South Philadelphia

Erin Schweikert
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 17, 2020 - 3:25 pm
Officials say the body found inside a plastic tub in a South Philadelphia basement Thursday night belongs to an 18-year-old woman, who had been missing since October. Read more here.
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City Councilmember Mark Squilla is joined by Philadelphia fire officials in announcing the results of an investigation into an explosion at 8th and Reed streets on Dec. 19, 2019.
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Pat Loeb
January 16, 2020 - 1:57 pm
Philadelphia fire officials said Thursday that the cause of the Dec. 19 explosion and fire at Eighth and Reed streets was caused by a leak from a cracked gas main under the street. Read more here.
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Center City Restaurant Week
Courtesy of Center City Restaurant Week
Holli Stephens
January 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
It’s been a mild January so far, so let’s soak in the overcast sun while we have the chance. Plan your weekend with The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Police want to know who shot and killed the 31-year-old man behind the counter of this store at 9th and Porter in South Philly.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 08, 2020 - 7:44 am
A man was shot dead behind the counter of a South Philadelphia corner store Tuesday night. Police are trying to figure out who killed him and why. Read more here.
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Jurassic Quest
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Holli Stephens
January 03, 2020 - 5:00 am
It’s 2020 and we’re still captivated by the great enigmas of some of our childhoods: David Bowie and dinosaurs. From Philly Loves Bowie Week to Jurassic Quest, there’s a lot to do and see this weekend. Check out The KYW To-Do List to plan your weekend in and around Philadelphia.
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Members of the Froggy Carr club march during the Mummers Parade.
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Cherri Gregg
January 02, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The Mummers Parade's record of racist parody turned up again this year, and a former mummer — who has since left the tradition after learning about its racist origins — believes the bigotry needs to come to an end. Read more here.
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Broken car window.
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John McDevitt
December 28, 2019 - 10:44 am
A car break-in has a local family devastated after someone took a box from inside the vehicle, one that contained the cremated remains of a loved one. Read more here.
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Long line outside Termini Bros. in South Philly. A Christmas Eve tradition to get cannoli from this community staple.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 24, 2019 - 8:59 am
On this Christmas Eve, Termini Bros. Bakery in South Philadelphia is using a holiday tradition to raise money for those affected by last week's explosion and house fire. Read more here.
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The scene Thursday following an explosion in South Philadelphia.
Courtesy of David Kindler
Charlotte Reese
December 22, 2019 - 9:23 am
Authorities have now recovered two bodies of people killed in the rowhome explosion and fire in South Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Cadets on the way to Army-Navy game
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 13, 2019 - 11:17 am
From West Point to South Philly, these cadets are making a special delivery ahead of the Army-Navy game — by foot. Read more here.
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