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Philadelphia police
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 10:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One person is dead and many more are injured following at least 10 shootings in Philadelphia over the weekend. Philadelphia police say from Friday night into Saturday morning, there were shootings in Hunting Park, Port Richmond, West Philadelphia and South...
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Flashpoint
June 16, 2019 - 8:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about climate change. For decades, politicians have debated whether climate change is real, but in recent years the evidence of impact is growing. Cherri...
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Kristen Johanson
June 06, 2019 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Less than a month after the murder of a transgender woman and activist, the accused shooter faced a Philadelphia judge Wednesday and will now got to trial, after the judge upheld all charges against him. A homicide detective testified that as police were out at the...
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Police talking to driver.
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May 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Turns out he wasn't bourne with that identity. A man who was suspected of causing a drunken disturbance at the Pinellas Park Library - can we just pause to note how unlikely that a story that starts that way will end well...
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Attorney Michael Avenatti leaves a courthouse in New York, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, after pleading not guilty to charges that he defrauded his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo
May 28, 2019 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The pugilistic and embattled attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty Tuesday to defrauding his most famous client, porn star Stormy Daniels, and seized the spotlight to toss a barb at President Donald Trump. Avenatti barely spoke during his 10-minute appearance before a federal...
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
May 28, 2019 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More police officers will be patrolling Philadelphia streets this summer than ever before in recent history — all part of the commissioner’s plan to target the ever-rising amount of murders and shootings in the city. Homicides are already up about 10 percent from last...
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Criminal Justice Center
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
May 24, 2019 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An outburst inside a Philadelphia court room Friday afternoon tripped an alarm in the Criminal Justice Center, after a guilty verdict in the murder trial involving an elderly man from Roxborough. It began shortly after a jury found 22-year-old Damir Williams guilty of...
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A U.S. sailor has pleaded guilty to espionage and sentenced to three years after admitting he took classified information about a Navy's nuclear-powered warship and planned to give it to a journalist and then defect to Russia officials said Friday, May 24
Hau Dinh/AP Photo, File
May 24, 2019 - 2:38 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. sailor has pleaded guilty to two counts of espionage and sentenced to three years after admitting he took classified information about the Navy's nuclear-powered warships and planned to give it to a journalist and then defect to Russia, officials said Friday. U.S. Navy Petty...
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Kristen Johanson
May 21, 2019 - 5:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Authorities have charged a man with murder after they say he shot and killed a transgender woman in North Philadelphia. Detectives say 28-year-old Troy Bailey came into police headquarters and told them he witnessed the shooting of Michelle Washington, a 40-year...
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President Donald Trump stands with Attorney General William Barr.
Evan Vucci/AP
May 15, 2019 - 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used a ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers on Wednesday to criticize big-city prosecutors he asserts don't go after criminals who pose a severe threat to public safety. Trump pledged to the families of fallen officers that the country will "never,...
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