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Cherri Gregg
July 09, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is launching an inquiry into Philadelphia's bail system. The probe comes in response to a class action lawsuit filed last March by the ACLU of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has appointed a special master who will...
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In this May 19, 2017 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures to supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been in self imposed exile since 2012.
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May 01, 2019 - 11:12 am
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Judge Deborah Taylor appeared unimpressed by Assange's written apology...
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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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Jim Melwert
March 22, 2019 - 1:30 pm
CHELTENHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After getting out of jail in Philadelphia for $10, a man received a lengthy prison sentence for what he did after bail. Antonio Lindsay, 26, has been sentenced to 31 to 62 years in prison for driving 34-year-old Joseph Kohler from Germantown to The Elkins Estate...
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Philip Nordo
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 14, 2019 - 12:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Attorneys for a disgraced former Philly detective, charged with sexually assaulting witnesses and defendants in his cases, made another passionate plea for his release from prison Thursday morning. The defense team argued former homicide detective Philip Nordo should...
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The driver of an Audi sedan lost control of his vehicle and hit an SUV moving in the opposite direction.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
January 07, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware man has been formally arraigned on three counts of homicide by vehicle in connection with a crash that killed two mummers and another person on Jan. 2. Philadelphia police have charged 29-year-old Keith Campbell of Bear, Delaware, and his bail has been set...
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In this courtroom sketch, Meng Wanzhou, right, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, listens to the judge during a bail hearing at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.
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December 12, 2018 - 7:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's Foreign Ministry denied knowledge Wednesday of the detention of a former Canadian diplomat but said the organization he was working for, the International Crisis Group, is not registered in China and so any of its work in the country would be illegal. "Once its staff become...
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People hold a sign at a Vancouver, British Columbia courthouse prior to the bail hearing for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer on Monday, December 10, 2018.
Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP
December 10, 2018 - 8:48 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A jailed Chinese technology executive will have to wait at least one more day to see if she will be released on bail in a case that has raised U.S.-China tensions and complicated efforts to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled financial markets and threatened...
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Less than a day after catching a touchdown for a win, Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins joind the Philadelphia DA, Defenders Association and community groups in an effort to promote cash bail reform.
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Cherri Gregg
November 26, 2018 - 6:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Less than a day after catching an interception that helped the Eagles win, Safety Malcolm Jenkins joined the Philadelphia District Attorney, Defenders Association and community groups in an effort to promote cash bail reform, and players helped bail out nine people...
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