North Philadelphia

Drive-by shooting
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
October 14, 2019 - 8:22 am
Six people, including a 14-year-old boy, were shot in a North Philly neighborhood Sunday night — the third mass shooting in the city in less than a week. Read more here.
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Nicetown-Tioga police standoff
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Rachel Kurland
September 17, 2019 - 5:00 am
In the span of eight long hours on Aug. 14, the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood was turned upside-down, as police juggled a standoff with a man who was shooting at them from inside a house. From the bright light of day to the early-morning hours, listen to how this prominent shooting was reported live...
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Nadirah Al-Kaabah
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 09, 2019 - 4:55 pm
A Philadelphia mother has been charged with killing her 5-month-old baby by beating him to death with a remote control and a musical toy. Read more here.
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Philly firefighters still on scene hosing down hotspots at a vacant, 4-story apartment building at 1600 West Oxford Street in North Philadelphia.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
September 03, 2019 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Firefighters are trying to figure out what caused a multi-alarm fire Monday night in a vacant apartment building in North Philadelphia. The fire was reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. inside a four-story apartment building under renovation in the 1600 block of West...
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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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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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Police Tape Generic
Dreamstime
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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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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