SWAT

Center City police barricade
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Mike DeNardo
February 18, 2020 - 1:34 pm
A heavy police presence still surrounds The Sterling Apartment Homes at 18th Street and JFK Boulevard, where they responded to reports of a man with a gun early Tuesday afternoon. Police say the situation is now over and no longer a threat to the public. Read the latest 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.
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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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A child dangerously plays with firecrackers.
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Justin Udo
October 30, 2019 - 10:39 am
A firework explosion inside of a home sent a child to the hospital Tuesday evening, according to Philadelphia police investigating the incident. She is in stable condition.
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Lt. Dennis Rosenbaum of Northeast Detectives.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
August 29, 2019 - 8:16 pm
A stash of weapons, grenades, and pipe bomb components were recovered from the home of an elderly Northeast Philadelphia man on Wednesday night.
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North Philly barricade
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 29, 2019 - 7:33 am
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two weeks after six police officers were shot in North Philadelphia during a nearly eight-hour standoff, authorities say a gunman opened fire at two undercover cops, which led to a barricade situation that ended with five people in custody. Around midnight at...
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Paul Kurtz
August 22, 2019 - 6:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The shootout that left six police officers wounded in North Philadelphia began when a tactical team attempted to serve a warrant. Former Philadelphia Police Sgt. Lee Rominiecki, a retired officer with decades of experience in handling one of the most dangerous aspects...
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Police Commissioner Richard Ross
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Kristen Johanson
August 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It took Philadelphia police five hours to pull out two officers stuck inside the home where the alleged gunman Maurice Hill was firing at police. The police commissioner detailed the harrowing escape at a press conference Thursday. "When you know you have two police...
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This undated photo provided by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office shows Zephen Xaver.
Highlands County Sheriff's Office via AP
January 24, 2019 - 8:25 am
By Terry Spencer and david Fischer, Associated Press SEBRING, Fla. (AP) — A former prison guard trainee who recently moved to Florida from Indiana killed five people during a standoff at a small town bank before surrendering to a SWAT team that stormed the building, police said. Investigators said...
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Streets were shut down in New Hope, Pa., after someone was said to have barricaded himself in his apartment, in the background.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
November 05, 2018 - 7:29 am
NEW HOPE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — New Hope is best known for its dining and shopping — nothing like what happened in the Bucks County town Sunday night. For several hours there were road closures, and a shelter in place was ordered amid a threat that drew a heavy police presence. "I saw SWAT cars, I...
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