Philadelphia Police Department

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Kristen Johanson
May 31, 2018 - 6:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of punching a police horse during an Eagles tailgate outside Lincoln Financial Field in January is suing the team and law enforcement. In the lawsuit, Anthony Tornetta claims he is emotionally distressed, in pain and humiliated after he said a state...
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Dan Wing
May 31, 2018 - 7:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man is in critical condition after being shot in the face in the city's Fern Rock section late Wednesday night. Philadelphia Police believe the 30-year-old victim crashed into a sign while trying to drive himself to the hospital after being shot near 12th and Madary...
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Mike Dougherty
May 30, 2018 - 9:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They are the first voice you hear when dialing 911. Commissioner Richard Ross said the men and women of the radio room are an officer's best friend. "Just the patience and tenacity they show each and every day that often goes unheralded, they deserve all the credit...
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Kim Glovas
May 29, 2018 - 6:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police arrested two men in connection with a dead body found last week in Pennypack Park . Eric Klotz, 38, of Rawle Street has been charged with murder, tampering with evidence, abuse of a corpse and related crimes. Harley Mason, 24, of Aster Court is facing charges...
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Molly Daly
May 24, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A grisly discovery Wednesday night in Pennypack Park in Northeast Philadelphia has resulted in a homicide investigation. Police were called to the park around 6:30 p.m. about a possible body in the woods near the event stage. Officers with the help of a police dog...
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Tim Jimenez
May 21, 2018 - 8:08 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A hail of gunfire left a pregnant woman and her father wounded in Southwest Philadelphia Sunday night. Police were called to the 5800 block of Hadfield Street in the Kingsessing section of the city around 10:30 p.m. When officers arrived, Chief Inspector Scott Small...
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May 18, 2018 - 7:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating an accident that killed a pedestrian late Thursday night. The victim was struck along Roosevelt Boulevard near Levick Street. Chief Inspector Scott Small said it happened at about 10:30 p.m. in the southbound lane. "The driver remained on the...
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Dan Wing
May 15, 2018 - 8:08 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man is in critical condition after being shot twice while walking a dog in North Philadelphia on Monday night. Philadelphia Police say a 54-year-old Upper Darby man, while visiting his mother, took her dog for a walk around 11 p.m. Chief Inspector Scott Small says...
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Kim Glovas
May 14, 2018 - 12:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating a shootout in West Philadelphia over the weekend. Sandrea Williams, 17, is dead, and two boys are hospitalized. Now police are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects...
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross speaks after the sentencing, alongside Officer Jesse Hartnett.
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Kristen Johanson
May 14, 2018 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man convicted of ambushing Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett has been sentenced to at least the next four decades behind bars. In February, a jury found Edward Archer, 33, guilty of attempted murder, assault on police and related offenses. He will spend...
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