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Meek Mill
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Cherri Gregg
April 25, 2018 - 7:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study released today by Columbia University’s Justice Lab ranks Pennsylvania as one of the worst in the country when it comes to time for probation and parole. The study was born out of the Meek Mill case. "Pennsylvania supervises people at nearly twice the...
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Meek Mill performing at the Susquehanna Bank Center in 2015.
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April 24, 2018 - 4:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Meek Mill is a free man. The Philadelphia rapper at the center of a criminal justice controversy has been released from prison after a five-month stint behind bars in Chester. He was sent there by a city judge for a probation violation. The petition for his release...
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June 7, 2017; Norristown, PA, USA; Bill Cosby walks through the Montgomery County Courthouse on the third day of the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial. Mandatory Credit: Mark Makela/Getty Images-Pool Photo via USA TODAY NETWORK
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Jim Melwert
April 24, 2018 - 10:10 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A jury is hearing closing arguments Tuesday in Bill Cosby’s sex assault retrial in Montgomery County. Prosecutors are presenting their case in the afternoon, but in the morning the jury heard a two-hour close from the defense. Both Tom Meserau and Kathleen Bliss...
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Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, California
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April 24, 2018 - 9:29 am
By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's heirs have sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose, alleging that a doctor and various pharmacists failed to provide Prince with reasonable care, contributing to...
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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' pay keeps climbing.
CNNMoney
April 23, 2018 - 4:40 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn (CNN Money) — Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' pay keeps climbing. Hastings, Netflix's co-founder, took home a total of $24.4 million last year, according to a company filing Monday. His pay rose 5 percent in 2017 from the year before. Most of Hastings' paycheck came from stock...
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Janet Jackson
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April 23, 2018 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson is extending her uber-successful tour with more shows. The pop icon says her State of the World Tour, which originally wrapped in December, will kick off new dates July 11 in Austin, Texas. Dates have also been added in Rogers, Arkansas; Cincinnati; Syracuse, New York...
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June 5, 2017; Norristown, PA, USA; Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Mandatory Credit: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP-Pool Photo via USA TODAY NETWORK
Credit: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP-Pool Photo via USA TODAY NETWORK
Jim Melwert
April 23, 2018 - 10:29 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- After 25 witnesses over the course of 11 days, closing arguments are set to begin in Bill Cosby's sex assault retrial in Montgomery County. The defense rested its case on Monday and the judge sent jurors home, telling them to rest up and prepare for closing...
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Shania Twain
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April 23, 2018 - 9:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive. Twain made the comments in an interview with The Guardian that was published over the weekend. She told the British newspaper "Do you want...
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Bill Cosby walks from the courtroom during a break in his sexual assault trial.
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Jim Melwert
April 20, 2018 - 2:38 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby's sex assault retrial continued Friday as his defense presented their case. Three witnesses testified for the defense. The first two — a current and a former employee of Cosby’s, respectively — both handled travel and itineraries for the comedian. Both...
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Swedish DJ-producer Avicii was found dead April 20 in Muscat, Oman. He was 28.
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April 20, 2018 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was...
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