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At least 17.5 tons of cocaine with more than $1 billion in street value was seized at the Philadelphia seaport, being the largest cocaine seizure in the 230-year history of U.S Customs and Border protection.
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Steve Tawa
June 24, 2019 - 4:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At the federal courthouse, five of six crew members accused of helping to smuggle a record load of cocaine on a route through Philadelphia had brief appearances. They met with lawyers and Serbian and Samoan interpreters while authorities may be going after more people...
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Officers stand guard over a fraction of the cocaine sized from a ship at a Philadelphia port is seen ahead of a news conference at the U.S. Custom House in Philadelphia, Friday, June 21, 2019.
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Steve Tawa
June 21, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a multi-agency search of an international cargo ship at the Philadelphia Seaport this week has netted what it calls "the largest cocaine seizure" in its 230-year history: 17.5 tons. Law enforcement officials held a show-and-tell...
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U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port.
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June 19, 2019 - 6:30 pm
(AP) — If drug interdiction can be compared to a giant game of whack-a-mole, federal law enforcement officials delivered one mighty wallop this week when they raided a container ship at Philadelphia's port and discovered a staggering amount of cocaine. Hidden inside seven shipping containers were...
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Mark Abrams
June 18, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal agents have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from cargo containers Tuesday aboard a ship docked at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, located along the Delaware River in South Philadelphia. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern...
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Jennifer Gock
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Dan Wing
May 24, 2019 - 7:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A special education teacher who works for the School District of Philadelphia has been arrested for allegedly selling cocaine. It's not clear what school 40-year-old Jennifer Gock works at, but police say on four occassions she sold cocaine to an undercover cop. She...
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Jonathan Harris and Christina Kraft
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Jim Melwert
May 09, 2019 - 12:11 pm
UPDATED: 6:40 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It took jurors about 5 1/2 hours to find the man who killed a model in her Ardmore condo guilty of first-degree murder. Jonathan Harris showed little reaction as the verdict was read and he was found guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping and...
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In this April 9, 2019 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington.
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May 09, 2019 - 10:49 am
By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican's attack by selling "Cocaine Mitch" shirts on his campaign's website. The Kentucky lawmaker's 2020 reelection campaign tweeted Wednesday that McConnell was...
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Jonathan Harris and Christina Kraft
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Jim Melwert
May 08, 2019 - 5:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Testimony has wrapped in the trial of the man who killed a model in her Ardmore condo last summer. Jonathan Harris admitted to police that he killed Christina Kraft in her condo near Suburban Station after the two met in Center City, and he is not disputing that...
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Jonathan Harris and Christina Kraft
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Jim Melwert
May 07, 2019 - 1:40 pm
UPDATED: 5:35 p.m. ___ NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors in the trial of a Philadelphia man accused of murdering a one-time Playboy model in her Ardmore condo last summer heard from the man who was the last one to see the two before she was killed. Jurors watched video Tuesday of Christina...
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Jonathan Harris
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Jim Melwert
May 06, 2019 - 11:23 am
UPDATED: 5:20 p.m. ___ NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — On the first day of the trial for a Philadelphia man accused of murdering a one-time Playboy model in her Ardmore condo, attorneys told jurors that this case isn't a who-done-it , but rather a question of if it was pre-meditated. Jonathan...
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