Kristen Johanson

KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
December 20, 2019 - 6:00 am
This week, Philadelphia's major broadcast, print, and digital media outlets came together in an unprecedented show of unity after certain reporters, including KYW Newsradio's own Kristen Johanson, were excluded from a press conference at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. This week's...
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Jeanette and Jennifer Tong
Courtesy of Jeanette Tong
Tom Rickert
December 16, 2019 - 5:00 am
Early in the morning on June 26, 1993, Jennifer Tong disappeared from her Marple Township home. She was found dead in her car, hours later and miles away, in Radnor. Radnor police and Tong’s children are still searching for answers — and her killer. Listen to their story in the KYW Newsradio's true...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
December 11, 2019 - 7:45 pm
The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office did not allow KYW Newsradio's Crime and Justice reporter, Kristen Johanson, to enter a news conference open to other media outlets Wednesday afternoon.
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Maurice Hill
Philadelphia Police Department / Justin Udo
Antionette Lee
August 17, 2019 - 10:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of shooting and wounding six police officers during a nearly eight-hour standoff in North Philadelphia has been charged with attempted murder and related offenses. Thirty-six-year-old Maurice Hill appeared before a judge Saturday moring via video...
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August 14, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What's it really like to investigate crime scenes for the Philadelphia Police Department? Kristen Johanson and Tom Rickert ask on the KYW Newsradio original podcast Gone Cold: Philadelphia Unsolved Murders , live at Indy Hall for the Philadelphia Podcast Festival...
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The donation tables for Jenna’s Blessing Bags will be back at Temple Jan. 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ian Bush/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
June 01, 2019 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The family and friends of a murdered Temple University student are raising money through an event Saturday in Montgomery County in an effort to continue her mission to give to the homeless. Jenna Burleigh and her friends would pack book bags with water, food and...
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Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
May 27, 2019 - 10:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A slow stream of people trickled in early to the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Spruce and Front streets to remember those lost in the war. Many came to the memorial alone, solemnly staring at the wall and wiping tears from their eyes. Andrew Shuman, who...
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Jennifer Arbittier Williams, first assistant U.S. Attorney, discusses the federal indictment at a press conference involving John Dougherty and Bobby Henon.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
January 30, 2019 - 8:45 am
UPDATED: 1 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Councilman Bobby Henon and longtime electricians union IBEW Local 98 official John Dougherty (known as "Johnny Doc") have been indicted. #BREAKING : unsealed indictment, charging Johnny Doc & councilman Bobby Henon, and other union...
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In this photo, John Dougherty is seen talking to agents when federal authorities raided his house in August 2016.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
January 29, 2019 - 6:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A second person has been charged in the FBI probe involving the electricians union IBEW Local 98, and for the first time, federal prosecutors list the union's business manager in an indictment, but don't directly name John Dougherty, who has been the union's business...
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