Crime and Justice

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Swiped Painting Of Jesus Returned To Pa. Restaurant With Note Apologizing For ‘Drunken Mistake’

Mad Mex manager Kristen Burns says a maintenance worker found the painting in red wrapping paper leaning up against a side door. An attached note said, “Please forgive me for my drunken mistake.”

03/27/2015

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Police: Pa. Mother Faked Cancer During Child Abuse Investigation

Ashley Reichard, 26,was charged Wednesday for her abusing her 11 month-old daughter and lying to investigators about having ovarian cancer, according to court documents obtained by Eyewitness News.

03/26/2015

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Trial Ordered for Man Charged With 2 Pennypack Park Rapes

Investigators say in August 2010 and again in August 2011, suspect Robert Palen picked up women in the area of Torresdale and Longshore Avenues and offered them a ride home.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Police: Suspects Steal iPhone, Gift Cards From 2 Females In Northern Liberties

The incident occurred around 10:40 p.m. March 20 on the 400 block of Fairmount Avenue.

03/26/2015

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Police in Delco and Philadelphia Swoop Down on Alleged Bank Fraud Gang

Marple Township police say the operation is known all over the East Coast as the “Felony Lane Gang.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Police in Delco Widening Search For Woman Missing Since Last June

Police suspect Amanda Deguio may have been the victim of foul play. Her family acknowledges she was engaged in prostitution.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Convicted Killer Who Disrupted Previous Sentencing By Grabbing For Deputy’s Gun Gets Life in Prison

Officials note that today’s proceeding was far calmer than the previous one, during which the defendant had to be subdued by court deputies and police officers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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New Ford System Reads Road Signs, Helping Driver Avoid Speed Traps

A new car offers relief from speeding tickets by paying attention to speed limit signs when the driver might not be.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Millions in Philadelphia Dog License Fees Going Uncollected, City Controller Says

If you own a dog in Philadelphia, it is required that you pay $16 a year for a license. But not everyone is complying.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Police: Some Pictured On Penn State Frat’s Secret Site Have Come Forward

State College police Lt. Keith Robb says those people are being interviewed, and police are asking people to “be patient so we can do our job.”

03/26/2015

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State Sen. Vincent Hughes Backs Wolf’s Nominee to Head Pa. State Police

Hughes says reports that nominee Marcus Brown recently received an anonymous, racist letter underscores the need to get him approved.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

(Officers escort Don Tollefson from court to the Bucks County Jail following his conviction on fraud charges.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Former Sportscaster Don Tollefson Sentenced To 2-4 Years In State Prison

Former sportscaster Don Tollefson will spend two to four years behind bars in state prison.

03/25/2015

Police probe homicide in Olney on March 25, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Police: Suspect Turns Himself In Following Deadly Stabbing In Olney

Authorities say the stabbing occurred on the 5900 block of N. 19th Street around 11:35 a.m. Wednesday.

03/25/2015

(As deputy police commissioner Richard Ross, deputy mayor Everett Gillison, and public safety director Mike Resnick look on, Mayor Nutter signs his executive order.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

In Wake of Justice Department Report, Mayor Nutter Creates Police Oversight Panel

Nutter has signed an executive order creating a fifteen-member oversight commission to ensure that the Justice Department’s recent recommendations become reality.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

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Preliminary Hearing Rescheduled For Pair Accused of Killing Philadelphia Police Officer

Prosecutors say the preliminary hearing for the defendants, charged with the March 5th murder of officer Robert Wilson III, will take at least several hours as prosecutors present video evidence, eyewitnesses, ballistics, crime scene, and autopsy results.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

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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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