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Citizen app
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Ian Bush
April 16, 2019 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Whether you're at home, at work, out shopping — really, wherever you are in Philadelphia — an app that's newly available in the Philly area seeks to be your personal emergency alert service. The Citizen app provides instant information to potential crimes or dangerous...
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Pat Loeb
April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia is accepting applications from community groups to run violence prevention programs in their neighborhoods. It's part of the effort to reduce the escalating rate of gun crimes. “The city can't do this work alone,” said Theron Pride the city's...
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People watch as a hearse carrying the casket of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle passes Hussle's clothing store The Marathon, Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Los Angeles. Hussle’s casket, draped in the flag of his father’s native country, Eritrea in East Africa, e
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
April 12, 2019 - 7:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nipsey Hussle's family and friends gathered Friday for a private funeral on a day when the slain rapper was also honored by his hometown of Los Angeles. Hussle was buried at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills in an afternoon service. The sprawling cemetery in northern Los Angeles...
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Dan Wing
April 12, 2019 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say a person, believed to be connected to the shooting death of a Wissinoming auto shop owner, has been taken into custody. The suspect, officials say, led officers on a car chase that ended not far from where 56-year-old Michael Gleba was shot and...
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Andrew Kramer
April 11, 2019 - 9:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An auto shop owner was shot and killed by a stray bullet Thursday afternoon in Philadelphia's Wissinoming neighborhood. The 56-year-old victim owns Northeast Speedometer Services on Benner Street. Philadelphia Police Captain John Walker says he was outside working on...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, actor Jussie Smollett smiles and waves to supporters before leaving Cook County Court after his charges were dropped in Chicago. A deadline is looming for Smollett to pay over $130,000 to Chicago to cover part of
Paul Beaty/AP Photo, File
April 11, 2019 - 7:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett on Thursday in a bid to recoup the costs of investigating a racist, anti-gay attack that authorities say was orchestrated by the "Empire" actor as a publicity stunt. The 12-page civil lawsuit , filed in Cook County court, is the latest...
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A man using a mobile phone walks past Google offices in New York. Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday, April 8, 2019, to answer questions about their role in the hate crimes and the ris
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from internet users. YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about...
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This undated photo provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in Cincinnati shows Brian Rini. A day of false hope has given way to questions about why Rini would claim to be an Illinois boy who disappeared eight years ago. The FBI declared Rini's st
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office via AP
April 06, 2019 - 3:25 pm
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — The grandmother of a boy who went missing in 2011 from Illinois said she believes her grandson is still alive and hopes publicity surrounding a hoax perpetrated by an Ohio man claiming to be the 14-year-old boy will generate new leads in the authorities search for him. Linda...
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Lauren London and Nipsey Hussle
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April 03, 2019 - 12:22 pm
By Nicole Chavez (CNN) — Lauren London broke her silence Tuesday and paid tribute to her longtime boyfriend Nipsey Hussle. "I am completely lost. I've lost my best friend, my sanctuary, my protector, my soul," she wrote in an Instagram post. I am completely lost I’ve lost my best friend My...
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at the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, held at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles
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March 31, 2019 - 10:19 pm
By Christina Maxouris, Hollie Silverman and Sara Sidner (CNN/KYW Newsradio) -- Rapper Nipsey Hussle has died after a shooting near a clothing store he was associated with in Los Angeles, according to a high-ranking law enforcement official with the Los Angeles Police Department. Two other people...
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