New Year's Day

2020 Mummers Parade
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Pat Loeb
January 23, 2020 - 4:06 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has made a veiled threat to the annual Mummers Parade in protesting the New Year's Day incident in which two mummers wore blackface. Read more here.
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Jose Chico Romero
South Carolina Department of Corrections
January 03, 2020 - 1:26 pm
By Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN (CNN) -- A prison inmate who escaped from a South Carolina work crew in 1979 was captured in Delaware on New Year's Day, according to the department. Jose Chico Romero, 64, had been living under an assumed name when he was arrested December 28 after showing Dover police a...
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Police checkpoint.
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John McDevitt
December 29, 2019 - 10:11 am
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are among the deadliest times of year on the roadways. AAA Mid-Atlantic says having a plan before you celebrate could help save lives. Read more here.
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Kelly Hudson's home security system captured blurry surveillance footage of the suspect.
Courtesy of Kelly Hudson
Dan Wing
January 16, 2019 - 10:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tredyffrin Township Police are offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the person or people responsible for slashing dozens of tires earlier this month. During the overnight hours of Jan. 1, tires on nearly 50 vehicles were slashed in the panhandle...
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This image made available by NASA on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 shows images with separate color and detail information, and a composited image of both, showing Ultima Thule, about 1 billion miles beyond Pluto.
January 03, 2019 - 11:17 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft 4 billion miles from Earth yielded its first close-up pictures Wednesday of the most distant celestial object ever explored, depicting what looks like a reddish snowman. Ultima Thule, as the small, icy object has been dubbed,...
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Kelly Hudson's home security system captured blurry surveillance footage of the suspect.
Courtesy of Kelly Hudson
Mike Dougherty
January 02, 2019 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say tires on at least 48 cars were slashed in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, on the morning of New Year's Day — at least 132 tires in total. Kelly Hudson's kids were visiting from college for the holidays, so her family had five cars in the driveway of...
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A woman sells Mega Millions lottery tickets
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January 02, 2019 - 8:26 am
By Christina Maxouris and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Another year, another lottery you didn't win. Unless you are one lucky New Yorker. A ticket sold in Long Island, New York, matched all the numbers to win the $425 million Mega Millions jackpot. The winning numbers for the New Year's Day...
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Hadas Kuznits
January 01, 2019 - 6:40 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Is there anything better than ringing in the New Year with a new baby? One of the first babies born in the area in 2019 — and the first baby of the year born at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, New Jersey — was a baby affectionately nicknamed Tank by his...
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Floats at the 130th Rose Parade
Michael Owen Baker/AP
January 01, 2019 - 5:43 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Floral floats and marching bands took to the streets under a sunny California sky as the 130th Rose Parade drew hundreds of thousands of spectators on New Year's Day and millions more watched on TV. Among the fanciful floats was an award-winning entry from the UPS Store that...
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