North Philadelphia

KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
February 11, 2019 - 7:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A SEPTA Route 33 accordian-style bus slid on a patch of snow and ice early Monday morning and ran into a house at 21st and Diamond streets in North Philadelphia. The family of five inside the home was jarred awake around 1:45 a.m. by the crash, but suffered no...
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The Block Gives Back
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
February 11, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Block Gives Back , a nonprofit that engages the community, was founded by a group of friends who graduated together from Lincoln High School. Their journey to giving back to their community began three years ago. "One of my friends was watching a video on YouTube...
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Erich Cunningham
Philadelphia Police Department
Mark Abrams
January 31, 2019 - 12:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say they have arrested a man believed to be responsible for a series of indecent assaults in Center City and North Philadelphia. Two officers on foot patrol encountered 58-year-old Erich Cunningham, who identifies as homeless, at the bottom of the escalator of...
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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.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
January 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of unaccompanied minors from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the US southern border will be housed in North Philadelphia. Located inside of Logan Plaza on Old York Road, The Grace Dix Center will provide temporary residential housing and...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
January 08, 2019 - 5:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials are investigating after a skeleton was found in an abandoned building in North Philadelphia. Philadelphia police say skeletal remains were Tuesday afternoon in a home on North 15th Street that was being prepared to be demolished. Police are currently...
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Police believe the child was born in a home on the 2700 block of Judson Street in North Philadelphia.
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Kristen Johanson
January 02, 2019 - 12:55 pm
UPDATED: 3:10 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 15-year-old girl has been charged as an adult for endangering the welfare of a child, after the body of her newborn son was found in a dumpster on New Year's Eve. The 15-year-old girl, Jani Morris, has been charged with murder and related...
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North Judson Street
Kim Adams/KYW Newsradio
January 01, 2019 - 1:42 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating the death of a newborn baby after it was reported to authorities that his teenage mother put him in a dumpster on New Year's Eve. Around 10:30 p.m., a 40-year-old woman contacted authorities saying that her daughter's friend, a 15-year-...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
December 28, 2018 - 9:25 am
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two of the three men shot in front of a North Philadelphia takeout restaurant early Thursday morning have died. Philadelphia police officials say a 22-year-old who had been shot multiple times in the head, face and body died just before noon Thursday, and a 20-...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
December 27, 2018 - 6:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are searching for a pair of gunmen after three men were shot in North Philadelphia early Thursday morning. Now all three are fighting for their lives at area hospitals. Police say the victims were with a group of people in front of a takeout restuarant at Gratz...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
December 26, 2018 - 7:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are searching for a suspect after an 18-year-old was shot in North Philadelphia Tuesday night. Philadelphia Police say the young man was shot near a Chinese takeout restaurant on Darien Street around 9 p.m. The victim managed to run into the restaurant looking...
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