Northeast Philadelphia

Dan Charyna
Philadelphia Police Department
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.
Courtesy of The Provco Group
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.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
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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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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Kathleen Tunney leads a free cake decorating class at the Picariello Recreation Center in Northeast Philadelphia.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eleven-year-old Catherine LeCompte knows exactly what she wants to do with her future. "When I grow older, I want to be a baker," she said. For the last two years, she has been taking cake decorating classes every Thursday at the Picariello Recreation Center in...
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A house fire left one person dead and two people, including a firefighter, injured in the early morning of Feb. 4, 2019, in Northeast Philadelphia.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
February 04, 2019 - 8:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An overnight house fire left one man dead and his elderly father and a firefighter injured in Northeast Philadelphia. A family is now trying to pick up the pieces. Around 2 a.m. Monday, officials say flames and smoke filled a twin home on Foulkrod Street just off...
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Thomas Jefferson University
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Steve Tawa
January 11, 2019 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thomas Jefferson University is looking to do another acquisition: Fox Chase Cancer Center in the northeast part of the city. Jefferson is negotiating with Temple University Health System to buy the highly regarded 100-bed medical center. Jefferson President Steve...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
January 07, 2019 - 2:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania SPCA is asking for the public's help after a pot-bellied pig was found bound and beheaded in Northeast Philadelphia. After receiving a tip from the Philadelphia Police Department, the PSPCA's Humane Law Enforcement team found the body of the pig...
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Fire crews are on the scene of a three-alarm fire that broke out around 9 a.m. Friday morning in Northeast Philadelphia.
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John McDevitt
December 28, 2018 - 10:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A stretch of Roosevelt Boulevard, near Comly Road in Northeast Philadelphia, was shut down in both directions for several hours earlier today because of a 3-alarm fire at an auto repair shop nearby. Battalion Chief Thomas Kane says firefighters were called around 8:45...
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Warrington Township Police arrested 31-year-old Arturo Guzman-Jimenez in connection with a fatal hit-and-run on Route 611.
Warrington Township Police Department
Dan Wing
November 14, 2018 - 8:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Warrington Township Police say 31-year-old Arturo Guzman-Jimenez was arrested a little after 7 p.m. Tuesday, about an hour after a fatal hit-and-run crash on Route 611. Police say they were able to use vehicle parts found at the scene to identify the SUV involved...
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