gun violence

The Mastery Charter School community rallies outside of Philadelphia City Hall
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
April 04, 2019 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Mastery Charter School community is challenging lawmakers to address issues of neighborhood safety and quality in education. At a rally they organized Thursday morning in front of City Hall, parent Markida Ross said the school safety issue most important to her is...
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Lauren London and Nipsey Hussle
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April 03, 2019 - 12:22 pm
By Nicole Chavez (CNN) — Lauren London broke her silence Tuesday and paid tribute to her longtime boyfriend Nipsey Hussle. "I am completely lost. I've lost my best friend, my sanctuary, my protector, my soul," she wrote in an Instagram post. I am completely lost I’ve lost my best friend My...
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Eric Holder
Los Angeles Police Department via AP
April 02, 2019 - 6:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police on Tuesday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting rapper Nipsey Hussle, authorities said. Eric Holder, 29, had been on the run for two days before he was captured in Bellflower, a Los Angeles-area city about 20 miles southeast of where Hussle was gunned down two...
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Kimberly Adams
March 24, 2019 - 8:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A second survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting has died in an apparent suicide, according to reports from the Miami Herald. The February massacre sparked anti-gun rallies nationwide, and on Sunday a group gathered at LOVE Park to keep their...
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People arrive to the Allegheny County Courthouse prior to the start of the second day of the homicide trial of former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld March 20, 2019.
Nate Smallwood/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP
March 20, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A witness in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer said Wednesday he saw the officer standing on the sidewalk, panicking, saying, "I don't know why I shot him. I don't know why I fired." The trial of former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael...
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Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, charged with homicide in the shooting death of Antwon Rose II, walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
March 19, 2019 - 11:47 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black 17-year-old last year goes on trial starting Tuesday in a case that could put him behind bars for life. Lawyers for Michael Rosfeld, 30, are expected to argue that the June shooting of Antwon Rose II after a traffic stop...
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Imam Ibrahim Abdul Halim of the Linwood mosque, center left, is embraced by Father Felimoun El-Baramoussy, center right, from the Coptic Church at the site of Friday's shooting outside the Linwood mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Monday, March 18, 201
Vincent Thian/AP Photo
March 18, 2019 - 7:58 am
By Juliet Williams, Stephen Wright and Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — A Christchurch gun shop on Monday acknowledged selling guns online to the 28-year-old white supremacist accused of killing 50 people in mosque shootings that have upturned New Zealand's...
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Movita Johnson-Harrell
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Cherri Gregg
March 16, 2019 - 11:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —The 190th legislative district has a new leader—and she'll be breaking barriers. Movita Johnson-Harrell will be sworn into the Pennsylvania House and is believed to be the Commonwealth's first Muslim woman to serve. Johnson-Harrell won two thirds of the vote in a...
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Philadelphia police
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Dan Wing
March 15, 2019 - 7:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say a man is dead after being shot by the owner of the store he was trying to rob in West Philadelphia on Thursday night. Philadelphia Police say a man in his 20s went into the store, at 54th Street and Wyalusing Avenue, wearing a ski mask and armed with a gun...
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Singer Christina Grimmie arrives at TUBEATHON held at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, CA on Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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John McDevitt
March 07, 2019 - 8:44 pm
VOORHEES, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A foundation named after a rising star from South Jersey, whose life was cut short by gun violence, is holding a fundraiser this weekend in Voorhees. Christina Grimmie was a finalist on The Voice Season 6 and went on to tour across the country. The 22-year-old...
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