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Meek Mill was the final speaker at a rally Pennsylvania House Bill 1925. With bipartisan support, the proposed law would likely cap probation and parole time and provide fixes to a system that reincarcerates thousands for technical vioaltions.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
July 16, 2019 - 6:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — It was a packed courtroom Tuesday as Philadelphia-native and rapper Meek Mill's legal saga continued. Lawyers for Meek Mill asked an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a...
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This image released by Sony Pictures shows a scene from "Spider-Man: Far From Home."
Columbia Pictures/Sony via AP
July 14, 2019 - 8:13 pm
By Lindsey Bahr LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at the box office. Fresh studio-released counterprograming such as the horror movie "Crawl" and the action-comedy "Stuber" barely made a dent in the...
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Andrew Kramer
July 13, 2019 - 2:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It became a popular in Europe, and now padel has come to Philadelphia. When you think of this sport, think tennis meets racquetball with a side of squash ... and throw in a pickle — pickle ball that is. Went to check out Padel this morning, a new racquet sport that...
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LeVar Burton isn't ruling out an appearance on 'Star Trek: Picard'.
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July 12, 2019 - 5:52 pm
By Scott Huver, CNN (CNN) -- With Patrick Stewart now warping back to the "Star Trek" universe in CBS All Access' upcoming streaming series "Picard," can a reunion with some of Jean-Luc Picard's old crewmates from the U.S.S. Enterprise also be in the cards? "In Picard's? I'm sorry, what did you say...
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Oprah Winfrey
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July 12, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Marianne Garvey, CNN (CNN) -- Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday. Residents in the town of Maalaea and parts of Kihei were sent an evacuation notice on their phones, and flights...
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R. Kelly
E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool
July 12, 2019 - 7:17 am
UPDATED: 11:30 a.m. ___ CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago on sweeping federal indictments that accuse him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity with...
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BlobFest
Chorus Photography
July 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Below, you'll find a wide selection of things to do in Philly, the burbs and neighboring states this weekend. Check back with KYW Newsradio weekly to plan your summer outings. PARTIES AND FESTIVALS Jeff...
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July 11, 2019 - 10:41 am
( 1010 WINS ) -- Denise Nickerson, who is best known for her role as Violet Beauregarde in the "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' movie died Wednesday night at 62. Nickerson's son, Josh, and his wife, Jasmine, announced on Facebook that she had died, writing "She's gone." Nickerson suffered...
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Lady Gaga
Haus Laboratories
July 10, 2019 - 11:21 am
By Kendall Trammell (CNN) — Lady Gaga knows the world already has plenty of beauty brands. She still wants to introduce you to hers. The pop star released a video on Tuesday announcing her new beauty line, Haus Laboratories . "They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder," Gaga says in the video."...
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Rip Torn
Markus Schreiber/AP, file
July 10, 2019 - 10:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV's "The Larry Sanders Show," has died. He was 88. Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his...
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