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Ian Bush/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
September 02, 2019 - 6:11 pm
An active shooter alert was sent out to Villanova University staff and students, but Radnor police confirm there was no threat on campus.
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Gun safety defense demonstration
Justin Bedard/Market Mentors, LLC via AP
AP News
August 22, 2019 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — At a four-hour meeting last month, Michelle Abdow's staffers got to experience some of the sights, sounds and even smells they could encounter if someone invaded their office and began shooting. Security experts and local law enforcement officers gave Abdow's 23 staffers active...
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Kristen Johanson
August 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It took Philadelphia police five hours to pull out two officers stuck inside the home where the alleged gunman Maurice Hill was firing at police. The police commissioner detailed the harrowing escape at a press conference Thursday. "When you know you have two police...
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City, state and federal officials speak from Philadelphia City Hall about the shooting incident on Wednesday.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
August 15, 2019 - 7:24 am
UPDATED: 7:15 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a press conference from the mayor's reception room at City Hall, city, state and federal officials including Gov. Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney, Police Commissioner Richard Ross, District Attorney Larry Krasner, and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey spoke about...
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Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
August 14, 2019 - 4:52 pm
UPDATED 1:30 a.m. Get the latest here . ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After nearly eight hours, the suspect who was in a standoff with Philadelphia police is now in custody, authorities said. The standoff began around 4:30 p.m. at a house near 15th Street and Erie Avenue. Sources say the...
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After recent shootings in the US left a combined total of at least 31 dead, police say motorcycles backfiring in the popular New York tourist destination Times Square led people to flee the area in fear that another shooting was taking place.
CNN, WBRZ
August 07, 2019 - 7:25 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- After a weekend of two mass shootings that left a combined total of at least 31 dead, police say motorcycles backfiring in the popular New York tourist destination Times Square led people to believe they were at the center of a third. The confusion took place...
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Justin Udo
July 07, 2019 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was some panic at Thomas Jefferson University's East Falls campus Sunday morning after a computer glitch mistakenly sent out an active shooter alert. For Justin Young, a third-year student at Jefferson who is on campus over the summer helping with freshmen...
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In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 file photo, Sikh worshipers gather for a candlelight vigil after prayer services at the Sikh Religious Society of Wisconsin in Brookfield, Wis.
AP Photo/M. Spencer Green
June 03, 2019 - 8:13 am
By Sharon Cohen and Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Pardeep Singh Kaleka has surveyed the landscape of an America scarred by mass shootings. Seven years ago, a white supremacist invaded a Sikh temple in Wisconsin and killed six worshippers — among them Kaleka's father, who died...
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DeWayne Craddock, a longtime city employee, opened fire at the building Friday before police shot and killed him, authorities said.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo
June 02, 2019 - 12:04 pm
By Ben Finley and Michael Kunzelman VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The gunman who attacked his colleagues at a Virginia Beach government office building resigned by email hours before the shooting, a city official said Sunday as authorities sought a motive in the assault that killed 12 people...
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Virginia Beach Shooting Victims
Courtesy City of Virginia Beach via AP
June 01, 2019 - 9:04 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The 12 people who were fatally shot in a Virginia Beach government building were remembered Saturday during a somber news conference and prayer vigil as officials sought to put the focus on those who died and not the gunman. Police Chief James Cervera identified the...
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