Philadelphia

Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice
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Steve Tawa
April 16, 2019 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The defense team representing a former Philadelphia police officer wants an out-of-town jury brought in at his upcoming trial. He's charged with third-degree murder in the shooting death of a man during a traffic stop in 2017. During pre-trial motions, attorney...
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Philadelphia Police Officer Paul Sulock
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Kristen Johanson
April 16, 2019 - 10:21 am
UPDATED: 3:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney has dropped charges for a man they say was indirectly connected to the shooting of a Philly cop last fall in the city’s Fairhill neighborhood. In the court proceeding, which lasted less than a minute, the...
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Dozens gathered at Philadelphia City Hall to protest the notion floating around Washington D.C. of privatizing the US Postal Service.
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Steve Tawa
April 15, 2019 - 5:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On tax filing deadline day, postal workers gathered in front of Philadelphia City Hall to put out a "Not For Sale" sign. They're opposed to a notion floated in Washington by Trump administration officials to privatize the US Postal Service. The legislative director...
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Monarch butterfly from John Heinz NWR with a bonus bumble bee
Courtesy of Navin Sasikumar
Molly Daly
April 15, 2019 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's wild out there. That's the message behind the City Nature Challenge, started in 2016 with a bet between two California natural history museums. It's grown into an international event, and for the first time, Philadelphia's joining the competition. Philadelphia...
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Fans gather at Le Viet restaurant in south Philadelphia to watch the premiere of the final season of "Game of Thrones."
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Kimberly Adams
April 15, 2019 - 8:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 8th and final season of "Game of Thrones" began Sunday night. More than 70 fans of the show met up at Le Viet restaurant in South Philly for a viewing party. "I can't to finally see, after waiting a whole year to see the last season of Game of Thrones," said Kahn...
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On Route 202 south, approaching 252, only the left lane gets by for flooding, and a crash approaching this is blocking the two left lanes.
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Mark Abrams
April 15, 2019 - 6:22 am
UPDATED: 11:19 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Severe storms ripped through the Philadelphia area early Monday morning, replete with a brief tornado warning, leaving flood conditions and power outages in its wake. Hard to see but crews are trying to fix downed wires here along 309 in front of...
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Cherri Gregg
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new mobile app transforms concrete physical sites into living museums by brining to past to life. The first United States site for the app is along Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Created by the USC Shoah Foundation, IWalk guides visitors through the Horwitz-Wasserman...
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Andrew Kramer
April 14, 2019 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - If you've been to Old City lately you may have noticed part of Independence Mall is currently fenced off. That's because of a pro bono project by BrightView Landscapes -- headquartered in Plymouth Meeting. "To completely remake the Independence Mall landscape,"...
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Cherri Gregg
April 14, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 15th annual African American History & Culture Showcase is next weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The free event draws thousands, and this year’s focus is on the 400th anniversary of when the first enslaved Africans were brought to America...
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Paul Kurtz
April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An arts blogger who launched a one-man crusade against Center City District's plan to build a Starbucks kiosk in Dilworth Plaza has settled his differences with the non-profit. Conrad Benner had collected more than 8,000 signatures on a petition opposing the kiosk...
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