Steve Tawa

Police Commissioner Richard Ross
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Steve Tawa
October 24, 2018 - 3:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police quickly deployed to key locations Wednesday once word spread about the suspicious packages that were sent to the Clintons, former President Barack Obama, Rep. Maxine Waters, CNN and others. READ: 'Act of terror': Suspicious devices sent to CNN,...
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Charles Barkley
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Steve Tawa
October 05, 2018 - 4:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- At Temple University, this year's Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award goes to a well-known figure in Philadelphia, Charles Barkley. The NBA Hall-of-Famer, Emmy-winning broadcaster, social commentator and author is predisposed to speak his mind, whether it was on...
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Glen Mills Assault
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Steve Tawa
September 07, 2018 - 6:45 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Two former counselors at a Delaware County reform school have been charged with assault in connection with an incident with a 17-year old student. They’ve also been fired from the Glen Mills Schools for Boys. Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland alleges...
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Steve Tawa
September 05, 2018 - 5:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police hope the description of an older pickup truck will lead them to the shooter behind an early Wednesday morning homicide in the Hunting Park section of the city. It happened in the 4300 block of Old York Road. 30-year-old Shante Tucker was shot and...
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New Hire Orientation
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Steve Tawa
August 10, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nearly 550 new teachers about ready to enter classrooms for the first time in the School District of Philadelphia jammed to music and received pep talks from the top during a five-day New Hire Orientation event at the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush. New music teachers...
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Police responded to a call in the 4500 block of Wilde Street, just off Greene Lane in Manayunk, for an apparent murder-suicide.
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August 06, 2018 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 7-year-old girl and her 45-year-old father are dead after an apparent murder-suicide in Manayunk. Philadelphia police were called before 11 a.m. Monday to a home in the 4500 block of Wilde Street near Green Lane. Authorities say the girl's stepfather found her on...
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Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
August 03, 2018 - 3:54 pm
WHITEMARSH TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Montgomery County authorities say a former boyfriend stabbed and ran over his estranged girlfriend in Whitemarsh Township in front of her co-workers. He now faces murder and other charges. As 33-year old Angela Stith was taking a break from her job at...
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Prison
Dreamstime
Steve Tawa
July 21, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The portion of the Delaware prison at which a deadly inmate revolt took place last year will be demolished. Officials also released a final report from a team that investigated the riot. "C" Building at the Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna has not been used since...
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Robert Wilson Mural
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Steve Tawa
July 19, 2018 - 5:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Another mural is dedicated in memory of Philadelphia Police Sergeant Robert Wilson III, who was killed in the line of duty, protecting others, while trying to stop a robbery in 2015. Facing a small patch of grass at the end of rowhomes, this mural is up at 29th...
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Steve Tawa
July 05, 2018 - 3:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nearly two weeks after a 5-year-old boy was struck and killed in West Philadelphia , the District Attorney's Office has filed charges against a woman believed to be involved in that hit-and-run crash. Twenty-five-year old Anisa Thompson now faces charges that include...
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