Philadelphia Police

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Pat Loeb
June 26, 2019 - 9:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials are working on several fronts to reverse the spike in homicides but are stymied by the systemic causes of violence. That was the message from a city council "emergency" hearing on gun violence, Wednesday. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry...
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Kimberly Adams
June 26, 2019 - 8:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man is in custody tonight after police say he drove a stolen car, crashed it and left three people hospitalized in Southwest Philadelphia. The incident began when police say they responded to a multi-vehicle accident along the 1400 block of South 50th Street around...
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June 23, 2019 - 9:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say at least three people were injured after a fight, involving a large crowd, broke out in North Philadelphia. According to authorities, just after 8 p.m. police received reports of an "out of control fight" along North 20th Street, near Berks Street...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
June 22, 2019 - 6:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two people were struck by a car on a sidewalk late Saturday afternoon in West Philadelphia approximately one block away from the largest Juneteenth festival in the city. One of the victims was pinned under it, and emergency crews weren't the only ones to come to her...
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Philadelphia Police Department
June 19, 2019 - 8:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have found Jacques Rice after asking the public for help finding him Wednesday. Jacques Rice, 67, lives on the unit block of East Baltimore Avenue in Media. Police say he was last seen Wednesday afternoon with a group, visiting from Media on the...
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Philadelphia police commissioner Richard Ross Jr. kept an eye as Bernie Sanders supporters march down Broad Street during the Democratic National Convention.
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Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross confirmed 72 police officers have been placed on desk duty and some could lose their jobs as officials continue to investigate racist Facebook posts allegedly made by those officers in question. Because of the city's...
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Chants of "put the guns down" and "don't shoot, we want to live" echoed up Reed Bird Place down S. 70th Street and all throughout the Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 17, 2019 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Chants of "put the guns down" and "don't shoot, we want to live" echoed up Reed Bird Place down S. 70th Street and all throughout the Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood. Dozens of people came to a public safety walk and rally to end gun violence Monday afternoon. It...
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Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 10:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One person is dead and many more are injured following at least 10 shootings in Philadelphia over the weekend. Philadelphia police say from Friday night into Saturday morning, there were shootings in Hunting Park, Port Richmond, West Philadelphia and South...
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John McDevitt
June 15, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police are looking for a man who allegedly dragged another man to his death during a carjacking in North Philadelphia. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday at Broad Street and Girard Avenue. Philadelphia police say the owner of a 2006 Acura was killed while trying to...
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Paul Kurtz
June 13, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have taken a man into custody in connection with a rash of tire slashings in South Philadelphia and Center City. At least six vehicles were damaged on South Street near 18th Street. Police responded to a call early Thursday morning of a person with...
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