Philadelphia

Part of the NYC Pride March moves past the Stonewall Inn in New York's Greenwich Village.
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Antionette Lee
July 01, 2019 - 7:50 am
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of thousands of people carried signs, banners and balloons in New York City's annual Pride March on Sunday, a celebration this year of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which many consider to be the spark that ignited a nationwide LGBTQ rights movement...
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Parade Colonial Men - Rich Meyers via Welcome America Festival
Lauren Lipton
June 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Welcome America Festival is underway and while there will be fireworks, concerts and of course hoagie fest, there are other activities around the city. "On Tuesday, July 2 at 4 p.m. we are going to rename the block of Broad Street, between Spruce and Locust...
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Big puddle: the rain drops falling in a puddle and drops of water on the surface ripples, water bubble and black reflection in a puddle, gray-blue color of the water. - stock photo
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June 29, 2019 - 7:03 pm
UPDATED: 10:00 PM PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A series of storms have swept through our region this weekend and now thousands have been left without power. Saturday afternoon kicked off the list of alert issued that would begin with "Watches" and end with "Warnings" from Pennsylvania to New...
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Relief pitcher Jeff Singer
Courtesy of the Reading Fightin' Phils
Matt Leon
June 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jeff Singer is a 25-year-old left-hander in the Phillies minor league system and is having a great season for Double- A Reading. Hailing from South Jersey, Singer went to high school at Holy Cross Academy in Delran, so playing in the Phils’ organization is special for...
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Eastern State Penitentiary
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John McDevitt
June 28, 2019 - 7:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Members of a trade training program for young adults are celebrating after completing a significant masonry project at one of Philadelphia's most popular historic sites. At Eastern State Penitentiary Historic site eight participants, ages of 18 and 26, from...
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This is the mural of Officer Robert Wilson III in Strawberry Mansion. This image was taken when the mural was dedicated in 2018.
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Andrew Kramer
June 28, 2019 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Strawberry Mansion community and members of Philadelphia police are outraged after a mural dedicated to the memory of an officer, killed in the line of duty, is defaced. Now, after multiple donations the reward towards an arrest has reach over $32,000. On one side...
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Mike DeNardo
June 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia school board chose to put-off a controversial vote to sell the Belmont Charter School building Thursday. It wasn't the controversy, but a bill in Harrisburg that caused the board to slam the brakes on the deal. The Belmont Charter School was offering...
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Law and Justice concept. Mallet of the judge, books, scales of justice. - stock photo
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Kristen Johanson
June 27, 2019 - 8:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A state prosecutor will now review whether charges should be filed against a driver accused of hitting and killing an 11-year-old boy more than a year ago. The move comes after the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office declined to charge the woman. Homicide...
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PATCO.
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June 27, 2019 - 5:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The PATCO line was forced to shut down service today after a woman was found on the tracks in Center City. At about 4 p.m. service was suspended after officials say a woman was found on the tracks at the 8th and Market Street station Thursday. ⚠️SERVICE SUSPENDED Due...
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Philadelphia police officers marched in uniform in the 2019 Philadelphia Pride Parade.
Philadelphia Police Department
Cherri Gregg
June 27, 2019 - 7:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Legend has it, transgender women of color started the Stonewall riots on June 28, 1968, in protest against New York City police harassment. Almost 50 years to the day, Philadelphia police rolled out one of the most progressive policies in the country for treatment of...
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