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Cherri Gregg
June 25, 2019 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department announced a new policy Tuesday that will guide interactions with transgender and non-binary individuals while in police custody. During a press conference at City Hall, city officials explained the new Directive 4.15 , which requires...
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A judge has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors do dismiss all charges against Smollett.
Paul Beaty/AP Photo, File
June 24, 2019 - 8:48 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police on Monday released hundreds of files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim he was attacked by two men, including releasing video footage for the first time of the "Empire" actor wearing a thin white rope wrapped around his neck that he told detectives was...
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June 23, 2019 - 9:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say at least three people were injured after a fight, involving a large crowd, broke out in North Philadelphia. According to authorities, just after 8 p.m. police received reports of an "out of control fight" along North 20th Street, near Berks Street...
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Philadelphia police commissioner Richard Ross Jr. kept an eye as Bernie Sanders supporters march down Broad Street during the Democratic National Convention.
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Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross confirmed 72 police officers have been placed on desk duty and some could lose their jobs as officials continue to investigate racist Facebook posts allegedly made by those officers in question. Because of the city's...
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Scaffolding buckled in University City.
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
June 17, 2019 - 1:25 pm
UPDATED: 2:10 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rescue crews were on the scene of a scaffolding collapse in University City Monday. Police say just after 12:30 p.m. at 34th and Walnut streets, the scaffolding from a work site buckled and snapped in two, trapping two workers. Two men were left...
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Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 10:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One person is dead and many more are injured following at least 10 shootings in Philadelphia over the weekend. Philadelphia police say from Friday night into Saturday morning, there were shootings in Hunting Park, Port Richmond, West Philadelphia and South...
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Hong Kong residents Sunday continued their massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory's apprehension about relations with mainland China.
Apple Daily via AP
June 16, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Christopher Bodeen and Elaine Kurtenbach HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city's top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British...
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Philadelphia police help lighten the load for some students going on to college and trade schools.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 13, 2019 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police help lighten the load for some students going on to college and trade schools. For the last ten years, Saanai Legett has participated and worked with the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia. During that time, she's mentored and helped others in...
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Kristen Johanson
June 13, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Within a seven-hour span Wednesday night, eight people were shot in six different shootings, according to authorities. Two of the victims have died, including a teenager. Just after 10 p.m. Wednesday, two teenagers were gunned down in Port Richmond at Campbell Square...
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Police have arrested a second suspect in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, a spokeswoman for the Dominican national prosecutor's office said Wednesday.
Roberto Guzman/AP via CNN
June 12, 2019 - 5:01 pm
By Patrick Oppmann, Eliott C. McLaughlin and Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- The alleged gunman in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been arrested, according to Jean Alain Rodríguez, attorney general of the Dominican Republic. Police said the gunman and three other people who...
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