Kenyatta Johnson

Located at 20th and Tasker streets sat a mural that listed the names of children lost to violence.
City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson/ Facebook
Cherri Gregg
August 12, 2018 - 3:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A recent dust-up over the destruction of a beloved mural in South Philadelphia highlights a growing problem: How do you preserve public art that stands in the way of development? Located at 20th and Tasker streets sat a mural that listed the names of children lost to...
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It takes less than a minute after a simple search on the open internet to download gigabytes worth of files marked "AR-15," "M16" and many more, all ready to send to a 3D printer or CNC machine.
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Ian Bush
August 01, 2018 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fight over 3D-printed firearms will be back in federal court next week, after a judge temporarily blocked the release of blueprints for so-called "ghost guns." Years ago, Philadelphia launched a pre-emptive strike, but these and other efforts have failed to dull...
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Kenyatta Johnson/ Nat'l Gun Violence Awareness Month
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Pat Loeb
June 01, 2018 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia city councilman kicked Gun Violence Awareness Month on Friday with a rally featuring prayers from clergy of many different religions. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson got involved in gun violence prevention when he was 17 years old, after his cousin was...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating racially charged graffiti found in a locker room in the 17th Police District. The incident in Point Breeze police station came to light during the department's budget hearings before City Council today...
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