Tacony

Surveillance video shows six officers, in civilian clothes, surrounding Jeffrey Dennis in Tacony, Aug. 20, 2018.
Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General
Steve Tawa
February 27, 2019 - 2:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The family of a man shot and killed in his car by an undercover Philadelphia police officer in the summer of 2018 has filed a civil wrongful death lawsuit against the city and the officer. As 36-year-old Jeffrey Dennis was driving his car up a side street in Tacony,...
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Dreamstime
Pat Toddy
December 30, 2018 - 9:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A car slammed into a Philadelphia police patrol car overnight in Northeast Philadelphia. Two officers were reportedly taken to the hospital to be checked for minor injuries. A photo of the cruiser shows damage to the back door on the passenger side. The police vehicle...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
December 03, 2018 - 7:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Archdiocese is closing three churches next month that were previously involved in parish mergers. Archbishop Charles Chaput approved the closing of the Our Lady of Holy Souls church building in North Philadelphia, the St. Stanislaus Kostka church...
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Joshua Periera-Lopez
Philadelphia Police Department
Dan Wing
November 29, 2018 - 8:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have announced an arrest connected to the groping of a young girl as she walked to school in the city's Tacony section Wednesday morning. Philadelphia Police say 29-year-old Joshua Periera-Lopez of the Wissinoming section of the city walked into the 25th...
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Authorities in Montgomery County have found a car that's believed to have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run.
Philadelphia Police Department
Dan Wing
November 15, 2018 - 7:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in Montgomery County have found a car that's believed to have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run in the Tacony section of Philadelphia last week. Police say the 2009 Toyota Camry was found in Willow Grove. They think it is the first of two cars that hit...
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Dreamstime
November 09, 2018 - 10:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police are searching for a pair of drivers following a deadly hit-and-run in Northeast Philadelphia. It happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Cottman and Torresdale Avenues, in the city's Tacony neighborhood. Police say a 50-year-old man was...
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Dan Wing
November 03, 2018 - 9:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police are investigating after a racist and threatening letter was dropped off at a home in Northeast Philadelphia. Connie Mella is of Dominican descent. She had just moved into a home in the city's Tacony neighborhood with her mother, husband, and 7-year old...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
August 23, 2018 - 6:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For more than an hour, Jeffery Dennis' family met with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Thursday morning, asking questions about Monday's shooting on Hegerman Street. Dennis was shot and killed by a Philadelphia police officer in Tacony Monday after a...
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Authorities have responded to a police-involved shooting in Tacony.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
August 20, 2018 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities were on the scene Monday afternoon responding to a police-involved shooting in Tacony. Philadelphia narcotics officers were serving a warrant for 36-year-old Jeffrey Dennis on Cottage Street when they saw their suspect in a Toyota Camry. They followed...
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