South Philadelphia

An anti-violence mural that was mistakenly destroyed by developers in South Philadelphia last summer is now being replaced. The new design was unveiled Thursday afternoon.
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Cherri Gregg
January 17, 2019 - 8:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An anti-violence mural that was mistakenly destroyed by developers in South Philadelphia last summer is now being replaced. The new design was unveiled Thursday afternoon. "This is a model for what can happen," said Jane Golden, executive director of Mural Arts of...
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A man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and other offenses after police say he killed another man with a single punch during an argument over an unleashed dog.
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Molly Daly
January 10, 2019 - 2:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and other offenses after police say he killed another man with a single punch during an argument over an unleashed dog. Matthew Oropeza, 24, surrendered at Philadelphia Police Department headquarters Thursday...
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esidents in a South Philadelphia neighborhood are still in shock after a deadly assault at a park over the weekend, one that witnesses say was sparked by an unleashed dog.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
January 07, 2019 - 6:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Residents in a South Philadelphia neighborhood are still in shock after a deadly assault at a park over the weekend, one that witnesses say was sparked by an unleashed dog. Police say a man, who they've now identified as 38-year-old Drew Justice, was walking his dog...
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The driver of an Audi sedan lost control of his vehicle and hit an SUV moving in the opposite direction.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
January 07, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware man has been formally arraigned on three counts of homicide by vehicle in connection with a crash that killed two mummers and another person on Jan. 2. Philadelphia police have charged 29-year-old Keith Campbell of Bear, Delaware, and his bail has been set...
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A lot of questions remain regarding a Packer Avenue crash that left three people dead. In the meantime, the South Philadelphia String Band is mourning.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 03, 2019 - 8:47 am
UPDATED: 5:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has charged the driver in the New Year's Day crash in South Philadelphia that killed three people. Keith Campbell has been charged with three counts of homicide by vehicle, one count of aggravated...
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Three people were killed in a head-on crash at 7th Street and Packer Avenue in South Philadelphia Tuesday morning.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 02, 2019 - 6:43 am
UPDATED: 12:24 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have released the names of the three people killed in a bizarre auto collision near the stadium complex in South Philadelphia on Wednesday morning. Police say they’re connected to a mummer string band. Investigators say at around 1:45 a...
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Termini Bros. cannoli
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 24, 2018 - 8:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A little bit of rain didn’t stop many from continuing a sweet tradition in South Philadelphia: waiting in line for cannolis for Christmas. When the doors opened at Termini Brothers on South 8th Street at 6 a.m., Vince Termini Sr., the second-generation owner, greeted...
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A California brewery's fundraiser for wildfire victims has gone viral
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Paul Kurtz
December 04, 2018 - 4:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A brewery's fundraiser for California wildfire relief has gone viral. Sierra Nevada and other Northern California-based breweries barely avoided the destructive firestorms, but many of their workers lost everything. Sierra Nevada Owner Ken Grossman's response was to...
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Joe Cacia prepares to load the bakery's massive brick oven with Thanksgiving turkeys.
Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
November 22, 2018 - 8:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — People were lined up before 5 a.m. on Thursday at Cacia's on Ritner Street in South Philly, all making sure they had their bird in the brick overn before the 7 a.m. cutoff. Rob wheeled his turkey over in a little red wagon, as he's done every year for the last two...
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orange cone
Mikhail Strogalev | Dreamstime.com
November 21, 2018 - 8:03 am
UPDATED: 6:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A big sink hole that opened up overnight Tuesday because of a water main break is blocking Dickinson Street in South Philadelphia from 12th Street to East Passyunk Avenue. Water Department spokesman John Dijulio says they were notified of a leak...
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