Philadelphia Police Department

Police are searching for a man they believe shot his girlfriend, who was found feet away from the crib of her newborn daughter.
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Tim Jimenez
December 14, 2018 - 7:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said they are now on the hunt for a killer. Around 4 a.m. Friday, officers went to a home on North Woodstock Street by Chelten Avenue in East Germantown for the report of a shooting. In a second-floor front bedroom, police...
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Port Richmond was the site of a deadly police officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning. 
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Kim Glovas
December 10, 2018 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have identified the man shot and killed by officers last week in Port Richmond. Justin Smith, 41, of Wildwood, New Jersey, was shot dead Dec. 5 in connection with a disturbance on Belgrade Street. MORE: 1 dead in Port Richmond officer-involved...
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
Philadelphia Police Department
Steve Tawa
December 10, 2018 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man previously convicted for shooting and disabling a Philadelphia police officer in 2013 now has 10 days to decide whether to accept an offer conveyed by the District Attorney's Office, or be retried for the same crimes. In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was...
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Pat Loeb
December 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week, a City Council committee advanced a bill selling off the old Provident Insurance building at 46th and Market streets — but that doesn't mean they were happy about it. The building was supposed to become the new Philadelphia Police headquarters until the...
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Homicide Capt. Jack Ryan speaks about an arrest in connection with a triple murder that took place in Tioga over the weekend.
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John McDevitt
December 06, 2018 - 2:00 pm
UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There has been an arrest in connection with a triple murder that took place in Tioga over the weekend. A man renting a room from one of the victims has been charged. Authorities tell us 23-year-old Tahzay Young was arrested without incident at 16th...
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Philadelphia police have released video of a suspect wanted for an attempted sexual assault.
Philadelphia Police Department
Mike Dougherty
December 06, 2018 - 1:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have released video of a suspect wanted for an attempted sexual assault. Investigators say he followed the victim to her apartment, and they hope someone recognizes him before he strikes again. After riding the elevator to the victim's floor at 600...
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Kristen Johanson
December 04, 2018 - 1:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia detectives are investigating a homicide in the city's Holmesburg neighborhood. Around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, officers found a 26-year-old man with several stab wounds throughout the chest, neck and head along Kraydor Street, near Torresdale Avenue. Medics...
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Kristen Johanson
December 04, 2018 - 12:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia detectives are investigating a triple shooting in the city's Frankford neighborhood that left one teenager dead. Authorities say they received a call for someone with a gun along Harrison Street, near Castor around 8:15 p.m. Monday. When they arrived they...
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Police are searching for a white 2009-2015 Honda Pilot (left) and a dark 2014-2018 Toyota 4Runner (right).
Philadelphia Police Department
Kim Glovas
December 03, 2018 - 12:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are looking for two cars that hit and killed a man walking across Bustleton Avenue over the weekend. Captain Mark Overwise, with the Accident Investigation Division, says the victim, believed to be around 40 years old, was hit while walking across...
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Homicide Captain Jack Ryan identifies the three victims found dead in a Tioga home.
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Tim Jimenez
December 03, 2018 - 7:15 am
UPDATED 11:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There’s a $60,000 reward as Philadelphia Police try to find whoever was involved in a triple murder in the Tioga section of the city over the weekend. Homicide Captain Jack Ryan says there was a violent struggle in the house, and someone, or...
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