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Tyquan Athinson
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
April 03, 2019 - 1:56 pm
UPDATED: 7:47 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have taken into custody a suspect for the murder of a top police commander's son over the weekend. Police say 19-year-old Tyquan "Fats" Atkinson was picked up Wednesday evening in Chester. Police believe Atkinson is...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, celebrates his RBI hit while on second base with Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
April 03, 2019 - 6:54 am
By David Guinsburg, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Showered by raindrops and jeers for much of the game, Bryce Harper put a bat-flipping, celebratory finish on his memorable return to Washington. Harper crushed a long home run in his final at-bat, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the...
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About 500 people signed up for a round-trip excursion to the Phillies-Nationals game on April 2, 2019, which included a game ticket, snacks, adult beverages and a pregame barbecue.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
April 02, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With a Twisted Tea in one hand and a Phillies sign in the other, Catherine Collins was ready to board a bus to Washington, D.C. A caravan of buses full of Phillies fans left the South Philadelphia Sports Complex Tuesday, en route to watch Bryce Harper's return to his...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jesse Biddle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
April 02, 2019 - 11:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper has posted a "Thank you" message to Nationals fans and the city of Washington on Instagram, hours before he plays his first game against his former team. If you would have told me 5 years ago I would be walking into Nationals Park as an opposing player, I would’ve...
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Bryce Harper
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Dave Uram
April 02, 2019 - 6:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Twitter account of Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted, then deleted, an apparent jab at Bryce Harper on Monday, the day before his first visit to the Nationals in a Phillies uniform. The post showed a photoshopped image of Harper's face on Benedict...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper
Matt Slocum/AP
April 01, 2019 - 4:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the moment Bryce Harper signed his $330 million, 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, this game is the one everyone has been thinking about. Tuesday night marks Harper's initial visit to Nationals Park to face his former team. What will the crowd's reaction be the...
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File photo of police officer
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Kristen Johanson
April 01, 2019 - 7:47 am
UPDATED: April 2, 2019, 1:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The son of a top Philadelphia police commander was shot and killed over the weekend in South Philly, one of five murders over the weekend. The total number of homicides for the first quarter of the year stands at 80, which is 10...
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Matt Slocum/AP Photo
March 31, 2019 - 11:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper homered for the second straight game to cap a fantastic debut weekend and the Philadelphia Phillies completed a three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves with a 5-1 win on Sunday night. Harper connected on a solo shot to right off Shane Carle in the seventh inning that...
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Philadelphia police
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
March 31, 2019 - 10:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The son of a top Philadelphia police commander was shot and killed Saturday night in South Philadelphia following the Phillies game. Nicholas Flacco was celebrating the Phillies win against the Braves with friends in FDR Park at Broad and Pattison streets around 10 p...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jesse Biddle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jesse Biddle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 30, 2019 - 7:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper homered deep into the second deck in right-center field for his first hit with Philadelphia and celebrated with an emphatic curtain call, highlighting the Phillies' 8-6 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. Hitless over five at-bats this season after signing a $...
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