gun violence

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June 17, 2019 - 4:51 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Gun Violence Task Force (GVTF) was busy last week in Philadelphia. Attorney General Josh Shapiro said seven people were arrested, nine guns were seized, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in drugs were confiscated. GVTF is a...
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Kristen Johanson
June 13, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Within a seven-hour span Wednesday night, eight people were shot in six different shootings, according to authorities. Two of the victims have died, including a teenager. Just after 10 p.m. Wednesday, two teenagers were gunned down in Port Richmond at Campbell Square...
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Governor Murphy, Lt Gov Oliver, and urban mayors discuss gun violence prevention on May 28, 2019 in Trenton.
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Antionette Lee
May 28, 2019 - 8:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After two mass shootings in Trenton over the weekend, New Jersey lawmakers and community leaders gathered at the statehouse to discuss gun violence prevention. The roundtable led by Gov. Phil Murphy was joined by mayors from Newark, Paterson, and Trenton. Murphy...
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Miami Beach police investigators.
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May 14, 2019 - 11:47 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A fatal shooting outside a crowded South Florida beachfront hotel. Another on a busy Miami Beach street. A third with no serious injuries on a major highway. All involved hip-hop performers or guests of the Rolling Loud Festival, a three-day spectacular that concluded...
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In a June 16, 2018 file photo, Lil Wayne performs on Day 3 of the 2018 Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands, in Dover, Del.
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May 13, 2019 - 9:52 am
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami area law enforcement agencies are looking for connections between a series of weekend shootings that killed one rapper, wounded another rapper's girlfriend and hit three bystanders, killing a man who was leaving work to be with his family on Mother's Day. "There...
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Nipsey Hussle cape
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Justin Udo
May 09, 2019 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To most, the late rapper Nipsey Hussle was a performer, but to others, he was a hometown hero. Now, a West Philadelphia artist is paying tribute to the hip-hop superstar — and trying to set a world record in the process. Michael OG Law Ta'Bon painted a mural on a cape...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Kristen Johanson
May 08, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Tuesday night, six people were shot in Philadelphia: four men in their 20s, a 30-year-old and a 4-year-old boy. One of the men died, adding to a steady increase in Philadelphia’s gun violence problem. Three victims were all shot in North Philadelphia near Broad...
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Andrew Kramer
April 27, 2019 - 7:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) – It's an effort to end gun violence, two dozen bikers are currently pedaling 600 miles in hopes to getting gun laws in the country changed to prevent shootings like the one today in San Diego for example. "It was great, we always get a really nice welcome in...
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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.
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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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April 20, 2019 - 8:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A foot pursuit turns deadly after a man opens fire at police and then turns the gun on himself in the Oxford Circle section of the city, officials say. Philadelphia police say just after 6:30 p.m. officers were responding to call when they were flagged down about a...
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