Riots

Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2020 - 8:14 am
A New York Times video that refuted claims by Philadelphia police that it was necessary to tear-gas protesters on the Vine Street Expressway earlier this month. Release of that video prompted an apology from the city within a day. Read more here.
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Star Fusion Express
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Hadas Kuznits
June 26, 2020 - 6:15 am
A new Black-owned takeout restaurant is opening in West Philadelphia — where many small businesses were looted and vandalized amid racial protests just weeks ago. Still, the owner says there’s no other community she’d rather invest in. Listen to the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking...
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I-676 protesters hit with tear gas
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Kristen Johanson
June 25, 2020 - 4:17 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw apologized for the use of tear gas on protesters who poured onto the Vine Street Expressway on June 1. Read more here.
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A line of police officers are confronted by a single protester in West Philly.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
June 21, 2020 - 10:00 am
This week, KYW Newsradio presents Witness to Change: A Flashpoint Special. Read more here.
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Shawn Wilson, Veterans in the Hood
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
June 15, 2020 - 7:36 am
A veterans-focused nonprofit is building a security team to help protect neighborhood businesses. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
June 11, 2020 - 9:05 pm
The city’s top prosecutor has convened a committee of assistant district attorneys to review whether people who were arrested and charged during the unrest in Philadelphia should be prosecuted. Read more here.
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Looters on 52nd Street in West Philadelphia
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
June 10, 2020 - 1:44 pm
Philadelphia's Merchants Fund is reaching out to the owners of small businesses in West Philadelphia that were looted or damaged by fires during the recent unrest. Read more here.
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Violence and looting overtook peaceful protests in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 30, in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
June 08, 2020 - 10:29 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg takes a look at the rage behind the destruction that erupted in Philadelphia and beyond, alongside protests for justice for George Floyd. Listen here.
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ATM explosion
Bryan Ramona/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 03, 2020 - 4:08 pm
Since the protests started in Philadelphia, Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said police have responded to 135 explosive events, including 50 that have damaged or opened ATMs. Read more here.
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Dawid Jackowski
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Andrew Kramer
June 03, 2020 - 10:15 am
Some companies are benefiting from the all the businesses that are being boarded up all across Philadelphia. Read more here.
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