Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Innocence Project has launched a first of its kind support group for men and women who did time behind bars for crimes they did not commit, and the kickoff meeting was in North Philadelphia.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
March 13, 2019 - 6:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Innocence Project has launched a first of its kind support group for men and women who did time behind bars for crimes they did not commit, and the kickoff meeting was in North Philadelphia. "When I tell people they do the same thing you did, with the...
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Bacon Cheeseburger from 5 Guys
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David Madden
March 13, 2019 - 3:17 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An agreement between several states and four fast food chains deals a blow to franchise owners trying to stop their employees from jumping from one business to another. New Jersey and Pennsylvania joined 11 other states and the District of Columbia in striking deals...
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Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld.
Matt Rourke/AP
March 12, 2019 - 3:59 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers and prosecutors began picking jurors Tuesday to hear the case of a white western Pennsylvania police officer accused of shooting to death a black teenager as he ran from a vehicle last year. The first two jurors in the criminal homicide case of former East Pittsburgh...
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jail
Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
March 12, 2019 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The ACLU of Pennsylvania filed a class action Tuesday challenging Philadelphia's system of cash bail. The plaintiffs claim the city's magistrates fail to follow proper bail procedure. The lawsuit is brought on behalf of more than a half-dozen individuals who have been...
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Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline.
Jeremy Long/Lebanon Daily News via USA Today Network
Kim Glovas
March 12, 2019 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware County prosecutor and the Pennsylvania attorney general are joining the growing list of those investigating the Mariner East Pipeline. READ: Chester County joins lawsuit against Sunoco over Mariner East construction Delaware County District Attorney Kat...
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Naseema Sami is charged with two murders.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 11, 2019 - 5:50 pm
WEST NORRITON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two women were found murdered in an apartment in West Norriton Sunday night. Police have made an arrest, but they say the 6-year-old son of the woman charged with the murders witnessed the killings and possibly lived in the apartment with the bodies for a couple...
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Close up U.S. taxes papers
Dreamstime
Justin Udo
March 11, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With about one more month left before tax day, officials are warning Pennsylvanians about some of the worst scams they should be aware of. They're calling them the Dirty Dozen , 12 of the most common methods used to rip off taxpayers. Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio "The end...
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REAL ID is now available in Pennsylvania.
PennDOT, file
Mark Abrams
March 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — REAL ID is now available in Pennsylvania. But, do you absolutely need the upgrade? PennDOT's Alexis Campbell says the answer to that question really depends on you. "You need to have either a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or photo ID or a passport, military ID,...
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A judge has denied a defense request to suppress the statements that a 31-year-old defendant gave to detectives, following the murder of a model in her Ardmore condo last August.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
March 08, 2019 - 2:31 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A judge has denied a defense request to suppress the statements that a 31-year-old defendant gave to detectives, following the murder of model Christina Kraft in her Ardmore condo last August. A homicide investigator with the Montgomery County Detective...
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Police Tape Generic
Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
March 08, 2019 - 10:41 am
WILLINGBORO, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in South Jersey are looking for a woman’s killer. Authorities say the victim was shot dead in a car in Willingboro. Police say 21-year-old Maribely Lopez was discovered around 8:30 a.m. Thursday in a running car on Medley Lane, in a neighborbood close to...
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