A Virgin Mary painting, flags and flowers adorn a makeshift memorial for the victims of Saturday's mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.
Andres Leighton/AP Photo
August 05, 2019 - 8:59 pm
By Frank Bajak BOSTON (AP) — The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , whose perpetrator was linked to the site. 8chan is known for trafficking in anonymous hate speech...
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Cory Lei Ray
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
July 29, 2019 - 1:21 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 25-year-old Levittown man has taken responsibility for the deadly shooting of his best friend earlier this year — a shooting his lawyer describes as a “tragic accident.” Cory Lei Ray and his best friend, Jacob Pfeifer-Johnson, had just gotten back to Ray’s...
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City Council President Darrell Clarke says he'll take another crack at a bill that would prohibit guns at parks and rec centers. KYW's City Hall bureau chief Pat Loeb reports that, this time, he's enlisted the help of state legislators.
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Pat Loeb
July 24, 2019 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's City Council president says he'll take another crack at a bill that would prohibit guns at parks and recreation centers and this time, he's enlisted the help of state legislators. City Council previously banned weapons at city facilities, one of the gun...
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Kristen Johanson
June 06, 2019 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Less than a month after the murder of a transgender woman and activist, the accused shooter faced a Philadelphia judge Wednesday and will now got to trial, after the judge upheld all charges against him. A homicide detective testified that as police were out at the...
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Muhlaysia Booker
Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP
May 20, 2019 - 11:32 am
DALLAS (AP) — A 23-year-old transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people was found dead over the weekend in a Dallas shooting, police said. Muhlaysia Booker was found face-down in a street early Saturday and no suspect has been identified, police...
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Police outside Parkrose High School
Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP
May 19, 2019 - 9:17 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school. Angel Granados Dias had been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a...
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Kamala Harris
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May 15, 2019 - 11:11 am
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator and presidential candidate from California will detail her proposal to stop importing the weapons until the Bureau of Alcohol...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds opening remarks in “Preventing Gun Violence in NJ: A Call to Action” hosted by the gun violence research center on Tuesday April 23, 2019.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
April 23, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gun violence was the topic of conversation at a day long symposium at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy opened the first meeting of the school’s Center on Gun Violence Research. The state has recently begun releasing monthly...
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The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast.
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Kim Glovas
April 23, 2019 - 2:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An Allentown man is facing weapons charges after trying to take a loaded handgun onto a flight out of Philadelphia International Airport. When the unidentified man put his carry-on bag onto the conveyor belt at the security checkpoint at the airport, a Transportation...
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Screen capture from video showing Brian Riling being shot during a struggle at the New Hope police station.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 12, 2019 - 2:05 pm
NEW HOPE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Bucks County district attorney's office has released finding of its investigation into a police officer who shot a man inside a holding cell in the New Hope police station last month. The shooting happened March 3 inside the New Hope police station. The incident...
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