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Philadelphia Eagles agree to terms with coach Nick Sirianni, hire Jonathan Gannon as new defensive coordinator
"To the NFL network's Might Gara fallen new Eagles coach Nick Syriani. Has already reached out to Carson Wentz. Much was made during the Bird's head coaching search. The team wanted someone who thinks they can fix Carson Wentz, Syriana also appears to have his defensive coordinator. Reportedly, Colts defensive backs coach Jonathan Gannon will fill that position.
Gunshots fired at Montgomery County Democratic Party headquarters, Philadelphia
"Police in pennsylvania. Trying to figure out who fired shots at a local democratic party headquarters investigators in montgomery county pennsylvania outside philadelphia. Say somebody fired a gun through the front window of the county democratic party headquarters. Nobody was hurt. The bullet holes were discovered wednesday morning. It is believed the window was shot overnight when nobody was at the office. Police and the fbi are searching. Through security camera footage. The staff did receive an email recently complaining of a so-called stolen election. But it's not known if the gunshots are connected.
Philadelphia Eagles Officially Name Nick Sirianni As Head Coach
"Have made it. Official. Nick Syriani is the new head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and his coaching staff is coming together in Rapid Port and Tom Paella Sarah are reporting that Colts defensive backs coach Jonathan Gannon will be joining the Eagles. He's agreed to terms to be their new defensive coordinator. Okay. Um, s o. The Eagles put out a tweet is how it officially got announced. Yeah, There was a tweet from the Eagles Twitter account, saying that Nick Syriani is officially the head coach and also a write up about Nick Syriani from Dave Speed era on the Eagles website. All right. Do me
In Effort To Get Firearms Off Streets, Philadelphia Hosts 2 Gun Buyback Events Amid Rising Gun Violence
Philadelphia dad charged after 9-year-old daughter accidentally shot by 5-year-old boy
"Year old. Now the Little girl's father is facing manslaughter charges. This tragedy, gun violence and more. They're all the subjects of an interview with Philadelphia's top cop on this weekend's flashpoint, Here's KOW Community affairs reporter Cherry, Greg. It's been quite a year for Philadelphia Police commissioner Danielle Outlaw. I mean, she became the first black woman to lead the city's police department last February, and within weeks, the city was on covert 19 lockdown. And then weeks after that, George Floyd protests looting all the while the number of shootings and homicides kept ticking up. Now outlaw is a mother of two sons. She says the year deeply affected her and the most recent death of a nine year old girl hit particularly hard walked in the house. I saw the sea and I know the circumstances behind. I love it. A lot of these things can be prevented so while walked out of there with just like a pit in my stomach, it's sadness. It's grief. But a lot of it is anger. Outlaw discusses gun violence and you'd be surprised at what she says need to happen in order to turn things around. She also discusses her vision for 2021 what it's like to break both racial And gender barriers and law enforcement. You can catch flashpoint every Saturday night at 9 30 every Sunday morning at 8 30 right here on K What? W NewsRadio one of 3.9 f N. Well, no one has stepped up to
Gun Violence Still Stymies Philadelphia Community Leaders
"Well more violence overnight in Philadelphia, Philly police are investigating several shootings and today, city officials are sounding off on the situation. There is a bright spot, though, as we hear from K would abuse majority community leaders organized to gun buy backs in the city, one in North Philly, one in South Philly, and turnout was high. Nearly 100 guns were turned in within an hour of opening. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is the head of a gun Violence task force at City Hall. And he says every gun off the streets is a step in the right direction. I think the greater issue is really addressing where the guns are coming from, he says. It's also important to understand the hopelessness of some people pulling the trigger and finding help for them. Young people don't have a lot of activities and feel the product if you get involved in a lot of them. I'm term toe a life of common bounce, But we want to address the issue of hurt and trauma because again we don't hurt people hurt people. So far, at least 33 people have been killed in the city this month.
Philadelphia police officer accused of sexually assaulting a minor
"Assault. Officer Rahim Montgomery is a 20 year veteran of the force. Over the summer, A young woman told police he officer sexually assaulted her five years prior when she was a minor. The D A's office has filed several charges against the 40 year old cop. The police commissioner has suspended him with the intent to dismiss. By the way, the commissioner's ball on the job now
Joel Embiid Dominates Again In Philadelphia 76ers’ 122-110 Win Over Boston Celtics
"Night, the Boston Celtics lost their third in a row 1 20 to 1 10 to the Philadelphia 76 years. Jalen Brown did all he could, tying his career high with 42 points on 16 for 28 shooting. Philadelphia start. Joel Embiid followed up his 42 point outing in Wednesday's win with 38 last night
COVID In Philadelphia: City Announces $12 Million Grant Program To Help Restaurants, Gyms During Pandemic
"For Philadelphia restaurants and Jim's impacted by covert 19 restrictions. Why W. City Hall bureau chief Pat Lobe outlines the aim of a $12 Million grant program. The city is going to be awarding grants of up to $15,000. That's a modest amount because the city is having its own financial problems. But City officials say they considered a crucial to find some money for these businesses because they're the ones that had to shut down the indoor operations in November. And they're being asked to make structural changes as they reopen, like improving ventilation systems. Now applications for these grants open next Thursday, and they'll be open until February. 9th and the city is going to wait till they're all in that way. All applicants are on an equal footing, even disadvantaged businesses that may take extra time or need help applying and then in making the awards, the city will be looking at how many people they employ where they are. Those in low income areas will have an edge. Also women, minority or disabled owned businesses will get extra consideration. Pat tells us.
