Hit-and-run

L.I.V.E FOR KAY was created to honor 17-year-old Markaylah Walker, who was killed in a hit-and-run in 2016.
Courtesy of the Walker family
Cherri Gregg
August 16, 2018 - 9:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of pedestrians have been hit over the past several years at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Summerdale Avenue. On Saturday, the family of a girl killed by a hit-and-run driver at that intersection is hoping to raise awareness about the danger. L.I.V...
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Patrick Ivers (left) and John Palumbo
Bensalem Police Department
Kim Glovas
July 30, 2018 - 5:20 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two men are in the Bucks County Correctional Facility after attempting to break into a number of vehicles in a Bensalem shopping center. The two suspects were spotted by a Bensalem police officer pulling on door handles of vehicles in an Acme parking lot at the...
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Philadelphia police car
KYW Newsradio, file
Mike Dougherty
June 22, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a young boy in West Philadelphia. It happened just after 4 p.m. Friday along the 5000 block of Irving Street...
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Alexa Laffkas
Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
June 19, 2018 - 8:05 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Exton woman was charged with a deadly hit-and-run in Norristown over Memorial Day weekend. Alexa Laffkas, 21, is accused of hitting and killing 64-year-old Clinton Rucker as he crossed Markley Street around 4 a.m. on May 27. According to charging documents,...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
May 27, 2018 - 4:19 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are investigating after a hit-and-run leaves a man dead in Montgomery County. Officials said a man was crossing Markley amd Main Streets after 4 a.m. Sunday when he was struck by a car. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe...
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Dreamstime
May 18, 2018 - 5:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said criminal charges are "highly likely" in the case of a South Philadelphia hit-and-run that left an 11-year-old boy dead. It happened around 3 p.m. Friday along the 1000 block of Shunk Street. According to authorities, 11...
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