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Hundreds of Philadelphians took to the streets for the eighth annual Take Back The Night march and vigil.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
April 26, 2018 - 8:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On the same day as Bill Cosby was convicted of sexual assault, hundreds of Philadelphians took to the streets Thursday for the eighth annual Take Back The Night march and vigil. The march is a representation of solidarity for victims of domestic violence and sexual...
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David Madden
April 26, 2018 - 7:45 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A national autism study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded New Jersey is leading the nation in the percentage of 8-year-olds diagnosed with the developmental disorder among a total 11 states examined. Three percent of the children in four North...
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David Madden | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
April 26, 2018 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — The Senate Ethics Committee has taken action against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez after a criminal trial on charges that he took gifts from a Florida doctor. Prosecutors declined to re-try the case. Taking the trial record into account, the committee issued a "...
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Attorney Gloria Allred walks to the courtroom for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in 2017.
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Kristen Johanson
April 26, 2018 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Feminist attorney Gloria Allred applauded the verdict of Bill Cosby's sex assault trial Thursday afternoon. Outside the courthouse, Allred, who represented 33 of the accusers, said she hopes this will give some of the women she represents peace. "They were believed...
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Bill Cosby reacts while being notified a verdict was in in his sexual assault retrial.
Mark Makela/Pool Photo via AP
April 26, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Reaction to Bill Cosby's conviction on charges of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era: "Cosby is guilty. I'm sorry if you loved a lie. His victims can now exhale. Thank you judge and jury. Thank you society for waking up." — Harvey Weinstein accuser...
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Parks on Tap, a traveling beer garden, opened April 26.
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
April 26, 2018 - 4:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The beginning of warm weather opens doors to beer gardens across the city. And this summer, you have 23 opportunities to enjoy some brews in Philadelphia's parks. Parks on Tap , a traveling beer garden, is back for its third season. The program will venture out among...
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A veteran takes a swing during the First Swing golf clinic for amputees and people with disabilities.
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
April 26, 2018 - 3:31 pm
MARLTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Prosthetics were no hindrance for the more than two dozen determined veterans who met up at Indian Spring Country Club for the First Swing golf clinic. The Philadelphia VA Medical Center hosted the 10th annual event by the Eastern Amputee Golf Association for amputee...
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Gas prices in the Philadelphia area
Mike Denardo-KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
April 26, 2018 - 2:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The price of gasoline in the Philadelphia area is spiking. Average gas prices have crossed a threshold not seen since the end of 2014, says Patrick DeHaan, the head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. "Gas prices today across the Philadelphia metro area have crossed...
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Bill Cosby is shown outside of the Montgomery County Courthouse
Jim Melwert-KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
April 26, 2018 - 1:29 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The 80-year-old entertainer Bill Cosby has been found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his Elkins Park home in 2004. Cosby stands guilty of all three charges of indecent sexual assault. As the verdict was read in the Montgomery County...
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Bill Cosby is shown outside of the Montgomery County Courthouse
Jim Melwert-KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
April 26, 2018 - 8:58 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- After about 10 hours of deliberations on Wednesday, jurors in Bill Cosby’s sex assault retrial will begin Day 2 of deliberations by re-hearing the testimony of a key witness for the defense. Long-time Temple University employee Marguerite Jackson was academic...
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