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Police in Upper Darby are searching for whoever left a newborn baby on a porch in extremely hot temperatures, and officials say the baby is lucky to be alive.
Upper Darby Police Department
Kim Glovas
August 02, 2019 - 5:02 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The mother of the newborn baby found on a porch Tuesday afternoon has been identified by police. However, mother and child will not be reunited, according to police. Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood says it was shortly after noon Tuesday when...
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Upper Darby Police Department
Ian Bush
March 19, 2019 - 2:51 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A fight over a parking spot at a Wawa in Upper Darby left one woman with a head wound from a tire iron and another woman in jail. Police have just released details of the attack on March 10 at the 69th Street location. Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael...
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The contents of an overdose rescue kit are displayed in a class on overdose prevention held by non-profit Positive Health Project, holds up an overdose rescue kit after completion of the class on August 9, 2017 in New York City.
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Mike DeNardo
February 05, 2019 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 16-month-old boy had to be treated with Narcan after ingesting drugs at his parents' home Monday night in Upper Darby. It was around 5:30 p.m. when the boy's father returned home from work to find his girlfriend, the boy's mother, passed out on the bed. "The child...
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Lauren Semanyk and Joseph Milano charged with murder in death of 10-month-old daughter.
Upper Darby Township Police Department
Mark Abrams
December 06, 2018 - 12:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby police have charged the parents of 10-month-old baby girl with murder months after an investigation confirmed the infant somehow ingested fentanyl, a highly-toxic heroin additive. Chief Michael Chitwood says 31-year-old Joseph Milano and 34-year-old Lauren...
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The driver of this vehicle was under the influence of heroin when this happened. It took 4 doses of Narcan to revive him.
Upper Darby Police Department
Tim Jimenez
November 12, 2018 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby Police say a man who overdosed on heroin and slammed his car into a pole Sunday is now facing charges. The crash shut down a busy road and left 100 homes without power for several hours. When police got to the site of the crash on Township Line Road near...
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Officials in Upper Darby are recognizing heroes for their water rescue efforts during flooding last month
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
September 20, 2018 - 7:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials in Upper Darby are recognizing heroes for their water rescue efforts during flooding last month that left the township at a standstill. Upper Darby Township Police officer Amanda Sheppard says the flooding caught just about everyone off guard. "It actually...
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From left: Upper Darby School Superintendent Daniel Nerelli, Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood and Assistant School Superintendent Dan McGarry at a press conference.
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Paul Kurtz
September 06, 2018 - 2:39 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby police have arrested a teenager for allegedly making threats against Upper Darby High School. Police quietly opened an investigation in late June after being told that someone posted this message on Instagram: "On September 7 I will shoot up Upper...
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Upper Darby Police Department
Kimberly Adams
September 03, 2018 - 6:59 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 54-year-old Upper Darby store owner is in the hospital after being shot several times with his own gun by a man police say was in the country illegally. The incident happened Saturday around 9:15 p.m. An altercation broke out between the store owner of Aaron...
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Shara Dae Howard
August 27, 2018 - 8:45 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The new school year has started, and as parents are preparing kids for their studies, Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood is asking drivers to be careful. He said enforcing speed limits and encouraging safe driving in high-traffic areas and school...
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Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
July 21, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about aggressive driving turned deadly. Last week, the Philadelphia Police Department released a video of a man who shot a fellow motorist several times. The...
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