crime

August 14, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What's it really like to investigate crime scenes for the Philadelphia Police Department? Kristen Johanson and Tom Rickert ask on the KYW Newsradio original podcast Gone Cold: Philadelphia Unsolved Murders , live at Indy Hall for the Philadelphia Podcast Festival...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
August 06, 2019 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A city jury has convicted a Philadelphia man of murder in the beating death of a woman in a wheelchair. Eric Mackey remained quiet as the jury read out that he was guilty of first-degree murder in the beating death of 61-year-old Elba Monroig, who was sick, going...
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August 04, 2019 - 7:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are asking for help from the public in finding a man accused of having killed his father in front of his mother in the living room of a northeast Philadelphia home. Police say 60-year-old Mahendra Panjrolia was shot to death at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in the Bustleton...
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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 28: A police car patrols the boardwalk in front of the old Convention Center as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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David Madden
August 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Atlantic City are now enforcing a 10 p.m. curfew for anyone under 18. The curfew has been in place since 2006, when there was a rash of youth violence and gang activity. It’s happening again after three teenagers were gunned down in separate incidents...
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John Miller and family
Courtesy of Pepper Hamilton
Cherri Gregg
July 31, 2019 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another Philadelphia man's murder conviction was overturned Tuesday after he spent 22 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. Testimony decades later revealed the prosecution's entire case was based on the lie of a single witness. John Miller was in his 20s...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
July 30, 2019 - 6:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s the first day of trial against a Philadelphia man accused of murdering a woman in wheelchair and then hiding her body in the basement for weeks while living in her home. The defendant says he’s "absolutely not guilty." The body of 61-year-old Elba Monroig was...
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Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
July 28, 2019 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An investigation is underway after police say a shooting has left one person dead, and five others injured in Southwest Philadelphia. According to police, the shooting took place at about 8:20 p.m. Sunday night along the 2600 block of Carroll Street, not far from...
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Sixteen US Marines were arrested for alleged involvement in various illegal activities ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to a statement from the Marine Corps.
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July 25, 2019 - 9:07 pm
By Zachary Cohen and Barbara Starr, CNN (CNN) -- Sixteen US Marines were arrested Thursday for alleged involvement in various illegal activities ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to a statement from the Marine Corps. The arrests took place in a dramatic fashion on...
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West Norriton Police Department
Molly Daly
July 25, 2019 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — West Norriton police are asking for the public's help identifying two women they say abducted and robbed an elderly woman earlier this month. It happened around 1 p.m. on July 11 at the Marshall's on Trooper Road in West Norriton Township, when two women approached...
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Philadelphia police
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 5:26 pm
MONTGOMERY CONTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man is facing some serious charges after police say he threatened to kill his roommate and then lit their apartment on fire. Abington police said just after midnight Thursday into Friday, when they got on the scene of a fire alarm on Old...
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