South Philadelphia

Maurice Green
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
December 12, 2019 - 9:17 pm
A man has now been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a South Philadelphia grandmother. The defendant told the judges he’s completely innocent. Read more here.
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Beef stew by Hello Vietnam
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
December 06, 2019 - 5:45 am
Hello Vietnam debuts on Saturday with chef Tri Tan, a two-time “Best of Philly” winner, at the helm. Tan previously worked at Nam Son Bakery, which recently closed in the Hoa Binh Plaza due to redevelopment. Listen to the full story on the What’s Cooking podcast.
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Maurice Green
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
December 03, 2019 - 3:10 pm
The man accused of murdering a South Philadelphia grandmother is on trial again after a mistrial trial last year. The defendant is now representing himself. Read more here.
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Hoa Binh Plaza.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
November 22, 2019 - 5:53 pm
The Vietnamese plaza at 16th Street and Washington Avenue that contains one of the oldest Vietnamese supermarkets in Philadelphia is still open for business, even though a developer plans to buy it. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio, file
Mark Abrams
November 12, 2019 - 7:23 am
There are at least 15 potential bidders lining up to buy the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia, which was damaged in an explosion and fire in June. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 01, 2019 - 6:00 am
It’s inevitable that a few pieces of unwanted Halloween candy get left at the bottom of the bag, but you don’t have to throw it out. A South Philadelphia baker suggests repurposing your sweet treats into delectable desserts. Listen to the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking here.
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Security camera footage of PES
U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
Mike DeNardo
October 17, 2019 - 1:30 pm
The revelation that a dangerous chemical was released into the air during the South Philly refinery explosion in June's has caught the attention of those living near the now-closed facility.
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At this house in the 2200 block of Darien Street, Police say a 22-year-old man shot and killed an intruder Wednesday night.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
September 26, 2019 - 9:39 am
For the second time this week in Philadelphia, a suspected home-invasion robber was shot dead. The latest case happened Wednesday night in South Philly.
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Philadelphia Fusion officials break ground on a new $50 million esports arena in South Philadelphia.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
September 25, 2019 - 5:56 pm
The Wells Fargo Center is set to host this weekend's Overwatch League grand championship, but local esports fans are rejoicing over a new $50 million arena coming to South Philadelphia.
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Robbery suspect wearing gloves, sunglasses and a burgundy Phillies cap.
Philadelphia Police Department
Hadas Kuznits
September 13, 2019 - 11:19 am
Police have released surveillance video of an assault and robbery of an elderly man in South Philadelphia's Pennsport neighborhood. It happened on Labor Day, around 8 a.m., near 4th and Morris streets. The suspect was wearing gloves, sunglasses and a burgundy Phillies cap.
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