Parade

The Hippocampus is a creature from Greek mythology. Half-horse, half-porpoise, it pulled Poseidon’s chariot. It's the latest addition to the Carousel at Pottstown.
Courtesy of Alan MacBain
Jim Melwert
July 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Carousel at Pottstown will show off its latest addition: A magical sea creature that will be unveiled on a 30-foot float at Thursday's Independence Day parade in Pottstown. The Hippocampus is a creature from Greek mythology. Half-horse, half-porpoise, it pulled...
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Toronto Police secure the scene after a shots were fired during the Toronto Raptors NBA basketball championship parade in Toronto, Monday, June 17, 2019.
Andrew Lahodynskyj/The Canadian Press via AP
June 17, 2019 - 6:48 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage. Three people were arrested and...
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St. Patrick's Day Parade
Kate Collins
Rachel Kurland
March 04, 2019 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city will be completely green this weekend, but not for the Eagles. The annual Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place Sunday, beginning at 11:15 a.m. The parade, hosted by the Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Observance Association, will start at 16th...
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The annual Mummers Parade is in full swing on a surprisingly warm but windy New Year's Day.
Dan Wing / KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Leaders of the Philadelphia Mummers met with representatives from the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus. The gathering is in follow-up to allegations of blackface that turned out to be false, and both sides hope to move forward. "Overall, I think it was a very...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
December 31, 2018 - 3:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Last year’s below-freezing temperatures kept crowds at bay for the New Year's Day parade, but this year, Philadelphia police expect to see many more turn out to see the mummers strut down Broad Street. Philadelphia police officers will be patrolling the crowd, both in...
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But before the New Year's Day tradition returns, there will be some road closures and parking restrictions throughout the city.
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Andrew Kramer
December 27, 2018 - 8:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Tuesday, the Mummers Parade will once again be taking over Philadelphia. But before the New Year's Day tradition returns, there will be some road closures and parking restrictions throughout the city. As of Thursday night, the first parking restriction is already...
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The Mummers are preparing for it's New Year's Day parade along Broad Street. Two indoor shows called the Fancy Brigade Finale will also take place on Jan. 1, and Wednesday is move-in day at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
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John McDevitt
December 26, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Mummers are preparing for its New Year's Day parade along Broad Street. Two indoor shows, called the Fancy Brigade Finale, will also take place on Jan. 1, and Wednesday is move-in day at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Twelve Fancy Brigade clubs are trucking...
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Organizers prepare for the 99th annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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John McDevitt
November 21, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Final preparations are underway for Philadelphia's 99th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. More than 4,000 marchers will parade throughout the city Thursday, and with many parade participants coming from warmer climates — including...
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Demetrius Pitts
Courtesy of North Olmsted Police Department
Kristen Johanson
July 02, 2018 - 12:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal authorities have announced charges against a former Philadelphia man who they say wanted to blow up the city of Cleveland on the Fourth of July — and was planning to also target the City of Brotherly Love. Authorities in Ohio say 48-year-old Demetrius Pitts...
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Hundreds lined up to watch the annual parade honoring soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
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Kristen Johanson
May 28, 2018 - 12:44 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As people barbecue or celebrate at the shore this Memorial Day, a patriotic ceremony was held once again in Delaware County, where hundreds lined up to watch the annual parade honoring soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Under gray skies, a three-gun salute...
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