crime

Philadelphia Police Department headquarters.
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Kristen Johanson
January 01, 2020 - 2:43 pm
2019 shaped up to be the deadliest year for Philadelphia in more than a decade, with at least 356 people killed at the hands of another this past year — the highest since 2007. More guns have been pulled off the streets, and still, more people have been shot. Read more here.
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Danielle Outlaw
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Kristen Johanson
December 31, 2019 - 2:03 pm
After being officially tapped by the mayor on Monday, Danielle Outlaw, the city’s new police commissioner, has already hinted at how she wants to reshape the Philadelphia Police Department. Read more here.
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A judge's gavel.
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Jim Melwert
December 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
A Montgomery County man gets probation after he pleads guilty to using his phone to peep on women using a bathroom in an office building. Read more here.
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Harvey Weinstein, center, leaving court following a bail hearing in New York.
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AP News
December 26, 2019 - 8:59 pm
Prosecutors in Los Angeles are reviewing eight cases accusing disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, an official said Thursday. Read more here.
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Maximillian Han
Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
AP News
December 26, 2019 - 1:24 pm
An Ambler man has been charged with murder after his father was found fatally beaten inside the family's home this week. Read more here.
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Jeanette and Jennifer Tong
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Tom Rickert
December 16, 2019 - 5:00 am
Early in the morning on June 26, 1993, Jennifer Tong disappeared from her Marple Township home. She was found dead in her car, hours later and miles away, in Radnor. Radnor police and Tong’s children are still searching for answers — and her killer. Listen to their story in the KYW Newsradio's true...
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Philadelphia FOP President John McNesby
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Mike Dougherty
December 07, 2019 - 9:20 am
Philly Fraternal Order of Police President John McNesby met with President Trump Friday, and launched a verbal attack against District Attorney Larry Krasner when he returned from Washington, D.C., blaming progressive district attorneys such as Krasner for an uptick in shootings. Read more here.
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KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
December 06, 2019 - 8:24 am
In the inaugural episode of the new original podcast KYW In Depth, Carol MacKenzie speaks with Rusten Johnson, whose daughter was murdered two years ago, about the impact of the justice system's long, winding road on victims' families. Listen here.
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This photo shows Willie Murphy, 82, as she lifts weights at a gym in Rochester, N.Y.
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AP News
November 25, 2019 - 9:20 pm
An intruder didn’t count on an 82-year-old woman living alone being an award-winning bodybuilder with nerves of steel. Read more here.
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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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