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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In this April 2, 2019, file photo, rapper Meek Mill speaks at a gathering in Philadelphia to push for drastic changes to Pennsylvania's probation system.
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June 04, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meek Mill's lawyers will get a chance to argue the rapper's 2008 conviction on gun and drug charges should be overturned. Pennsylvania Superior Court granted Mill a hearing in his long-running appeal, his legal team announced Tuesday. Arguments are scheduled for July 16 at 3:30...
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Chaka Fattah
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Kristen Johanson
May 01, 2019 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal prosecutors will not re-try former longtime Rep. Chaka Fattah on bribery convictions overturned by an appeals court. In a court filing, U.S. Assistant Attorneys Jennifer Williams and Eric Gibson said "it is in the interest of justice" to dismiss four bribery...
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Bill Cosby's mugshot after he was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
April 29, 2019 - 4:46 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An appeals court has denied Bill Cosby's latest request to leave prison on bail while he fights his sex-assault conviction. Defense lawyers say the 81-year-old comedian is likely to have his conviction overturned because of trial errors. Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt says they...
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Bill Cosby is taken away in handcuffs after being sentenced to 3-10 years.
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Jim Melwert
April 24, 2019 - 12:21 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby is asking the Pennsylvania Superior Court to let him out of state prison on bail until his appeal is heard. Cosby has been in prison since September, serving a three- to 10-year sentence following a conviction on aggravated indecent assault...
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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
April 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Arizona-based company seeking to open up a housing facility in North Philadelphia for unaccompanied migrant youth from the U.S. border sued the City of Philadelphia. The grounds for the lawsuit was unlawful discrimination. The 13 page complaint filed in the...
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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
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Cherri Gregg
April 18, 2019 - 3:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Supporters for Mumia Abu-Jamal are applauding Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's decision not to appeal a ruling opens the door for Abu-Jamal to get his case before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. At a rally Thursday outside City Hall, Pam Africa, chair of...
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