Philadelphia Police Department

Prince Kunjappan-Joy and Abraham Thomas
Philadelphia Police Department
KYW Staff
September 27, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Police arrested a pair of suspects following a Wednesday night shooting in the Castor section of Northeast Philadelphia that left another man dead.
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At this house in the 2200 block of Darien Street, Police say a 22-year-old man shot and killed an intruder Wednesday night.
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Kristen Johanson
September 26, 2019 - 9:39 am
For the second time this week in Philadelphia, a suspected home-invasion robber was shot dead. The latest case happened Wednesday night in South Philly.
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Demonstration at Philadelphia police headquarters about concerns regarding unsolved murders.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
September 24, 2019 - 8:42 pm
A group of concerned citizens are using silence to make sure their voices are heard when it comes to their concerns about Philadelphia's unsolved murders and for many of them, this issue hits close to home.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
September 24, 2019 - 6:53 pm
Prosecutors have upgraded charges to third-degree murder against a man they say struck and killed a pedestrian with his car as he was trying to escape arrest in a rape case.
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Kristen Johanson
September 22, 2019 - 9:14 am
The Philadelphia Police Department is the top driver for overtime in Philadelphia, and a new study by a fiscal watchdog group points to court time as the reason. The group has also suggested ways to cut that time in half.
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A new law that is designed to take guns away from domestic abusers and save lives goes into effect Wednesday in Pennsylvania.
Courtesy of Women Against Abuse
Cherri Gregg
September 19, 2019 - 7:51 am
The number of domestic violence homicides is up — and a local group that advocates for victims of intimate partner violence is sounding the alarm.
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Philadelphia Police Department
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 9:26 am
Philadelphia police are investigating an encounter between a white officer and a black teen who was temporarily put into a cruiser near a city bus stop. Watch the video here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
September 17, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's police union says it plans to sue the city over ongoing problems with the new payroll system rolled out last April. Police officers are not the only city employees who are frustrated by mistakes in their paychecks. There have been a variety of mistakes...
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Nicetown-Tioga police standoff
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Rachel Kurland
September 17, 2019 - 5:00 am
In the span of eight long hours on Aug. 14, the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood was turned upside-down, as police juggled a standoff with a man who was shooting at them from inside a house. From the bright light of day to the early-morning hours, listen to how this prominent shooting was reported live...
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Shaun Lloyd
Philadelphia Police Department
Mark Abrams
September 12, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Philadelphia police say they have arrested a suspect in the attempted daytime abductions of three women in the Francisville neighborhood over the past few days. Read more here.
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