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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney hit the streets this weekend with a task force hoping to get a grip on crime in the city, but will it help?
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Antionette Lee
June 23, 2019 - 2:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney hit the streets this weekend with a task force hoping to get a grip on crime in the city, but will it help? The streets were quiet near the intersection of 24th and Moore streets in Point Breeze Sunday morning. But a few hours earlier,...
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Night Market
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Hadas Kuznits
April 05, 2019 - 6:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Food truck season is quickly approaching. From May through October, food trucks will gather for a summertime favorite: Night Market . Known as a roving food truck festival, Night Market coordinator Ian Moran said it's actually much more than that. "It's going to be...
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Councilman Kenyatta Johnson with Urban League director Charlene Matlock Turner and workers and officials from Ready, Willing and Able.
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Pat Loeb
March 11, 2019 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Point Breeze community isn't waiting for Mayor Kenney's proposed street sweeping pilot. They already have their own program growing and Monday, they announced they're expanding it to get every street in the neighborhood. READ: Mayor Kenney offers...
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An anti-violence mural that was mistakenly destroyed by developers in South Philadelphia last summer is now being replaced. The new design was unveiled Thursday afternoon.
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Cherri Gregg
January 17, 2019 - 8:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An anti-violence mural that was mistakenly destroyed by developers in South Philadelphia last summer is now being replaced. The new design was unveiled Thursday afternoon. "This is a model for what can happen," said Jane Golden, executive director of Mural Arts of...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
January 16, 2019 - 6:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating a pair of deadly shootings in the city Tuesday night. Police were called to the area of North 6th Street and West Clearfield Avenue in the Fairhill section shortly before 9 p.m. for a reported shooting. The victim, believed to be...
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Homicide Lt. Norman Davenport
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Steve Tawa
November 09, 2018 - 11:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are looking for suspects and a motive in connection with a triple-shooting homicide Thursday night in the city's Point Breeze section. A high school sophomore died of multiple gunshot wounds. Homicide investigators say two of the three victims were...
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Bullet-riddled windshield of a Philly police car at 20th and Snyder.
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Kristen Johanson
August 13, 2018 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are releasing more details about the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a man at the hands of Philly police officers last week in Point Breeze. Officials say 48-year-old Charles Meadows was riding his bike in the wrong direction on McKean...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating racially charged graffiti found in a locker room in the 17th Police District. The incident in Point Breeze police station came to light during the department's budget hearings before City Council today...
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An explosion happened at a home on 20th Street near Federal Street in South Philadelphia Monday night.
Tim Jimenez-KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
April 24, 2018 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Authorities and utility crews are trying to figure out the cause of an explosion at a home in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia. Part of the building collapsed and a father and son were able to escape. The front of the three-story home on South 20th Street...
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Philadelphia Fire Department
April 21, 2018 - 9:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Authorities say two people were killed in a house fire in South Philadelphia early Saturday morning. The flames broke out shortly before 5 a.m. near 23rd and Reed Streets in the city's Poimt Breeze neighborhood. At approx 4:50am this morning, the PFD responded to a...
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