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Arc of Chester County
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Jim Melwert
April 04, 2019 - 5:24 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Lawmakers and law enforcement in Chester County met with advocates of people with disabilities Thursday to push for the expansion of hate crime protections. In a crowded conference room inside the Arc of Chester County, District Attorney Tom Hogan played the...
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Members of Philadelphia's Ethiopian and Eritrean communities are asking questions after one of their own was shot by police on Wednesday night.
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Kristen Johanson
March 11, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man shot by Philadelphia police last week is facing assault and weapons charges — and authorities have now identified the officer who fired. Philadelphia police say they were called to 49th Street and Hazel Avenue in West Philadelphia last Wednesday, when they saw...
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Taco Bell at 12th and Chestnut in Center City Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
March 06, 2019 - 7:19 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating an attack caught on camera. A man says he and his girlfriend were beaten up by several employees at a Taco Bell in Center City late last month. Philly @tacobell employees gang together and beat up 2 innocent people in the street, aggravated...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles.
Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File
February 18, 2019 - 3:35 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say there are no plans for him to meet with Chicago detectives Monday for a follow-up interview about his reported assault. Anne Kavanagh is a spokeswoman for Smollett's lawyers. She says in an emailed statement that his lawyers "will keep...
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A man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and other offenses after police say he killed another man with a single punch during an argument over an unleashed dog.
Philadelphia Police Department
Molly Daly
January 10, 2019 - 2:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and other offenses after police say he killed another man with a single punch during an argument over an unleashed dog. Matthew Oropeza, 24, surrendered at Philadelphia Police Department headquarters Thursday...
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esidents in a South Philadelphia neighborhood are still in shock after a deadly assault at a park over the weekend, one that witnesses say was sparked by an unleashed dog.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
January 07, 2019 - 6:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Residents in a South Philadelphia neighborhood are still in shock after a deadly assault at a park over the weekend, one that witnesses say was sparked by an unleashed dog. Police say a man, who they've now identified as 38-year-old Drew Justice, was walking his dog...
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Everett Simpson
Upper Darby Police Department
Shara Dae Howard
January 07, 2019 - 11:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man wanted for sexual assault in the state of Vermont is now in the custody of the Upper Darby Police following a high-speed police chase that ended in a fiery crash. The FBI issued a bulletin saying Everett Simpson had kidnapped a woman and her child, and had...
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Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help as they search for a man they say is responsible for several attempts of indecent and physical assault.
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Justin Udo
January 06, 2019 - 12:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help as they search for a man they say is responsible for several attempts of indecent and physical assault. Police say from Dec. 20 through the Dec. 30., a man in his 30s committed a series of crimes where he attacked,...
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed he molested a maid while in high school -- comments his spokesman later said were "made up."
Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images via CNN
December 31, 2018 - 9:41 pm
By Joshua Berlinger, CNN (CNN) -- Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed he molested a maid while in high school -- comments his spokesman later said were "made up." During a speech Saturday about land distribution, Duterte -- a notoriously freewheeling speaker -- described the assault...
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Tyrese Lynch
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Kristen Johanson
December 18, 2018 - 7:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We're learning more about the Philadelphia man charged with killing his girlfriend, last week , in front of her newborn baby. He is said to have had run-ins with police in the past, and just last year faced assault charges on the same woman he's accused of gunning...
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