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Antionette Lee
April 22, 2019 - 6:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The two people killed in a chain reaction crash Saturday night in the Northeast section of the city have been identified and police are still looking for the driver who caused the crash. The crash happened Saturday night on Bustleton Avenue near Red Lion Road. Police...
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Kim Glovas
April 16, 2019 - 6:28 pm
Updated 8:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Seven were hospitalized after a man driving a Gray Buick intentionally drove into a group of people as they were walking across the street, according to police. Police say the incident that happened around 4 p.m. near 16th and Lehigh Avenue, started...
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Retired Philly Police K-9 Thor
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John McDevitt
April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A retired Philadelphia Police K-9 officer with paralyzed rear legs gets some help from a Hollywood actor. Eight-year-old Thor is a retired Philadelphia Police K-9 narcotics officer, but more recently the German Shepard lost function of his hind legs. "When he runs to...
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Dan Wing
April 12, 2019 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say a person, believed to be connected to the shooting death of a Wissinoming auto shop owner, has been taken into custody. The suspect, officials say, led officers on a car chase that ended not far from where 56-year-old Michael Gleba was shot and...
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Andrew Kramer
April 11, 2019 - 9:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An auto shop owner was shot and killed by a stray bullet Thursday afternoon in Philadelphia's Wissinoming neighborhood. The 56-year-old victim owns Northeast Speedometer Services on Benner Street. Philadelphia Police Captain John Walker says he was outside working on...
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Dan Wing
April 06, 2019 - 8:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The leaders of one of Philadelphia's most diverse police districts is looking for residents who would want to join their Police Advisory Council. Captain Matt Gillespie of the 18th District says his is one of the most unique areas of the city, covering a lot of...
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Kristen Johanson
March 31, 2019 - 10:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The son of a top Philadelphia police commander was shot and killed Saturday night in South Philadelphia following the Phillies game. Nicholas Flacco was celebrating the Phillies win against the Braves with friends in FDR Park at Broad and Pattison streets around 10 p...
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Antionette Lee
March 25, 2019 - 10:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have released footage from a deadly road rage incident in West Philadelphia. Shaquile Mac, 25, was murdered on Friday night at 52nd and Warren streets while his children were just feet away from him. "The kids were witnesses. Don't know how old...
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Young adults in West Philadelphia who want to get a GED can sign up for a special free program as registrations are scheduled for this Tuesday and Thursday at the Sayre Morris Recreation Center.
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Kim Glovas
March 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Young adults in West Philadelphia who want to get a GED can sign up for a special free program this Tuesday and Thursday at the Sayre Morris Recreation Center. The free GED program is being offered by the Philadelphia police 18th District, Community Solutions and SOAR...
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Dreamstime
March 22, 2019 - 10:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say a teenager was killed after he was hit by a train in Philadelphia's Olney neighborhood. According to police two teenagers were crossing train tracks, not far from SEPTA's Olney Station, around 6:30 Friday night. That's when Philadelphia Police Chief...
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