Richard Ross

Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
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...
Read More
Police Tape Generic
Dreamstime
Justin Udo
August 23, 2018 - 8:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two men are dead following a shooting in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Police are searching for the people responsible. Police say the incident happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday on the 3300 block of H Street near Thayer Avenue. They say two men got out of a...
Read More
Set of different guns
Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
August 21, 2018 - 8:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With two teens shot in just as many days, city officials say gun violence this year is worse than last year. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said combating the issue is not just about policing. Shootings are up more than 10 percent since this time last...
Read More
General Reezy
Instagram/general_reezy
Steve Tawa
August 09, 2018 - 6:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia rap artist was among the victims of Wednesday night's carnage in North Philadelphia in a deadly drive-by shooting. Police identified the two victims as 34-year-old Niesha Cooper and 32-year-old Averill Davenport, who was also known as rapper General...
Read More
From left: Mayor Jim Kenney, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Police Commissioner Richard Ross discuss joining forces to put an end to gun violence.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
August 08, 2018 - 6:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The partnership between state, city and federal officials has reached a new level, and they believe it reiterates a commitment to stop gun violence in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced ongoing efforts to attack illegal gun sales that...
Read More
Philadelphia police are investigating a racially-charged act of vandalism at a Queen Village playground.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
August 02, 2018 - 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two young boys have come forward as the ones who hung a black doll on a noose at Weccacoe Playground in Queen Village, unaware of the history of the property or lynching in the U.S. Philadelphia police began investigating the incident Thursday afternoon, believing it...
Read More
Philadelphia Police Department graduates
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
June 07, 2018 - 5:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department graduated their largest cadet class in over a decade Thursday. More than 125 new officers were sworn in at Temple University's McGonigle Hall. Dressed in their blues, one by one, new police officers stepped onstage to receive a...
Read More
Immigration
Pat Loeb
May 11, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It turns out the City of Philadelphia has informed immigration authorities when certain undocumented felons were being released, despite the mayor's executive order stating that it will only hold prisoners if federal agents obtain a judicial warrant. The city's...
Read More
Teaneck Together organized a rally showing Teaneck will stand together in solidarity with Muslims and immigrants of all nationalities in our community against the ban on immigration in 2017.
Amy Newman/NorthJersey.coml via USA TODAY NETWORK
Pat Loeb
May 10, 2018 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice presented their case Thursday in a lawsuit over Philadelphia's immigration policy. The attorneys seemed to want Police Commissioner Richard Ross to help them make the case that the city's policy — of not holding inmates at...
Read More
Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
May 01, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating racially charged graffiti found in a locker room in the 17th Police District. The incident in Point Breeze police station came to light during the department's budget hearings before City Council today...
Read More

Pages