John Kopp

John Kopp

John Kopp is a News Reporter/Web Producer who joined PhillyVoice.com after spending five years reporting for the Delaware County Daily Times. He spent the prior year covering state and local politics, including a $4 million Pennsylvania state Senate race. He previously covered Chester city government, the Chester Upland School District and high-school sports. A Temple University graduate, John enjoys long-distance running, watching baseball and exploring new places.

john@phillyvoice.com

July 20, 2017

Police

ALPR – and a bit of luck – helped authorities target Cosmo DiNardo

Automated license plate readers give police an additional tool in their search for stolen vehicles, missing persons and expired licenses and registrations. But they also raise privacy concerns.

July 20, 2017

Immigration

Jeff Sessions will talk sanctuary cities in Philadelphia and protesters will be ready

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will visit Philadelphia on Friday to meet with federal, state and local law enforcement members.

July 19, 2017

Drugs

D.A.: Super-potent carfentanil killed Chester County overdose victim

Carfentanil, a synthetic narcotic commonly used as a tranquilizing agent for elephants, horse and other large animals, is known as "gray death."

July 17, 2017

Courts

Big Soda appeals Philadelphia tax to state Supreme Court

The American Beverage Association is appealing a court decision that upheld the legality of the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.

July 14, 2017

Crime

Timeline: From missing-persons case to Bucks County murder plot

A Bucks County man confessed to murdering four men on Thursday, four days after investigators began searching his family's Solebury Township farm for the bodies. This is a timeline of events.

July 14, 2017

Crime

Bucks County residents stunned by mass murders that 'weren't supposed to happen here'

Bucks County residents described a community stunned that a quadruple murder could occur in such a quiet place.

July 13, 2017

Crime

FBI releases new tipline as work continues at murder scene in Bucks County

The FBI released a new tipline to accept information related to the disappearance of four men in Bucks County on Thursday as investigators continued searching a Solebury Township farm where one of the men's bodies was discovered.

July 12, 2017

Investigations

Suspect charged in connection to missing Bucks County man's car

Investigators searching for four men missing in Bucks County have recovered important pieces of evidence, Bucks County District Attorney Matthew D. Weintraub announced Wednesday morning.

July 11, 2017

Labor

More than 1,000 Philly airport workers to strike Wednesday

Hundreds of Philadelphia International Airport workers will stage a walkout, an effort aimed at driving their employers to the bargaining table.

July 11, 2017

Labor

Hundreds of Philly airport workers threaten to strike

Hundreds of newly-unionized Philadelphia International Airport workers are prepared to strike if their respective employers do not meet them at the bargaining table.

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