Philadelphia

Opening day
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Mike DeNardo
March 28, 2019 - 5:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Going to opening day is an annual tradition for many fans, but this year, the start of the season is special. After seven years without a winning season, Phillies fans like Adam Chesia of Southwest Philly are ready to cheer on new acquisitions — Bryce Harper, J.T...
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Chef Jose Garces want to help immigrants in the city's restaurant industry by raising money at the 7th annual "Think Local, Give Local" benefit.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 28, 2019 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia chef Jose Garces says he wants to help immigrants in the city's restaurant industry by raising money at the 7th annual "Think Local, Give Local" benefit. The event, which promises to be a celebration of food, will take place Friday evening at the Loews...
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People opposed to a natural gas facility in Southwest Philadelphia protest at City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 28, 2019 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City council has put off a final vote on a controversial plan for a natural gas facility in Southwest Philadelphia, but opponents are pressing their case against it. They held a protest before Thursday's council session. PGW says the liquefied natural gas plant would...
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Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto (10) is greeted by Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper (3) after hitting a home run in the fourth inning of the spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
March 28, 2019 - 10:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time since 2012, and arguably as far back as 2011, the Phillies are legitimately expected to compete for a trip to the postseason, and maybe even further than that. It's one of the best days of the years: Phillies Opening Day. And there's going to be a...
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Citizens Bank Park on a quiet Opening Day morning
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Tim Jimenez
March 28, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The anticipation, the hype — it all leads to Opening Day for the 2019 Phillies season. Citizens Bank Park, of course, is pretty empty on a Thursday morning, but the atmosphere is anything but muted. Crews have been cleaning up all around Citizens Bank Park, power-...
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The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the re-sentencing of former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge Willie Singletary.
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Pat Loeb
March 26, 2019 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge has ordered City Council-at-large candidate Willie Singletary off the May primary ballot because of his previous convictions for lying to the FBI during a corruption investigation. Singletary says he will appeal. Judge Stella Tsai ruled that...
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Dentist.
Dreamstime
Antionette Lee
March 25, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia health officials are urging patients at dentist practices in the city to get tested for HIV and other diseases. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is warning patients of Trieu Family Dental Clinics to get tested for HIV, hepatitis C and...
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Philadelphia police
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Kristen Johanson
March 25, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man has been charged in the murder of a beloved bar employee in Germantown. The defendant has a lengthy criminal history, at just 25 years old. Authorities say Robert Lumpsin walked into Delmar Bar and Lounge on Thursday demanding cash and then shot...
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Devon Cade dropped his bid for Philadelphia City Council-at-large.
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Pat Loeb
March 25, 2019 - 1:28 pm
UPDATED: 2 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council-at-large candidate Devon Cade has dropped his challenge to 30 of his 33 opponents. His problems may be just beginning. Cade said he used "artifical intelligence" to determine that signatures on almost all his opponents'...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
March 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia City Council begins hearings on the FY2020 budget Monday. The hearings tend to stretch on for weeks and often appear to be primarily an opportunity for council members to browbeat administration officials. Council president Darrell Clarke, though, set a...
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