Standoff

Nicetown-Tioga police standoff
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Rachel Kurland
September 17, 2019 - 5:00 am
In the span of eight long hours on Aug. 14, the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood was turned upside-down, as police juggled a standoff with a man who was shooting at them from inside a house. From the bright light of day to the early-morning hours, listen to how this prominent shooting was reported live...
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Charlotte Reese
Flashpoint
August 23, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia attorney who helped talk down the gunman in the Nicetown standoff said he has been receiving death threats. According to Shaka Johnson, not everyone is happy his client — the alleged gunman, 36-year-old Maurice Hill — made it out alive following the...
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Eugene DePasquale
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Steve Tawa
December 26, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The partial federal government shutdown is costing hundreds of thousands of workers distress. Pennsylvania's auditor general wants members of Congress to feel the pain, adding, "congressional paychecks should be stopped immediately during the shutdown." This is the...
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Dust clouds are created by a Mexican Federal Police helicopter flying close to the Suchiate River that connects Mexico and Guatemala, in order to create a downwash force to discourage a new group of Central American migrants bound for the U.S border, in w
AP Photo/Santiago Billy
October 29, 2018 - 4:23 pm
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Several hundred migrants tried to cross the Suchiate River from Guatemala to Mexico en masse on Monday, but were met by ranks of Mexican federal police who blocked them from entering. The standoff on the riverbank follow a more violent confrontation that occurred on the...
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