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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
August 02, 2018 - 7:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One teenager is dead and another is recovering after both were shot outside of a North Philadelphia rec center on Wednesday night. Police say the two 17-year-olds were shot outside of the 12th and Cambria Recreation Center around 8 p.m. One teen who was shot in the...
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The only medical respite for the homeless in Philadelphia, Serenity Court, celebrated its official opening of the facility.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
July 17, 2018 - 7:31 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The only medical respite for the homeless in Philadelphia is officially open for business, allowing the city's most vulnerable patients the opportunity to recover in dignity. When a homeless individual is released after being hospitalized, many times they are...
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Tim Jimenez
July 17, 2018 - 6:40 am
UPDATED 11:45 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 14-year-old boy is dead and three other children and an adult are wounded following gunfire near Norris Square in North Philadelphia late Monday night. Now the search is on for the shooter. Around midnight, authorities say two men started to fire...
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Chilean artist Ian Pierce (third from left) and his crew worked in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia to conceive and create the "Families Belong Together" mural, displayed as a protest to the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy.
Shara Dae Howard | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
July 16, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A North Philadelphia community is the home of a new mural along North Front Street, which creators say is meant to send a message to President Donald Trump. Within three weeks, Chilean artist Ian Pierce and his crew worked in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia...
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Dan Wing
July 11, 2018 - 6:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Firefighters were called to a home on North 9th Street near Lehigh Avenue around 2 a.m. on Wednesday. The blaze was brought under control in about 15 minutes, but that was long enough for it to claim the lives of 2 people inside. One of the victims is a 33-year-old...
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Dan Wing
July 04, 2018 - 8:35 am
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One person is dead and another hospitalized following a shooting in North Philadelphia late Tuesday night. Philadelphia police said two 37-year-old men were shot around 11 p.m. on West Cumberland Street. One of the victims was shot multiple times. He was taken...
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This Temple University facilities team helped build a five-unit home in North Philly.
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
June 25, 2018 - 8:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University and Habitat for Humanity are teaming up off campus to help revitalize North Philadelphia while also helping out a few local families. Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across the United...
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Tim Jimenez
June 25, 2018 - 10:50 am
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating a shooting in North Philadelphia that left three teenagers wounded. When officers got to 18th and Jefferson streets around 9:30 Sunday night, police said they found an 18-year-old woman who had been shot. She was taken to the hospital...
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Danielle Dawkins Austin is the co-owner of two McDonald's restaurants in North Philadelphia.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
June 20, 2018 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — McDonald's launched the "Archways to Opportunity" program in 2015. It helps employees with education assistance, high school completion, English as a second language and academic advising. Danielle Dawkins Austin is the co-owner of two McDonald's restaurants in North...
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Andrew Kramer
June 11, 2018 - 7:31 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are looking for multiple men they say opened fire in North Philadelphia over the weekend, striking five people, one of which was a 5-year-old boy. Now, one of the victims has died. #UPDATE : One of five victims in a North Philly shooting over the...
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