Richard Ross

Jahlil Porter
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
November 29, 2018 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One man has been charged and two others are in custody, all connected to last week’s quadruple murder in West Philadelphia. 32-year-old Jahlil Porter has been charged with four counts of murder and robbery. The others are being questioned by detectives. Authorities...
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Four people were found killed in the basement of a home near 51st Street and Baltimore Avenue.
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Ian Bush
November 20, 2018 - 11:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The killing Sunday night of four people in West Philadelphia put the number of homicides in the city above the 300 mark earlier than any year since 2007. Police Commissioner Richard Ross made the observation while briefing reporters on Monday. He says whatever the...
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Authorities confer on the scene of a quadruple homicide, where four people were discovered to have been murdered execution style in the basement of a West Philadelphia row home.
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Ian Bush
November 19, 2018 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Four people were found Monday afternoon in a West Philadelphia basement. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said that all four victims — two men and two women — were shot once in the head. All were found in the basement of a home near 51st Street and...
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The National Constitution Center brought religious and law enforcement leaders together.
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Tim Jimenez
November 13, 2018 - 12:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a report released Tuesday, the FBI said there was a 17 percent jump in hate crimes reported last year. While 60 percent of the crimes were related to race and ethnicity, 20 percent were connected to religion. Coincidentally, an event at the National Constitution...
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Philadelphia Police Officer Paul Sulock
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
November 07, 2018 - 11:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia police officer is recovering after he was shot and wounded Wednesday morning while attempting to stop a shooting in Kensington. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said the incident happened at G and Madison streets some time after 11 a.m. Officers had...
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Police Commissioner Richard Ross
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Steve Tawa
October 24, 2018 - 3:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police quickly deployed to key locations Wednesday once word spread about the suspicious packages that were sent to the Clintons, former President Barack Obama, Rep. Maxine Waters, CNN and others. READ: 'Act of terror': Suspicious devices sent to CNN,...
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Officers Marvin Jones and Matthew Walsh have been suspended.
Philadelphia Police Department
Dan Wing
September 27, 2018 - 1:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross has suspended officers Matthew Walsh and Marvin Jones for 30 days with the intent to dismiss them at the end of that time. According to Capt. Sekou Kinebrew, the two have been arrested and charged with criminal conspiracy...
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Hadas Kuznits
September 22, 2018 - 7:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Police and fire fighters took center stage at the 64th annual Hero Thrill Show. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross says the main goal of the show is to raise college money for the children of fallen officers and fire fighters, but it's also a lot of fun...
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City ceremony remembering 9/11 underway at the Betsy Ross House.
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Mike DeNardo
September 11, 2018 - 12:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a solemn ceremony, Philadelphia city leaders took time today to acknowledge and remember the sacrifices of first responders after the attacks on Sept. 11 , 17 years ago. The ceremony at the Betsy Ross House featured a bell ringing in honor of New York City's first...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Kristen Johanson
August 28, 2018 - 6:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating a racially charged letter left by one of their own officers for another inside the Homicide Unit. The letter was taped above a trash can where someone threw away beef ribs. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said the note to an...
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