bail

Razique Bumpas
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
February 25, 2020 - 9:53 am
A Philadelphia man has been charged with murdering a pregnant woman and her unborn child, but police are still looking for someone else. Read more here.
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Harvey Weinstein
Mark Lennihan/AP
AP News
December 11, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Harvey Weinstein’s bail was increased from $1 million to $5 million on Wednesday over allegations he violated his pretrial release conditions by mishandling or disabling his electronic ankle monitor dozens of times in recent months. Read more here.
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Harvey Weinstein
Mark Lennihan/AP
AP News
December 06, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Harvey Weinstein violated his bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor, which left his whereabouts unrecorded for hours at a time, a New York prosecutor argued Friday. Read more here.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
October 02, 2019 - 6:52 pm
A city judge put 38-year-old Alexis Caban behind bars after law enforcement officials say he called a witness in a murder case a "rat." Read the details here.
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Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
September 18, 2019 - 11:12 am
A judge has reduced bail for the man charged in the death of his 7-year-old son, who fell from a SEPTA subway train last September as he sold candy. Read more here.
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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.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo, File
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.
Mark Makela/Getty Images
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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Antonio Lindsay
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
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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