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Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 16, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Sean Kratz's trial doesn't start until November, but jury selection is underway for the 21-year-old, who is accused of killing three men on a Bucks County farm in July 2017. Read more here.
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Sakinah Love, founder of Redeemed For A Cause.
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Cherri Gregg
September 16, 2019 - 5:10 pm
A West Philadelphia drop-in center for human trafficking victims is celebrating one year of operation, and the woman behind it all started the effort out of her own pocket.
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U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle
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Justin Udo
September 16, 2019 - 3:28 pm
U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle wants to expand the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program for religious clerics because many of them, he said, are already public servants who work with the poorest communities and people who need the most help. Read more here about student debt.
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Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Tim Jimenez
September 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm
A priest has been deemed "unsuitable for ministry" after being accused of sexually abusing a minor in the early '70s — before he became a priest and when he was a minor himself. Read more here.
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Narcan Bike Patrol
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Pat Loeb
September 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
Many efforts are underway to address the opioid epidemic in Kensington but perhaps the most unusual is a resident-led mission called "Operation Save a Life."
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Rock n' Roll Half Marathon 2019
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Justin Udo
September 15, 2019 - 12:48 pm
Thousands of runners filled the streets of Philadelphia this morning for the Humana Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon.
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KYW Staff
September 15, 2019 - 12:07 pm
An investigation is underway after police say a child's remains were discovered Friday at a baseball field in Kent County, Delaware.
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Pat Loeb
September 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
A conference to promote equity in the emerging cannabis industry will meet in Philadelphia for the second time, later this month, and it has the support of both city and state officials.
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Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput
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Mark Abrams
September 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's archbishop concedes a significant number of Catholic Church closings and parish consolidations are inevitable in the not-too-distant future because of rapidly declining numbers of people in the pews.
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Michelle Shannon with the Center City District, CCD Restsurant Week.
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Hadas Kuznits
September 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
Center City District Restaurant Week kicks off this week as thousands look to get a taste of Philly.
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