Marquese Gaines
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 22, 2020 - 6:30 am
A man is accused of fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run in Norristown because he knew he was already wanted for selling a lethal dose of heroin in Upper Merion. Read more here.
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Fentanyl test strips
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David Madden
February 21, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Camden County is taking a new approach against the war on opioids through a study that utilizes fentanyl test strips. Read more here.
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Ray Drayton and Melissa Wilkerson
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
Mike Dougherty
February 06, 2020 - 7:09 am
Authorities in South Jersey have arrested a man and his girlfriend after his 2-year-old suffered a drug overdose last month. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
January 13, 2020 - 6:06 pm
The use of methamphetamines and fentanyl together are on the rise in the United States. Read more here.
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Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland is joined by U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain, FBI agent Michael Harpster, DEA agent Jonathan Wilson and others in announcing the arrest of 22 rival gang members in Chester, Pa.
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KYW Staff
October 30, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Nearly two-dozen members of rival gangs in Chester, Pa., were arrested early Monday and charged with drug trafficking and firearms offenses.
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain announces indictments against three Chinese nationals in a drug trafficking ring.
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
October 01, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Law enforcement from all levels of government have stopped an international drug trafficking operation after linking a Montgomery County man to the source in China. Three Chinese men have been indicted.
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Jose Uriel Arreola-Ortiz
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 12, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Officials say a recent drug bust in Chester County shows the current trend in street drugs, as Mexican cartels continue to funnel in deadly fentanyl and begin to push cheap and pure crystal meth. Read more here.
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Physician-assisted suicide patient
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David Madden
August 28, 2019 - 1:43 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s aid in dying law is back in effect, even as appeals are being considered by the state’s highest court. North Jersey physician Yosef Glassman’s efforts to declare the law unconstitutional will be considered in October by Judge Paul Innes, who issued the...
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain speaks outside of the federal courthouse in Philadelphia.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
August 19, 2019 - 4:37 pm
By Maryclare Dale, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Loved ones propped photos of more than a dozen young people lost to the opioid crisis against the outside of the federal courthouse in Philadelphia on Monday as a judge inside heard arguments on whether the city could become the nation's first...
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August 12, 2019 - 12:51 pm
By Cale Ahearn LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WPMT) -- A Lancaster man will serve up to 30 years in prison for his role in a large scale fentanyl/heroin operation. Antonio Rivera, 28, was recently sentenced to 6-30 years in prison, after being charged in the 2018 Lancaster County Drug Task Force arrest...
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