Port Richmond

Philadelphia Police Department
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Kristen Johanson
May 28, 2020 - 4:40 pm
A man in Port Richmond has been charged with murder after officials say he gunned down a man who broke into his parked trailer. Read more here.
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Joseph Herron
Philadelphia Police Department
Mike DeNardo
January 31, 2020 - 4:35 pm
A Northeast Philadelphia man is being held on DUI charges in connection with Tuesday's crash that critically injured a crossing guard in Port Richmond. Read more here.
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SEPTA trolley car
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John McDevitt
January 22, 2020 - 5:11 pm
Buses will soon replace historic trolleys on SEPTA's Route 15 line, which spans from Port Richmond to West Philadelphia. The trolleys will go offline for 18 months for maintenance and evaluation. Read more here.
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Pier 18 in Port Richmond, commonly known as Graffiti Pier, has become an attraction for tourists worldwide.
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Paul Kurtz
November 25, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has taken a big step forward in its plan to create a new riverside park in Port Richmond. The site is currently a popular spot for street artists and tourists with a sense of adventure.
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A crew working to install trolley tracks along Richmond St.
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John McDevitt
October 28, 2019 - 4:30 am
Two massive infrastructure projects underway in Port Richmond are causing traffic woes and businesses to close. Read more here.
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 11:28 am
Authorities say a man who had been having "domestic problems" with his girlfriend stabbed her to death while she was staying at a friend's home in Philadelphia.
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Bucks County Playhouse
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John McDevitt
July 25, 2019 - 6:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When all was said and done , these cheerleaders definitely became dancing queens for the day. Professional performers from the cast of "Mamma Mia!" taught girls at a Police Athletic League (PAL) cheerleading camp in Port Richmond some moves from the Bucks County...
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Kristen Johanson
June 13, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Within a seven-hour span Wednesday night, eight people were shot in six different shootings, according to authorities. Two of the victims have died, including a teenager. Just after 10 p.m. Wednesday, two teenagers were gunned down in Port Richmond at Campbell Square...
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grafitti pier
Delaware River Waterfront Corporation
Justin Udo
June 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An iconic Philadelphia pier is getting a much needed makeover. It might be broken down with piles of trash on its bank, but to some, Graffiti pier in Port Richmond is still a beloved treasure to some. "It has meant something significant to the street art community...
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Port Richmond fire
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Kim Glovas
April 19, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the four-alarm fire in Port Richmond on April 7. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced the arrest of Joseph Wolbert, who faces charges of arson and other state-related crimes. The fire...
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