North Philadelphia

Little Miranda, a miniature therapy horse from Jacobs Mane of Hope, made her debut at Temple University Hospital.
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John McDevitt
August 15, 2019 - 11:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Miniature horses are joining the ranks of other therapy animals making the rounds at Philadelphia-area hospitals. Patients, visitors and staff at Temple Universality Hospital in North Philadelphia have already been alleviating stress for years with a therapy dog...
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Philly Free Streets 2019
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Hadas Kuznits
August 03, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There were no cars on a portion of North Broad Street Saturday morning as pedestrians and non-motorized vehicles took over for an annual event known as Philly Free Streets. From City Hall to Butler Street bikers, runners and even dog walkers got a chance to enjoy four...
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Carjacking at New Star Pizza
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Dan Wing
July 12, 2019 - 8:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Investigators have released the identity of a man who was killed in North Philadelphia after he allegedly stole a car with three children in the back seat. At a press conference Friday, Homicide Captain Jason Smith says they believe least three men took part in the...
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The scene where a double shooting left one dead and a sheriff's son hospitalized Saturday, July 6, 2019 in North Philadelphia.
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Antionette Lee
July 06, 2019 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say a double shooting last night left one man dead, and the son of a Philadelphia sheriff critically wounded in North Philadelphia. A spokesperson from the sheriff’s office says 40-year-old Jewell Williams Jr. was one of two men shot near the intersection of...
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Police Tape Generic
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Dan Wing
July 05, 2019 - 11:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have arrested a man in connection to a hit-and-run early Friday morning in North Philadelphia, which left a man in his late 20s in critical condition. Police say the victim was riding his bike in the area of 13th Street and Lehigh Avenue when he was hit by a...
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Located inside of Logan Plaza on Old York Road, The Grace Dix Center will provide temporary residential housing and services for to up to 60 migrant youth between ages 13 and 17.
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Mike Dougherty
July 03, 2019 - 8:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An appeals court has blocked a company from opening a facility for unaccompanied migrant youth in North Philadelphia. VisionQuest built the Grace Dix Center to hold about 60 boys who entered the country illegally, but backlash from several groups brought the fight to...
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June 23, 2019 - 9:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say at least three people were injured after a fight, involving a large crowd, broke out in North Philadelphia. According to authorities, just after 8 p.m. police received reports of an "out of control fight" along North 20th Street, near Berks Street...
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Strawberry Mansion High principal Brain McCracken
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Andrew Kramer
May 16, 2019 - 10:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plans to phase out Strawberry Mansion High School in North Philadelphia seemed imminent, but school officials say they will be welcoming in dozens of new freshmen later this year. Principal Brian McCracken spoke to the Student Achievement and Support Committee at the...
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North Philadelphia community members took to the streets to protest a number of injustices done by realty groups and renters in their neighborhood.
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Justin Udo
May 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Residents in North Philadelphia unite to protest renting practices. Munira Edens has moved five times in the last five years, and the North Philadelphia resident is tired of dealing with "deplorable living conditions." "I've had slum lords. I've moved in houses and I...
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One Day At A Time
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Paul Kurtz
May 15, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Armed with push brooms, air blowers, shovels and trash bags, a cleanup crew of nearly a dozen people methodically made their way east from 18th Street and Susquehanna Avenue to Broad Street. The street cleaners with One Day At A Time (ODAAT) — a drug and alcohol...
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