violence

U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain
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Jim Melwert
January 22, 2020 - 3:28 pm
New federal charges have been filed against alleged members of a violent sex and drug trafficking gang in Berks County, which U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain described as “shocking” and “depraved.” Read more here.
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Camden County Police
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David Madden
January 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
2019 statistics are in. Violent crime in Camden is down again, although not on every front. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters.
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Kristen Johanson
January 01, 2020 - 2:43 pm
2019 shaped up to be the deadliest year for Philadelphia in more than a decade, with at least 356 people killed at the hands of another this past year — the highest since 2007. More guns have been pulled off the streets, and still, more people have been shot. Read more here.
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New Year's resolutions.
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Justin Udo
January 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
Many Philadelphians are using the new year to make resolutions, but some want the whole city to make some changes together in 2020. Read more here.
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Danielle Outlaw
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Kristen Johanson
December 31, 2019 - 2:03 pm
After being officially tapped by the mayor on Monday, Danielle Outlaw, the city’s new police commissioner, has already hinted at how she wants to reshape the Philadelphia Police Department. Read more here.
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Grafton Thomas
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AP News
December 30, 2019 - 10:44 am
Handwritten journals containing anti-Semitic references were found in the home of the man charged with federal hate crimes Monday in the stabbing and slashing of five people celebrating Hanukkah at a rabbi's house north of New York City, authorities said. Read more here.
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Police gather outside a residence in Monsey, N.Y., early Sunday, following a stabbing Saturday during a Hanukkah celebration.
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AP News
December 29, 2019 - 8:15 am
A knife-wielding man stormed into a rabbi's home and stabbed five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of growing hatred in America. Read...
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People watching a movie in a theatre.
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KYW Staff
December 26, 2019 - 3:44 pm
According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics which looked at top box office movies, nearly nine out of 10 movies showed main characters acting violently. Read more here.
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Beyond the Bars music program.
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Antionette Lee
December 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
Beyond the Bars began as a free music program for juveniles in correctional facilities. It was created to offer an outlet for creativity and expression to those who needed it, and along the way, interrupt cycles of violence and incarceration. Read more here.
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Anti-government protesters gather during clashes with security forces in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.
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AP News
December 01, 2019 - 1:19 pm
Iraq's parliament formally accepted the prime minister's resignation on Sunday, but the path to replacing Adil Abdul-Mahdi was clouded with legal questions that one lawmaker described as a "black hole in the constitution," which does not clearly spell out the next step. Read more here.
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