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The fatal police beating of Tyre Nichols last month in Memphis again brought the issue of excessive force to the forefro...
02/07/2023
Black community struggles to process race, policing after Nichols beating

The fatal police beating of Tyre Nichols last month in Memphis again brought the issue of excessive force to the forefront of many Americans' minds, especially in the Black community.

The fatal police beating of Tyre Nichols last month in Memphis again brought the issue of excessive use of force to the forefront of many Americans’ minds, especially among many in the Black community.

: A Commonwealth Court judge has ruled that Pennsylvania's school-funding model is inequitable and inadequate and does n...
02/07/2023
Commonwealth Court: Pa. system of funding education 'unconstitutional'

: A Commonwealth Court judge has ruled that Pennsylvania's school-funding model is inequitable and inadequate and does not meet the education clause of the state constitution. https://bit.ly/3JQLetc

A major Commonwealth Court ruling could change the way Pennsylvania funds education. A court battle more than right years old has culminated in a ruling declaring that Pennsylvania’s system for funding education is unconstitutional.

The gunfire happened in an area near two schools and a youth choir practice facility, just as students were finishing th...
02/07/2023
Gunfire between cars shakes Broad Street area as students depart school

The gunfire happened in an area near two schools and a youth choir practice facility, just as students were finishing their day.

Philadelphia Police say that people inside two cars fired shots at each other Tuesday afternoon in an area near two schools and a youth choir practice facility, just as students were finishing their day.

An estimated 1 in 5 American adults will make some sort of bet, laying out a whopping $16 billion, or twice as much as l...
02/07/2023
Super Bowl gambling surging as states legalize it? You bet

An estimated 1 in 5 American adults will make some sort of bet, laying out a whopping $16 billion, or twice as much as last year, according to an industry trade group.

The gambling industry's national trade group predicts that 1 in 5 American adults will make a bet on Sunday's Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs

💘 As you consider Valentine’s Day gifts, does a chocolate treat appropriately express how much you care about your speci...
02/07/2023

💘 As you consider Valentine’s Day gifts, does a chocolate treat appropriately express how much you care about your special someone’s health? 🍫 KYW Medical Editor Dr. Brian McDonough says “Yes!” (… and “No.”)

👀 Find this and more: https://bit.ly/3jcgPKX
(📸: Getty Images)

 🎧 As the  get fired up for their  showdown with the KC , we take a moment with Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Didinger ...
02/07/2023
Why Ray Didinger believes this may be the greatest year in Philadelphia Eagles history - KYW Newsradio Audio On-Demand

🎧 As the get fired up for their showdown with the KC , we take a moment with Pro Football Hall of Famer Ray Didinger 🦅 to appreciate just how special this Philadelphia team is.

As the Eagles get ready for Sunday's Super Bowl showdown against the Kansas City Chiefs, let's take a moment to appreciate just how special the season has been for the Birds. KYW Newsradio's Matt Leon talks to Pro Football Hall of Famer and legendary Philly sports commentator Ray Didinger. (Photo cr...

: Police are looking for the man they say stabbed a man in the neck at the Girard Avenue stop on SEPTA's Broad Street Li...
02/07/2023
Philadelphia police ask public to help locate man accused in SEPTA platform stabbing

: Police are looking for the man they say stabbed a man in the neck at the Girard Avenue stop on SEPTA's Broad Street Line subway this afternoon. Anyone with information is urged to call SEPTA Transit Police at 215-580-8111 or call 911. https://bit.ly/3x3mMwT

Police are looking for a man who allegedly stabbed another man in the neck after an altercation at the Girard Avenue subway platform on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line Tuesday afternoon.

More than 8,000 people have been pulled from the debris in Turkey alone, and some 380,000 have taken refuge in governmen...
02/07/2023
Race to find survivors as quake aid pours into Turkey, Syria

More than 8,000 people have been pulled from the debris in Turkey alone, and some 380,000 have taken refuge in government shelters or hotels, said Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay.