Philadelphia school nurses are getting vaccinated prior to students' return next month
"The Biden administration's plans for the 1st 100 days is to get more kids back inside a classroom. Despite the ongoing and raging pandemic vaccines are a big part of the ability to do that. And as we hear from KY double used Tim Jimenez in Mayfair Philadelphia school Nurses are getting their first shots today. This vaccine clinic is that Lincoln High School, the school nurse's air getting the protection they need to safely care for students. Now. This isn't open to the general public, but officials hope it's another step towards getting students back in the classroom. At some point this school year. The majority of kids back in school is a goal of the biting administration's 1st 100 days, vaccines or big part of that and overall, getting things back on track in this country, according to Dr Anthony Fauci, who spoke from the White House yesterday. If we get 70 to 85% of the country vaccinated, let's say by the end of the summer, middle of the summer. Believed By the time we get to the full, we will be approaching a degree of normality a big if the roadblocks include people skeptical of getting the shot, and there's a vaccine supply problem right now. Fauci is hopeful that the addition of vaccines from other drugmakers will help with that In
Accidental Shooting of 9 Year Philadelphia Girl Leads for Calls To Reopen Schools To Keep Children Safe
"Charges have been filed against the father of the nine year old girl who was shot inside a a north north Philly Philly row row home home on on Wednesday. Wednesday. She She later later died died at at the the hospital, hospital, and and police police say say your your dad dad never never should should have have had had a a weapon weapon because because he he was was a a convicted convicted felon. felon. Shooting Shooting has has increased increased calls to reopen schools during the pandemic is a way to keep kids safe as we hear from KOW community affairs reporter Cherry Greg. Yeah, many working class families have a dilemma. You could go to work outside the home and leave your kids unattended or stay home and lose your job. So the fact that at 59 and 12 year old were left unsupervised in a home in the middle of the day during the week is not surprising. Of course, the fact that two guns were in the house left the kids vulnerable to the type of tragedy that ended with the nine year old girl dead. Now. Child advocates have also seen an uptick and human trafficking, physical abuse, neglect, even torture. Jorge Mosey of Pan works in violence prevention and he explained the reality. We need to go to work and is the young Children are in school. They know they're safe. They're protected. Supervised there, Surveil, the pandemic has removed all of them. This means less adults helping to identify issues. As the vaccine rolls out, continues. You can expect to hear more advocates sound the alarm If you recall more than 100 kids were shot in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Eagles hire Nick Sirianni as next head coach: Here's what it means for Carson Wentz
"Is the Eagles New head coach, according to numerous reports 39 year old has spent the last three seasons is the offensive coordinator. The Colts under Frank Reich was his quarterbacks coach when Reich was the offensive coordinator with the Chargers. Seen as a move toward fixing Carson Wentz, who was said to have a lot of trust in Reich, NFL's in Rappaport says If the Eagles couldn't get right back, they'd settle for the next best thing. What it seemed. He filled out the Eagles did was bring Indianapolis to him. You don't get Frank, right? Someone who obviously the close relation and work very well with Carson Wentz, but they get Frank Reich's top lieutenant top developer of quarterbacks in Nick's Syriani. It is going to be Syriani, who is now charged with fixing. This quarterback position. Hard to imagine a more challenging quarterback situation in the NFL cause you have Carson Wentz and you have Jalen hurts, and everything could happen as far as it relates to both of those guys, But eagles have identified their guy who they believe is going to get it done. Buyers
9-Year-Old Girl Dies After Shot In Head By 5-Year-Old Inside Philadelphia Home
"Had a gun. The father of the nine year old girl, shot and killed in the North Philadelphia row home has now been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Here's KOW is crime injustice. Reporter Kristin Jo Hanson. Sources say. Blake Davis was at work and left his nine year old with her five year old cousin and another 12 year old inside the home on Bo Vere Street near 23rd and Dolphin. Police say the five year old found one of the two guns inside the home and accidentally shot it when officers arrived. The nine year old was in a Back bedroom with a gunshot wound to the right side of her head. She was taken to Temple University Hospital and then to ST Christopher's, where she died. Davis has now been charged with involuntary manslaughter, three counts of endangering the welfare of Children corrupting corrupting the the morals morals of of a a minor minor and and gun gun charges, charges, including including gun gun possession possession by by convicted convicted felon. felon. The The 40 40 year year old old father father had had prior prior drug drug possession possession convictions convictions and and was was in in and and out out of of prison prison on on and off probation, according to court records. Those convictions prohibited Davis from owning a weapon. Officials urge Russia Ends with firearms to lock up their guns. Double health offers a free Gundlach program with no questions. Asked Kristin Jo Hanson, K Y.
