crime

Philadelphia police
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Kristen Johanson
September 02, 2019 - 5:45 pm
Since Friday’s evening rush hour for the Labor Day weekend, nearly two dozen people have been hurt or killed around Philadelphia.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Kristen Johanson
August 28, 2019 - 5:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia father was sentenced to 3 1/2 to seven years behind bars after pleading guilty Wednesday to killing his newborn baby. Tyreek Lemon sat with his back against the chair, chewing gum, as the family of 2 1/2-month-old Orion Lemon, who was suffocated with a...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
August 28, 2019 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia man who’s admitted to stabbing a beloved homeless man in Roxborough last year has been sentenced to more than a decade behind bars. Bronson Keefe told the judge he is “deeply appalled and ashamed” for stabbing Enrico Stanziani to death, robbing him...
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Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Kristen Johanson
August 27, 2019 - 11:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a long, hectic week, to say the least, for Philadelphia's first female police commissioner. After the sudden resignation of Richard Ross last week, acting Commissioner Christine Coulter has been fielding phone calls from District Attorney Larry Krasner, U.S...
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August 14, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What's it really like to investigate crime scenes for the Philadelphia Police Department? Kristen Johanson and Tom Rickert ask on the KYW Newsradio original podcast Gone Cold: Philadelphia Unsolved Murders , live at Indy Hall for the Philadelphia Podcast Festival...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
August 06, 2019 - 7:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A city jury has convicted a Philadelphia man of murder in the beating death of a woman in a wheelchair. Eric Mackey remained quiet as the jury read out that he was guilty of first-degree murder in the beating death of 61-year-old Elba Monroig, who was sick, going...
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John Miller and family
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Cherri Gregg
July 31, 2019 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another Philadelphia man's murder conviction was overturned Tuesday after he spent 22 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. Testimony decades later revealed the prosecution's entire case was based on the lie of a single witness. John Miller was in his 20s...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
July 30, 2019 - 6:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s the first day of trial against a Philadelphia man accused of murdering a woman in wheelchair and then hiding her body in the basement for weeks while living in her home. The defendant says he’s "absolutely not guilty." The body of 61-year-old Elba Monroig was...
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Sixteen US Marines were arrested for alleged involvement in various illegal activities ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to a statement from the Marine Corps.
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July 25, 2019 - 9:07 pm
By Zachary Cohen and Barbara Starr, CNN (CNN) -- Sixteen US Marines were arrested Thursday for alleged involvement in various illegal activities ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to a statement from the Marine Corps. The arrests took place in a dramatic fashion on...
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West Norriton Police Department
Molly Daly
July 25, 2019 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — West Norriton police are asking for the public's help identifying two women they say abducted and robbed an elderly woman earlier this month. It happened around 1 p.m. on July 11 at the Marshall's on Trooper Road in West Norriton Township, when two women approached...
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