Philadelphia

Philadelphia has one of the highest big city poverty rates
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Shara Dae Howard
November 12, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report named Philadelphia one of the nation's big cities suffering from increased food insecurity. Philadelphia has one of the highest big city poverty rates, says a new report by Hunger Free America and similarly, the city's hunger rates have been soaring from...
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) passes the ball against Sacramento Kings guard Yogi Ferrell (3) during the second quarter at Golden 1 Center.
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Matt Leon
November 12, 2018 - 1:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The trade is a officially a done deal. Four-time NBA All-Star Jimmy Butler is now a 76er, along with big man Justin Patton. In the deal, the 76ers give up Jerryd Bayless, Robert Covington, Dario Šaric and a 2022 second-round draft pick. Butler, 29, spent his first six...
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Mark Abrams
November 12, 2018 - 7:09 am
UPDATED: 1:50 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are pressing the search for five different drivers who killed three people and critically injured another in four hit-and-run incidents over the weekend. Sunday was an especially deadly day as two people were hit within an hour...
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November 11, 2018 - 11:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott had 151 yards rushing and his go-ahead 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter helped the Dallas Cowboys beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 on Sunday night. The defending Super Bowl champion Eagles fell to 4-5 with their third straight loss at home while the...
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Pat Toddy
November 11, 2018 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The birthplace of freedom was ringing in the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War at Independence Hall. It began with a minute of silence for the millions who were killed in the war began the ceremony, and then it was all ears-time for the hundreds of people...
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Kimberly Adams
November 11, 2018 - 5:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a day of reflection and appreciation Sunday as hundreds gathered at Washington Square Park for Veteran’s Day. "I'm really honored to be here," said retired Army Lieutenant-Colonel Chuck Schretzman. Schretzman, who now suffers from Lou Gehrig’s disease, says he...
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November 11, 2018 - 12:21 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley scored a season-high 32 points, including 21 after halftime, as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the shorthanded Philadelphia 76ers 112-106 in overtime on Saturday night. Marc Gasol finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds as Memphis remained undefeated at home...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
November 11, 2018 - 12:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Hunters in India recently lured a killer tiger into the open with just the scent of cologne. A sniff of Calvin Klein's 'Obsession for Men' was a female tiger's downfall. It could be a lure for humans too, according to Dr. Pamela Dalton, of the Monell Chemical Senses...
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Shara Dae Howard
November 10, 2018 - 11:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - The Urban Affairs Coalition is celebrating its 49th birthday by celebrating others at their anniversary breakfast. Sharmain Matlock-Turner, president of the coalition, says this breakfast is a great opportunity to share with supporters and new friends alike the past...
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Hadas Kuznits
November 10, 2018 - 6:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An anti-Trump administration rally took place at Independence Mall, Saturday afternoon, in an effort to build momentum after the midterm elections. Several dozen protesters turned out in a post-election rally here on Independence Mall to express their opposition to...
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