Memorial Day

Carry The Load is a special walk with a focus on America's heroes that made its way through the Delaware Valley.
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Justin Udo
May 01, 2019 - 8:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A special walk with a focus on America's heroes makes its way through the Delaware Valley. Stacy James has spent a large part of his life serving in the Air Force. "I've been here 21 years. It's been an honor," James said. For the last few years, he's made it his duty...
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Townsend’s Inlet Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City, New Jersey at sunset with the drawbridge up for boats to pass below.
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Tim Jimenez
April 05, 2019 - 7:17 am
UPDATED 1 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Construction on a bridge that connects the Jersey Shore towns of Sea Isle City and Avalon won't be finished by Memorial Day, as the summer season opens up. The Townsends Inlet Bridge has been under construction since September. But a problem popped up...
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An investigation is underway after video shows a New Jersey police officer striking a woman several times during a beach arrest.
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Ian Bush
September 24, 2018 - 7:05 pm
WILDWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Summer in Wildwood started with a violent arrest. Now, it now ends with an indictment against the woman at the center of the confrontation that went viral during Memorial Day weekend. I was sleeping on the beach and I woke up to this.. i can’t believe it.. pic...
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Townsends Inlet Bridge between Avalon and Sea Isle City
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Mike DeNardo
September 18, 2018 - 3:28 pm
SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A key bridge at the Jersey shore is officially closed for the winter as part of it is being rebuilt. The Townsends Inlet Bridge, linking Sea Isle City with Avalon, is now closed for eight months while the south end is reconstructed. Seven of the bridge's 27...
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Defendant Emily Weinman and defense attorney Steve Scheffler
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David Madden
July 26, 2018 - 11:07 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia woman at the center of a violent, videotaped arrest over Memorial Day weekend on the beach in Wildwood appeared briefly in a Cape May County courtroom. It was the first step in a process to address charges that she assaulted a police...
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 An investigation is underway after video shows a New Jersey police officer striking a woman several times during a beach arrest.
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Rachel Kurland
May 30, 2018 - 6:30 pm
WILDWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Wildwood Police Department released body camera footage of the controversial beach arrest that went viral during Memorial Day weekend. The initial viral video, taken by a bystander, which has been viewed more than 6 million times, shows one officer punching 20-...
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Justin Udo
May 28, 2018 - 4:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – After a Memorial Day weekend full of transporting visitors back in time the tall ships along the Delaware River waterfront set sail Monday night. Hailing from maritime ports across the country, nearly a dozen tall sailing ships representing 17th to mid-19th century...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day.
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May 28, 2018 - 1:27 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid a Memorial Day tribute at Arlington National Cemetery to those who have fallen in battle or while protecting a nation forever thankful for their selfless service. His solemnity contrasted with a self-promotional tweet earlier Monday in which he said...
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The weather could have been better this holiday weekend, but Jersey shore merchants are generally pleased with the start to their season.
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Mike DeNardo
May 28, 2018 - 1:20 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The weather could have been better this holiday weekend, but Jersey shore merchants are generally pleased with the start to their season. Despite a rainy Sunday, the Memorial Day crowds on the Ocean City boardwalk have been pretty good, according to Joe Leveille,...
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Hundreds lined up to watch the annual parade honoring soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
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Kristen Johanson
May 28, 2018 - 12:44 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As people barbecue or celebrate at the shore this Memorial Day, a patriotic ceremony was held once again in Delaware County, where hundreds lined up to watch the annual parade honoring soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Under gray skies, a three-gun salute...
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