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When you take an e-bike, you have to bring it back

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city’s electric bicycle program rolled out last May, and now that program is getting fine-tuned. Apparently some riders don’t understand the rules of the game. About 150 e-bikes were put on the street last summer and became wildly popular. The public program is part of Indego, the bike share managed by […]

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SUV crashes into Delco apartment building overnight

COLLINGDALE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A woman was hurt when police say she lost control of her SUV Friday morning and slammed into an apartment building.  Fire officials say, around 1:45 a.m., the woman made a U-turn on Clifton, took out a utility pole, hit a small metal post in front of a pizza shop, […]

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Hundreds board buses bound for March for Life in D.C.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thousands of people from the Philadelphia area will attend the National March for Life in Washington, D.C. A couple hundred people boarded buses at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just before 6 a.m. on Friday to join others to protest against abortion in the nation’s capital. The Rev. Brian Kane, a dean at […]

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Villanova professor’s analysis of new Philly archbishop

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Villanova University theology professor — who closely follows the Vatican and church operations here — says the arrival of a new archbishop is likely to mean management in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will lean more in the direction of Pope Francis’ vision for the Catholic Church.  Professor Massimo Faggioli says […]

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Berks County to pay $75,000 to settle sexual assault case

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Berks County will pay tens of thousands of dollars to a woman who was detained in its ICE facility. The settlement came on the eve of a trial scheduled to begin Friday — the woman was sexually abused as a teenager by one of the staffers. Berks County will pay $75,000 […]

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Flashpoint Extra: Another Philadelphia man exonerated

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man is celebrating his freedom after serving 28 years behind bars for a triple murder he did not commit, and the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has apologized, citing prosecutorial misconduct. “A lot of prayer, a lot of hard work and a lot of discipline and patience,” was how Theophalis […]

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Fairmount Park hosts wheelchair basketball tournament

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of young basketball players are in Philadelphia this weekend competing for the chance to play in a national championship tournament this spring, and the players take over the court in a way not often seen. For most of his life, Joe Rifter has lived and breathed basketball. The 17-year-old from West […]

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Things to do in Philly this weekend, Jan. 24 to 26

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s a new decade in Philadelphia, but some cherished traditions are here to stay. To kick off the Year of the Rat, several locations across the city will be celebrating the Chinese New Year with classic festivities. Chinatown will present its annual Lion Dance Parade, while Dilworth Park will host martial […]

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Jersey seeks heightened security for Jewish institutions

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Jewish officials addressed concerns by community members on Thursday regarding security and overall safety for Jews at South Jersey synagogues. At a meeting at the Katz Jewish Community Center, officials agreed that hate against one group is hate against all. As a result, they say there are efforts to […]

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Sewage spill in South Jersey creek all cleaned up

NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County officials have lifted a weeklong advisory along the Timber Creek.  Recreational activity was banned on Jan. 15 after a sewage spill at a pumping station off Chews Landing Road that took a couple hours to repair. The county’s Municipal Utilities Authority acted out of an abundance of caution according […]