Evening News Roundup – January, 17 2013

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Police in Hopewell Township, New Jersey are searching for a missing man who suffers from bipolar disorder, last seen at his sister’s house. From CBS Philly

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The son of a former Philadelphia police commissioner surrendered today after being charged last week in a house-stealing scheme, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. Steven Johnson, son of former Commissioner Sylvester Johnson, is also a former SEPTA police lieutenant.

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The Philadelphia FBI issued a press release today reporting that former Wilkes-Barre football coach Joseph J. Ostrowski  pleaded guilty to producing child pornography, interstate extortion, and cyberstalking.

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Gun Crisis News reports on three men injured in separate shootings in Philadelphia.

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About Kenneth Lipp

Kenneth is a writer and researcher. He’s from Alabama, and will not apologize for it. He moved to Pennsylvania in 2012, but has been in love with Philadelphia since a late-night stroll down Ben Franklin Parkway to the Art Museum in July of 2011 with the love of his life. He is interested in telling Philadelphia’s dynamic and absolutely unique stories with the zeal of a constantly enamored newcomer. Kenneth is also passionate about government transparency and protection of whistleblowers, most notably PFC Chelsea Manning. His research and reporting on law enforcement and surveillance have been featured in various publications, including Rolling Stone (Meet the Private Companies Helping Cops Spy on Protesters) and Popular Science (Boston Tested Crowd-Watching Software That Catalogues People's Skin Color). His training is in both genetics and history and he likes the joke about being a helicase and unzipping your “genes.” He’s driven to know, and thinks you can handle, the truth. Follow him on Twitter @kennethlipp.

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