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(Attorney Michael Barrett, second from left, announces a lawsuit by the family of slain Philadelphia police officer Moses Walker against the Pa. Parole Board.  Third from left is Walker's mother, Wayne Walker-Lispcomb.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Family of Murdered Philadelphia Cop Files Suit Against Pa. Parole Board

Officer Walker’s mother and other relatives say his murder could have been averted had the Board of Probation and Parole done its job.


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Charges Filed Against Suspect #2 In Murder of Philadelphia Cop Moses Walker

“Well, I’m pleased charges were approved,” Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey told reporters.


(Members of the public file past the casket of Officer Moses Walker during funeral ceremonies in North Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Slain Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker Laid To Rest

Police officers from around the region joined Officer Walker’s family and his 22nd District colleagues in remembering his life.


(Mayor Michael Nutter, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter To Cop Killers: Give Up Now

Mayor Nutter says that with law enforcement working around the clock to find them, the best thing Officer Walker’s killers could do is turn themselves in.


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Philadelphia DA Gives Up On Death Penalty For Mumia Abu-Jamal

Philadelphia’s district attorney has decided not to continue to pursue the death penalty against Abu-Jamal.


(Kim Pawlowski, widow of slain Philadelphia police officer John Pawlowski, attends a plaque dedication in honor of her late husband, accompanied by their son Johnny.   Photos by Tony Hanson)

Widow, Son of Slain Philadelphia Officer Attend Plaque Ceremony

Philadelphia police officer John Pawlowski, murdered in February 2009, has been honored with a memorial plaque near the spot where he was shot to death, at Broad and Olney.


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$10,000 Reward For Arrest Of Suspect In Cop’s Wounding

Nasuil Martinez, 20, is wanted for wounding police officer Kevin Gorman in the shoulder during a chase.