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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
December 19, 2018 - 12:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating after a man was found stabbed to death in front of a North Philadelphia home overnight Wednesday. Police say the man's body was found lying on the front steps of the home on Stillman Street around 1:30 a.m. The victim had been stabbed in the...
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The Philadelphia Housing Authority broke ground Tuesday on its third phase of a 10-year transformation of the Sharswood/Blumberg neighborhood of North Philadelphia.
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Cherri Gregg
December 04, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Housing Authority broke ground Tuesday on its third phase of a 10-year transformation of the Sharswood/Blumberg neighborhood of North Philadelphia, where residents are eager to move back in. Located at 22nd and Oxford streets, the Blumberg 83...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
December 03, 2018 - 7:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Archdiocese is closing three churches next month that were previously involved in parish mergers. Archbishop Charles Chaput approved the closing of the Our Lady of Holy Souls church building in North Philadelphia, the St. Stanislaus Kostka church...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
November 21, 2018 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 58-year-old woman was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in North Philadelphia on Tuesday night. Police aren't releasing her name at this time. They believe she may have been stalked by the shooter who pulled up in a car and fired more than 20 shots at her as...
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Cherri Gregg
November 13, 2018 - 4:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several volunteers camped out overnight to raise money for a North Philadelphia nonprofit dedicated to helping inner-city youth. Ryan Harris is the founder of As I Plant This Seed, which works to uplift Philadelphia's youth. He and several volunteers camped out at...
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Dreamstime
Antionette Lee
November 07, 2018 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating the shooting deaths of two men in the Fairhill section of North Philadelphia. The incident happened along the 3300 block of Howard street. Authorities say a 47-year-old man was shot once in the head and was pronounced dead at the...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
November 07, 2018 - 11:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have responded to a barricade situation in the Fairhill section of Philadelphia Wednesday morning. Officers responded to a home on West Indiana Ave near North 4th Street a little after 9 a.m. after receiving several calls about a man inside the...
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Tinamarie Russel, Zaire Baxter and Jamar Johnson and Zakeem Davis.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 05, 2018 - 8:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One North Philadelphia community center is teaching youth the importance of land, business and agriculture. North Central CDC, a registered community organization in the heart of North Philadelphia, started the Stretch and Fly Business Garden, a mentoring program...
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 The fight over Temple University's proposed plan to build a $130 million football stadium in North Philadelphia continues.
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Antionette Lee
October 29, 2018 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fight over Temple University's proposed plan to build a $130 million football stadium in North Philadelphia continues. Temple’s current two-year lease extension at Lincoln Financial Field expires at the end of the 2019 football season, but the university remains...
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Philadelphia Police
Tim Jimenez
October 18, 2018 - 8:56 am
UPDATED: 11:32 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have arrested a woman in connection with the death of an infant, whose body was found partially buried in a North Philadelphia park. Homicide Captain Jack Ryan says this was one of the worst things he has ever seen: police recovering the...
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