Philadelphia Police

Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Attempted Robbery/Sexual Assaults in the 3rd and 17th Districts
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Kristen Johanson
February 22, 2019 - 6:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police are warning women in South Philadelphia to be careful as they search for a suspected serial rapist. They say the man has been targeting victims for the last two months, including two attacks last night and early this morning. Since at least December 20,...
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Wawa
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Tim Jimenez
February 22, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police have arrested four people for causing havoc at a Northeast Philadelphia Wawa in the middle of the night. Authorities said it happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday when two men and two women, who were 19 and 20 years old, went into the Wawa on Tyson Avenue and...
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KYW Newsradio, file
February 22, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are looking for two gunmen who shot and killed an 18-year-old man Thursday night. The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. at 4th and West Huntingdon Streets in the Fairhill section of the city. Chief Inspector Scott Small says there was a barrage...
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Antionette Lee
February 18, 2019 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have identified two of the victims who were shot and killed over the weekend in Philadelphia and are asking for help finding the shooters. Investigators say 49-year-old Jamison Ogden was shot in the face and left for dead Saturday night along Taney Terrace near...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
February 17, 2019 - 6:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A violent weekend throughout Philadelphia leaves three dead, including a teenage boy, and three others hospitalized, police say. The violence began Friday night after authorities say a 17-year-old boy was shot several times throughout his body near the Angora Terrace...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
February 17, 2019 - 10:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A multi-vehicle crash in the Olney section of the city sent three children and two adults to the hospital Saturday. According to police, officers responded to the scene just before 4 p.m. where a two-vehicle crash took place on the southbound lanes along Whitaker...
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A tool to fight crime and illegal dumping in the Nicetown-Tioga section of Philadelphia is being offered at no cost to qualifying homeowners.
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John McDevitt
February 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A tool to fight crime and illegal dumping in the Nicetown-Tioga section of Philadelphia is being offered at no cost to qualifying homeowners. Councilwoman Cindy Bass representing the 8th District announced the new Community Leadership Caucus Camera Program. "Its a...
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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
February 08, 2019 - 11:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are investigating after a shooting leaves a man critically wounded in the Frankford section of the city. It happened just after 8 p.m. Friday night, police say, along the 4800 block of Frnakford Avenue. Authorities say the victim, a 26-year-old...
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Kim Glovas
January 25, 2019 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 35-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Frankford Friday morning. Philadelphia police responded to a report of a shooting inside a home near the intersection of East Sanger and Tackawanna streets around 10.30 a.m. When officers arrived, they found the man with...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 18, 2019 - 7:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Philadelphia man has been found guilty of five counts of first-degree murder in a firebombing more than 15 years ago that left a family dead. Judge Scott O'Keefe has convicted 35-year-old Abdu Rivera of first-degree murder for setting a home in the city's Olney...
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