North Philadelphia

 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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2-year-old's remains found in Kemble Park
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John McDevitt
October 16, 2018 - 11:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The body of a toddler was discovered Tuesday partially buried in a wooded area of a park in North Philadelphia. Philadelphia police say a 2-year-old girl was reported missing Monday night. Authorities launched an investigation, and those who had contact with the...
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Tim Jimenez
October 15, 2018 - 8:22 am
UPDATED: 10:31 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say a man was shot dead at a birthday party inside a speakasy in the Feltonville section of the city Sunday night. Police are now looking for three men involved in the shooting who got away. Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
October 11, 2018 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A shooting Wednesday night ended with a suspect barricaded inside a North Philadelphia apartment. Police were called to the area of 23rd Street and Ridge Avenue around 7:30 p.m. after a 70-year-old man was shot in the face and head by another man with a shotgun. "The...
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Dreamstime
Kristina Hammerschmidt
October 04, 2018 - 9:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are looking for the person who stabbed two teens in North Philadelphia Thursday morning. At 3201 N. Broad Street, near Allegheny Avenue, around 7 a.m., a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the abdomen, and a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the left arm...
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Shara Dae Howard
September 28, 2018 - 9:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Bar Association, together with the People’s Law School, is offering free-of-charge adult legal education to Philadelphians. Temple University's Fox School of Business is hosting and sponsoring the event. Temple professor of legal studies Dr. Samuel...
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Central High School
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Tim Jimenez
September 24, 2018 - 9:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A teen girl was shot near Central High School in North Philadelphia on Monday morning. Police say there was a shootout in a park on West Olney Avenue, and a stray bullet hit a 17-year-old Central High student around 8:20 a.m. as she was heading to school. The girl was...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
September 19, 2018 - 8:08 am
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating a shooting in North Philadelphia that left a man fighting for his life. Police say the victim was shot multiple times just before midnight Tuesday on West Venango Street near Temple University's Health Sciences Center. Chief Inspector...
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Anti-violence advocates gathered on a North Philadelphia corner Monday to sound the alarm on the number of shootings this past year.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 17, 2018 - 10:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Anti-violence advocates gathered on a North Philadelphia corner Monday to sound the alarm on the number of shootings this past year. "We are in a crisis," said Bilal Qayyum, founder of Father's Day Rally Committee. He stood at the corner of Chadwick and Huntingdon...
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