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August 07, 2019 - 12:49 pm
EVERETT, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with selling machine guns and other firearms and ammunition stolen from a federal storage facility in West Virginia. Richard Adam Schreiber, 38, of Everett, was indicted Tuesday after federal agents seized about 100 guns, more than 1,300 gun...
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Firefighters report 2 people jumped from upper floors to escape the flames house near 12th and Roscomb streets..
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Mark Abrams
June 25, 2019 - 6:50 am
UPDATED: 10:50 a.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The stillness of a muggy Tuesday morning was quickly interrupted by neighbors' screams and a rapid fire that ripped through a house in the Logan section of the city. Firefighters are still on the scene of the fire, where 12 people were injured...
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At the scene of an explosion at a Southwest Philadelphia refinery, the resulting fire is contained but not yet under control.
KYW Newsradio
June 24, 2019 - 6:54 am
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials with several local and federal agencies were at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) complex Monday as they begin the investigation into last week's explosion and fire at the refinery. Investigators with OSHA, the ATF, the...
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Port Richmond fire
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Kim Glovas
April 19, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the four-alarm fire in Port Richmond on April 7. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced the arrest of Joseph Wolbert, who faces charges of arson and other state-related crimes. The fire...
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Holden Matthews
Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal via AP
April 11, 2019 - 5:17 pm
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana is the white son of a sheriff's deputy whose father helped arrange for his arrest, authorities said Thursday. Holden Matthews, 21, was jailed without bail on arson charges in connection...
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Four-alarm warehouse blaze
Philadelphia Fire Department
Kim Glovas
April 09, 2019 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Response Team of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, ATF, is now investigating the four-alarm fire in Port Richmond over the weekend. The @ATFPhiladelphia Arson & Explosives Task Force has joined @PhillyFireDept in investigating...
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Kim Glovas
February 15, 2019 - 5:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The four-alarm fire that ripped through an Old City condo last year has been officially ruled arson. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives released a statement saying the conclusion was reached after an extensive investigation. That included...
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A fire at the Barclay Friends senior living community in 2017 killed four elderly residents.
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Steve Tawa
January 31, 2019 - 5:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to federal investigators, the main sprinkler was "found in the off position" at a West Chester assisted living complex, where a devastating fire ripped through the building in 2017, killing four elderly residents. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
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A Camden County police officer and an ATF agent swept the Camden office of Cory Booker.
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Steve Tawa
October 26, 2018 - 11:45 am
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Even though a suspicious package intended for Sen. Cory Booker turned up in Florida, authorities checked out his Camden district office. Two dogs, a German shepard tethered to a uniformed Camden County police officer, and a tail-wagging black Lab with an ATF agent...
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Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
October 25, 2018 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The former head of the Philadelphia Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms says the serial bomber who constructed homemade pipe bombs targeting CNN and top Democrats this week used "crude methods" to construct the devices and that investigators should be able to zero in...
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