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On Friday, men will gather in West Philadelphia for a march aimed at engaging youth to stop the violence. The effort is in response to multiple shootings in recent weeks.
Courtesy of Kayzar Abdul Kabir
Cherri Gregg
July 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Friday, men will gather in West Philadelphia for a march aimed at engaging youth to stop the violence. The effort is in response to several shootings in recent weeks. "All together there were 13 shots, shot at these kids," said Kayzar Abdul Kabir, founder of...
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Fireworks safety demonstration
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Mike DeNardo
July 03, 2019 - 1:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some aerial fireworks are now legal in Pennsylvania — but that doesn't mean they're not dangerous. There are some common-sense rules for people who opt to fire off their own pyrotechnics. Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego advises that fireworks should...
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Jim Melwert
July 01, 2019 - 1:31 pm
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — While certain fireworks are legal in Pennsylvania, that doesn’t mean they’re legal everywhere . Pennsylvania’s new fireworks law went into effect last year, allowing residents to buy and set off class-C — or consumer grade — fireworks like bottle rockets and...
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Ultra-Lite Day and Night Play Yards accessory
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Dan Majka
June 27, 2019 - 1:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fisher-Price is recalling another sleeper accessory after reports of potential infant fatalities, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission . The inclined sleeper accessory is being recalled, which is included with the Ultra-Lite Day and Night Play...
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Aug 30, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Malcolm Jenkins (27) walks out of the tunnel after the national anthem before a game against the New York Jets at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Ed Benkin
June 11, 2019 - 9:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was no secret why Malcolm Jenkins skipped the Eagles voluntary workouts this past month. Jenkins had no problem confirming his situation after day one of the Eagles minicamp. The Eagles gathered for the first day of the three-day camp on Tuesday. Jenkins was on the...
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Disney firefirghters
John Raoux/AP
May 31, 2019 - 5:20 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters for Walt Disney World's private government say they're understaffed and that poses a safety risk as the Florida theme park resort grows even bigger with this year's openings of a new Star Wars land and air gondolas. "We just don't have enough firefighters...
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John McDevitt
May 31, 2019 - 4:35 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A strategy has been announced to make the streets of Camden safer by targeting illegal ATVs and off-road vehicles. Officials like Lt. Zsakhiem James of the Camden County Police Department say the drivers of these vehicles are reckless and have a blatant disregard for...
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Pa. Congressman Brendan Boyle (center, in tie) in Fairhill Park with representatives from Mothers in Charge, Moms Demand Action and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 29, 2019 - 3:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia-area lawmaker wants to create incentives for gun owners to lock and safely store their guns. Pennsylvania congressman Brendan Boyle explains the gun safety legislation he plans to bring to the House next week called the Preventing Family Fire Act. "As a...
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Tesla's new Navigate on Autopilot feature performs much worse than a typical human driver at things like changing lanes and passing and poses a serious safety risk, according to Consumer Reports.
Tesla via CNN
May 22, 2019 - 5:23 pm
By Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN Business (CNN) - - Tesla's new Navigate on Autopilot feature performs much worse than a typical human driver at things like changing lanes and passing and poses a serious safety risk, according to Consumer Reports. "The system's role should be to help the driver, but the...
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David Madden
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Monday is the first day of a three-week, coast-to-coast, annual attempt to get everyone to buckle up in the car. Over the last 15 years, the numbers in New Jersey have gone steadily up — 94 percent of drivers use a seat belt while driving, and that’s well above the...
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