Roosevelt Boulevard

Cars on Roosevelt Boulevard.
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Pat Loeb
May 22, 2020 - 6:52 am
The COVID-19 lockdown has decreased traffic, but a new problem has taken its place: cars driven at dangerous speeds on less-crowded roads. The Philadelphia Parking Authority has recorded some extreme speeds on Roosevelt Boulevard. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
February 18, 2020 - 8:25 pm
A Philadelphia police officer is facing DUI charges following a crash on Roosevelt Boulevard. Read more here.
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Cars on Roosevelt Boulevard.
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Justin Udo
January 13, 2020 - 3:07 pm
After years of political drama, Philadelphia is getting its first speed cameras, and they're going up in places that have seen quite a few fatal crashes over the years. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
December 30, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Two separate car crashes left two people dead on Sunday, and police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down one driver who fled the scene. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting at the Four Points by Sheraton on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
August 13, 2019 - 6:38 am
UPDATED: 12:55 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating a shooting inside a Northeast Philadelphia hotel that left a man wounded. It happened at the Four Points by Sheraton on Roosevelt Boulevard close to Grant Avenue. It's a very busy area, with restaurants and shopping centers...
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The rider of this bicycle was sent to the hospital after a hit and run on Roosevelt Boulevard.
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Tim Jimenez
July 26, 2019 - 6:47 am
UPDATED: 11 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are searching for a man who hit a car and a bicyclist with a stolen vehicle and ran away. Cars are zipping by at F Street and Roosevelt Boulevard Friday morning at the site of the hit-and-run accident. Debris still litters the outer northbound...
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A crash on Roosevelt Boulevard Saturday night sends a car through a home before claiming the lives of two teenagers.
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Justin Udo
June 02, 2019 - 11:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A crash on Roosevelt Boulevard Saturday night sends a car through a home before claiming the lives of two teenagers. Chris Lopez lives near the home on Roosevelt Boulevard and Devereaux Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia, where the car crash took place. He says watching...
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Roosevelt Boulevard
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Tim Jimenez
May 17, 2019 - 10:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed a bill that will lead to the installation of speed cameras along Roosevelt Boulevard. The hope is that drivers will slow down on the deadliest highway in the city. At the very busy intersection of Tyson Avenue and the...
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Steve Tawa
March 28, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three hotels in Philadelphia are being hauled into court for allegedly harboring human traffickers, who forced young girls to become prostitutes. The lawsuit names the Days Inn by Wyndham on Roosevelt Boulevard; the Roosevelt Inn, also on Roosevelt Boulevard; and...
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Wayne Junction Viaduct
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Paul Kurtz
February 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Construction crews are about to begin a major project on a span along the Roosevelt Expressway. At 59 years of age, the old, decaying Wayne Junction Viaduct is a structure that "is at the end of its service life." "It really needs to be rehabilitated," said PennDOT...
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