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Car maintenance.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many people who took a vacation this Memorial Day weekend did so by car, and now is a good time to get a seasonal checkup on your vehicle. Jana Tidwell with AAA mid-Atlantic says there's nothing like heading to the shore on a beautiful weekend. "This is the first...
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Antionette Lee
May 12, 2019 - 8:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was a shooting on Temple University's campus Saturday night involving a highway patrol officer. Officials say it happened around 11 p.m. near Broad and West Norris streets. Officers stopped a car in an attempt to help with a flat tire when one of them smelled...
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Texting while driving.
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David Madden
April 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — You know those billboards on the highway that read “U text, U drive, U Pay"? Consider that your warning in New Jersey, at least for the next three weeks. Police throughout the state are cracking down on distracted drivers, armed with a million dollar federal grant to...
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Police believe two men were responsible for slashing the tires of dozens of cars along seven blocks of Media Street in West Philadelphia.
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Steve Tawa
March 19, 2019 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police believe two men were responsible for slashing the tires of dozens of cars in West Philadelphia Neighborhood in what frustrated neighbors call a senseless crime. The puncture route is seven blocks of Media Street. between 54th and 61st streets. One Jeep Cherokee...
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Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele outside Upper Merion Township building.
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Ian Bush
March 18, 2019 - 3:58 pm
UPPER MERION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers: Watch your speed and other habits that might get you in trouble, because police are watching you. That’s the message from police departments in the Philadelphia area at the start of a new crackdown on aggressive behaviors behind the wheel. "We'...
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Mike DeNardo
March 12, 2019 - 5:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's pothole season. And if your car is wrecked by a deep crater on a city street, Philadelphia has a process to reimburse you for damages. It happens a few dozen times a year. Drivers whose tires, rims or axles are wrecked after whacking a pothole look to the City to...
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Police vehicle at North Broad Street and W Somerville Ave.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
December 31, 2018 - 10:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia police officer was injured in the Logan section of the city Monday night after a long car pursuit. At around 8 p.m. Monday night, a robbery suspect fired shots at police along 42nd Street and Broad Street then fled, leading police on a high speed chase...
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Police and firefighters inspect around the site of a car attack near Takeshita Street in Tokyo, early Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
Yuta Omori/Kyodo News via AP
December 31, 2018 - 9:26 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A minivan slammed into pedestrians early Tuesday on a street where people had gathered for New Year's festivities in downtown Tokyo, injuring eight people, police said. Police took into custody a man in his 20s but did not further identify him. They say he is suspected of intentionally...
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The gavel of a judge in court lies on a desk.
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David Madden
October 18, 2018 - 10:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s 15 years in prison for a 25-year-old man who plead guilty this summer to a January crash in Burlington that caused the death of his girlfriend. Jacob Garrett must serve a minimum of 12 years and nine months after admitting to vehicular homicide and the leaving...
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