Rittenhouse Square

Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 11, 2019 - 4:21 pm
The prosecution has rested its case against Michael White, the man accused of fatally stabbing another near Rittenhouse Square more than a year ago. Read the latest here.
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Families of murder victims upset with Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's increase in plea deals rallied in front of his office earlier Tuesday to show their anger with his prosecution policies.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 08, 2019 - 8:26 pm
Families of murder victims upset with Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's increase in plea deals rallied in front of his office earlier Tuesday to show their anger with his prosecution policies.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 07, 2019 - 10:38 am
A city judge has granted the district attorney's motion to drop the third-degree murder charge against Michael White, the man accused of fatally stabbing Sean Schellenger in July 2018 near Rittenhouse Square.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 04, 2019 - 5:17 pm
The family of Sean Schellenger, the well-known real estate developer who was fatally stabbed in Rittenhouse Square last summer, learned Friday afternoon that the district attorney has dropped third-degree murder charges against the defendant.
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About 100 people gathered in Rittenhouse Square for a Rosh Hashanah celebration on Sunday.
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
September 30, 2019 - 10:39 am
Rosh Hashanah is a two-day celebration that marks a significant time in the Jewish community. It began Sunday night in Philadelphia, with a celebration in Rittenhouse Square.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 23, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Prosecutors argued to a judge Friday morning that the man accused of fatally stabbing a well-known real estate developer in Rittenhouse Square last summer should go back to jail, after he attempted to contact the victim's family through social media. But against the...
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Someone dressed as "Uncle Pennybags" from the board game Monopoly marched with the Hahnemann University Hospital employees.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 28, 2019 - 1:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Hahnemann employees and patients wait to find out what’s next in the effort to keep the hospital open, the nurse’s union led a march to the CEO's home near Rittenhouse Square. One of the chants from the dozens who marched from the park to an address connected to...
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Dreamstime
Rachel Kurland
February 12, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is giving a new meaning to Valentine's Day. On Thursday, instead of gifting a bouquet to your betrothed, PHS wants you to participate in "Share-A-Flower Day." Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. across the city, the PHS "flower mobile"...
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Steven Cook (left) and Michael Solomonov
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
February 08, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The minds behind Zahav, Goldie, Dizengoff and Federal Donuts have announced a new concept that will bring another facet of Israeli cuisine to Rittenhouse Square this summer. Philly-based chef Michael Solomonov said the new establishment will be a bakery called K'Far,...
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A broke out around 2 a.m. Tuesday at The Dorchester on Rittenhouse Square.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 11, 2018 - 6:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A fire broke out around 2 a.m. Tuesday at a Rittenhouse Square high rise. Residents said they heard a woman screaming for help on the 29th floor of The Dorchester on Rittenhouse Square. The alarms in the building were going off, waking everyone up, including Jamie,...
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