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Dan Wing
August 08, 2018 - 6:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are searching for a pair of men and their getaway driver, suspected of invading a South Philadelphia home on Tuesday night. Philadelphia Police say a 17-year-old girl was home alone at the residence on South 11th Street just before 1 a.m. when the robbery began...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 02, 2018 - 10:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As students gear up for the start of the fall college term, many are also getting ready to move out on their own. At the IKEA in South Philly on Wednesday afternoon, here are some of their thoughts. One young woman says it's easy to get carried away: "There's so much...
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Seniors dance at the Wilson Park Senior Pavillion
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Kimberly Adams
July 31, 2018 - 9:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some seniors in South Philadelphia were kicking up their heels for a good cause on Tuesday. "Shake what yo mama gave ya," said 68-year-old Francilla Thomas. "Age ain't nothing but a number." The Wilson Park Senior Pavillion let Thomas and other residents bust a move...
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Kim Glovas
July 16, 2018 - 7:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A single gun shot claimed the life of a South Philadelphia man on Sunday night. Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said Monday that officers were called to a home near the intersection of South Norwood and McKean streets around 11:30 Sunday night. "Based...
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Tim Jimenez
July 09, 2018 - 6:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are looking for a shooter who opened fire at a teen and a man riding their bikes in South Philadelphia overnight Sunday. Chief Inspector Scott Small says a 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man were on their bikes around 12:30 a.m. at 26th and Tasker streets. "...
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Tim Jimenez
July 02, 2018 - 7:19 am
UPDATE: 8:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say a man is dead and another is wounded as dozens of shots were fired in South Philadelphia at at 16th and Catherine streets overnight Sunday. It was just before midnight when Chief Inspector Scott Small says the 911 calls came...
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Tim Jimenez
June 10, 2018 - 11:45 am
SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two people, one being a firefighter, were injured as crews battled a row home fire in South Philadelphia. Firefighters got to the house at 22nd and McClellan streets around 4:30 a.m. Authorities said there was heavy fire on the first floor and people were...
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Steve Tawa
June 08, 2018 - 2:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Research from Philadelphia-based Pew Charitable Trusts says immigrants are helping to drive the city's recent population growth, increasing its workforce, and boosting the number of entrepreneurs. According to the study, "There are about 66,000 more people in the...
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Justin Udo
June 05, 2018 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Instead of spending their Tuesday at the White House, members of the Philadelphia Eagles were in South Philadelphia at the Novacare Center for off-season team activities, or OTAs. The team didn't see the president, but they did get a visit from another political...
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Kim Glovas
May 11, 2018 - 11:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating three separate shootings in the city Thursday night which left three men hospitalized. Police were called to the intersection of Jefferson and North 28th streets in Brewerytown shortly after 7 p.m., where they found a 30-year-old...
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