Strawberry Mansion

This is the mural of Officer Robert Wilson III in Strawberry Mansion. This image was taken when the mural was dedicated in 2018.
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Andrew Kramer
June 28, 2019 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Strawberry Mansion community and members of Philadelphia police are outraged after a mural dedicated to the memory of an officer, killed in the line of duty, is defaced. Now, after multiple donations the reward towards an arrest has reach over $32,000. On one side...
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Strawberry Mansion High principal Brain McCracken
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Andrew Kramer
May 16, 2019 - 10:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plans to phase out Strawberry Mansion High School in North Philadelphia seemed imminent, but school officials say they will be welcoming in dozens of new freshmen later this year. Principal Brian McCracken spoke to the Student Achievement and Support Committee at the...
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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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Tim McLaughlin
February 25, 2019 - 10:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Monday marked the first morning commute for a new SEPTA bus route. The 49 bus connects some neighborhoods north and south of Center City with University City. The line starts in Strawberry Mansion and runs through Brewerytown and Fairmount before crossing the river,...
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Kristen Johanson
December 16, 2018 - 2:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities say a man intentionally injured a Philadelphia police officer with a van during a traffic stop in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia. Two highway patrol officers were driving west on Sedgley Street near Dauphin just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday...
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Mike DeNardo
Kim Glovas
December 11, 2018 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- SEPTA is reporting that a stray bullet struck a bus in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city this afternoon. The incident took place around 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of 29th and Dauphin Streets. SEPTA told KYW Newsradio that 20 passengers were on board of...
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Addeil Burgos is wanted in reference to the abduction of three children, all found unharmed.
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Kristen Johanson
November 27, 2018 - 2:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are looking for a man they say abducted three children, who were later found to be OK, on Sunday in the city's Strawberry Mansion neighborhood, near 28th and Sedgley streets. Addeil Burgos, 32, is considered extremely dangerous. Police urge caution and ask...
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Gary Barbera Turkey Giveaway
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Justin Udo
November 21, 2018 - 8:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Dozens of Philadelphia residents in need have received some help putting their Thanksgiving dinner together. Getting a Thanksgiving dinner on the table just got a little easier for Yvonne Jenkins and some of her neighbors, thanks to Philly Car Guy Gary Barbera, who...
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Meek Mill⁩ was back at his old elementary school to give out $6,000 worth of book bags and other school supplies.
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Dan Wing
August 29, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rapper Meek Mill was back at his old elementary school in Strawberry Mansion on Wednesday morning to announce that he will be giving out 6,000 backpacks to students at 12 Philadelphia schools. It was sweltering hot inside the auditorium at James G. Blaine Elementary...
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