Northeast Philadelphia

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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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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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Dan Majka
March 28, 2019 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County landlord is accused of collecting more than just rent from his deceased tenant's home. Police say Dan Charyna, 38, of Bensalem, was arrested Thursday for stealing personal items from a property he was renting on the 4300 block of Milnor Street in...
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The Provco Group is redeveloping the old Nabisco plant in Northeast Philadelphia, and a central element of that plan includes the wildly popular Topgolf.
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Paul Kurtz
March 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An ambitious plan is moving along to redevelop the site of the old Nabisco plant in Northeast Philadelphia, and a central element of that plan includes the wildly popular Topgolf. Provco Group and a Baltimore real estate firm bought the property a few years ago for $...
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Seventy years ago, Joe's Steaks opened in Northeast Philadelphia with a simple recipe.
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Justin Udo
March 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia cheesesteak shop celebrates a major milestone in a unique way. Seventy years ago, Joe's Steaks opened in Northeast Philadelphia with a simple recipe. "When our original shop opened in 1949, they didn't serve cheese at all. It was just a plain steak with...
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Kristen Johanson
March 07, 2019 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are looking for a man and woman seen on video attacking and robbing an elderly man in the city's Somerton neighborhood. Surveillance video inside a CVS Pharmacy on Bustleton Avenue, near Tomilnson Road, shows a man with a shaved head, in a black...
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Wawa
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Tim Jimenez
February 22, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police have arrested four people for causing havoc at a Northeast Philadelphia Wawa in the middle of the night. Authorities said it happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday when two men and two women, who were 19 and 20 years old, went into the Wawa on Tyson Avenue and...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
February 17, 2019 - 10:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A multi-vehicle crash in the Olney section of the city sent three children and two adults to the hospital Saturday. According to police, officers responded to the scene just before 4 p.m. where a two-vehicle crash took place on the southbound lanes along Whitaker...
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