Mark Abrams

Jesus Resurrection
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Mark Abrams
April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On this Easter Sunday, the rector of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia insists while many believe today's observance of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ is just for Christians, it's actually a gift for all people. Father Dennis Gill says...
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Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As you're beginning to clean out the yard and get your garden ready, you can play a role in stopping the spread of a destructive, invasive foreign pest. It's the spotted lanternfly and it has been feasting on fruit trees, grapevines, hops, hardwoods, and ornamentals...
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Death Bed
Mark Abrams
March 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey now has a law on the books allowing those near death to request medication from a doctor to end their lives. But the debate rages on as the Garden State becomes the eighth in the nation to adopt medical aid in dying laws. While Gov. Phil Murphy says...
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Pope Francis
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Mark Abrams
March 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - A week ago, an unprecedented Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse ended. While some had greater expectations of Pope Francis and church leadership, a Villanova professor believes they're on the right track for reform. Many observers labeled the summit's results as...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:18 am
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dangerous winds are whipping through the Philadelphia area Monday, knocking down trees and causing power outages. PECO reports nearly 31,000 customers are without service across the greater Philadelphia area. Thousands of homes and businesses...
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Phone Scam
Mark Abrams
February 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the clergy sex abuse summit in the Vatican comes to a close, there is warning that somebody behind robocalls in Philadelphia claiming to be looking for clergy abuse victims is likely a scammer. "A settlement has been reached with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia,"...
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girl scouts
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Mark Abrams
February 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Girl Scouts are stepping up their game as they challenge troop members with a series of badges and experiences focused on science and technology. In all, the Girl Scouts are offering 30 new badges that are geared toward the age-appropriate, contemporary interests...
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January 14, 2019 - 12:22 pm
UPDATED: 6:30 p.m. ___ LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Outside a UPS warehouse in Logan Township, a gunman was shot and killed by police, after a report of an "active shooter" became a hostage and barricading incident. The two women that he held on the inside were OK, after SWAT officers...
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A SWAT vehicle arrives on the scene of a UPS facility in Logan Township following reports of an active shooter.
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Mark Abrams
January 14, 2019 - 9:48 am
UPDATED: 11:15 a.m. ___ LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office has confirmed gunfire inside a UPS distribution center in Logan Township, New Jersey. Police are on site of what is being described as an active shooter scene inside the UPS Mail Innovations...
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March For Life
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Mark Abrams
January 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hundreds of high school students from throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are preparing to converge on Washington D.C. with thousands of others for the March for Life Rally on Friday, Jan. 18. Steven Bozza, director of the archdiocesan office for life and...
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