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Pat Loeb
October 05, 2019 - 4:34 pm
Neighbors in Philadelphia's Nicetown area were traumatized, in August, when a gunman opened fire on police from a home on North 15th Street and held them at bay in an hourslong standoff. But, on Saturday, the community put all of that aside to come together for a festival to celebrate their...
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Antionette Lee
September 20, 2019 - 9:21 pm
Two teenagers are injured after a shooting took place during a high school football game in Nicetown-Tioga Friday night.
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 05, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The Philadelphia man accused of shooting six cops last month was expected to be in court Thursday for his preliminary hearing, but prosecutors need more time. The city's district attorney's office plans to charge him with more counts of attempted murder and assault on law enforcement.
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From left: Managing Director Brian Abernathy, Mayor Jim Kenney, Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter
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KYW Staff
August 21, 2019 - 1:03 pm
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney stated emphatically at a City Hall press conference Wednesday that he did not fire or force former Police Commissioner Richard Ross to resign. Kenney said he was sad to accept Ross' resignation but agreed that it was the best...
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From left: Lyandra Retacco, supervisor of the charging unit; D.A. Larry Krasner; Anthony Voci, supervisor of the homicide unit
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Kristen Johanson
August 19, 2019 - 12:20 pm
UPDATED: 1:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — District Attorney Larry Krasner on Monday morning announced dozens of charges against Maurice Hill, the man accused of shooting six police officers last week in Nicetown. The press conference was the shortest of Krasner's term. Krasner said police...
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Cherri Gregg
August 15, 2019 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Victim services nonprofits in the area began outreach on Thursday to help residents deal with the trauma of witnessing the standoff in the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood on Wednesday night. Rosalind Pichardo is the founder of Operation Save Our City, a crisis responder...
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Homicide Capt. Jack Ryan speaks about an arrest in connection with a triple murder that took place in Tioga over the weekend.
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John McDevitt
December 06, 2018 - 2:00 pm
UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There has been an arrest in connection with a triple murder that took place in Tioga over the weekend. A man renting a room from one of the victims has been charged. Authorities tell us 23-year-old Tahzay Young was arrested without incident at 16th...
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Homicide Captain Jack Ryan identifies the three victims found dead in a Tioga home.
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Tim Jimenez
December 03, 2018 - 7:15 am
UPDATED 11:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There’s a $60,000 reward as Philadelphia Police try to find whoever was involved in a triple murder in the Tioga section of the city over the weekend. Homicide Captain Jack Ryan says there was a violent struggle in the house, and someone, or...
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Mark Abrams
December 02, 2018 - 11:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of three bodies inside a rowhouse in the Tioga section. Investigators have a lot of questions and few answers at this point following the grim find Saturday night inside a home on West Venango Street near 19th Street...
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Anyone with information on this vehicle is asked to please contact the Homicide Unit
Philadelphia Police Department
Kim Glovas
August 28, 2018 - 1:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help in finding a minivan used in a double homicide a week ago in Kensington. Police are looking for a 2004 to 2008 Chevy Uplander, gold or tan in color, with dark tinted windows. It has a broken passenger-side fog light...
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