violence

Zachary Castaneda
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
August 09, 2019 - 9:27 pm
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The suspect in a Southern California stabbing rampage that left four people dead and two injured pleaded not guilty Friday to murder, attempted murder and other counts. Zachary Castaneda was arrested Wednesday by police responding to two hours of slashing and stabbing...
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California stabbings
Alex Gallardo/AP
August 08, 2019 - 10:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man "full of anger" stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were apparently targeted at random, authorities said. The 33-year-old man from the city of Garden Grove robbed...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools. The 21-page report by the state attorney general's office said...
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Kristen Johanson
July 29, 2019 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A rising Philadelphia rap artist has now been identified as the victim shot and killed Sunday night in Southwest Philadelphia blocks away from Colwyn, and it happened during the filming of a music video. Ezra Weah, known in the music industry as Bankroll Gambino, was...
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Justin Udo
July 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials in Pennsylvania are investing in an educational program aimed at educating Philadelphians on illegal gun purchases, and this program is targeting one group in particular. A straw purchase is when someone buys a gun for a person who cannot buy one legally,...
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On Friday, men will gather in West Philadelphia for a march aimed at engaging youth to stop the violence. The effort is in response to multiple shootings in recent weeks.
Courtesy of Kayzar Abdul Kabir
Cherri Gregg
July 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Friday, men will gather in West Philadelphia for a march aimed at engaging youth to stop the violence. The effort is in response to several shootings in recent weeks. "All together there were 13 shots, shot at these kids," said Kayzar Abdul Kabir, founder of...
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A shooting outside of a Philadelphia Recreation center led to the closing of a popular pool, but the recreation leader is taking measures to make sure the neighborhood can still enjoy the popular summer pastime.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
July 17, 2019 - 7:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A shooting outside a Philadelphia recreation center led to the closing of a popular pool, but the recreation leader is taking measures to make sure the neighborhood can still enjoy the popular summer pastime. Tymir Regans spends most of his summer days at the Belfield...
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Tyrique Glasgow
KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A South Philadelphia man, who was once a part of the youth violence problem in the city, is now opening up a center that he hopes will become part of the solution. Located at 27th and Tasker streets, the Young Chances Foundation Youth Engagement Center will offer a...
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June 17, 2019 - 4:51 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Gun Violence Task Force (GVTF) was busy last week in Philadelphia. Attorney General Josh Shapiro said seven people were arrested, nine guns were seized, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in drugs were confiscated. GVTF is a...
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Philadelphia police
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 16, 2019 - 10:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One person is dead and many more are injured following at least 10 shootings in Philadelphia over the weekend. Philadelphia police say from Friday night into Saturday morning, there were shootings in Hunting Park, Port Richmond, West Philadelphia and South...
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