gun violence

Aleem Gillard
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
December 13, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Aleem Gillard has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and obstruction of justice in the shooting death of his own 18-year-old football star son, Suhail Gillard. Read more here.
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Dignified transfer for fallen sailor
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AP News
December 13, 2019 - 11:41 am
The U.S. Naval Academy will honor the victims in last week's shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola during the Army-Navy football game. Read more here.
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Sheriff Gilbert Wilson presents Kenney Smith with honorary coins for bravery.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
December 12, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Camden High School senior Kenny Smith was playing in a football game in November, when suddenly a staccato of gunfire rang out. In an act of selflessness, he helped a young girl take cover until the shooting stopped. Now, he’s being recognized by his city for his bravery. Read more here.
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Makael Bevins and Ahnile Fountain
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 12, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Two Pottstown men are on their way to state prison after they pleaded guilty to firing 15 shots into a teenage girl’s home. Read more here.
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Aftermath of Jersey City shooting
Kevin Hagen/AP
AP News
December 11, 2019 - 3:16 pm
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said at a news conference with other officials Wednesday that the two Jersey City attackers are prime suspects in the death of a man whose body had been found in a car trunk nearby over the weekend. Read more here.
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Law enforcement are seen at the scene following reports of gunfire, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J.
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP Photo
AP News
December 11, 2019 - 7:50 am
The mayor of a New Jersey city said Wednesday that authorities believe gunmen targeted a kosher market during a furious shooting that killed six people and filled the streets with the sounds of heavy gunfire for hours just across the Hudson River from New York City. Read more here.
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Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
December 10, 2019 - 4:06 pm
Scarred by the shooting deaths of two students in recent years, a charter school in Spring Garden is planning to teach the skills of surviving on the streets. Read more here.
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Anti-violence advocates at City Hall
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
December 09, 2019 - 8:35 am
Saturday marked the launch of a citywide gun giveback program where Philadelphians could turn in guns "no questions asked." The first week of the effort has now passed, and officials are hoping to do even better next week. Read more here.
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Philadelphia FOP President John McNesby
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
December 07, 2019 - 9:20 am
Philly Fraternal Order of Police President John McNesby met with President Trump Friday, and launched a verbal attack against District Attorney Larry Krasner when he returned from Washington, D.C., blaming progressive district attorneys such as Krasner for an uptick in shootings. Read more here.
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Anti-violence advocates at City Hall
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
December 05, 2019 - 4:17 pm
After the recent rash of gun deaths involving children, anti-violence advocates are joining forces with police, City Council members and faith leaders to ask Philadelphians to search their homes for illegal guns. Read more here.
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