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Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
July 22, 2020 - 10:16 am
A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with assault and related offenses arising from an incident in which he was observed pepper spraying three Black Lives Matter demonstrators during unrest in the city last month, which followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody...
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Officer Luis Miranda
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
July 02, 2020 - 6:43 pm
A Philadelphia police officer and two of his relatives have been charged for allegedly robbing more than a dozen people and assaulting some nearly three years ago. Read more here.
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Black Lives Matter protesters with counter-protesters on June 1 in Fishtown
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
June 25, 2020 - 8:36 pm
Philadelphia officials have announced charges in an attack on a journalist and his girlfriend following Black Lives Matter protests earlier this month. Officials say the events stem from the controversy around a group of men allegedly wielding bats in Fishtown. Read more here.
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John Mooney
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
June 24, 2020 - 5:30 pm
The city’s top prosecutor has charged a Philadelphia man with ethnic intimidation and assault after a photographer was punched Tuesday night during a clash of protestors in Marconi Plaza. Read more here.
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Overbrook person of interest
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 29, 2020 - 5:12 pm
Philadelphia police say they have arrested a teenager in connection with a rape and shooting inside an Overbrook apartment earlier this month. Read more here.
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Overbrook person of interest
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 19, 2020 - 10:45 am
Authorities have released video of a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman in an Overbrook basement apartment, then shot another. Read more here.
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Moshe Deutsch funeral in New York
Mark Lennihan/AP, file
AP News
May 12, 2020 - 4:35 pm
American Jews were targets of more anti-Semitic incidents in 2019 than any other year over the past four decades, according to the Anti-Defamation League, a surge marked by deadly attacks on a California synagogue, a Jewish grocery store in New Jersey and a rabbi's New York home. Read more here.
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Stephen Raught
Chester County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2020 - 4:09 pm
A teacher at Owen J. Roberts High School in Pottstown is charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a student while the school was closed for the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Fresh Grocer assault
Philadelphia Police Department/YouTube
Kristen Johanson
May 01, 2020 - 12:55 pm
Authorities released footage of a group of men assaulting a grocery store worker outside a Fresh Grocer in East Germantown, hoping the public can help identify the attackers. Read more here.
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Police seek machete-wielding man
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 02, 2020 - 4:42 pm
Authorities are searching for a man they say hid inside a victim’s car and then attacked him with a machete last week in Northeast Philadelphia. Police released surveillance video hoping someone will recognize the attacker. Read more here.
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