Roxborough

Joseph Rippert, who was named Philadelphia firefighter of the Year.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 23, 2019 - 4:08 pm
A second-year Philadelphia firefighter is honored for an act of heroism he performed while he was off the clock.
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A water main manhole cover on pavement.
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KYW Staff
October 09, 2019 - 12:49 pm
A large water main break in Roxborough is leaving many residents without service. Read the latest here.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
August 28, 2019 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia man who’s admitted to stabbing a beloved homeless man in Roxborough last year has been sentenced to more than a decade behind bars. Bronson Keefe told the judge he is “deeply appalled and ashamed” for stabbing Enrico Stanziani to death, robbing him...
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Christann Gainey
Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General
Kristen Johanson
April 26, 2019 - 2:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lawyers for the Philadelphia nurse, who was charged in the death of a former national security adviser’s father, want evidence that is critical to the prosecution to be tossed. Defense attorneys for Christann Gainey want to suppress surveillance video from inside a...
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Kristen Johanson
October 08, 2018 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are working to identify a man who was found stabbed to death Sunday in Roxborough. The victim's body was found in a vacant lot along Ridge Avenue near Harmon Road, around 12:30 in the afternoon. Homicide Capt. Jack Ryan said the man was stabbed...
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Postal service officials say mail that should have been delivered to people in the city’s Roxborough section wound up dumped on a street in Camden County, New Jersey.
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David Madden
October 04, 2018 - 4:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Postal service officials say mail that should have been delivered to people in the city’s Roxborough section wound up dumped on a street in Camden County, New Jersey. By now it’s been delivered — almost two months late. It took a Facebook post from a man in Pennsauken...
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Paul Kurtz
August 28, 2018 - 8:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police and homicide detectives were busy overnight Monday investigating several shooting deaths across the city. Hunting Park, Juniata Park and Roxborough were the hot spots. A victim in Hunting Park was a 55-year-old man, shot point blank in the head...
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A major upgrade is in the works, for a dilapidated sheep barn at Saul High School in Roxborough
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 18, 2018 - 12:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A major upgrade is in the works for a dilapidated sheep barn at Saul High School in Roxborough. The 40-year-old shack is small and old, says teacher Gail Koskela. "Cargo crates kind of duct-taped together," she said Wednesday. "That's a lot what it looks like." Mike...
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