crime

A Berks County home where murder charges have been filed against a woman whose children were found hanging in this home's basement.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
February 12, 2020 - 3:04 pm
The Berks County woman whose children were found hanging in the basement of her home will stand trial on charges she killed them. Read more here.
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Sister Helen Cole
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
February 12, 2020 - 4:00 am
Sister Helen Cole is changing the game by offering hope for her community in Camden. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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People gather for a rally against crime in South Philadelphia.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
February 10, 2020 - 9:32 pm
There's concern in South Philadelphia right now after a recent uptick in crime, pushing the community to come together Monday night for a "Stand up South Philly" rally with the hopes of finding a solution. Read more here.
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South Philly residents at a Town Watch organization meeting Tuesday evening at Donatucci Library
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
February 04, 2020 - 9:50 pm
Violent crimes in South Philadelphia are putting a lot of neighbors on edge, but neighbors are working to take action and stand up against them. Read more here.
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Jenay and Nicole Brooks.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 31, 2020 - 3:21 pm
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and a Philadelphia woman whose 15-year-old daughter fell victim to traffickers is sharing their story. She's hoping by coming out of the shadows, they can help other girls. Read more here.
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Samilya Brown
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 28, 2020 - 5:49 pm
The Philadelphia woman accused of brutally beating, burning, starving and biting a 4-year-old child will be held on first-degree murder charges. Read more here.
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New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announces a new partnership with Pennsylvania that's aimed at getting illegally trafficked guns off the street
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
January 27, 2020 - 5:06 pm
Pennsylvania and New Jersey officials have a new partnership aimed at getting illegally trafficked guns off the street. They say their joint efforts already helped take down a gun trafficking ring, and where one of the guns was allegedly used to kill a Philadelphia toddler last year. Read more here.
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Jordan Oliver-Williams, Lashawna Dantzler, Zamir Burton, Zahmir Mason.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 21, 2020 - 6:18 pm
Authorities have charged 4 people in connection with the fatal beating of a man found dead in a trash can last week in the city’s Logan neighborhood. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
January 05, 2020 - 11:52 am
With the highest number of homicides in the city in more than a decade for 2019, the city’s District Attorney said gun violence is systemic and that his policies aren't to blame. Read more here.
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Camden County Police
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
January 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
2019 statistics are in. Violent crime in Camden is down again, although not on every front. Read more here.
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