murder

Gone Cold
July 11, 2019 - 2:41 pm
We want you to join us for a special episode of KYW Newsradio's true crime podcast, Gone Cold , that will be recorded live in front of an audience as part of the Philadelphia Podcast Festival . Hosts Kristen Johanson & Tom Rickert will deliver an insightful show that will pique the interest of...
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Andrew Kramer
July 15, 2019 - 9:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After spending the last few decades in prison, a Philadelphia man convicted of murder in 1991 is now free. A jury found Chester Hollman guilty of murdering a University of Pennsylvania student not far from Rittenhouse Square and he was sentenced to life in prison. "...
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Camden County Police
KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
July 08, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder and kidnapping of the grandson of Camden's Council president Curtis Jenkins. Officials confirmed on Monday that Jalen Carr of Sicklerville was taken into custody on Friday. Carr has been charged with...
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Sources say a police officer shot and killed his wife and himself in a home on this block in North Philadelphia
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
July 08, 2019 - 12:58 pm
UPDATED: 9:23 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating what happened when they say one of their own shot and killed his wife, and then turned the gun on himself. Police say the officer, Jose Rodriguez, was an 11-year veteran of the force. They say he did not...
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Camden County police say this man helped Brandon Beverly in a robbery on the day Curtis Jenkins III went missing.
Camden County Police Department
Justin Udo
July 04, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police in New Jersey are asking for the public's help as they search for a second person they say may be involved in the kidnapping and murder of the grandson of Camden's City Council president. Brandon Beverly, 32, of Westville is charged with the kidnapping and...
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Criminal Justice Center
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2019 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge has found a Fishtown mother guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of her boyfriend nearly two years ago, after the pair got into a fight about a movie and he insulted her son. Small in stature, 38-year-old Jeannette Wakefield was...
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Marquis Thomas
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
July 02, 2019 - 1:08 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter — more than two-and-a-half years after she died. In October 2016, 4-year-old Kailee Bunrout died in the care of her mother’s boyfriend, Marquis Thomas. After she was...
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Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
June 21, 2019 - 10:55 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It took a Montgomery County jury a little over three hours to find a Willow Grove couple guilty of first-degree murder for the deadly beating of her 4-year-old son. Defense lawyers for 20-year-old Lisa Smith and 26-year-old Kieff King argued for a lesser charge of...
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The Supreme Court is seen under stormy skies in Washington, Thursday, June 20, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
June 21, 2019 - 10:41 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor's efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times and now could face a...
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Anti-violence protest
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
June 20, 2019 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Community groups came together to rally against the recent rash of gun violence in the Philadelphia, putting the focus on the victims. It's been less than a week since six people died and 28 were injured in a rash of shootings over the span of just two days. Community...
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