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Philadelphia city officials discuss a new path for immigrants to get visas.
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Justin Udo
October 24, 2019 - 4:51 pm
There's a new path to get a visa for immigrants in Philadelphia who are victims of crime or need to report certain kind of crimes, and officials say it will also help make the city safer.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
October 21, 2019 - 6:40 pm
Philadelphia officials are adding two new programs to their violence prevention strategy and reviving an old tool for fighting crime after a weekend of violence that included the shooting of two young children.
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Antionette Lee
October 09, 2019 - 5:46 pm
Drexel University police are looking for a man who they say raped a female student in the Powelton section of the city Wednesday afternoon.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
October 09, 2019 - 5:32 pm
The man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death in front of her daughter will move on to the higher court on murder charges, but the subject of a negotiated plea was brought up to the judge.
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Prevarious Fowler.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 09, 2019 - 4:05 pm
Philadelphia police say a jogger was randomly attacked Tuesday in the city's Fairmount neighborhood, and they believe they may have the man who did it in custody.
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Victim Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown, left, answers questions from Assistant District Attorney LaQuita Long, right
Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool
AP News
October 06, 2019 - 8:41 am
A witness in the murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor has been killed in a shooting, the Dallas Morning News reported, citing authorities.
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Kristen Johanson
October 02, 2019 - 7:43 pm
A former Philadelphia police lieutenant has been arrested for allegedly molesting a child under his care. The cop retired while under investigation by internal affairs.
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Fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger listens as friends, family and coworkers speak in her defense during the sentencing phase of her murder trial/
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AP News
October 02, 2019 - 6:07 pm
A white Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing her black neighbor in his apartment, which she said she mistook for her own unit one floor below.
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Brendan Dassey
Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent, Pool, file
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Brendan Dassey was convicted of rape and murder when he was a teenager, which was documented in the 2015 Netflix series "Making a Murderer." Now, he's asked Wisconsin’s governor for a pardon or commutation of his life prison sentence. Read more here.
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Terrance Lewis (R) with attorneys Kevin Harden and Shari Maynard.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia man who was set free after spending 21 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit launched an effort to convince state lawmakers to consider a bill that would compensate the wrongfully convicted.
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