911

The scene of a manhole emergency.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
July 11, 2019 - 1:54 pm
ALDAN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two workers are dead after being found unresponsive in a Delaware County manhole. The men, who were in their early 20s, were conducting a dye test in a manhole at West Rively and South Sycamore avenues in Aldan, but had to be pulled out in an emergency rescue after they...
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St. Cyprian Children’s Center
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
May 15, 2019 - 7:57 am
UPDATE: 11:50 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police say a young boy brought packets of crack cocaine to daycare Tuesday. Police say the 5-year-old had 22 purple packets of crack cocaine with him as he entered St. Cyprian Children's Center on Cedar Avenue right off the Cobbs Creek...
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Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor walks through the skyway with his attorney Thomas Plunkett, right, on the way to court for the verdict Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minn.
David Joles/Star Tribune via AP
May 01, 2019 - 11:28 am
By Amy Forlitti, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty...
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Students practice CPR
William J. Adams/Iowa City Press-Citizen
January 25, 2019 - 8:12 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A classic scene from a decade-old episode of "The Office" helped an Arizona mechanic save an unconscious woman's life. The Arizona Daily Star reports that 21-year-old Cross Scott found a woman locked in her car this month and broke in, finding she wasn't breathing. He doesn't...
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Dreamstime
January 22, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The police blotter section of Montana's Flathead Beacon newspaper reported last month that a woman called 911 to report that someone broke into her house and moved all her remotes. I hope they catch that guy — he has moved...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
November 06, 2018 - 7:25 am
UPDATED: 12:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Office of Emergency Management reports that 911 landline phone service in the city has been restored. Update: 9-1-1 landline phone service has been restored. Residents calling 9-1-1 can use their landline phone. Verizon will remain...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
November 05, 2018 - 2:52 pm
UPDATED: 10:47 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A problem with Verizon service is still affecting the entire city of Philadelphia. City officials tweeted that all 911 calls citywide were being impacted. The tweet says if anyone needs to call 911, use a cellphone. Do not rely on landlines...
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In this Sept. 9, 2018 file photo, people attending the dedication stand around the 93-foot tall Tower of Voices at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, Pool, File
September 11, 2018 - 8:55 am
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation's biggest city. Margie Miller was among the 9/11...
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James Puia
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 27, 2018 - 1:03 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A man will spend 25-50 years in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing and killing his ex-girlfriend on the Dekalb Street Bridge between Norristown and Bridgeport. James Puia, 52, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, admitting that he stabbed 62-year-old Donna...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
August 11, 2018 - 5:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Emergency responders can see what you see, thanks to new technology that's coming to Ocean County before anywhere else in the region. When you call 911 in Ocean County, "basically, we open a one-time data channel to the user's phone. They opt-in permission, location,...
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