dawn Redwood trees from a truck to various sections of Drexel Square Park. They will form a perimeter for the 1.3 acre...
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Humanity Collegiate Challenge
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John McDevitt
March 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While many are spending their spring break soaking up some sun, others are volunteering to make a difference for families in need. About 10 students from Assumption College in Western Massachusetts were gutting a two-story, three bedroom twin home in Norristown,...
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Interflora World Cup
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John McDevitt
March 02, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's being called the Olympics of floral design. A world competition is going on this weekend at 190th Philadelphia Flower Show. There were people draped in flags of their countries and people cheering on the 23 competitors each from a different country in the...
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IRS SCam
John McDevitt
February 23, 2019 - 10:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's tax season and scam artists are making a return. Now, Pennsylvania's attorney general is out with a consumer alert. "Don't fall for it!" That's the warning from Attorney General Josh Shapiro. He says last year his office received more than 500 complaints about...
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