crime

Illinois Shooting
Xinhua/Sipa USA
February 16, 2019 - 8:57 am
By Faith Karimi and Hollie Silverman, CNN (CNN) -- A man who was being let go from his job at a manufacturing business went on a shooting rampage Friday at his workplace in Illinois, leaving five workers dead and five officers and an employee injured, police said. The gunman, 45-year-old Gary...
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WGN via CNN
February 15, 2019 - 4:40 pm
By Steve Almasy and Hollie Silverman (CNN) -- The shooter at the manufacturing business where five employees were killed and five police officers were wounded was being fired Friday by the company where the shooting occurred, Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night. The...
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In this Jan. 15, 2019 image taken from surveillance video, a woman smashes the windows of "Back Home Restaurant" in the Bronx borough of New York.
New York City Police Department via AP
February 09, 2019 - 8:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who couldn't get a beef patty at a favorite New York eatery used a baseball bat in protest. On Saturday, police released surveillance video of the woman in action in the Bronx — smashing a restaurant's windows after learning the eatery had run out of her favorite food...
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Philadelphia police vehicle.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
February 08, 2019 - 11:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are investigating after a shooting leaves a man critically wounded in the Frankford section of the city. It happened just after 8 p.m. Friday night, police say, along the 4800 block of Frnakford Avenue. Authorities say the victim, a 26-year-old...
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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
February 02, 2019 - 9:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A police chase into Southwest Philadelphia leaves a Darby police officer injured and four suspects in custody. DEVELOPING: An officer was injured in an accident tonight in Southwest Philly. Major damage to the front of the police car @KYWNewsradio pic.twitter.com/...
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Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
January 29, 2019 - 4:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale toured a North Philadelphia hospital Tuesday, where the emergency room staff sees hundreds of gunshot victims a year. The visit was part of an effort to reduce gun deaths in the state. "We've had five people come in at...
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Chester Police Department app
Chester Police Department
Paul Kurtz
January 29, 2019 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Chester Police Department says a focus on technology has helped reduce violent crime in the city. Police commanders gave a video demonstration of a free mobile app Tuesday that's now available for people to use when they see crimes being committed. "You can take...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
January 23, 2019 - 8:17 pm
GLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Law enforcement in New Jersey introduce a new component to help them to better serve victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore says their new Special Victims Unit is a result of more than two years of work...
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Dreamstime
January 22, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The police blotter section of Montana's Flathead Beacon newspaper reported last month that a woman called 911 to report that someone broke into her house and moved all her remotes. I hope they catch that guy — he has moved...
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Dreamstime
January 08, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Is sleepwalking a valid defense to a crime? A Gaithersburg, Maryland man credited his million-dollar lottery win with a dream he had. He woke with a feeling he was going to win big, so he bought the ticket. (All I ever...
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