Billie Jean King tennis clinic in center City Philadelphia
Justin Udo-KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 31, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) The Beneficial Plaza played host to Billie Jean King and the Philadelphia Freedoms ' pop-up tennis clinic on Thursday afternoon. During the clinic, anybody walking down the street could come and take a swing and get a good volley going. "I was just on my break, hit a...
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Philadelphia airport
Molly Daly
May 31, 2018 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The weather's gumming up the works at Philadelphia International Airport. Departure delays at other airports are making some flights bound for Philadelphia International run more than an hour and 15 minutes behind schedule. Some flights out of the airport are also...
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House of Correction in Philadelphia
Cherri Gregg-KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
May 31, 2018 - 4:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's House of Correction is so notorious, it's been called a dungeon. The city announced last month it would close the 91-year-old prison by 2020. As of Wednesday, all inmates have been moved out of House of Correction and into other facilities along State...
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John McDevitt
May 31, 2018 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several peacocks from the Philadelphia Zoo that were spotted walking along the shoulder of I-76 Wednesday night near the Girard Avenue Exit remain on the loose. The zoo said the birds are part of a larger free-roaming flock. The peacocks have exited the zoo gates in...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
May 31, 2018 - 8:09 am
By Doug Padilla, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ross Stripling is surprising even himself with the way he's piling up strikeouts lately. The right-hander had nine more Wednesday night to increase his total to 28 over his last three starts, Matt Kemp homered and drove in four runs, and the Los...
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Police Generic
Dan Wing
May 31, 2018 - 7:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man is in critical condition after being shot in the face in the city's Fern Rock section late Wednesday night. Philadelphia Police believe the 30-year-old victim crashed into a sign while trying to drive himself to the hospital after being shot near 12th and Madary...
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Ad hoc protest of today's planned eviction of Kensington tunnels
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
May 30, 2018 - 5:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — By the time trash trucks rolled down Tulip Street and Kensington Avenue, removing a six-month accretion of mattresses, blankets and tents, more than 100 people had accepted services, but — even as their belongings were carted away — others just were not ready. "With...
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Bryan Colangelo
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Melony Roy
May 30, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A viral story from revealed a report claiming Bryan Colangelo , the Sixers general manager, has been using a number of burner accounts on Twitter to criticize players and the Sixers organization. Colangelo is denying a report that connects him to fake...
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Sep 17, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers cornerback Daryl Worley (26) is introduced before the game at Bank of America Stadium.
Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
May 30, 2018 - 2:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia heard arguments Wednesday in the NFL's request for a special investigator to look into what the league says are fraudulent claims in a $1 billion concussion settlement. The league last month cited an independent study it said found that more than...
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The new LOVE Park is officially open.
Mike DeNardo-KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 30, 2018 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of Philadelphia's iconic public spaces is officially reopened, after years of delays and planning. It was once a haven for skateboarders. Now, as the mayor and city officials gathered for the ribbon-cutting to reopen LOVE Park, Diana Mangraviti of Northeast...
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