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Mike Dougherty
February 08, 2020 - 9:07 am
Authorities in Burlington County say a four year old boy is dead, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot. Read more here.
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“Ghost gun” parts
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Tony Romeo
December 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has issued a legal opinion that determines law enforcement can now treat “ghost guns” the same as those that are purchased fully assembled. Read more here.
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A gun-shaped toilet paper holder
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AP News
October 31, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Transportation Security Administration agents at New Jersey's Newark Liberty Airport uncovered a more decorative than deadly item when they checked a passenger's carry-on. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey at a meeting with reporters.
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Mike DeNardo
September 20, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who met with reporters at his Philadelphia office Friday, says he's "cautiously optimistic" about his gun background check bill after some tweaks suggested by Attorney General Bill Barr.
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Darryl McMillian
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 19, 2019 - 5:25 pm
A Pottstown man will spend at least 25 years in state prison after pleading guilty to killing his roommate. Read more here.
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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.
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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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