Overbrook

Cheyenn Hurt
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 19, 2019 - 4:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have arrested a West Chester woman in connection with a murder two years ago in Philadelphia's Overbrook neighborhood. Cheyenn Hurt has been charged with murder, burglary and arson in the death of a 29-year-old man who was found stabbed to the death in the...
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Dreamstime
July 14, 2019 - 6:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say they are working to track down two men after a shooting at a West Philadelphia playground leaves seven people hospitalized. According to police, just before 9 p.m. officers responded to multiple calls for a person with a gun and multiple people shot in...
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Dan Wing
May 18, 2019 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of volunteers and people from the neighborhood spent a good chunk of their Saturday helping clean and fix up homes on a pair of streets in Overbrook. The volunteers were focused on one block on two different streets, North 56th and Hunter Streets, in the...
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Night Market
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Hadas Kuznits
April 05, 2019 - 6:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Food truck season is quickly approaching. From May through October, food trucks will gather for a summertime favorite: Night Market . Known as a roving food truck festival, Night Market coordinator Ian Moran said it's actually much more than that. "It's going to be...
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Kristen Johanson
February 27, 2019 - 5:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say the robbery and murder of a pizza delivery man Tuesday night may be connected to another robbery last week a few miles away. Bobby Jenkins, 30, was delivering pizza to a house on Woodcrest Ave, near 76th Street, when at least one person came up...
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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
February 27, 2019 - 7:30 am
UPDATED: 9:38 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are looking for who killed a pizza deliveryman in the Overbrook Park section of the city. They say at around 7 p.m. Tuesday night, there was a 911 call from 76th and Woodcrest Avenue that a man was on the ground outside. Officers...
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The CEO of the chain that owns several area supermarkets is closing the ShopRite store in West Philadelphia, several blocks from the suburbs, blaming Philadelphia's soda tax. The city and supporters of the beverage tax question his motives.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brown's Superstores recently announced it would be closing its Overbrook ShopRite, blaming the city's soda tax. In response, Mayor Jim Kenney had strong words for the company's CEO. Jeff Brown fires back on this weekend's Flashpoint. When Brown's Superstores CEO Jeff...
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A five-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning at Overbrook Gardens apartment complex, located at 63rd and Jefferson streets.
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Tim Jimenez
December 10, 2018 - 6:22 am
UPDATED: 1:53 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A five-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning at 63rd and Jefferson streets. Fifty-seven people were displaced from their homes and into the frigid cold around 2 a.m. after being evacuated from the Overbrook Gardens apartment complex. Massive...
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Wilson Goode Way
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Cherri Gregg
September 21, 2018 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Former Philadelphia Mayor W. Wilson Goode was celebrated in Overbrook Friday with a ceremony naming a portion of N. 59th Street "Wilson Goode Way." But protesters rallied during the event, blaming the Baptist minister for the 1985 MOVE tragedy. A few dozen protesters...
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Tim Jimenez
May 16, 2018 - 7:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police were searching for the gunman who shot a man during a home invasion in the city's Overbrook neighborhood. It happened around midnight Tuesday in the 5500 block of Hunter Street. Police say the suspect got into the home through the front door,...
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