June 29, 2019 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Call it a "sweet" gesture. A burglar in Washington State brought along a box of doughnuts for deputies when he broke into a police substation. Police say the man busted into the King County Sheriff’s Office storefront by shattering the front window, and then made...
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Criminal Justice Center
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Kristen Johanson
May 24, 2019 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An outburst inside a Philadelphia court room Friday afternoon tripped an alarm in the Criminal Justice Center, after a guilty verdict in the murder trial involving an elderly man from Roxborough. It began shortly after a jury found 22-year-old Damir Williams guilty of...
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Kristen Johanson
April 26, 2019 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Roxborough man has pleaded guilty to fatally beating and choking his elderly neighbor nearly two years ago during a home burglary. As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, Mark McLaughlin admitted to killing his 76-year-old neighbor Anthony Martella in September...
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Tim Jimenez
April 23, 2019 - 8:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man and his 12-year-old son are recovering from gunshot wounds, and police are trying to find the burglars who shot them. Police say the family family of four returned to their home on Marlowe Street, between Bridge and Pratt, around 9:45 p.m. and realized they...
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Kim Glovas
December 18, 2018 - 4:06 pm
EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- A smash and grab robbery at a mini market has police in Burlington County looking for suspects. Evesham Township Police say officers showed up at the Pantry 1 Food Market, on West Marlton Pike last Friday, after an alarm was set off. The glass front door...
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Philadelphia police are looking for a group of males who they say cut a hole in the roof of an Olney-neighborhood deli, and stole 5-grand.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
November 21, 2018 - 1:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are looking for a group of males who they say cut a hole in the roof of an Olney-neighborhood deli, and stole $5,000 on Tuesday. Authorities released surveillance video of the robbery showing three men dropping down through the ceiling of the Joy...
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Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice
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Steve Tawa
October 15, 2018 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge heard a bail motion by the district attorney's office to keep a man locked up, following several burglaries and tresspassing cases in Northern Liberties that escalated to an alleged attempted rape. Assistant DA Anthony Gil is handling seven open...
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October 03, 2018 - 9:48 am
By Faith Karimi and Cheri Mossburg, CNN (CNN) -- For weeks, sophisticated burglars broke into the homes of Hollywood's biggest names and escaped with valuable items, leaving puzzled neighbors wondering who's next. With every heist, the number of entertainers and athletes burglarized grew to include...
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Shawn Richard Christy
U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Kristen Johanson
September 16, 2018 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It has been three months since authorities began searching for the Pennsylvania man who threatened to shoot and kill the president. Now, agents believe he may have popped up again. Federal agents say 27-year-old fugitive Shawn Richard Christy recently stole a white...
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items taken in a strong of burglaries
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Jim Melwert
June 08, 2018 - 12:55 pm
LOWER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two men accused of being the masterminds of 50 burglaries in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware counties are under arrest. Leroy Boose, 57, of Willingboro, New Jersey, and Anthony McDaniels, 48, of Philadelphia are each charged with dozens of counts of...
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