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Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
October 19, 2018 - 7:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Vineland, N.J., police are not explaining why officers fatally shot a man Thursday afternoon. But now the state is getting involved. The New Jersey State Attorney General's Office is turning the case over to its Shooting Response Team. New Jersey law requires the...
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Philadelphia police shooting victim David Jones
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Pat Loeb
October 05, 2018 - 2:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The family of Philadelphia police shooting victim David Jones has settled their legal claims against the city for $1 million. The settlement, Friday morning, came without a suit being filed. Former Philadelphia police officer Ryan Pownall shot and killed a man as he...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Steve Tawa
September 04, 2018 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is now charging a former police officer in the shooting death of a man during a traffic stop last year. Ryan Pownall voluntarily turned himself in on Tuesday to face charges that include criminal homicide. He was arraigned...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Kristen Johanson
August 23, 2018 - 6:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For more than an hour, Jeffery Dennis' family met with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Thursday morning, asking questions about Monday's shooting on Hegerman Street. Dennis was shot and killed by a Philadelphia police officer in Tacony Monday after a...
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Authorities have responded to a police-involved shooting in Tacony.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
August 20, 2018 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities were on the scene Monday afternoon responding to a police-involved shooting in Tacony. Philadelphia narcotics officers were serving a warrant for 36-year-old Jeffrey Dennis on Cottage Street when they saw their suspect in a Toyota Camry. They followed...
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Bullet-riddled windshield of a Philly police car at 20th and Snyder.
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Kristen Johanson
August 13, 2018 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities are releasing more details about the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a man at the hands of Philly police officers last week in Point Breeze. Officials say 48-year-old Charles Meadows was riding his bike in the wrong direction on McKean...
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Bullet-riddled windshield of a Philly police car at 20th and Snyder.
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Mike DeNardo
August 09, 2018 - 11:50 am
UPDATED: Friday, Aug. 10, 1:45 p.m. SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have released more information about the shootout in South Philly on Thursday morning between a man and four cops that resulted in the man's death. According to Philadelphia Police Capt. Sekou Kinebrew, at...
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Body cam footage shows a police officer aims a gun at Rashaun Washington.
Mike Dougherty
July 20, 2018 - 6:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in Cumberland County, N.J., have released body cam footage of a police-involved shooting that killed a 37-year-old man over the weekend. Vineland police were called to a home on Wood Street near 4th Street at 11 a.m. Saturday for a man acting strangely on...
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Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
June 13, 2018 - 3:00 pm
GLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Gloucester County NAACP announced it will investigate the police-involved shooting at a Deptford strip mall that left a shoplifting suspect dead. The facts of the weekend shooting still raises concerns. "How did it get from a petty theft to a killing?"...
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Wanted for the attempted homicide of a Folcroft Police Officer.
Courtesy of Folcroft Police Department
Tim Jimenez
May 22, 2018 - 8:26 am
FOLCROFT, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Delaware County are searching for two homicide suspects who are on the loose. Authorities say one of the men on Monday pointed a gun at an officer who already had a brush with danger two years ago. Folcroft Police Chief Bob Ruskowski says investigators are...
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