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Kristen Johanson
January 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the murder rate nationwide seems to be on a decline, more than 350 people were murdered in Philadelphia in 2018 breaking a decade-old record, and drug-related murders have spiked significantly. According to police department statistics, both marijuana and the...
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Flowers and candles are placed in memory of two Scandinavian university students who were killed in a remote area of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, at the Town Hall Square in Copenhagen, Friday Dec. 28, 2018.
Thomas Sjoerup / Ritzau Scanpix
December 30, 2018 - 3:28 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan prosecutors have filed preliminary terrorism charges against 15 people who are suspected of links to the killing of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains. Morocco's public prosecutor said in a statement that the charges include forming a gang to prepare and...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, during an event in the Oval Office of the White H
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
December 30, 2018 - 8:29 am
(AP) — President Donald Trump claims that two Guatemalan children who died in U.S. custody were already ill, yet both young migrants passed initial health screenings by border officials. As Democrats criticized Trump for also tweeting Saturday that Democratic immigration policies were responsible...
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Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran and the oldest man in the United States, died Thursday afternoon at the age of 112.
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December 27, 2018 - 9:17 pm
By Kelly Murray, CNN (CNN) -- Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran and the oldest man in the United States, died Thursday afternoon at the age of 112. The death was confirmed to CNN by Shirley Overton, a family member. Overton would have been 113 on May 11, 2019. The veteran had...
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This undated photo provided by Catarina Gomez on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, shows her half-brother Felipe Gomez Alonzo, 7, near Laguna Brava in Yalambojoch, Guatemala.
Catarina Gomez via AP
December 27, 2018 - 4:06 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The father of an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody took his son to the border after hearing rumors that parents and their children would be allowed to migrate to the United States and escape the poverty in their homeland, the boy's stepsister told The...
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A two-alarm fire along the 4600 block of Paul Street in Frankford injures at least two residents
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Dan Wing
December 27, 2018 - 9:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities say a 26-year-old man was killed when fire broke out in a home in Southwest Philadelphia on Wednesday night. The fire at the home on S. 67th Street started around 10 p.m. Crews found heavy smoke pouring from the second floor when they arrived. The man's...
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Freak golf cart accident kills two tourists in Thailand
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December 27, 2018 - 8:55 am
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- Two men have died after their wives accidentally rammed their golf cart and knocked them into a river on a golf course in Thailand. The two South Korean couples, who were on vacation in northern Thailand's Phitsanulok province, were on a ferry crossing a river that runs...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, an agent from the border patrol, observes near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, N.M.
AP Photo/Christian Torres, File
December 26, 2018 - 8:19 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The deaths of two migrant children in just over two weeks raised strong new doubts Wednesday about the ability of U.S. border authorities to care for the thousands of minors arriving as part of a surge of families trying to enter the country. An 8-year-old boy identified by...
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David Madden
December 26, 2018 - 5:42 pm
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the murder of a Florence man two years ago. Anthony Harris of Beverly City was convicted in October for the September, 2016 shooting death of 27-year-old Ronald Walker. The two men were...
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In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, an agent from the border patrol, observes near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, N.M.
Christian Torres/AP, file
December 26, 2018 - 9:30 am
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection have ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency's care this month. The death came during an...
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