A worker hangs a street sign before a ceremony honoring singer Patti LaBelle, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Philadelphia. A stretch of Broad Street, between Locust and Spruce Streets, will be renamed "Patti LaBelle Way."
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July 05, 2019 - 5:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia honored singer Patti LaBelle with her very own street earlier this week. Unfortunately, the signs they hung on Broad Street didn't get her name right. The city's Streets Department didn't capitalize the "b'' in the legendary soul singer's last name on the signs that...
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About 100 people interrupt the Independence Day Parade to protest conditions for migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Pat Loeb
July 04, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police arrested 33 people who sat down in the middle of the city's Independence Day Parade. They were protesting conditions for migrant families on the U.S.-Mexican border. About 100 people gathered at Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters at...
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Kristen Johanson
July 04, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The bodies of a married couple were pulled from the Delaware River Thursday morning, hours apart, and Philadelphia police say they found their child nearby inside a car. Authorities pulled the woman's body from the river, near the Residences at Dockside apartment...
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Pat Loeb
July 03, 2019 - 11:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney praised the U.S. Census Bureau's decision to print its 2020 questionnaire without a question about citizenship status. However, he said there's still a lot of work to do to get a full representation of the city. "It's certainly, hopefully, light at...
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Mark Abrams
July 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning to come into Philadelphia to join the festivities on July Fourth, you'll want to be prepared for a couple of road closures and some parking restrictions. "Come early and don't count on parking or driving anywhere near the Ben Franklin Parkway or...
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Patti LaBelle
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Cherri Gregg
July 02, 2019 - 6:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — Patti LaBelle now has her very own street in her hometown of Philadelphia, and the legendary soul singer christened it with a song. A stretch of Broad Street was renamed "Patti LaBelle Way" during a ceremony Tuesday. "The Godmother of Soul" thanked the throngs of...
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July 02, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hahnemann University Hospital's owners are in bankruptcy court Tuesday afternoon as Philadelphia officials continue to press for an injunction and a special master to oversee the closing. The hospital's attorneys accuse the city of putting patients' lives at risk by...
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the International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs is hosting its annual convention in Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2019 - 2:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of dancers are gathering in Philadelphia this week for the International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs annual convention . It's the first time convention has been in Philadelphia. About 800 people from as far away as Japan and Germany are taking part...
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Betsy Ross House in Old City Philadelphia
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Steve Tawa
July 02, 2019 - 1:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just days before Independence Day, Nike has shoe-horned itself into a controversy. The company canceled a shoe featuring the "Betsy Ross" flag, depicting 13 stars in a circle. Sneaker-clad tourists visiting the Betsy Ross House in the historic district of Philadelphia...
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