South Street

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Holli Stephens
September 13, 2019 - 5:00 am
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. From free events to food fests, read more here for everything happening in and around the city.
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A chasm opened up on South Street between 5th and 6th streets, where a water main broke on Wednesday morning.
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
July 25, 2019 - 7:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's still a mess to clean up on South Street from a water main break that happened on Wednesday morning near 6th Street. There is a huge chasm in the ground, five to six feet deep, with 4-foot piles of dirt on either side. The hole is covered with 2x12 wooden...
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South Street Spring Festival
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
May 04, 2019 - 2:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The 7th annual South Street Spring Festival took place Saturday in Philadelphia. Spring sprung on South Street, and Mark Beyerle, production manager of the South Street Spring Festival, said thousands of people were expected to walk the blocks that have been closed...
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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
April 21, 2019 - 7:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - It wouldn't be Easter in Philadelphia without the annual Easter Promenade hopping along South Street. On Sunday the event returned for its 88th year. It wouldn’t be #Easter in Philadelphia without the #EasterPromenade hopping along South Street! @officialsouthst @...
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Zahmir White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
April 16, 2019 - 6:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday was the first full day of the trial against 19-year-old Zahmir White, who is accused of murdering a 16-year-old last Easter along South Street. Throughout just one day, there were arguments in the hallway, someone held in contempt, and a few scoldings from the...
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I-76
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
April 03, 2019 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Get ready for a major construction project on I-76 through the city. Two projects are coming to the Schuylkill Expressway. One starts on the bridge that carries I-76 over Route 23 in West Conshohocken, which will result in one-lane overnight closures. But the other...
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Police Light Generic
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
February 25, 2019 - 7:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man who had just parked his car Sunday night with his wife and children inside near 12th and South streets is in the hospital. Police Commissioner Richard Ross says the 25-year-old man got out of the car about 8 p.m., and two men came up to him. Ross said there's...
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KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
February 13, 2019 - 12:16 pm
UPDATED: 12:50 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All Broad Street Line trains have resumed stops at the Lombard-South Station after someone reportedly fired a gun near the mezzanine level. BSL: Train service has resumed at Lombard-South Station. Expect some residual delays while full...
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bike lane
Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
February 07, 2019 - 7:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia said there was a big jump in the number of tickets issued to drivers who parked in bike lanes last year. About 5,500 tickets were given out last year, according to the Philadelphia Parking Authority, representing a 17...
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Dreamstime
February 02, 2019 - 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Video is circulating online after footage shows a man catch fire as he is shot with stun gun in South Philadelphia. The video, posted to Twitter, was captioned, "So I witnessed a man catch on fire after being tased last night." Footage shows two, apparent security...
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