Search teams and emergency aid from around the world are pouring into Turkey and Syria as rescuers working in freezing temperatures dig through the remains of buildings flattened by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake

The Chiefs-themed bar Big Charlie's Saloon quickly sold out of tickets for its Super Bowl party, but the manager said de...
02/07/2023
Chiefs bar in Philadelphia cancels Super Bowl party

The Chiefs-themed bar Big Charlie's Saloon quickly sold out of tickets for its Super Bowl party, but the manager said demand became too much to handle.

A South Philly bar dedicated to the Kansas City Chiefs has decided to cancel its Super Bowl party this year. Big Charlie’s Saloon at South 11th and McKean streets will be closed Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs battle.

A man having a “mental health crisis” shot and killed a police officer, wounded a second and fired at a third before bei...
02/07/2023
Officer killed, 2nd wounded in western Pennsylvania shootout

A man having a “mental health crisis” shot and killed a police officer, wounded a second and fired at a third before being wounded in a shootout in McKeesport.

Authorities say a man having a “mental health crisis” shot and killed one police officer, wounded a second and fired at a third before being injured in a shootout Monday in western Pennsylvania

A record 50.4 million American adults plan to bet on this year's Super Bowl, wagering a total of $16 billion.
02/07/2023
Group: 1 in 5 US adults will bet on this year's Super Bowl

A record 50.4 million American adults plan to bet on this year's Super Bowl, wagering a total of $16 billion.

The gambling industry's national trade group predicts that 1 in 5 American adults will make a bet on Sunday's Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs

Special elections in western Pennsylvania will fill three vacant seats in the state House, which have played a major rol...
02/07/2023
Special Pa. House elections to fill 3 vacant seats at heart of month-long impasse

Special elections in western Pennsylvania will fill three vacant seats in the state House, which have played a major role in an ongoing impasse.

Special elections Tuesday in Western Pennsylvania will fill three vacant seats in the state House of Representatives. Those seats, in the 32nd, 34th, and 35th legislative districts, have played a starring role in an ongoing impasse in the House.

Biden is set to deliver his second State of the Union address, seeking to overcome pessimism in the country and concerns...
02/07/2023
Biden aims to deliver reassurance in State of Union address

Biden is set to deliver his second State of the Union address, seeking to overcome pessimism in the country and concerns about his own leadership.

President Joe Biden is ready to offer a reassuring assessment of the nation's condition rather than roll out flashy policy proposals as he delivers his second State of the Union address Tuesday night

You can always count on mom ❤️
02/07/2023
Donna Kelce brings cookies for sons at Super Bowl opener

You can always count on mom ❤️

At Super Bowl opening night, the mother of All-Pros Travis and Jason Kelce surprised her sons during an interview with NFL Network’s Michael Irvin with two batches of cookies — one for each.

Two gunmen unloaded 30 shots into a house after their intended target ran inside. A 13-year-old girl was standing near t...
02/07/2023
Gunmen fire 30 shots into Southwest Philadelphia home, striking 13-year-old girl

Two gunmen unloaded 30 shots into a house after their intended target ran inside. A 13-year-old girl was standing near the window when she was struck.

A 13-year-old girl is recovering after she was shot in Southwest Philadelphia. Police said she was hit by a stray bullet when a couple of gunmen opened fire at the house she was staying in.

A single ticket matched all six numbers in the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot and ninth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot ev...
02/07/2023
Lucky player in Washington wins $754.6M Powerball prize

A single ticket matched all six numbers in the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot and ninth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot ever won.

Someone in Washington state overcame steep odds to win a $754.6 million Powerball jackpot

Nearly 6,000 buildings collapsed in Turkey alone, and the death toll has grown to more than 5,000.
02/07/2023
Quake deaths pass 5,000 as Turkey, Syria seek survivors

Nearly 6,000 buildings collapsed in Turkey alone, and the death toll has grown to more than 5,000.

