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‘The Pressure’s Off, We Made It’: Vacationers Commence Unofficial Start To Summer In Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (CBS) – The beaches were full and the weather was warm enough. Commence the unofficial start to summer in Ocean City. “It’s unreal, we went in the water,” Olivia Vandervort, of Haddonfield, New Jersey, said. “It’s the first time we went into the water in three years. It feels like summer now, the […]

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27-Year-Old Man Shot By Masked Man During Attempted Robbery In Upper Darby, Police Say

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) – A 27-year-old man was taken to the hospital after police say he was shot in the leg by a masked man during an attempted robbery. The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday on the 7000 block of Radbourne Road in Upper Darby. Police say the victim was walking home alone when […]

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19-Year-Old Man Critically Injured In Southwest Philadelphia Double Shooting, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 19-year-old man is critically injured after police say he was shot during a Southwest Philadelphia double shooting. The incident happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. on the 5500 block of Malcolm Street in the city’s Kingsessing neighborhood on Sunday. The man was shot once in his left leg and transported to an […]

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Laurel Hill Cemetery ensures their fallen soldiers are properly honored this Memorial Day

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A special service was held today honoring those from our area who gave their lives fighting in the Civil War. In 1868, Laurel Hill Cemetery held Philadelphia’s first observance of Memorial Day. “This was a focal point for all the dead of the Civil War, and we lost almost 800,000 men in […]

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Some less fortunate veterans celebrate Memorial Day with Sunday service followed by a hot meal

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While many of us flock to the shore for Memorial Day, there are numerous veterans in the Philadelphia-area who are less fortunate, so some good Samaritans made sure they were remembered this holiday weekend.  “I always share with people. We don’t feed people, we serve them. This is a fine dining establishment […]

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Could New Jersey shut down over millionaires tax? Maybe.

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — This time next month, New Jersey will be in the middle of its annual budget crunch, with just days to go to adopt a new one or perhaps see most state government operations grind to a halt.  What could be the make-or-break issue?  It may well come down to […]

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Police issue reminder about safe transaction zones after murder of pregnant woman

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After a pregnant woman was murdered in Chicago while responding to an online post offering free baby clothes, police in and around Philadelphia want residents to remember there are designated safe Internet exchange zones all around. Conshocken police offer a safe Internet exchange zone, started by patrolman Steve Vallone. “We opened […]

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Philadelphia Councilman Kenyatta Johnson wants to ban ghost guns, bay windows

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Councilman has proposed a ban on so-called ghost guns that are self-assembled and thus have no serial number. It was among a flurry of bills introduced at last week’s session. Thursday was the deadline to introduce bills and still have them pass by the time council takes its summer […]

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National Constitution Center visitors get schooled on folding flags

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors at the National Constitution Center this weekend got a lesson on flag etiquette and flag folding. In honor of Memorial Day weekend visitors learned how to fold a giant American flag out on the center’s front lawn in Old City. So how big is the flag that they folded? “I believe […]

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2 Men Injured In Kensington Double Shooting, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Two men are injured after police say there were victims of a double shooting in Kensington. The incident happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. on the 700 block of Kingston Street on Saturday. Police say a 22-year-old man was shot once in the right foot. A 21-year-old man was shot once in the […]