Taser

Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
August 29, 2019 - 3:55 pm
NEW TOWN SQUARE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Prosecutors say a 26-year-old forged an email to make a Delaware County probation officer look like a racist, but his defense attorney claims he’s just a tabloid reporter who got a tip from a source. A judge is ordering him to stand trial on felony charges...
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Donald Jackson, Jr.
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 21, 2019 - 6:22 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Chester City police officer is charged with stealing a Taser from the department and giving it to a man who wasn’t allowed to have it. Donald Jackson, Jr., 44, is facing felony charges of theft and conspiracy. He allegedly took the Taser from the Chester...
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Police are on the scene on Charles Street in Wissinoming, where they say a U.S. marshal shot a man with a machete who refused to drop it.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 22, 2019 - 9:18 am
UPDATED: 4:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have confirmed that a U.S. marshal shot a man who refused to drop a machete Wednesday morning in Wissinoming park. U.S. marshals had been watching Joseph Ankrah in a car on the 5900 block of Charles Street just after 8 a.m...
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Screen capture from video showing Brian Riling being shot during a struggle at the New Hope police station.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 12, 2019 - 2:05 pm
NEW HOPE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Bucks County district attorney's office has released finding of its investigation into a police officer who shot a man inside a holding cell in the New Hope police station last month. The shooting happened March 3 inside the New Hope police station. The incident...
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Port Richmond was the site of a deadly police officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning. 
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Kim Glovas
December 10, 2018 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have identified the man shot and killed by officers last week in Port Richmond. Justin Smith, 41, of Wildwood, New Jersey, was shot dead Dec. 5 in connection with a disturbance on Belgrade Street. MORE: 1 dead in Port Richmond officer-involved...
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Port Richmond was the site of a deadly police officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning. 
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
December 05, 2018 - 10:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The neighborhood of Port Richmond was the site of a deadly police officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning. It happened around 8:45 a.m., according to police, when some neighbors were arguing with a man near the intersection of Belgrade and Venango streets. The...
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Chinedu Okobi and his family
Courtesy of Okobi Family
November 20, 2018 - 9:38 am
By Chris Boyette and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) — The sister of an unarmed black man who died after being tased by California deputies last month says police video of the incident contradicts official accounts of how he died. Chinedu Okobi, 36, died on October 3 in Millbrae, a city about 30...
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