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Charlotte Reese
August 02, 2020 - 11:43 am
A 7-year-old boy is in “grave condition” after being shot in the head Saturday evening on a porch in West Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
July 31, 2020 - 6:13 pm
Philadelphia officials are reviving an anti-violence strategy, known as focused deterrence, with a “soft launch” of the program planned for this weekend. Read more here.
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Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw at a roundtable with people who’ve been directly affected by gun violence
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Andrew Kramer
July 29, 2020 - 8:41 pm
With homicide numbers in Philadelphia on pace to break last year’s record total, a discussion was held today to find solutions to gun violence. Police listened to people who’ve been directly affected by this violence.
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Pennsylvania state police.
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Kristen Johanson
July 29, 2020 - 6:49 pm
Six people have been arrested for allegedly vandalizing Pennsylvania state trooper cars along Vine Street during the night of unrest, vandalism and looting in Center City back in May. Read more here.
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Charlotte Reese
July 26, 2020 - 11:03 am
Two people are dead following a shooting in Cheltenham Township, and a person of interest is in custody. Read more here.
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Burlington County officials invited members of the press to visit their new forensic laboratory.
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David Madden
July 26, 2020 - 4:00 am
Officials in the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office took time out last week to show off their new forensic lab in Pembetron to members of the news media. Read more here.
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RADIO.COM Staff
July 24, 2020 - 9:54 am
A Harper Woods, Mich., man is facing charges of wire fraud and identity theft after he became a master of disguise – using a prosthetic face and other disguises to allegedly steal thousands from his victims at casinos.
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Marisa Jenkins
July 23, 2020 - 12:56 pm
A Southeast Michigan woman is behind bars after police say she tried to hire a hitman to kill her ex-husband. Wendy Wein, 51, was arraigned on charges of Solicitation to Commit Murder and Illegal use of a Computer to Facilitate a Crime.
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event about regulatory reform on the South Lawn of the White House on July 16, 2020
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Pat Loeb
July 20, 2020 - 3:54 pm
President Donald Trump said he will take action against protesters in Philadelphia and half a dozen other U.S. cities, suggesting that it might be to send in federal law enforcement as he did in Portland, Oregon. Mayor Jim Kenney called the suggestion “offensive.” Read more here.
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain speaks outside of the federal courthouse in Philadelphia.
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Kristen Johanson
July 19, 2020 - 4:00 am
With a surge in gun violence in Philadelphia, the feds have launched a new campaign, hoping to prevent people from picking up guns.
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