safety

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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A cyclist.
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Pat Loeb
January 12, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia officials will revisit the issue of bike safety in Society Hill after cyclists protested the lack of a physical barrier between bike lanes and traffic at intersections in the neighborhood. Read more here.
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Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Mike Dougherty
January 11, 2020 - 10:51 am
Students will be in the classroom once again at two Philadelphia schools that were closed because of asbestos. Read more here.
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IKEA dresser lawsuit
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Andrew Kramer
January 06, 2020 - 7:23 pm
A Philadelphia law firm and IKEA have come to terms years after a toddler was fatally injured by a toppled dresser — and it’s believed to be the largest settlement amount ever in a child wrongful death suit. Read more here.
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Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 9:43 pm
The number of deaths in major air crashes around the globe fell by more than half in 2019, according to a report by an aviation consulting firm. Read more here.
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Sheriff Gilbert Wilson presents Kenney Smith with honorary coins for bravery.
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Paul Kurtz
December 12, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Camden High School senior Kenny Smith was playing in a football game in November, when suddenly a staccato of gunfire rang out. In an act of selflessness, he helped a young girl take cover until the shooting stopped. Now, he’s being recognized by his city for his bravery. Read more here.
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Uber
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AP News
December 06, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report, revealed that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018.
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Anti-violence advocates at City Hall
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Cherri Gregg
December 05, 2019 - 4:17 pm
After the recent rash of gun deaths involving children, anti-violence advocates are joining forces with police, City Council members and faith leaders to ask Philadelphians to search their homes for illegal guns. Read more here.
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Cars stuck in traffic.
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KYW Staff
November 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
For many of us, Thanksgiving is our favorite holiday. It's a chance for family to get together and if you like parades, football and big meals, it can be a day of nonstop fun. Read more here.
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A company is recalling more than half a million pounds of pork products because they were not inspected, officials said.
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CNN
November 23, 2019 - 2:10 pm
A company is recalling more than half a million pounds of pork products because they were not inspected, officials said.
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