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Police in West Oak Lane
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Tim Jimenez
April 22, 2019 - 9:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An investigation into stolen guns overnight led police to a potential explosive device in West Oak Lane. Philadelphia police entered a house on the corner of 65th Avenue and Cutler Street, near Broad Street, with a search warrant following a report of up to 10 stolen...
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David Madden
April 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There’s a new app for residents of Camden to use to tip off police about neighborhood crime. The Camden County metro police are teaming up with the tech platform STOPit to, in essence, start up a conversation. Lt. Zsakheim James says it’s just another method, along...
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Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
April 20, 2019 - 8:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A foot pursuit turns deadly after a man opens fire at police and then turns the gun on himself in the Oxford Circle section of the city, officials say. Philadelphia police say just after 6:30 p.m. officers were responding to call when they were flagged down about a...
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(L to R) Brian McCline, Vincent Russomanno, Joseph Mair, Vaughn Edwards
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David Madden
April 19, 2019 - 3:11 pm
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Four Camden police officers and a fifth from the Delaware River Port Authority are getting kudos for rescuing four people from the aftermath of a fiery two car collision on I-676 almost two weeks ago. Camden County Police released body cam video of the incident and...
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John McDevitt
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two overnight camps for kids, patterned after Pennsylvania State Police training, will be held this summer and online applications are being accepted now. It’s called Camp Cadet, and it’s for children from Montgomery, Delaware and Philadelphia counties ages 11 to 14...
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Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
April 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Bucks County has a new chief of detectives. Marty McDonough is the new chief of Bucks County detectives. He's been a cop since 1987 and a detective with Bucks County since 2000. At his swearing-in, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub told McDonough he...
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Retired Philly Police K-9 Thor
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John McDevitt
April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A retired Philadelphia Police K-9 officer with paralyzed rear legs gets some help from a Hollywood actor. Eight-year-old Thor is a retired Philadelphia Police K-9 narcotics officer, but more recently the German Shepard lost function of his hind legs. "When he runs to...
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Dan Wing
April 12, 2019 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say a person, believed to be connected to the shooting death of a Wissinoming auto shop owner, has been taken into custody. The suspect, officials say, led officers on a car chase that ended not far from where 56-year-old Michael Gleba was shot and...
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Senior Woman Giving Credit Card Details On The Phone
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Jim Melwert
April 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
UPPER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Another warning for people to watch out for scammers, this one from Upper Merion police, who want to make sure residents aren’t embarrassed or ashamed to ask for help. Upper Merion detective Jerome Staquet says they see a few potential scams each week, this time...
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Rachel Kurland
April 01, 2019 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are searching for a man they say was screaming in the streets and attacked a woman with a knife. On March 25 around 7:45 p.m., a 38-year-old woman reportedly heard a man screaming near 10th and Filbert streets. The man then approached the woman, who he did not...
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