Philadelphia Police

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Paul Kurtz
August 22, 2019 - 6:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The shootout that left six police officers wounded in North Philadelphia began when a tactical team attempted to serve a warrant. Former Philadelphia Police Sgt. Lee Rominiecki, a retired officer with decades of experience in handling one of the most dangerous aspects...
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One week after the shootout in Nicetown-Tioga, neighbors are still trying to find some normalcy to their lives.
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Paul Kurtz
August 21, 2019 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One week after the shootout in Nicetown-Tioga, neighbors are still trying to find some normalcy to their lives. Anthony Fields was sitting on the porch greeting his neighbors on what appeared to be a quiet, normal weekday morning. But beneath the surface, there is a...
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KYW Staff
August 20, 2019 - 5:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has accepted the resignation of Police Commissioner Richard Ross Tuesday evening, who has been forced out of his position. The statement from the mayor says Ross has been "a terrific asset to the police department and the city as a whole...
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John McDevitt
August 17, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was a mix of emotions and concerns at a community meeting, following Wednesday’s shootout and standoff in the city’s Nicetown-Tioga section. Things got heated at times, many angry about the violence in the city and the lack of action by elected officials...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 17, 2019 - 1:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Community members, state representatives and victims of gun violence gathered in South Philadelphia on Saturday to say “enough is enough.” The anti-gun violence rally came three days after a gunman in North Philadelphia opened fire on police, shooting and wounding...
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Antionette Lee
August 17, 2019 - 10:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of shooting and wounding six police officers during a nearly eight-hour standoff in North Philadelphia has been charged with attempted murder and related offenses. Thirty-six-year-old Maurice Hill appeared before a judge Saturday moring via video...
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Governor Wolf Visits Philadelphia Police to Show Support After Shooting
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August 16, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order Friday taking aim at what he called the "public health crisis of gun violence." The action came just days after an armed suspect shot and wounded six police officers during a standoff in Philadelphia. "Too many Pennsylvanians...
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Andrew Kramer
August 15, 2019 - 6:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Less than 24 hours after six officers were shot in Tioga-Nicetown, police responded to another shooting in North Philadelphia in Ogontz. Five people were shot on Conlyn Street near 15th, down the street from Einstein Medical Center where the victims were taken to and...
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Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
August 14, 2019 - 4:52 pm
UPDATED 1:30 a.m. Get the latest here . ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After nearly eight hours, the suspect who was in a standoff with Philadelphia police is now in custody, authorities said. The standoff began around 4:30 p.m. at a house near 15th Street and Erie Avenue. Sources say the...
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Justin Udo
August 08, 2019 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia neighborhood heavily impacted by gun violence is coming together to say enough is enough in a joint effort between the community and police. Over the last decade, Zakarriyya Abdur-Rahman lost two of his sons to what he calls senseless violence. He's now...
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