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Philadelphia Fire Department
Kim Glovas
October 23, 2018 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three juveniles have been questioned in connection with the fire at an Islamic school in Bristol Township, Bucks County. Township Police Chief Robert Coulton says the boys are all between the ages of 11 and 14. He says the three were playing with matches or a lighter...
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Burlington County Prosecutor
David Madden
October 19, 2018 - 9:17 pm
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in Burlington County have charged a 59-year-old Browns Mills man in the deaths of his elderly mother and her companion in a house fire earlier this week. Tuesday's fire in the house on Willow Boulevard killed 92-year-old Lore Smith and 92-year-...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
October 17, 2018 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who is believed to have tried to set fire to a 27th District patrol car. Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew says it was an early start for the would-be arsonist. "This morning, at approximately 7 a.m., patrol car...
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Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
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August 14, 2018 - 9:03 am
By Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Masked youths torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who denounced an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. Police spokesman Hans Lippens said Tuesday...
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Workers carry bags with debris as clean-up operations get underway following a deadly wildfire in Mati, east of Athens, Thursday, July 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
July 26, 2018 - 4:10 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Frantic relatives headed to the Athens morgue Thursday to seek the fate of loved ones still missing after Greece's deadliest forest fire in decades, a blaze that Greek authorities said they increasingly suspect resulted from arson. Public Order Minister Nikos Toskas said...
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Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
June 20, 2018 - 6:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The transgender woman arrested for burning a flag during the Philadelphia Pride Parade last week spoke out Wednesday at a protest outside City Hall. She claims her treatment by police and prison officials was inhumane. Activists say they do not want any police at the...
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ReeAnna Segin of Woodbine, New Jersey
Philadelphia Police Department
Eric Walter
June 13, 2018 - 12:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has withdrawn felony charges brought against ReeAnna Segin, the woman arrested on Sunday after police say she attempted to set fire to a "thin blue line" flag at the Philadelphia Pride Parade. RELATED: Woman arrested at...
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ReeAnna Segin of Woodbine, New Jersey
Philadelphia Police Department
Molly Daly
June 11, 2018 - 1:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A young woman from New Jersey was arrested Sunday after police say she tried to set fire to a " thin blue line " American-style flag in the crowd at the Philadelphia Pride Parade. It happened just after noon on Sunday at 12th and Locust streets. Police identified...
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