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Steve Tawa
May 17, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Al Vasso received the full red carpet treatment at Philadelphia Police headquarters, where he was welcomed by an honor guard and the Philadelphia Police and Fire Pipes and Drums, before he was wheeled up to the commissioner's office. Vasso, an 82-year-old retired...
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Tyzhier Graham
Philadelphia Police Department
Mark Abrams
May 16, 2019 - 4:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are looking for a 12-year-old boy with developmental disabilities who disappeared from his home Wednesday afternoon. Tyzhier Graham was last seen near Bridge and Pratt streets riding in a car on the Market-Frankford Line around 5:30 p.m. Police say...
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St. Cyprian Children’s Center
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Tim Jimenez
May 15, 2019 - 7:57 am
UPDATE: 11:50 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police say a young boy brought packets of crack cocaine to daycare Tuesday. Police say the 5-year-old had 22 purple packets of crack cocaine with him as he entered St. Cyprian Children's Center on Cedar Avenue right off the Cobbs Creek...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Kristen Johanson
May 08, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Tuesday night, six people were shot in Philadelphia: four men in their 20s, a 30-year-old and a 4-year-old boy. One of the men died, adding to a steady increase in Philadelphia’s gun violence problem. Three victims were all shot in North Philadelphia near Broad...
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Jahmear Hopper
Philadelphia Police Department
Dan Wing
May 07, 2019 - 7:52 am
UPDATED: 5 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Four men were arrested after a carjacking and police chase in Kensington late Monday night. Police were able to track the stolen pickup truck thanks to a cellphone left inside. Police say a 35-year-old man was waiting for his wife in his running...
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Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew
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Steve Tawa
May 06, 2019 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say it's too early to speculate whether a woman will be charged for abandoning her little girl in Kensington over the weekend. The special victims unit continues to investigate what happened. When police first put out an alert to find the toddler,...
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Andrew Kramer
May 03, 2019 - 8:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police 18th district headquarters just got a makeover thanks to the generosity of an Eagles player. Southwest Detectives are also in this building, which just got an upgrade because of Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Lineman Fletcher Cox’s more than over $...
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From left: Chico and Chuckie
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Tim Jimenez
May 03, 2019 - 7:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say two officers shot and killed a pit bull that was going after them earlier this week. The owner is outraged, and the entire incident is under investigation. It was a wild scene Wednesday around noon at a home on North Leithgow Street. A couple...
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Dan Wing
May 01, 2019 - 8:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A teenage boy is in critical condition after being shot twice outside of a corner store in Southwest Philadelphia early Wednesday morning. Police say this happened around 12:30 a.m. at a convience store at Woodland and Island avenues. "The 13-year-old victim just...
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Tyquan Athinson
Philadelphia Police Department
Steve Tawa
April 24, 2019 - 3:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While Philadelphia police and U.S. Marshals say the arrest of the suspect in the murder of the son of a police commander was uneventful, the defense contends his client was "beaten with assault rifles." His comments came outside the Criminal Justice Center after the...
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