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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross
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Mark Abrams
July 18, 2019 - 1:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department on Thursday announced disciplinary actions against 72 officers who posted inappropriate content on Facebook which included hate speech toward certain minority groups. Police Commissioner Richard Ross described some of the posts as...
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Community activist Darryl Shuler shakes hands with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross.
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Pat Toddy
July 15, 2019 - 8:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An event organized by Pa. Sen. Sharif Street and community activist Darryl Shuler drew about 1,000 people to the Met Philadelphia auditorium for a forum about solutions to gun violence on Sunday night. Pat Toddy / KYW Newsradio Parents who lost kids to guns, and kids...
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July 14, 2019 - 6:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say they are working to track down two men after a shooting at a West Philadelphia playground leaves seven people hospitalized. According to police, just before 9 p.m. officers responded to multiple calls for a person with a gun and multiple people shot in...
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Sources say a police officer shot and killed his wife and himself in a home on this block in North Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
July 08, 2019 - 12:58 pm
UPDATED: 9:23 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating what happened when they say one of their own shot and killed his wife, and then turned the gun on himself. Police say the officer, Jose Rodriguez, was an 11-year veteran of the force. They say he did not...
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Pat Loeb
June 26, 2019 - 9:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials are working on several fronts to reverse the spike in homicides, but they said during an "emergency" City Council hearing on gun violence Wednesday that they are stymied by the systemic causes of violence. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry...
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Six people were shot, one of them killed, when someone opened fire at a graduation party here at Paschall Playground in Southwest Philly
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June 26, 2019 - 12:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The scourge of gun violence in Philadelphia was brought into sharp focus by the Father's Day weekend shooting in Southwest Philadelphia . A gunman opened fire at a graduation/Father's Day party in Paschall Playground on the night of Sunday, June 16, killing one man...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2019 - 7:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After a violent and deadly weekend in Philadelphia, District Attorney Larry Krasner is defending his office's approach to criminal justice reform. The district attorney touched upon Police Commissioner Richard Ross' comments on Monday about the spike in shootings in...
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Six people were shot, one of them killed, when someone opened fire at a graduation party here at Paschall Playground in Southwest Philly
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Tim Jimenez
June 18, 2019 - 7:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are still looking for the killer who opened fire at a graduation and Father's Day party on Sunday. And after a weekend where nearly 30 people were shot in the city, there are calls for more to be done. State Sen. Anthony H. Williams, in whose...
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Six people were shot at Paschall Playground in Southwest Philadelphia.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
June 17, 2019 - 5:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are trying to find the gunman who opened fire at a combination graduation-Father's Day party in Southwest Philadelphia Sunday. One person was killed and five others were wounded. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said nearly 70 people were at the party when the...
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About 100 demonstrators protested at Philadelphia Police headquarters.
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Paul Kurtz
June 07, 2019 - 4:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Under the watchful eyes of police officers and commanders — and that famous statue of a caring officer holding a child — about 100 people formed a circle around the marker, demanding justice. In the wake of an investigation that revealed past and present Philly...
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