South Philadelphia

2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 15, 2019 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three teenagers from South Philadelphia testified Wednesday in the murder trial against Brandon Olivieri. The now 18-year-old Olivieri is accused of shooting and killing Caleer Miller and Salvatore DiNubile on Oct. 24, 2017 at 12th and Ritner streets, but he has...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 14, 2019 - 12:38 pm
UPDATED: 6:32 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a tense day in court Tuesday, as the murder trial against a young Philadelphia man — who is accused of killing two 16-year-olds in South Philly a year-a-half ago — is underway. Through a symphony of sobbing and sniffling in the gallery,...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 13, 2019 - 12:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of a teenager accused of killing two 16-year-olds in South Philadelphia in 2017. Brandon Olivieri was 16 when he was charged with the murders of Salvatore DiNubile and Caleer Miller, who were found shot to death near 12th and...
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Broad Street Run
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 03, 2019 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On the final hurdle before the official race, athletes lined up at registration tables at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Friday to collect bibs and T-shirts for the 40th annual Broad Street Run. Runners at the Convention Center claim their bibs for Sunday's Broad...
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A sign of Broad Street.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the weather turning warmer, the Avenue of the Arts organization in South Philadelphia is focusing on sprucing up the South Broad Street neighborhood. Paul Beideman, president of the organization, says personnel are working at an accelerated pace to get Broad...
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Tyquan Athinson
Philadelphia Police Department
Steve Tawa
April 24, 2019 - 3:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While Philadelphia police and U.S. Marshals say the arrest of the suspect in the murder of the son of a police commander was uneventful, the defense contends his client was "beaten with assault rifles." His comments came outside the Criminal Justice Center after the...
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Flavors on the Avenue
East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District
Hadas Kuznits
April 19, 2019 - 6:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Restaurants on East Passyunk Avenue are gearing up for one of the biggest street festivals of the year in South Philly: Flavors on the Avenue . On April 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District will hosts its annual festival,...
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Street cleaning in Philadelphia
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
April 16, 2019 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Street sweepers rolled through a Philadelphia residential neighborhood on Tuesday for the first time in more than 10 years. The pilot program restores a practice that was cut from the city budget during the 2008 recession. By popular demand, street sweeping is back in...
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Fans gather at Le Viet restaurant in south Philadelphia to watch the premiere of the final season of "Game of Thrones."
Kimberly Adams/KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
April 15, 2019 - 8:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 8th and final season of "Game of Thrones" began Sunday night. More than 70 fans of the show met up at Le Viet restaurant in South Philly for a viewing party. "I can't to finally see, after waiting a whole year to see the last season of Game of Thrones," said Kahn...
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Hepatitis A
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April 06, 2019 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Health officials are warning customers of a South Philadelphia supermarket about possible exposure to hepatitis A. The Philadelphia Health Department recently confirmed that an employee at the Acme on the 1400 block of East Passyunk Avenue has acute hepatitis A...
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