Wissinoming

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.
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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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Dan Wing
April 12, 2019 - 7:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say a person, believed to be connected to the shooting death of a Wissinoming auto shop owner, has been taken into custody. The suspect, officials say, led officers on a car chase that ended not far from where 56-year-old Michael Gleba was shot and...
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Andrew Kramer
April 11, 2019 - 9:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An auto shop owner was shot and killed by a stray bullet Thursday afternoon in Philadelphia's Wissinoming neighborhood. The 56-year-old victim owns Northeast Speedometer Services on Benner Street. Philadelphia Police Captain John Walker says he was outside working on...
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December 02, 2018 - 10:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia police are investigating after a woman is stabbed 16 times, leaving her in critical condition. The stabbing took place along the 5700 block of Erdrick Street, just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday. According to police, the 43-year-old female victim sustained...
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December 01, 2018 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say three people are in custoday after a body is found wrapped in a blood-soaked carpet in the Wissinoming section of the city. Authorites responded to a home along the 4000 block of Higbee Street, around 2:30 p.m. Saturday, after the landlord...
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Kevin Wright
November 17, 2018 - 10:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Police say they are searching for two men after they assaulted and robbed a homeowner, posed as PGW workers, in the Wissinoming neighborhood. According to authorities at around 2 p.m. Saturday two men dressed as PGW workers told a 52-year-old homeowner that they need...
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Mike Dougherty
October 05, 2018 - 8:25 am
UPDATED: 12:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are investigating an accident involving a school bus that happened around 7 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Harbison and Tackawanna in Wissinoming in Northeast Philadelphia. The bus collided with a car, injuring the driver of the car and...
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Tim Jimenez
September 17, 2018 - 10:24 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police say two people were killed in separate shootings in the city on Sunday. In one of case, there was a very close call for two innocent bystanders who were in their house. The shootings happened a few hours and 13 miles apart. First, in Cobbs Creek,...
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At this house, in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia, a woman was shot and killed.
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Tim Jimenez
August 23, 2018 - 6:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A woman was shot dead in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia early Thursday morning. Investigators say two men who were fleeing the scene may help them in this case. Police are trying to figure out here who pulled the trigger and what happened that led to this...
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