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Chancier McFarland and Rafael Jones.

Killer of Phila. Police Officer Moses Walker Gets Life Sentence

The man convicted last year of the first-degree murder of Philadelphia police officer Moses Walker Jr. in 2012 was sentenced today to life in prison plus 23-47 years.

06/03/2015

(Defendants Carlton Hipps and Ramone Williams.  Photos from Phila. PD)

Case of 2 Accused Phila. Cop Killers Moves Closer To Trial

The suspects in the shooting death of Philadelphia police officer Robert Wilson III waived their right to a preliminary hearing.

05/20/2015

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Norristown Gun Dealer Thinks Lawsuit Over Cop Killing is Harassment

“They’ve now filed suit against everybody they can think of, because they want to put gun dealers out of business,” says William Gordon’s personal attorney, Michael Gottlieb.

05/18/2015

(The family of late state trooper David Kedra unveils his memorial plaque outside the Montgomery County Courthouse.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Memorial Plaque Unveiled For Pa. Trooper Killed on Duty, Renewing Family’s Ire

The trooper’s brother says his family is still upset because they feel more serious charges should have been brought against the state police firearms instructor who accidentally shot him.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

Mayor Nutter and city law enforcement officials marked the end of a 30-day mourning period for Sgt. Robert Wilson III. (credit: CBS)

Official Monthlong Mourning Period Ends For Slain Philadelphia Police Officer

Mayor Nutter and city law enforcement officials today marked the end of a 30-day mourning period for Sgt. Robert Wilson III, killed last month in the line of the duty.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/06/2015

(Photo provided by Darby Twp. PD)

Girlfriend Charged With Saturday’s Murder Of Darby Borough Police Officer

According to investigators, 27-year-old Tyaina Finch shot and killed Darby Borough police officer Mark Hudson with his service weapon.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

(Defendants Carlton Hipps and Ramone Williams.  Photos from Phila. PD)

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

Some gathered outside the GameStop where officer Robert Wilson III was shot and killed last week to pay tribute. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Owners of Store Where Phila. Police Officer Killed Puts Major Muscle Into Fundraising Effort

Officials with the GameStop game retailer are joining the effort to collect money for the fallen officer’s family.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

(A body camera worn by an Evesham Township, NJ police officer.  File photo by Cleve Bryan/ CBS3)

Death of Philadelphia Officer Reinvigorates Experiment in Body-Worn Cameras

Officer Robert Wilson III was not wearing a video camera at the time of his murder, but he and other members of the 22nd District have been part of the police department’s initial testing of the technology.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/07/2015

(Officer Moses Walker.  Phila. PD photo)

Dramatic Testimony In Trial Of Accused Philadelphia Cop-Killer

Witnesses have detailed the final minutes of Officer Moses Walker’s life, and a critical decision to walk from the station house.

12/09/2014

Chancier McFarland and Rafael Jones.

Accused Killer of Off-Duty Philadelphia Cop Chooses Non-Jury Trial

Rafael Jones and a co-defendant, Chancier McFarland, were charged with the 2012 robbery and murder of off-duty police officer Moses Walker.

12/08/2014

(A line of police officers salute as the hearse carrying the body of Pa. state trooper David Kedra, accompanied by a motorcycle escort, passes by.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Pa. State Trooper Killed in Gun Range Accident is Laid to Rest

Hundreds of police lined the street outside Christ the King Church, on Chesterfield Road, to pay their respects to Trooper Kedra.

10/06/2014

(Pennsylvania State Police trooper David Kedra.  Photo provided by Pa. State Police)

Gun That Accidentally Killed Pa. State Trooper Was Fired By Firearms Instructor

Trooper David Kedra, 26, had been assigned to the Skippack Barracks, in Montgomery County, in January of last year.

10/01/2014

(Lynsay Fox, the widow of slain officer Brad Fox, holds a press conference at Dechert LLP, the Philadelphia law firm that is handling her civil lawsuit.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Widow of Slain Police Officer Sues West Norriton Gun Shop

Lynsay Fox says she’s filing the lawsuit to prevent other families from being faced with this kind of tragedy.

09/08/2014

(Photo from Phila. PD)

Reward in Cold-Case Murder of Philly Cop Increased To $40,000

Officer Frederick Cione was gunned down when he stopped three males near 17th and Oxford Streets in North Philadelphia, Police say one of them opened fire. The killers fled, and have never been identified.

01/16/2014

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