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Cynwyd Heritage Trail
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Tim Jimenez
August 22, 2019 - 10:20 am
BALA CYNWYD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Typically, a morning walk down the Cynwyd Heritage Trail is a quiet one for Bobbie Epstein. But it wasn't on Tuesday. "As we were walking, we saw the police. There were six police cars coming in," she said. She saw clothes, garbage, other debris on the ground. She...
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Courtney R. Clinton, 27, of Norristown
Courtesy of the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Norristown woman who says she was out celebrating her birthday is charged in a deadly crash earlier this month. According to the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office, 27-year-old Courtney Clinton told police she had several shots of tequila and had...
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Governor Wolf Visits Philadelphia Police to Show Support After Shooting
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August 16, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order Friday taking aim at what he called the "public health crisis of gun violence." The action came just days after an armed suspect shot and wounded six police officers during a standoff in Philadelphia. "Too many Pennsylvanians...
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Philadelphia-area leaders gathered at an Elkins Park synagogue Thursday to denounce hate.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 15, 2019 - 4:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia-area leaders gathered at an Elkins Park synagogue Thursday to denounce hate. The goal of the gathering at Congregation Knesset Israel was to send the message that Pennsylvania is no place for hate, and leaders started off with a moment of silence for the...
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Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
August 14, 2019 - 4:52 pm
UPDATED 1:30 a.m. Get the latest here . ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After nearly eight hours, the suspect who was in a standoff with Philadelphia police is now in custody, authorities said. The standoff began around 4:30 p.m. at a house near 15th Street and Erie Avenue. Sources say the...
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Subway shooting
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Kristen Johanson
August 12, 2019 - 3:50 pm
UPDATED: 6:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia and SEPTA police are searching for a suspect who they say shot a young father on the platform of the Market-Frankford Line Monday afternoon. Police cars swarmed around City Hall just before 3:30 p.m., responding to a report of a 19-...
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Israeli police clashes with Palestinian worshippers at al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, Sunday, Aug 11, 2019. Clashes have erupted between Muslim worshippers and Israeli police at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday
Mahmoud Illean/AP Photo
August 11, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Ilan Ben Zion JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslim worshippers and Israeli police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. Palestinian medics said at least 14 people were wounded, one seriously, in the skirmishes with police at the site, which...
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New Jersey police officers
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David Madden
August 10, 2019 - 6:00 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new directive from New Jersey’s top law enforcement official aims to help police officers across the state cope with the stress of their job — becoming the first in the nation to require all law enforcement officers to participate. Burlington County has had a pilot...
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Philadelphia Police Department
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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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Mourners gather at a vigil following a nearby mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
John Minchillo/AP Photo
August 04, 2019 - 7:26 am
By Dan Sewell, John Minchillo and John Seewer DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A masked gunman in body armor opened fire early Sunday in a popular entertainment district in Dayton, Ohio, killing nine people, including his sister, and wounding dozens before he was quickly slain by police, officials said. Connor...
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