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David Madden
June 11, 2019 - 2:36 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A federal jury has reached what amounts to a split decision in the case of a suspended Camden police officer, accused of using excessive force on a man who was thought to be armed. He wasn’t. The panel, which consisted of seven men and five women, told Judge Robert...
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Steve Tawa
June 10, 2019 - 4:53 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There was a snag in the first full day of deliberations in the trial of a suspended Camden County police officer accused of using excessive force during a 2018 arrest, in which surveillance and police body camera video captured the encounter. Judge Robert Kugler read...
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross
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Kristen Johanson
May 28, 2019 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More police officers will be patrolling Philadelphia streets this summer than ever before in recent history — all part of the commissioner’s plan to target the ever-rising amount of murders and shootings in the city. Homicides are already up about 10 percent from last...
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Steve Tawa
May 17, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Al Vasso received the full red carpet treatment at Philadelphia Police headquarters, where he was welcomed by an honor guard and the Philadelphia Police and Fire Pipes and Drums, before he was wheeled up to the commissioner's office. Vasso, an 82-year-old retired...
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Kristen Johanson
April 29, 2019 - 4:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia police officer is in a jail cell in New York after being arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend’s brother as he tried to steal a dog. The district attorney in Brooklyn, New York says Angel Lopez drove up to the home of his girlfriend’s brother...
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Cops Helping Kids Day
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Paul Kurtz
April 26, 2019 - 5:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police officers staked out in nearly two dozen office buildings Friday, but it was all for a good cause. Lunchtime passersby were easy pickings for the two cops from the Police Athletic League (PAL), who were raising money for their annual Cops Helping Kids Day...
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Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice
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Steve Tawa
April 16, 2019 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The defense team representing a former Philadelphia police officer wants an out-of-town jury brought in at his upcoming trial. He's charged with third-degree murder in the shooting death of a man during a traffic stop in 2017. During pre-trial motions, attorney...
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Eric Jackson will serve 40 to 80 years in prison after being convicted by a jury attempting to shoot a Trainer Borough police officer.
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Kristen Johanson
February 26, 2019 - 6:22 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County man has been sentenced to decades in prison for shooting at a police officer nearly two years ago. Eric Jackson will serve 40 to 80 years in prison after being convicted by a jury attempting to shoot a Trainer Borough police officer. The incident...
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An anonymous Voorhees police officer tipped a pregnant waitress $100 for her first children.
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Mike DeNardo
February 18, 2019 - 2:10 pm
VOORHEES, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As a Voorhees police officer finished his meal Feb. 15 at the Lamp Post Diner in Gloucester Township, he left an unexpected baby gift for the waitress — a $100 tip. The officer's bill only came out to $8.75, but he left a gracious tip for 23-year-old Courtney...
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This Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, photo released by the Wyoming, Pa., Police Department shows a booking photo of Ashley Keister.
Wyoming, Pa., Police Department via AP
January 10, 2019 - 3:36 pm
WYOMING, Pa. (AP) — Police say a woman smashed her way into a closed Pennsylvania police station looking for an officer she'd been sexually harassing ever since he arrested her. Police say 27-year-old Ashley Keister, of Nanticoke, used a large cigarette butt receptacle to smash glass doors into the...
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