Pennsylvania State Police

Felipe Vazquez #73 of the Pittsburgh Pirates delivers a pitch in the ninth inning during the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park on September 6, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vázquez was taken into custody Tuesday morning by Pennsylvania State Police on one count of computer pornography/solicitation of a child and one count of providing obscene material to minors. Both charges are felonies.
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Steve Tawa
June 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — State auditors will look into the Pennsylvania State Police instant background check system for gun purchases to make sure it is "working as intended." Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says they will audit the Pennsylvania State Police’s Instant Check System. "PICS...
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A Pennsylvania State Police was involved in an apparent high-speed chase and shooting on I-95 that ended at the Highland Avenue ramp in Chester on Tuesday afternoon with an arrest.
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Mark Abrams
June 11, 2019 - 7:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man wanted for a probation violation is under arrest after leading state police on a chase near I-95 in Chester Tuesday afternoon. It all ended with the suspect being shot by a state trooper at the Highland Avenue ramp. In a statement, authorities say a state...
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Tony Romeo
June 11, 2019 - 1:25 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Legislation has been introduced to enact Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest proposal, which would require municipalities that rely on Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) coverage to share in the cost. But it appears backers of the proposal still face an uphill battle. The proposal...
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School hallway.
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Andrew Kramer
May 20, 2019 - 7:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A student at a high school in Delaware County got sick after drinking what he thought was just water. Two 15-year-old girls at Penncrest High School in Media are accused of giving a fellow student a drink that had toilet water and urine in it. The 15-year-old boy...
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Top, from left: Santhosh Akinepalli, Flores Ascenion, Marvin Jennings, Mohammed Merchant, Michael Norman; bottom, from left: Andrew Oatley, Anthony Quairoli, Kenneth Ruzat, Sachin Shetty, Gregory Sylvia
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 02, 2019 - 1:44 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware County district attorney's office announced the arrests of 10 men, each accused of trying to arrange an inappropriate meeting with a teenager over the internet. District Attorney Kat Copeland calls it a reminder to parents of the dangers lurking online. "...
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John McDevitt
February 23, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A woman is in police custody after she tried to flee the scene of a crash in Montgomery County by jumping into the Schuylkill River. The accident happened just before midnight at Matsons Ford Road and Fayette Street in Conshohocken. Pennsylvania State Police said the...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
February 21, 2019 - 7:33 am
UPDATED 4.17 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two people showed up at a Philadelphia hospital Wednesday night, claiming they were shot while driving on northbound I-95. Philadelphia police say they were called by administrators at Episcopal Hospital after two shooting victims were dropped off...
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Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 16, 2019 - 4:43 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Four supervisors at a Delaware County nonprofit are among 41 people facing charges for allegedly doctoring timecards to steal nearly $1 million. Pennsylvania State Police were tipped off after accountants at Elwyn — a human services nonprofit organization —...
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Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy briefs reporters.
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Steve Tawa
January 10, 2019 - 7:08 am
UPDATED 2:02 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are now more questions than answers following the high-speed, two-state pursuit Wednesday that resulted in crashed police vehicles on I-95 and the suspect's vehicle slamming into a SEPTA bus in South Philadelphia. Witnesses are providing key...
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