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A Delaware County Magisterial District Judge has ordered a 20-year-old Brookhaven woman to face assault charges in a confrontation with Chester City police during a St. Patrick's Day celebration that turned into a drunken brawl.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 07, 2019 - 6:16 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County Magisterial District Judge has ordered a 20-year-old Brookhaven woman to face assault charges in a confrontation with Chester city police during a St. Patrick's Day celebration that turned into a drunken brawl. Chester Police Sgt. Daniel...
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Bill Cosby's mugshot after he was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
April 29, 2019 - 4:46 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An appeals court has denied Bill Cosby's latest request to leave prison on bail while he fights his sex-assault conviction. Defense lawyers say the 81-year-old comedian is likely to have his conviction overturned because of trial errors. Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt says they...
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Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway speaks to members of the media outside of the West Wing of the White House on January 14, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
April 15, 2019 - 9:23 am
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a criminal case against a Maryland woman who was charged with assaulting White House counselor Kellyanne Conway during a confrontation last year at a restaurant in a Washington suburb. A trial for Mary Elizabeth Inabinett, 63, of Chevy Chase, was...
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Arc of Chester County
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
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.
Courtesy of Saba Tedla
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
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
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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