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May 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Suicide is becoming a growing problem in the adolescent population and researchers are trying to look at the reasons why. But there is another disturbing...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Paul Kurtz
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's police commissioner says he is encouraged by the growth of a program that allows detectives to access crime footage from private surveillance cameras. The Philadelphia Police Department's Twitter feed is filled with images of people caught in the act of...
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Lynne Adkins
January 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Get those nickels ready, because sending out those Valentine's Day cards just got slightly more expensive. A first class stamp will now run you 55 cents, according to Ray Daiutolo Sr., a spokesman for the United State Postal Service in Philadelphia and South Jersey...
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At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison are given the assistance and information needed to reintegrate into society. Attorney General Josh Shapiro decided to deliver his remarks here because he says the state needs more places like this
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Mike Dougherty
January 17, 2019 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About two out of every 3 people who spend time in jail find themselves back behind bars eventually. Officials in Pennsylvania are beefing up the re-entry council in an effort to working to reduce that rate. At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison...
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Kristen Johanson
December 30, 2018 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Violent crime in Philadelphia is down according to city statistics, but shootings are up about 15 percent, and homicides will break a decade-old record. The city's top cop is laser-focused on gun violence in the new year. Nearly 1,400 people have been shot in...
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