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Lauren Lipton
July 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is a major change coming to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and we can all thank a 92-year-old patron. "The largest and most notable one for the Kimmel Center building is that we are adding a series of escalators. We recognize that this is something...
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Aloft Hotel
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Mike DeNardo
July 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's hotel industry is growing and area colleges are responding to the need for workers. Next month's opening of the Four Seasons in the new Comcast tower is one example. "The demand for qualified hotel employees is very high right now," Dr. Pam Carter said...
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The scene of a crash that left multiple people injured in Center City Friday, July 12, 2019.
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Kimberly Adams
July 12, 2019 - 7:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating after they say a driver left at least six people injured just steps away from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Center City. The incident, police say, took place around 4:00 p.m. along the 100 block of south 10th between...
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Kristen Johanson
July 12, 2019 - 4:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal prosecutors have charged two men with assaulting a South Philadelphia teen and robbing her family at gun point of their life savings. On Friday, United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced Khaiyri Burgess and Shaquan Johnson are facing multiple charges...
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Pat Loeb
July 12, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds took to the streets in Center City to protest the Trump administration's immigration policy. The protests have been growing in size and frequency in advance of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids planned for Sunday. Friday was the third demonstration in...
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BlobFest
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July 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Below, you'll find a wide selection of things to do in Philly, the burbs and neighboring states this weekend. Check back with KYW Newsradio weekly to plan your summer outings. PARTIES AND FESTIVALS Jeff...
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The two individuals shown here are persons of interest in a police investigation of ATM skimmers installed at a credit union in Northeast Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
July 11, 2019 - 11:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are looking for two men who put skimming devices in ATMs in the city's northeast, and used them to steal from several people's bank accounts. It happened at the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union on Roosevelt Blvd, near Rhawn Street. A skimmer is an...
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A 24-year-old woman fends off a man who tried to abduct her on 13th Street in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
July 09, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are asking for the public's help in finding two men who attacked women around the same time in the same Center City neighborhood early Sunday morning. "The similarities are close in distance, close in time. I mean, it's almost simultaneous," said Special...
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A group of about 60 teenagers rushed into a Walgreens at 18th and South streets to ransack and loot the store.
Philadelphia Police Department
July 09, 2019 - 11:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are asking for help in finding a group of teenagers who they say looted a South Street pharmacy on the Fourth of July. Police released surveillance video showing approximately 60 teens rushing into Walgreens on 18th and South streets just after 10 p.m. The...
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Dan Wing
July 09, 2019 - 10:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man is dead after being shot after he and his girlfriend got into an argument with a group of people outside of a Northern Liberties mini-market. Police say the 25-year-old man and his girlfriend got into the argument outside that market at 10th and Brown streets a...
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