Bill McSwain

Juan Ramon-Vasquez
Philadelphia Police Department
Steve Tawa
February 26, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Honduran man has been sentenced after pleading guilty last August to illegal re-entry following deportation. Federal authorities, however, argue he should have been removed from the U.S. well before he raped a young girl. Although he was deported in 2009, Juan Ramon...
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain alleges 14 people unlawfully prescribed oxycodone.
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Steve Tawa
February 15, 2019 - 11:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the largest hospital groups in the nation that runs two local hospitals has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare. Prime Healthcare Systems allegedly submitted the false claims after admitting...
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Steve Tawa
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than a dozen doctors and medical professionals in the Philadelphia region are facing charges of running "pill mills" and allegedly dispensing opioid painkillers to people without legitimate medical needs. U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain alleges the 14 people charged...
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Pat Loeb
February 06, 2019 - 3:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plans for a safe injection site in Philadelphia will continue to move forward while U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain's civil suit is in the courts. Both the city and the nonprofit Safehouse, which will operate it, remain committed to opening the site. READ: US attorney sues...
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain is going after Philadelphia’s first planned "safe injection site."
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Steve Tawa
February 06, 2019 - 12:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bound by his personal duty to enforce "the rule of law," U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain is going after the nation's first planned, supervised drug injection site in Philadelphia's Kensington section by filing a civil lawsuit backed by the U.S. Department of Justice. While...
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Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) scores a touchdown past New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Steve Tawa
January 31, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the run-up to the Super Bowl, at a briefing in Atlanta, the Philadelphia area's top federal prosecutor revealed separate indictments charging 13 people with trafficking in counterfeit tickets for sporting and concert events, including the Eagles' Super Bowl...
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Steve Tawa
December 19, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal authorities have officially charged a man in Alaska for making bomb threats against Lafayette College — over a video game dispute. A 20-year old man in Anchorage allegedly posted several false and threatening tweets in the name of ISIS, according to the...
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Christ the King Church on June 4, 2014, in University City, Mo.
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Steve Tawa
October 29, 2018 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that a federal investigation is underway into child sex abuse across Roman Catholic churches in Pennsylvania, a letter from the U.S. attorney in Philadelphia to the hierarchy of bishops nationwide signals a wider probe. The United States Conference of Catholic...
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Kristen Johanson
July 23, 2018 - 7:04 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Algerian man linked to Al-Qaeda has pleaded guilty to supporting a terrorist cell here in the U.S. and recruiting Americans like the woman known as "Jihad Jane." The plea comes as part of a deal made with the government. Dressed in a dark-green prison...
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Photo Credit: JAMES KOKULO FASUEKOI / The AfricaPaper via US Attorney's office
Steve Tawa
April 19, 2018 - 9:02 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- He had been living in Delaware County for years, while running an export business in Southwest Philadelphia. But few knew this Liberian national was accused of committing and ordering atrocities during that country's civil war in the 1990s. Now he's been...
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