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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
Paul Kurtz?KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
January 05, 2020 - 11:52 am
With the highest number of homicides in the city in more than a decade for 2019, the city’s District Attorney said gun violence is systemic and that his policies aren't to blame. Read more here.
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Gifts for an 11-year-old girl who was grazed by a bullet, and her family by PAAN.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
December 23, 2019 - 3:34 pm
An 11-year-old girl who was grazed by a bullet earlier this month in Southwest Philadelphia and has been struggling with the trauma of the incident got a Christmas surprise over the weekend. Read more here.
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Photo of a gun.
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Justin Udo
November 20, 2019 - 6:40 pm
A Philadelphia doctor is working to change how mass shootings are thought of and how they're perceived in urban areas like Philadelphia by looking at a decades worth of shootings. Read more here.
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Newtown High School
David Goldman/AP, file
AP News
November 07, 2019 - 5:31 pm
Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according to a U.S. Secret Service study released Thursday. Read more here.
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On Friday, men will gather in West Philadelphia for a march aimed at engaging youth to stop the violence. The effort is in response to multiple shootings in recent weeks.
Courtesy of Kayzar Abdul Kabir
Cherri Gregg
July 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Friday, men will gather in West Philadelphia for a march aimed at engaging youth to stop the violence. The effort is in response to several shootings in recent weeks. "All together there were 13 shots, shot at these kids," said Kayzar Abdul Kabir, founder of...
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Philadelphia police
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 10:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One person is dead and many more are injured following at least 10 shootings in Philadelphia over the weekend. Philadelphia police say from Friday night into Saturday morning, there were shootings in Hunting Park, Port Richmond, West Philadelphia and South...
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Mourners pray near the Linwood mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Vincent Thian/AP Photo
March 18, 2019 - 10:00 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The white supremacist accused of gunning down 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand has dismissed his lawyer and opted to represent himself at trial, prompting the prime minister to declare Tuesday that she would do everything in her power to deny him a platform...
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Mourners hug after paying their respects to the victims near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Monday, March 18, 2019. A steady stream of mourners paid tribute at makeshift memorial to the 50 people slain by a gunman at two mosques i
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
March 17, 2019 - 8:27 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Families of the 50 people killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings are enduring an increasingly agonizing wait for the bodies of victims to be released as New Zealand reels from the unprecedented tragedy. Three days after Friday's attack, New Zealand's deadliest...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, with Reverend Bruce McPherson, walk to their motorcade after attending service at Saint John's Church in Washington, Sunday, March 17, 2019, en route to the White House. (
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
March 17, 2019 - 3:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump "is not a white supremacist" and attempts to tie him to the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter are "absurd." Mick Mulvaney, the acting chief of staff, described the New Zealand shooter as a "disturbed individual"...
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The massacre in the Christchurch, New Zealand, was in the hearts and minds of parishioners attending Sunday mass in Society Hill.
Kimberly Adams/KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
March 17, 2019 - 3:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The massacre in the Christchurch, New Zealand, was in the hearts and minds of parishioners attending Sunday mass in Society Hill. Frank Thornton joined close to 200 fellow parishioners at Old Saint Joseph's Church, praying for the victims in the New Zealand shootings...
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