Nicetown

Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Kristen Johanson
December 29, 2019 - 11:41 am
This year turned out to be a challenging one for the Philadelphia Police Department, including racist Facebook posts written by officers, the shooting of six cops in Nicetown, and the sudden resignation of the police commissioner. Read more here.
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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.
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Tymear Johnson
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
November 08, 2019 - 12:15 pm
A 22-year-old Philadelphia man has been found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting a 13-year-old boy point-blank in a Chinese takeout restaurant, all over an alleged insulting gesture. Read more here.
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Tymear Johnson
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
November 07, 2019 - 4:50 pm
The case against a Philadelphia man accused of shooting a 13-year-old boy point-blank inside a Chinese takeout restaurant is now in the jury’s hands. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
October 05, 2019 - 4:34 pm
Neighbors in Philadelphia's Nicetown area were traumatized, in August, when a gunman opened fire on police from a home on North 15th Street and held them at bay in an hourslong standoff. But, on Saturday, the community put all of that aside to come together for a festival to celebrate their...
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Antionette Lee
September 20, 2019 - 9:21 pm
Two teenagers are injured after a shooting took place during a high school football game in Nicetown-Tioga Friday night.
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Maurice Hill
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 05, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The Philadelphia man accused of shooting six cops last month was expected to be in court Thursday for his preliminary hearing, but prosecutors need more time. The city's district attorney's office plans to charge him with more counts of attempted murder and assault on law enforcement.
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From left: Managing Director Brian Abernathy, Mayor Jim Kenney, Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter
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KYW Staff
August 21, 2019 - 1:03 pm
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney stated emphatically at a City Hall press conference Wednesday that he did not fire or force former Police Commissioner Richard Ross to resign. Kenney said he was sad to accept Ross' resignation but agreed that it was the best...
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From left: Lyandra Retacco, supervisor of the charging unit; D.A. Larry Krasner; Anthony Voci, supervisor of the homicide unit
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Kristen Johanson
August 19, 2019 - 12:20 pm
UPDATED: 1:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — District Attorney Larry Krasner on Monday morning announced dozens of charges against Maurice Hill, the man accused of shooting six police officers last week in Nicetown. The press conference was the shortest of Krasner's term. Krasner said police...
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Cherri Gregg
August 15, 2019 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Victim services nonprofits in the area began outreach on Thursday to help residents deal with the trauma of witnessing the standoff in the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood on Wednesday night. Rosalind Pichardo is the founder of Operation Save Our City, a crisis responder...
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