Standoff

Curtis Fish
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 13, 2020 - 2:53 pm
A Bucks County man is dead after a fire and standoff with police on Tuesday. Authorities say he was out on bail, awaiting trial on rape and kidnapping charges. Read more here.
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Maurice Hill
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 05, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Maurice Hill, the man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during an eight-hour standoff in Nicetown last summer, will go to trial on additional attempted murder and reckless endangerment charges. Read more here.
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Aftermath of Jersey City shooting
Kevin Hagen/AP
AP News
December 11, 2019 - 3:16 pm
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said at a news conference with other officials Wednesday that the two Jersey City attackers are prime suspects in the death of a man whose body had been found in a car trunk nearby over the weekend. Read more here.
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Law enforcement personnel walk near the scene following a shooting.
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP Photo
AP News
December 10, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gunbattle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy gunfire for hours, authorities said. Read the latest here.
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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
Tony Romeo/KYW Newsradio
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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