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Broward County police
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
June 26, 2019 - 12:28 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the agency's response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. At a brief news conference, Sheriff...
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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
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
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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In this June 21, 2019, photo, Paul Gillespie, a photojournalist at the Capital Gazette newspaper, where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June 2018, holds a book of portraits he photographed of survivors and family members of those killed.
Steve Ruark/AP Photo
June 26, 2019 - 9:30 am
By Brian Witte, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Standing ovations. A surge in subscriptions. Hugs from random readers. At a time when journalists are being vilified as "the enemy of the people," staff members at the Capital Gazette newspaper are feeling the embrace of a grateful community,...
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The scene of a shooting at the Wilson Park Apartments on Bailey Terrace.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 25, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A pair of shooting incidents in a South Philadelphia neighborhood on Monday night has left two people dead. "We're very, very concerned due to the fact that we had four people shot within two hours and two of them are dead,” said Chief Inspector Scott Small. Police...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney hit the streets this weekend with a task force hoping to get a grip on crime in the city, but will it help?
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
June 23, 2019 - 2:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney hit the streets this weekend with a task force hoping to get a grip on crime in the city, but will it help? The streets were quiet near the intersection of 24th and Moore streets in Point Breeze Sunday morning. But a few hours earlier,...
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Oct 2, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) acknowledges the crow as part of pre game ceremonies in his honor prior to a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park.
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Mark Abrams
June 20, 2019 - 5:58 pm
READING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A man named by authorities in the Dominican Republic as an alleged co-conspirator in the shooting of retired Boston Red Sox all-star David Ortiz may be hiding out in Reading, Pennsylvania. Reading’s Deputy Police Chief Osborne Robinson III said 31-year-old Luis...
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SEPTA Police
Mike DeNardo
June 20, 2019 - 3:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have nabbed two men in the shooting of a SEPTA regional rail conductor in May. The two were wanted for shooting a SEPTA conductor at Carpenter Station on the Chestnut Hill West line while they tried to rob him on May 10. SEPTA Police Chief Thomas Nestel says...
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Anti-violence protest
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
June 20, 2019 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Community groups came together to rally against the recent rash of gun violence in the Philadelphia, putting the focus on the victims. It's been less than a week since six people died and 28 were injured in a rash of shootings over the span of just two days. Community...
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In this Dec. 14, 2012 file photo, Alissa Parker grieves with her husband, Robbie, as they leave a staging area after receiving word that their daughter, Emilie, was one of the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Jessica Hill/AP Photo, File
June 18, 2019 - 6:48 am
UPDATED: 10:30 a.m. By Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims' relatives who have...
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Chants of "put the guns down" and "don't shoot, we want to live" echoed up Reed Bird Place down S. 70th Street and all throughout the Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 17, 2019 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Chants of "put the guns down" and "don't shoot, we want to live" echoed up Reed Bird Place down S. 70th Street and all throughout the Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood. Dozens of people came to a public safety walk and rally to end gun violence Monday afternoon. It...
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