West Philadelphia

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Justin Udo
October 11, 2018 - 1:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are asking for help finding a missing person, who they say has schizophrenia. Authorities say 32 -year-old Kevin Elliot who was last seen Oct. 5, on the 700 block of N. 46th Street in West Philadelphia, is a missing endangered person. They say the...
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Kim Glovas
October 02, 2018 - 12:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One man is dead and another is hospitalized after a shooting in the Kingsessing section of South Philadelphia. It happened Monday around 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of Pentridge and South 52nd streets. Police say the victim was sitting in the back of a pickup...
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Mike Dougherty
September 27, 2018 - 6:53 am
UPDATED: 9:43 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A bartender was shot and killed at work Wednesday night, and Philadelphia police say the man who pulled the trigger then went outside and turned the gun on himself. So far, police are not sure what the relationship was between the bartender,...
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Ian Bush
September 18, 2018 - 2:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal authorities have determined that a SEPTA trolley operator's fatigue, amplified by the "sedating effects of repeated doses" of an antihistamine, is the probable cause of a crash last year in West Philadelphia that left dozens hurt. The National Transportation...
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Authorities say the second and third floors of a row home, located at 39th and Aspen streets, collapsed around 6 a.m. Sunday. No one was injured.
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Tim Jimenez
September 09, 2018 - 10:29 am
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A partial house collapse shook up a West Philadelphia neighborhood early Sunday morning. Authorities say the second and third floors of a row home, located at 39th and Aspen streets, collapsed around 6 a.m. Neighbors like Connie Lawhorn told CBS 3 Eyewitness News...
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September 01, 2018 - 8:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A local organization held a drive in West Philadelphia to make sure school children in the area started off the year on the right foot. Nadera Oglesby, founder of High Heels High Hopes Inc., says new shoes are just as important as school supplies for kids starting off...
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BBQ4BAE co-host Jabina Coleman holds a city proclamation for recognition of her group’s work during Black Breastfeeding Week.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 25, 2018 - 11:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A free event in West Philadelphia on Sunday aims to help normalize breastfeeding in the black community. In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week , the third annual BBQ4BAE in Clark Park hopes to spread awareness about this important health issue. "The goal is to provide...
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Justin Udo
August 23, 2018 - 3:43 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A West Philadelphia neighborhood is celebrating the opening of a housing development that is more than a decade in the making. Fifty-one affordable housing rental units now sit at the corner of 52nd Street and Parkside Avenue in the Parkside section of...
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Accident Investigation Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the below vehicle (currently unknown make/model) and its occupants.
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Mark Abrams
August 22, 2018 - 2:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking the public for help in solving a month-old fatal hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a West Philadelphia man. And they're offering a cash reward hoping to general tips. Police Captain Mark Overwise of the Accident Investigation...
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Philadelphia police officers met with community members at a barbershop in West Philly.
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Cherri Gregg
August 22, 2018 - 8:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of Philadelphia police officers held a candid community conversation in West Philadelphia this week at a unique space designed to build bridges. Two dozen people packed into Philly Cuts Barbershop at 42nd and Chestnut for the second session of "Blades, Fades...
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