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Steve Tawa
June 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — State auditors will look into the Pennsylvania State Police instant background check system for gun purchases to make sure it is "working as intended." Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says they will audit the Pennsylvania State Police’s Instant Check System. "PICS...
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Steve Tawa
May 02, 2019 - 1:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The former dean of Temple University's Fox School of Business, who was fired after accusations surfaced that he falsified data to inflate Temple's rankings to U.S. News and World Report, is answering his critics with a lawsuit, while the university stands by its...
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Collection of Michael Mattis and Judy Hochberg.
Steve Tawa
February 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A collection of photographs, taken during the same years in the mid-1800's during which the Impressionist painters were using their brushes on canvas, are in the rotating gallery at the Barnes Foundation. Called "From Today, Painting Is Dead," it's on view Sunday,...
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Jennifer Arbittier Williams, first assistant U.S. Attorney, discusses the federal indictment at a press conference involving John Dougherty and Bobby Henon.
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January 30, 2019 - 8:45 am
UPDATED: 1 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Councilman Bobby Henon and longtime electricians union IBEW Local 98 official John Dougherty (known as "Johnny Doc") have been indicted. #BREAKING : unsealed indictment, charging Johnny Doc & councilman Bobby Henon, and other union...
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In this photo, John Dougherty is seen talking to agents when federal authorities raided his house in August 2016.
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January 29, 2019 - 6:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A second person has been charged in the FBI probe involving the electricians union IBEW Local 98, and for the first time, federal prosecutors list the union's business manager in an indictment, but don't directly name John Dougherty, who has been the union's business...
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Action Tank
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Steve Tawa
January 18, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of service minded veterans — called Action Tank — is leveraging the experiences, skills and leadership of its members in a different approach to policy issues. They called a "100 for Hunger" meeting. "One in five Philadelphians doesn't know where they're...
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David Madden
January 14, 2019 - 12:22 pm
UPDATED: 6:30 p.m. ___ LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Outside a UPS warehouse in Logan Township, a gunman was shot and killed by police, after a report of an "active shooter" became a hostage and barricading incident. The two women that he held on the inside were OK, after SWAT officers...
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A SWAT vehicle arrives on the scene of a UPS facility in Logan Township following reports of an active shooter.
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Mark Abrams
January 14, 2019 - 9:48 am
UPDATED: 11:15 a.m. ___ LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office has confirmed gunfire inside a UPS distribution center in Logan Township, New Jersey. Police are on site of what is being described as an active shooter scene inside the UPS Mail Innovations...
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Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy briefs reporters.
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Steve Tawa
January 10, 2019 - 7:08 am
UPDATED 2:02 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are now more questions than answers following the high-speed, two-state pursuit Wednesday that resulted in crashed police vehicles on I-95 and the suspect's vehicle slamming into a SEPTA bus in South Philadelphia. Witnesses are providing key...
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Dejuan Robinson abandoned his vehicle near the intersection of Broad Street and Oregon Avenue in South Philadelphia after a chase by Wilmington police.
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Steve Tawa
January 09, 2019 - 11:54 am
UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police in South Philadelphia are hunting for the person of interest in at least two murders in Delaware. He slipped away after a pursuit with police that led to two crashes — one on I-95 near the airport, which left three officers hurt. He is still...
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