Philadelphia Police Department

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Tim Jimenez
September 04, 2019 - 7:10 am
Just last week Thursday, someone shot at two undercover cops in North Philadelphia. This time it was at 59th Street and Kingsessing Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
September 03, 2019 - 9:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police say Monday night an officer shot a man who had a box cutter and wouldn't drop it when cops told him to. Around 10 p.m., in the area of Front Street and Allegheny Avenue in North Philadelphia, police say two officers on patrol with the 24th district...
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Tim Jimenez
September 02, 2019 - 7:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two police officers are recovering from a crash in North Philadelphia. Police say their car was hit while they were responding to a shooting Sunday night. The officers, who are from the 22nd district, weren't seriously hurt and are expected to be okay. There was a...
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Kristen Johanson
August 29, 2019 - 11:17 am
Philadelphia police are investigating the stabbing of a 48-year-old man near City Hall Thursday morning.
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North Philly barricade
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Tim Jimenez
August 29, 2019 - 7:33 am
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two weeks after six police officers were shot in North Philadelphia during a nearly eight-hour standoff, authorities say a gunman opened fire at two undercover cops, which led to a barricade situation that ended with five people in custody. Around midnight at...
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Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Kristen Johanson
August 27, 2019 - 11:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a long, hectic week, to say the least, for Philadelphia's first female police commissioner. After the sudden resignation of Richard Ross last week, acting Commissioner Christine Coulter has been fielding phone calls from District Attorney Larry Krasner, U.S...
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Justin Udo
August 26, 2019 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man was severely injured Monday morning after two dogs attacked him in the Franklinville section of Philadelphia. One of the dogs is dead, and the other is still on the loose. Authorities are working to find out who the dogs belong to. Javier Ortiz says a terrifying...
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Kristen Johanson
August 23, 2019 - 10:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department has launched a new website dedicated to unsolved murder cases in the city. The interactive site, at phillyunsolvedmurders.com , shows all unsolved cases from 2018 and 2019. But it's not just a summary of the facts. It also includes a...
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From left: Managing Director Brian Abernathy, Mayor Jim Kenney, Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter
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KYW Staff
August 21, 2019 - 1:03 pm
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney stated emphatically at a City Hall press conference Wednesday that he did not fire or force former Police Commissioner Richard Ross to resign. Kenney said he was sad to accept Ross' resignation but agreed that it was the best...
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Tim Jimenez
August 21, 2019 - 9:22 am
UPDATED: 11:01 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philly's top cop is out. Commissioner Richard Ross has resigned due to claims, in a federal lawsuit, that he failed to act on sexual harassment complaints. One of the two officers suing says she had an affair with Ross. While there are no...
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