Kingsessing

Birth control pills.
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
January 20, 2019 - 9:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of nuns who have been at the heart of federal court battles over mandatory birth control coverage for women under the terms of Obamacare are not affected but will still take part in appeals of two recent court rulings; one of them was handed down by a...
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A fire broke out at a Gold Medal Environmental facility in SW Philadelphia
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Pat Toddy
December 24, 2018 - 7:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It took fire crews several hours to extinguish a stubborn fire at a waste and recycling plant in Southwest Philadelphia on Sunday evening. More than 100 firefighters battled the three-alarm blaze, which erupted around 6:30 p.m. at a Gold Medal Environmental facility...
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Philadelphia police car
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Kim Glovas
October 02, 2018 - 12:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One man is dead and another is hospitalized after a shooting in the Kingsessing section of South Philadelphia. It happened Monday around 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of Pentridge and South 52nd streets. Police say the victim was sitting in the back of a pickup...
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Students from Mitchell Elementary School
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Mike DeNardo
June 01, 2018 - 12:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Students at a school in Philadelphia's Kingsessing neighborhood are learning about how to manage money. And they may soon have some extra money to manage. At the beginning of the school year, Mitchell Elementary School Principal Stephanie Andrewlevich issued a...
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Philadelphia Police
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Dan Wing
May 05, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police kept busy Saturday morning as a string of violent incidents broke out across Philadelphia. It all started just before 3 a.m. in North Philadelphia when a 36-year-old man was shot in the hip and the head on Clifford Street, leaving him in critical condition...
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