Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting at the Four Points by Sheraton on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
August 13, 2019 - 6:38 am
UPDATED: 12:55 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating a shooting inside a Northeast Philadelphia hotel that left a man wounded. It happened at the Four Points by Sheraton on Roosevelt Boulevard close to Grant Avenue. It's a very busy area, with restaurants and shopping centers...
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Sohan Panjrolia
Cambridge Police Dept
August 06, 2019 - 1:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man wanted for the murder of his father in Northeast Philadelphia has been captured in Massachusetts. Cambridge police say 31-year-old Sohan Panjrolia has been taken into custody. Authorities say Panjrolia shot and killed his father in Philadelphia's Bustleton...
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August 04, 2019 - 7:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are asking for help from the public in finding a man accused of having killed his father in front of his mother in the living room of a northeast Philadelphia home. Police say 60-year-old Mahendra Panjrolia was shot to death at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the Bustleton...
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Wednesday's storm caused major damage to the Northeast Philadelphia park that was supposed to host the city's International Unity Cup tournament kick off.
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Cherri Gregg
August 01, 2019 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Wednesday's quick-hitting storm caused major damage to the Northeast Philadelphia park that was supposed to host the city's International Unity Cup tournament kick off. Now there's a new location. "When the storm came through, it pulled up the bleachers and sent them...
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The rider of this bicycle was sent to the hospital after a hit and run on Roosevelt Boulevard.
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Tim Jimenez
July 26, 2019 - 6:47 am
UPDATED: 11 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are searching for a man who hit a car and a bicyclist with a stolen vehicle and ran away. Cars are zipping by at F Street and Roosevelt Boulevard Friday morning at the site of the hit-and-run accident. Debris still litters the outer northbound...
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Pat Loeb
June 06, 2019 - 2:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — No more food trucks in Northeast Philadelphia. City Council Thursday passed a bill banning sidewalk sales in Councilman Brian O'Neill's district. They're already prohibited in Bobby Henon's district, which covers the rest of the northeast. O'Neill says he gets a lot...
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Philadelphia Fire Department
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Kim Glovas
May 13, 2019 - 5:55 pm
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One man is dead after a house fire in Rhawnhurst Monday afternoon. Philadelphia police say fire crews were called to a home near the intersection of Shelmire Avenue and Alma Street just before 4 p.m. Firefighters found a man in his mid 20s in the front...
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Easter egg hunt
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Dan Wing
April 19, 2019 - 11:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An Easter egg hunt being held in Northeast Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon is going above and beyond to make sure it's one that kids, and even most parents, will never forget. They've got a helicopter coming by to rain eggs down on a hunt below. While the thought...
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Andrew Kramer
April 11, 2019 - 9:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An auto shop owner was shot and killed by a stray bullet Thursday afternoon in Philadelphia's Wissinoming neighborhood. The 56-year-old victim owns Northeast Speedometer Services on Benner Street. Philadelphia Police Captain John Walker says he was outside working on...
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