Crime and Justice

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First Lawsuits Filed Against Amtrak In Deadly Crash

Attorney Bob Mongeluzzi puts the blame on the man at the helm of Amtrak 188 and on the railroad company itself.

05/18/2015

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Man Stabbed Multiple Times In North Philly

Police say a man was found with multiple stab wounds Saturday afternoon in North Philadelphia.

05/16/2015

(Defense attorney Jack McMahon speaks with reporters outside the Criminal Justice Center in 2013.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Attorney Thinks All 6 Acquitted Phila. Cops Will Try To Get Jobs Back

Two of the former officers have said they’ll seek to return to the force, but the defense team’s lead attorney says he expects the four other former cops to join the action.

05/15/2015

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Philadelphia Emergency Responders Recall Frenzy of Amtrak Crash Night

“Controlled chaos would be an understatement,” said police inspector Mike McCarrick, who runs the police department’s East Division, where the derailment occurred.

05/15/2015

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DA: Police Not To Blame For Man’s Suicide After Stun Gun Use

A district attorney says two police officers did nothing wrong when they used a stun gun on a Pennsylvania man who shot himself in the head when electrically shocked.

05/15/2015

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South Jersey Man Charged With Painting Racial Slurs and Swastikas on Playground Equipment

Samuel Procopio, 54, of Edgewater Park was arrested last June after police discovered spray-painted racial slurs on a basketball court and bleachers.

05/14/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

In Aftermath of Deadly Derailment, Officials Work To Clarify Legal Jurisdictions

Philadelphia DA Seth Williams says once the initial probe is complete, they’ll determine whether criminal charges should be filed and who will prosecute.

05/14/2015

(Montco DA Risa Ferman, flanked by Berks County DA John Adams, left,  and Pottstown police chief Richard Drumheller, holds a seized Tec-9 automatic handgun.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

34 Arrests, With More Expected, in Drug Gang Probe In and Around Pottstown, Pa.

Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says the gangs were rivals not just in selling drugs but in violence, without regard to anyone in the community.

05/14/2015

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Pres. Obama To Visit Camden To Talk About Community Police Initiatives

President Barack Obama is coming to Camden to discuss how police are working to build trust with the community.

05/14/2015

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Not Guilty on All Counts in Philadelphia Police Narcotics Corruption Case

The stunning verdict, following seven days of deliberations, was read aloud by the jury foreman: not guilty on each of 26 counts.

05/14/2015

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Pa. Rapper Who Allegedly Bragged About Drugs Now Jailed For Them

A prosecutor says a Pennsylvania man whose rap music “glorified drug dealing and gun violence” has now been jailed on crack cocaine charges after a raid on his home earlier this month.

05/14/2015

Mac And Cheese

Man Reportedly Flies Into Rage After Being Denied Macaroni And Cheese At Pa. Rest Stop

Nelson allegedly became enraged and began throwing condiments over the counter.

05/14/2015

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2 In Custody Following Police Chase In North Philly

Two people are now in police custody after officers chased a car down Broad Street In North Philadelphia Thursday night.

05/14/2015

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Judge Won’t Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia’s Process of Seizing Properties Tied to Drug Cases

A Federal Judge has ruled that the DA and police will have to slug it out in court with homeowners as they attempt to take down the city’s process of seizing drug-related cash, cars and houses.

05/14/2015

(Children, descendants of some of the original Move members, led the rally marking the 30th anniversary of the controversial bombing of the Move house.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Descendants and Supporters of MOVE Mark 30th Anniversary of Police Bombing

More than 200 people rallied at 63rd and Osage to mark the 30th anniversary of the MOVE disaster that killed 11 people and destroyed 62 homes in West Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/13/2015

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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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