Boston Bruins host Philadelphia Flyers in home opener
"Play in Boston tonight for the first time since last March, as they host the Philadelphia Flyers at seven o'clock, Berlin's captain Patrice Bergeron said today It's nice to be home being back of the garden being back in Boston. It's always special to us. You know, we'd love to have the fans there. We know they're watching. We know there is still supporting us and from afar and behind us. We've always felt that love and support and we'd love to have them and, you know, obviously we missed them. Then the Celtics play the second of their back to back games in Philadelphia tomorrow night at 7. 30 head coach Brad Stevens spoke to the media today and was asked whether Jason Tatum will be available for tomorrow night's game. He's working in Boston today. I don't know. I do not know what the plan of attack is. We just went through our our shoot around and practice. As a group, but I have not heard anything. Final. Brian
Gunshots fired at Montgomery County Democratic Party headquarters in Norristown near Philadelphia
"As as authorities authorities stay stay vigilant vigilant for for political political violence violence after after the the storming storming off off the the capital capital on on January January 6th 6th Several Several shots shots were were fired fired into into the the Montgomery Montgomery County County Democratic Democratic Committee Committee office, office, located in North Town, K. Y W. Tim Jimenez reports. The discovery was made on inauguration Day. The shots pierced the front window of the office here on every street, along with a campaign sign for attorney general Josh Shapiro that's taped to the glass. There also a few bullet holes in the desk that's by the window. Committee chair Joe Foster says the executive director came by to pick up the mail yesterday afternoon, saw the damage and called the cops. This office is right across the street from the county Courthouse and commissioner Doctor Valera Kush, who was live on Kow this morning and condemned the act was hopeful this was all caught on camera. We do have a lot of video surveillance of that area, and I'm hoping that they will be able to find some video that Perhaps has the individual pictured in that video. The committee also says he got an E mail death threat last week, which the FBI is now aware of along with the shooting
History class in real time as Philadelphia students watch inauguration
Philadelphia's Doug Peterson off Seattle Seahawks Offensive Coordinator List
"There are some interesting NFL and college football coach decisions on tap. It looks like we can scratch former Philadelphia had man Doug Peterson from the Seahawks offensive coordinator candidates list. The Ferndale High School alarm says he's leaning towards taking a year off. Peterson's 2020 season began with him getting covert
Carson Wentz's impact on Philadelphia Eagles coaching search
"Question as it pertains to the head coaching search that I want to ask you. Please tell me because you you hear the reports, and you're not sure what to believe. Please tell me this search isn't centered around trying to fix Carson Wentz. I don't think that's the number one goal. I don't think it can be. But it's on the list. And I I think that Look, no head Coach or no coaching candidate is gonna walk in that room and tell them not can't fix that guy. He's a lost cause. One because you know that they're kind of financial type this guy, too, Because any coach that you're gonna hire you want to be extremely confident? I don't know. Coach in the world who hasn't worked with Carson wins this season from afar and thinks I can fix that coasters, air fixes They wanna fix guys who have immense talent. For whatever reason, having played to that level, so Yeah. I don't think the entire search is based around Carson went but I think those tenets walking into the room also understand the situation. And if you tell Jeffrey Lori, not don't want that guy. I don't think it's gonna help your cause or, well,
Chester County nonprofit takes on new role in feeding the hungry
"Nonprofit known for serving at risk Children and Families recently launched a program to feed the hungry and in doing so. Went about his Paul Kurtz tells US help save a restaurant on the verge of collapse. Kris Lucas was ready to close down his West Chester restaurant pens table after Governor Wolf ordered another round of dining restrictions in November. Then a group of friends and customers stepped in to help. They donated money to the believe and achieve foundation, which was about to roll out its 1st 100 meal campaign. DNA's Kate McGee says the foundation provided funding to Lucas to cover the cost of the meals and help keep his restaurant afloat. And we're going to do it for five times with Crest on, But he's been more than generous and the meals are delicious. Lucas is no stranger to feeding the hungry but says This is the first time he has ever been in need. I'm not one to take handouts. But if I can work for it, and it helps my people, it got me right through the next five weeks here, which has been tremendous believe and achieve is accepting donations and nominations for additional partners through its website and Facebook page. I'm Paul