Port Richmond

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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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Four-alarm warehouse blaze
Philadelphia Fire Department
Kim Glovas
April 09, 2019 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Response Team of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, ATF, is now investigating the four-alarm fire in Port Richmond over the weekend. The @ATFPhiladelphia Arson & Explosives Task Force has joined @PhillyFireDept in investigating...
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Port Richmond was the site of a deadly police officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning. 
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Kim Glovas
December 10, 2018 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have identified the man shot and killed by officers last week in Port Richmond. Justin Smith, 41, of Wildwood, New Jersey, was shot dead Dec. 5 in connection with a disturbance on Belgrade Street. MORE: 1 dead in Port Richmond officer-involved...
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Port Richmond was the site of a deadly police officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning. 
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Steve Tawa
December 05, 2018 - 10:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The neighborhood of Port Richmond was the site of a deadly police officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning. It happened around 8:45 a.m., according to police, when some neighbors were arguing with a man near the intersection of Belgrade and Venango streets. The...
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A dog attack involving five pit bulls in a Port Richmond home has left one toddler dead.
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Justin Udo
August 01, 2018 - 9:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A dog attack in the Port Richmond section of the city Wednesday evening has left a toddler dead, a neighborhood reeling and police investigating what happened. Jason Rash said he was at his home on Agate Street when he heard screaming, crying and dogs barking. He ran...
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Philadelphia police car
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Molly Daly
July 02, 2018 - 6:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Charges have been filed for the deaths of two pedestrians early last month at a Port Richmond shopping center. Philadelphia police said a 32-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl have been charged with homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter and other offenses...
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