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Dreamstime
March 22, 2019 - 10:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say a teenager was killed after he was hit by a train in Philadelphia's Olney neighborhood. According to police two teenagers were crossing train tracks, not far from SEPTA's Olney Station, around 6:30 Friday night. That's when Philadelphia Police Chief...
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Bach in the Subways
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Hadas Kuznits
March 22, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Chloe Cooper from the Philadelphia High school for Creative and Performing Arts pulled out her flute at the 30th Street Station subway and for a half-hour, performing the iconic works of Bach. "This is the first time I've ever done it," she admitted. "Classical music...
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SEPTA transit police union have called a strike.
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Kristen Johanson
March 18, 2019 - 3:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The SEPTA Transit Police union has voted to accept a contract with SEPTA, but there is still one more step until the contract goes through. SEPTA's board still has to approve the five-year contract, which includes two major sticking points. The first: cops being able...
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SEPTA transit police union have called a strike.
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Justin Udo
March 12, 2019 - 8:29 pm
UPDATED: 10:14 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA Transit Police are returning to work following a nearly weeklong strike, and SEPTA police supervisors and other police departments took over for Transit Police while they were out. The Fraternal Order of Transit Police and SEPTA officials...
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Anti-Israel graffiti was found at the Spring Garden SEPTA subway stop.
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Dan Wing
March 12, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are investigating anti-Israel graffiti that was found in SEPTA's Spring Garden station Tuesday morning. The graffiti was scrawled across five or six pillars and a maintenance door on one of the passenger waiting platforms. It included various...
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The Philadelphia Fire Department is battling a fire at a North Philadelphia auto body shop.
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Tim Jimenez
March 11, 2019 - 7:17 am
UPDATED: 9:34 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fire tore through an auto body shop in North Philadelphia early Monday morning. The fire affected nearby SEPTA service. The fire started around 2 a.m. at the shop and junkyard at Sedgley and Allegheny avenues. Six hours later and firefighters are...
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SEPTA transit police union have called a strike.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
March 10, 2019 - 11:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was another failed round of contract talks Sunday night between SEPTA transit police and the transit agency. SEPTA and leaders with the Fraternal Order of Transit Police spent the weekend at the bargaining table, but failed to reach a deal that would end the...
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SEPTA transit police union have called a strike.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
March 09, 2019 - 9:34 pm
UPDATED: 1.00 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) – Nearly 200 SEPTA Transit police officers remain on strike Sunday after negotiations between union leaders and the transit agency ended earlier than expected Saturday. Talks are scheduled to pick up again 3 p.m. Sunday. SEPTA spokesman Andrew Busch...
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Philadelphia Police Homicide Unit Captain Jason Smith
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Steve Tawa
March 08, 2019 - 10:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA police supervisors have handed off Thursday morning's deadly stabbing in Center City to Philadelphia police homicide investigators. Charles Green, 50, has been charged with murder. Police say he stabbed a 30-year-old man on the subway concourse near the Walnut-...
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SEPTA officials announce they’re bringing regional rail service back to Coatesville after they stopped service to Coatesville in 1996, ending the line at Thorndale station.
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Jim Melwert
March 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
COATESVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA officials announce they're bringing regional rail service back to Coatesville after they stopped service in 1996, ending the line at Thorndale station. “An average of $10,300 per home from people’s willingness to pay more to live near SEPTA stations near the...
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