West Philadelphia

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Kim Glovas
May 14, 2018 - 12:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating a shootout in West Philadelphia over the weekend. Sandrea Williams, 17, is dead, and two boys are hospitalized. Now police are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects...
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John McDevitt
May 12, 2018 - 9:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police say a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed in front of her mother after being caught in the crossfire in West Philadelphia. The shooting also wounded two other teens. Investigators said gunfire erupted just before 11 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of North...
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Pat Loeb
April 27, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two tenants living in West Philadelphia apartment buildings have been spared from eviction after a judge ordered the landlord to keep the buildings open and operating. SBG Management Services sent certified letters to tenants of Dorsett Court and Admiral Court at 48th...
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Tim Jimenez
April 23, 2018 - 7:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two drivers involved in a fatal crash in West Philadelphia both may face charges in the collision, which resulted in the death of a 6-year-old boy. Philadelphia police are investigating the incident in which a Jeep SUV collided with a minibike. The 26-year-old man...
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Mike Dougherty
April 19, 2018 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two grants worth $2.6 million are going to support Drexel University's promise to improve early childhood education in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods. Economic conditions are especially bad in West Philadelphia, and Maria Walker, project director of Drexel's...
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Paul Kurtz
April 06, 2018 - 4:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - In West Philadelphia, 20 low-income homeowners are getting much needed repairs this weekend, thanks to an organization that's been helping the needy for three decades. Brandon Newkirk is taking a weekend sabbatical from his studies at the Wharton School of Business to...
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