Crime and Justice

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Pa. Mom Ordered To Trial On Charges She Had Sex With Foster Son

A 38-year-old woman has been ordered to trial on charges she had sex with her then-14-year-old foster son, after a hearing at which the boy testified he “forced” himself on the woman.

04/22/2015

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Police Investigating After ‘Swatting’ Incident At QVC Headquarters

West Goshen police tell Eyewitness News that they responded to a report of a person with a gun inside the building holding hostages.

04/22/2015

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Woman Heading Back to Phila. To Face Charges of Abandoning Disabled Son

A spokesman for the Montgomery County, Md., state’s attorney’s office says 41-year-old Nyia Parler waived her extradition hearing and was being processed for return to Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

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Pa. Man Charged After Ex-girlfriend’s Body Found In Shed

Twenty-one-year-old Marcus Bordelon of Wrightsville is charged in York County in the death of 21-year-old Samantha Young.

04/21/2015

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Philadelphia Controller Disputes Effectiveness of City’s Crime Cameras

City controller Alan Butkovitz says the Philadelphia Police Department’s surveillance camera system is fraught with problems, including scores of broken-down cameras.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

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Camden County Police Dept. Expressing Pride in Officers’ Restraint and Professionalism

One statistic: more than 3,800 calls for a “person with a gun,” and not one shot was fired by an officer.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

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Phila. Man Sentenced For 2012 Rape of Developmentally Delayed Niece

Charlie Alog, 62, pleaded guilty last December, admitting he lured his niece, 18, away from the crowd to view a family video upstairs, then sexually assaulted her.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2015

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Suspect Assaults, Spits On Police In Camden County

Police say an out of control suspect assaulted police officers attempting to arrest him early Monday morning.

04/20/2015

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Leader Of False Unemployment Claims Scheme Gets Prison Term

State authorities say 54-year-old Stephen Pirrone, of Paramus, received a seven-year sentence Friday. He also must pay $54,623 in restitution to the state Department of Labor.

04/19/2015

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Gloucester County Investigators Hoping For A Break In 13-Year-Old Cold Case

Investigators in Gloucester County are hoping you can provide them with the clue that will crack a 13-year-old cold case in the disappearance and presumed murder of a Harrison Township woman.

04/19/2015

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Charges Filed In Violent 17th Street Hit-and-Run

Authorities say Richardson Coleman is being charged with two counts of attempted murder and related offenses.

04/18/2015

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Vigil Held For Boy Who Died Following Hit And Run In Kensington

David Alicea’s grandmother joined a few dozen members of preschool David was set to attend next year, holding an impromptu vigil for the two year old.

04/17/2015

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Many Wondering Why Police Haven’t Arrested Driver In Deadly Hit And Run In SW Philly

There are growing concerns and frustration among family and neighbors as to why the driver of a deadly hit and run in Southwest Philadelphia has not been arrested

04/17/2015

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Delco Pair Charged in Fatal Abuse of Woman’s Toddler Son

Officials say two-year-old Mason Hunt had been beaten and pinched, at least 120 times, on the head, body, and in the groin.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

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Mayor Nutter Urges Swift Implementation of White House Immigration Reform Plan

Immigration advocates in Philadelphia joined Mayor Nutter on Friday in support of the president’s plan.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

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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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