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Philadelphia Police Department
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Kristen Johanson
June 30, 2020 - 6:26 pm
Philadelphia police have pushed out a trio of surveillance videos from the night of looting and rioting in the city a month ago, where suspects can be seen on camera lighting fires inside businesses. Authorities are hoping the public can help identify the arsonists. Read more here.
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7-Eleven fire amid looting
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
June 24, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Philadelphia police released surveillance video hoping to find the man seen setting a fire inside an Olney 7-Eleven, after it was looted by vandals amid civil unrest and protests on May 31. Read more here.
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Philadelphia rioting
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Kristen Johanson
June 17, 2020 - 3:39 pm
A Philadelphia woman has been charged with torching two police cars during the first night of rioting and looting in Center City. Authorities were able to identify the woman based on her accounts on online clothing sites, a massage video, and a tattoo. Read more here.
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Philadelphia protest
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
June 01, 2020 - 4:23 pm
Protesters swarmed City Hall for a third day — this time, with the National Guard on-site. Mayor Jim Kenney condemned the violence and looting — mostly among young teens. He urged parents to make sure they stay home. Read the latest here.
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Members of the Philadelphia Arson and Explosives Task Force investigate damage caused by a fire.
Courtesy of the Philadelphia Arson and Explosives Task Force
John McDevitt
May 10, 2020 - 5:41 pm
Philadelphia's Arson and Explosives Task Force is drawing awareness to the dangers of intentionally set fires during hard economic times. Read more here.
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Day care arsonist
Philadelphia Police Department/YouTube
Kristen Johanson
February 26, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Authorities released surveillance video of a man starting fires inside a South Philadelphia day care center, hoping the public can help identify the arsonist. Read more here.
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Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
December 23, 2019 - 7:38 pm
Philadelphia police want to identify two men who were captured on surveillance cameras trying to set a West Oak Lane house on fire, which looks like an attempt to kill the mother and child inside. Read more here.
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Cheyenn Hurt
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
August 19, 2019 - 4:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have arrested a West Chester woman in connection with a murder two years ago in Philadelphia's Overbrook neighborhood. Cheyenn Hurt has been charged with murder, burglary and arson in the death of a 29-year-old man who was found stabbed to the death in the...
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A crowdfunding campaign launched by U.S. animation distributor Sentai Filmworks to support Kyoto Animation has raised more than $2 million. The Japanese studio was a victim of an arson attack Thursday leaving 34 people dead.
Kyodo News via AP
July 25, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Leanna Faulk and Jamiel Lynch, CNN (CNN) -- A crowdfunding campaign launched by U.S. animation distributor Sentai Filmworks to support Kyoto Animation has raised more than $2 million. The Japanese studio was a victim of an arson attack Thursday, leaving 34 people dead. "The support from the...
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Japanese Diet member, Kenta Izumi, left, and Buddhist monk, Matsumoto Genkun, pay respects at a makeshift memorial site in front of burned Kyoto Animation Studio building, background left, Friday, July 19, 2019, in Kyoto, Japan.
Jae C. Hong/AP Photo
July 19, 2019 - 8:04 am
By Haruka Nuga and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press KYOTO, Japan (AP) — Investigators on Friday returned to the skeletonized building where a man raging about theft set a fire that gutted an animation production studio, killed 33 people and crushed the hearts of comic fans in Japan and beyond...
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