Rescuers are racing to find survivors in the rubble of thousands of buildings brought down by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks that struck eastern Turkey and neighboring Syria

The Philadelphia Eagles will be wearing their green jerseys on the Super Bowl field.Some superstitious fans here at home...
02/07/2023
Eagles fans pull out all the Super superstitions this week - KYW Newsradio Audio On-Demand

The Philadelphia Eagles will be wearing their green jerseys on the Super Bowl field.
Some superstitious fans here at home will be donning their own outfits - and doing other things - to help send good vibes to Arizona.

The Philadelphia Eagles will be wearing their green jerseys on the Super Bowl field. And as KYW Newsradio’s Nina Baratti reports, some superstitious fans here at home will be donning their own outfits - and doing other things - to help send good vibes to Arizona. (Photo: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images...

A South Philly bar that’s dedicated to the Kansas City Chiefs has decided to cancel their Super Bowl party this year.
02/07/2023
Chiefs bar in Philadelphia cancels Super Bowl party

A South Philly bar that’s dedicated to the Kansas City Chiefs has decided to cancel their Super Bowl party this year.

A South Philly bar dedicated to the Kansas City Chiefs has decided to cancel its Super Bowl party this year. Big Charlie’s Saloon at South 11th and McKean streets will be closed Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs battle.

Four leaders. Four anchors. Now, two Super Bowls.
02/07/2023
A core of 4: Eagles’ veteran linemen fuel 2 Super Bowl runs

Four leaders. Four anchors. Now, two Super Bowls.

Few Philadelphia Eagles remain from the roster that was part of the team that won Super Bowl in February 2018. But the veteran core of offensive linemen Lane Johnson and Jason Kelce, and defensive linemen Brandon Graham and Fletcher Cox remains.

After a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Turkey, members of the Turkish community in Northeast Philadelphia are holding o...
02/07/2023
NE Philly Turkish community keeps homeland in their prayers after devastating earthquake - KYW Newsradio Audio On-Demand

After a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Turkey, members of the Turkish community in Northeast Philadelphia are holding on to hope that loved ones and family members back home are safe.

After a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Turkey, members of the Turkish community in Northeast Philadelphia are holding on to hope that loved ones and family members back home are safe. KYW Newsradio's Shara Dae Howard reports.

"I think I passed my 1,040th or so performance recently," says Christine Toy Johnson, who has been a member of the touri...
02/07/2023
'Come From Away' swings through Philly with brotherly love to spare

"I think I passed my 1,040th or so performance recently," says Christine Toy Johnson, who has been a member of the touring cast since 2018.

"I think it really has taught us the power of having intentional generosity and kindness." https://bit.ly/3DGifEr

The Tony-winning musical “Come From Away” closed on Broadway last fall, but you can catch it this week for the touring show’s second run in Philadelphia.

The federal government's pandemic-era prohibition against kicking people off Medicaid is ending, meaning that hundreds o...
02/07/2023
Pa. can again kick people off Medicaid soon, and many don't know it

The federal government's pandemic-era prohibition against kicking people off Medicaid is ending, meaning that hundreds of thousands of people in Pennsylvania face losing the free health insurance in the coming year.

The federal government’s pandemic-era prohibition against kicking people off Medicaid is ending, meaning that hundreds of thousands of people in Pennsylvania face losing the free health insurance in the coming year.

😷 The goal for COVID-19 for the foreseeable future is to use vaccines to protect the people who are most vulnerable — mu...
02/07/2023

😷 The goal for COVID-19 for the foreseeable future is to use vaccines to protect the people who are most vulnerable — much as we do every year now with the flu. 💉
👉 Find this and more here: https://bit.ly/3jcgPKX
(📸: Getty Images)

While home games do bring people to the city, generating sales tax and parking revenue and such, those modest benefits c...
02/07/2023
Super Bowl LVII a lift to Philly's bottom line? Maybe, maybe not

While home games do bring people to the city, generating sales tax and parking revenue and such, those modest benefits can be offset expenses like security, police, sanitation, says a Temple University economics professor. https://bit.ly/3E8vBJZ

When a major league team like the Phillies makes a run to the World Series or an NFL team like the Eagles gets to the Super Bowl, it’s seen as an economic boon. But a Temple University economist says that’s not always true.

