Crime and Justice

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Scam Involving People Pretending To Be With Sheriff’s Office Makes Its Way To Philadelphia

A phone scam that was reported earlier this month in Bucks County has spread to Philadelphia.

04/25/2015

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Man Accused Of Fracturing Infant’s Skull In Montgomery County

Officials say their investigation began earlier this month when the baby was treated at Einstein Medical Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for skull, arm and leg fractures.

04/24/2015

Schuylkill Expressway Shooting Suspect Kymere E. Corbin. (credit: CBS)

New Charges Added Against Son Accused of Shooting Father in Car on Schuylkill Expressway

At a preliminary hearing, attempted murder was added to the list of charges against Kymere Corbin. He is accused of shooting his father from the back seat of a car the father was driving.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

(The parents of Kenton Iwaniec present breathalyzers to Montco sheriff Russell Bono.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Breathalyzers Donated to Montco Sheriff To Check Defendants Arriving For Court

“Some individuals actually come to court under the influence of alcohol, and some of them drive to court that way,” Montgomery County sheriff Russell Bono tells KYW Newsradio.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

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Pa. Lawmaker Urging Passage of Bill Giving Crime Victims Right To Watch Their Court Case

Forty-two states and the federal government make it a priority for crime victims not to be forced to wait outside while their alleged attacker has their day in court.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

Suspect Nyia Parler. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

DA: Woman Accused Of Abandoning Quadriplegic Son In Woods Charged With Attempted Murder

The DA’s office says her bail has been set $2.5 million bail.

04/24/2015

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Woman Accused Of Abandoning Quadriplegic Son In Woods Extradited To Philadelphia

A woman accused of abandoning her quadriplegic son in the woods for four days is now behind bars in Philadelphia and will face attempted murder charges.

04/23/2015

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NJ Man Accused Of Posting Explicit Photos Of Ex-Girlfriend On City Poles

A Trenton man has been charged with extortion after police say he posted sexually explicit photos of a former girlfriend on city utility poles.

04/23/2015

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Pa. Man Arrested After Nearly 7,000 Bags Of Heroin And More Than $50K Found In Car

Delaware State Police have arrested a Philadelphia man after thousands of bags of heroin were found in a car during a traffic stop.

04/23/2015

(Defense attorney Larry Krasner.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Defense Attorney Outraged at Trial Postponement For 10 Charged in Philadelphia Police Protest

“I’m very skeptical of the motivation of the district attorney’s office for trying to continue (postpone) this case today and for trying to do it at the very last minute,” attorney Larry Krasner said.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

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Royersford Man Charged With Videotaping Children in Bathroom

According to court documents, the images showed the victims undressed, showering, or using the toilet, often with the camera placed to get specific and close-up shots.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

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Caregiver Charged With Neglecting Autistic Woman Found Dead Last Year in SW Philadelphia

Police say the woman was taken to Macy’s, in center city, by the caregiver who went shopping. She was found dead the next day in sub-freezing weather.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

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Cops: ‘Most Wanted’ Female Arrested After Posting ‘Catch Me If You Can’ On Facebook

Thirty-year-old Jessica L. Dakins was reportedly listed as the week’s Most Wanted in various local newspapers on warrants for failure to appear in court.

04/23/2015

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K9 Training Fundraiser Tonight in Clifton Heights, Pa.

Nick & Lou’s Pines Diner, in the Penn Pines Shopping Center, says it will donate 20 percent of all guest bills between 4pm and 9pm to the Throw Away Dogs Project.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

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‘Bra Bandit’ Strikes Again In Wilkes-Barre Township

Police in northeast Pennsylvania say someone stole 25 bras Tuesday from a Victoria’s Secret store.

04/23/2015

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Surveillance video captures people illegally dumping furniture, mattresses, and unwanted pets in Camden.  Police were asking for the public's assistance in identifying the perpetrators.

Caught on Video: Illegal Dumping in Camden, NJ

Surveillance video captures people illegally dumping furniture, mattresses, and unwanted pets in Camden. Police were asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the perpetrators.

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