Roosevelt Boulevard

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.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
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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Justin Udo
June 27, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help as they search for the driver who hit an elderly woman and sped off, leaving her in critical condition. Shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday, police say 69-year-old Alberine Bowen was walking in the southbound lane of...
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A crash on Roosevelt Boulevard Saturday night sends a car through a home before claiming the lives of two teenagers.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
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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Andrew Kramer
February 17, 2019 - 10:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A multi-vehicle crash in the Olney section of the city sent three children and two adults to the hospital Saturday. According to police, officers responded to the scene just before 4 p.m. where a two-vehicle crash took place on the southbound lanes along Whitaker...
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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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A house fire left one person dead and two people, including a firefighter, injured in the early morning of Feb. 4, 2019, in Northeast Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
February 04, 2019 - 8:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An overnight house fire left one man dead and his elderly father and a firefighter injured in Northeast Philadelphia. A family is now trying to pick up the pieces. Around 2 a.m. Monday, officials say flames and smoke filled a twin home on Foulkrod Street just off...
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Roosevelt Boulevard is closed in both directions for a tractor trailer crash.
KYW Traffic Center
December 04, 2018 - 8:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Roosevelt Boulevard has been shut down in both directions for much of Tuesday morning because of an overturned tractor trailer. And all traffic is being forced off the Boulevard between 9th Street and the Schuylkill Expressway. The tractor trailer was travelling...
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