Philadelphia Police Department

District Attorney Larry Krasner is shown with special victims detectives and assistant district attorneys.
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Kristen Johanson
August 12, 2019 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Law enforcement officials hope the recent human trafficking and kidnapping conviction of a Philadelphia man will help encourage other victims to call them. A woman's harrowing escape from a home in Kensington has put one predator behind bars, and four other women on...
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This is the house on Mascher Street where police say a woman attacked her daughter with a machete.
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Tim Jimenez
August 12, 2019 - 7:03 am
UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say a woman attacked her 3-year-old daughter with a machete Sunday night, sending the child to the hospital in critical but stable condition. The mother, who has been identified as 34-year-old Lauren Rodriguez, is in police custody...
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Jim Melwert
August 07, 2019 - 6:03 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After a review of social media accounts landed dozens of Philadelphia police officers in hot water, a new effort has taken a closer look at cops' social media posts in the suburbs. Of some of the images and posts found by watchdog group The Plain View...
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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Kim Glovas
August 02, 2019 - 1:15 pm
UPDATED: 1:36 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 69-year-old man has been charged with raping kids at a South Philadelphia day care center. Joseph Sposaro was arrested on July 16 by the Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit. Police records show the alleged victims were under the age of 13...
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Two people are caught on video pistol whipping and car-jacking a Lyft driver in West Philly, and now police are trying to track them down.
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Mike Dougherty
August 02, 2019 - 9:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two people are caught on video pistol whipping and car-jacking a Lyft driver in West Philly, and now police are trying to track them down. Anthony Broxton was pulled off to the side of the road at 59th and Spruce streets at about 5 a.m. Saturday after a night of...
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Kristen Johanson
August 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Seven Philadelphia police officers linked to the racist Facebook investigation have resigned, just a few weeks after Philadelphia's police commissioner announced 13 cops would be fired. A spokesman for the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed the names of officers...
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The site of a failed robbery at 35th and market streets in West Philadlephia
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Paul Kurtz
August 01, 2019 - 11:15 am
UPDATED: 2:40 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two men are still at large after attempting to rob an armored car in West Philadelphia Thursday morning. Around 10 a.m., two men dressed in black, wearing ski masks and gloves, approached a Garda armored car guard as he was making a delivery at...
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NFL player LeSean McCoy arrives at the Thuzio Executive Club and Rosenhaus Sports Representation Party at Clutch Bar during Super Bowl Weekend, on February 4, 2017 in Houston, TX.
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Dan Wing
July 31, 2019 - 12:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has paid $55,000 to a Philadelphia police officer who was hurt in a nightclub fight with McCoy and former University of Pittsburgh running back Tamarcus Porter more than three years ago. But the cop is still waiting...
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Three unknown males are suspected of robbing two Popeyes and a Chipotle.
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Dan Wing
July 30, 2019 - 8:42 am
UPDATED: 5:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are on the hunt for three suspects behind the armed robbery of a Northeast Philadelphia restaurant Monday, who they believe are also behind similar, methodical robberies last weekend. Around 9:30 p.m., three men came in through the back...
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A neighbor on Carroll Street in SW Philadelphia says the house with the white door is the site of a deadly shooting.
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Tim Jimenez
July 29, 2019 - 6:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One person is dead and five others are injured after a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia on Sunday night. Witnesses say the group was about to film a rap video before the gunfire started. The victims range in age from 21 to 24 years old. The youngest among them was...
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