A Delco resident and KYW Newsradio Newstudies alum drops knowledge for Eagles fans going to Arizona who might consider e...
02/06/2023
ASU student from Delco gives ‘tips’ to would-be pole-climbers in Phoenix

A Delco resident and KYW Newsradio Newstudies alum drops knowledge for Eagles fans going to Arizona who might consider engaging in that Philadelphia tradition of climbing poles after a Super Bowl win.

Grace Del Pizzo’s viral video pokes fun at Eagles fans. The ASU student and Delaware County native (jokingly) shares the best poles to climb at Super Bowl LVII in Phoenix.

Mayor Jim Kenney has appointed Charles Edacheril to replace interim Controller Christy Brady, who resigned to run in the...
02/06/2023
Kenney appoints Charles Edacheril interim controller after Brady

Mayor Jim Kenney has appointed Charles Edacheril to replace interim Controller Christy Brady, who resigned to run in the city controller primary election. Kenney had appointed her last year to replace Rebecca Rhynhart, who resigned to run for mayor.

Philadelphia has its third city controller in four months. Mayor Jim Kenney on Monday announced that he has appointed Charles Edacheril to replace Christy Brady, who resigned to run in the city controller primary election.

The USDA reports that the wholesale price of a dozen eggs has decreased anywhere from 15 cents to 35 cents on average ac...
02/06/2023
Egg prices are finally starting to drop (gently)

The USDA reports that the wholesale price of a dozen eggs has decreased anywhere from 15 cents to 35 cents on average across the U.S., depending on the region.

If you’ve had to cut back on a morning cornerstone due to high prices, you may be able to start easing eggs back onto the breakfast menu. Prices are finally starting to slide back down, according to the USDA.

The plan limits added sugars in foods and would be required by the 2025-2026 school year, starting with high-sugar foods...
02/06/2023
USDA to limit sugar in school meals for the first time

The plan limits added sugars in foods and would be required by the 2025-2026 school year, starting with high-sugar foods like cereals, yogurts, and flavored milk.

Officials with the US Department of Agriculture proposed new standards for school lunches last week that would look at limiting added sugars and sodium in meals for the first time.

Congressman Brendan Boyle calls SEPTA driver Chris DeShields "a true example of an ordinary person who did an extraordin...
02/06/2023
Carjacker-stopping SEPTA driver to attend State of the Union address

Congressman Brendan Boyle calls SEPTA driver Chris DeShields "a true example of an ordinary person who did an extraordinary thing" for using his Route 5 bus to disrupt a carjacking last month. https://bit.ly/3DJQCuf

SEPTA bus driver Chris DeShields, who intervened during a Jan. 25 carjacking in Fishtown, will be a guest of Congressman Brendan Boyle at President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night.

At least 2,500 people were killed and civilians joined rescuers in desperate efforts across Turkey and Syria. https://bi...
02/06/2023
Survivors scream as desperate rescuers work in Turkey, Syria

At least 2,500 people were killed and civilians joined rescuers in desperate efforts across Turkey and Syria. https://bit.ly/3Yqs6pR

Rescue workers and civilians passed chunks of concrete and household goods across mountains of rubble early Monday, moving tons of wreckage by hand in a desperate search for survivors trapped by a devastating earthquake

Authorities plan to release toxic chemicals into the air from five derailed tanker cars that were in danger of exploding...
02/06/2023
Toxic chemicals to be released from derailed tanker cars

Authorities plan to release toxic chemicals into the air from five derailed tanker cars that were in danger of exploding Monday, telling residents near the Ohio-Pennsylvania state line to leave immediately or face the possibility of death. https://bit.ly/3HYUrhA

Authorities in Ohio say they plan to release toxic chemicals from five cars of a derailed train in Ohio to reduce the threat of an explosion

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