Gavel in a courtroom.
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Kristen Johanson
March 03, 2020 - 5:33 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has named the "special master to investigate" how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by the Philadelphia District Attorney, and how the investigation will play out. The judge is no stranger to high profile cases. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
February 24, 2020 - 4:16 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will appoint a special investigator to look into how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Read more here.
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Glen Mills Schools
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John McDevitt
January 29, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Five new lawsuits have been filed against Glen Mills Schools, alleging severe physical, sexual and emotional abuse at the since-shuttered reform school. Read the latest here.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
January 29, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Philadelphia prosecutors have dropped murder charges against Terrance Williams, a man whose 2016 U.S. Supreme Court case opened the door to thousands of appeals. Read more here.
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Donald Trump
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AP News
November 04, 2019 - 11:18 am
President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Monday. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is certain to be further appealed.
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Located inside of Logan Plaza on Old York Road, The Grace Dix Center will provide temporary residential housing and services for to up to 60 migrant youth between ages 13 and 17.
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Cherri Gregg
October 31, 2019 - 7:02 pm
The company that was planning to open a North Philadelphia residential facility for unaccompanied migrant children from the U.S. border laid off all of its employees Thursday as they could no longer afford to pay them. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
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Kristen Johanson
September 20, 2019 - 2:56 pm
The widow of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner wants the Philadelphia district attorney to recuse himself from his convicted murderer's appeal.
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Jim Melwert
August 11, 2019 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers will be in court Monday in Harrisburg, arguing the 82-year-old should be given a new trial. Each side will get 15 minutes to state their case before a panel of three Superior Court judges. Both sides have filed hundreds of pages outlining their...
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Bill Cosby
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July 26, 2019 - 5:18 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors set to defend Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction in appeals court next month call the accusations from other women no coincidence, but "the culmination of a decades-long pattern of behavior." Cosby, a long-beloved actor and comedian, was convicted in...
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Jim Melwert
June 25, 2019 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby has filed an appeal of his sex assault conviction in Montgomery County in hopes of getting a new trial. In his 175-page appeal to Pennsylvania Superior Court, Bill Cosby says the Montgomery County judge that oversaw his trial on sex assault charges erred by...
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