Philadelphia Police Department

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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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angry pitbull
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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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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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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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The driver of this car ran off after crashing it near 30th Street Station early Tuesday morning.
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Tim Jimenez
August 20, 2019 - 7:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are searching for the man who crashed a car and fled in front of 30th Street Station early Tuesday morning. For much of the morning, the white, four-door Ford sedan with Illinois license plates was half on the sidewalk, with the smashed-up front...
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From left: Lyandra Retacco, supervisor of the charging unit; D.A. Larry Krasner; Anthony Voci, supervisor of the homicide unit
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Kristen Johanson
August 19, 2019 - 12:20 pm
UPDATED: 1:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — District Attorney Larry Krasner on Monday morning announced dozens of charges against Maurice Hill, the man accused of shooting six police officers last week in Nicetown. The press conference was the shortest of Krasner's term. Krasner said police...
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain speaks outside of the federal courthouse in Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
August 16, 2019 - 9:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the wake of this week's standoff and shooting, the top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia has plenty of criticism for District Attorney Larry Krasner. Hours after Krasner spoke Thursday about the shooting and the criminal past of suspect Maurice Hill, U.S. Attorney...
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