Larry Krasner

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
Paul Kurtz?KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
January 05, 2020 - 11:52 am
With the highest number of homicides in the city in more than a decade for 2019, the city’s District Attorney said gun violence is systemic and that his policies aren't to blame. Read more here.
Read More
Maurice Hill
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
December 19, 2019 - 6:28 pm
More than five dozen additional charges have been filed against the man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers this summer in Nicetown. Read more here.
Read More
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.
Read More
Philadelphia FOP President John McNesby
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
December 07, 2019 - 9:20 am
Philly Fraternal Order of Police President John McNesby met with President Trump Friday, and launched a verbal attack against District Attorney Larry Krasner when he returned from Washington, D.C., blaming progressive district attorneys such as Krasner for an uptick in shootings. Read more here.
Read More
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
December 03, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Weeks after the widow of slain Philadelphia police officer Danny Faulkner pleaded to the state’s highest court to have the district attorney removed from her husband’s case, the DA responds, and so has the state’s attorney general. Read more here.
Read More
The "Gun Violence: Beyond a Conversation" event at Canaan Baptist Church in Germantown included a gun buyback event.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
December 01, 2019 - 10:28 am
It may be the holiday season, but one group is taking "no days off" from addressing the city's gun violence. Read more here.
Read More
Charles Myers (left) and Nathaniel Williams
Philadelphia Police Department
KYW Staff
November 21, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Philadelphia police arrested two officers Thursday on charges of evidence tampering following two separate criminal investigations. Read more here.
Read More
Jasmine Singleton and her daughter, Zya, when she was 2-years-old.
Provided by Jasmine Singleton
Cherri Gregg
November 12, 2019 - 8:28 pm
The biological mother of the 4-year-old who was brutally abused in Francisville is speaking out after murder charges against her daughter's caretaker were announced. Read more here.
Read More
Maureen Faulkner
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
November 12, 2019 - 5:02 pm
Maureen Faulkner, the widow of murdered Philadelphia Police Officer Danny Faulkner, is going to the state’s highest court in the hopes that the case will be handed off to the Pennsylvania attorney general. Read more here.
Read More
Prathaan/Getty Images
Kristen Johanson
November 12, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Samilya Brown, 38, has been charged with murder in the death of 4-year-old Zya Singleton. Prosecutors say the child suffered years of physical abuse. Read more here.
Read More

Pages