Memorial Day

Raw meat
Muhammad Lila/CNN
May 23, 2019 - 3:39 pm
By AJ Willingham (CNN) — If you're planning on firing up the grill this Memorial Day weekend, you may want to double check your meat products before you get a very un-festive surprise. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall for more than 62,000...
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Free Toll Friday
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Rachel Kurland
May 23, 2019 - 2:49 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — If you're going to be stuck in traffic at the start of Memorial Day weekend, at least it'll be free. At least 1 million people will be traveling throughout New Jersey for the holiday — more than a quarter on the Atlantic City Expressway alone. If you plan on driving...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge leading into Camden, N.J.
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Andrew Kramer
May 23, 2019 - 7:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The same storm system that brought a "violent tornado" to Missouri is expected to reach the Delaware Valley on Thursday afternoon. As many people leave work for the day, others will be hitting the roads to get a jump start on their Memorial Day weekend travel. And...
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Traffic jam.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Get ready for congested roads over the next few days as people head out to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Jana Tidwell with AAA Mid-Atlantic says there will be a lot of people taking to the roads now through Monday. "We'll see the second highest volume...
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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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