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Pat Loeb
June 24, 2020 - 7:30 pm
A federal judge has put a hold on his own order, which would have allowed a safe injection site to open in Philadelphia, citing the ongoing pandemic and civil unrest in his decision. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
May 21, 2020 - 6:07 pm
A former judge of elections in South Philadelphia has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he “stuffed the ballot box” in exchange for bribes from a political consultant. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
March 24, 2020 - 6:17 pm
Authorities are warning the public of heightened scams that are taking advantage of people during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “You have to be very careful about any sort of unsolicited communication that you get from somebody by any means.” Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2020 - 5:44 pm
A federal judge has issued an order that clears the way for the nonprofit Safehouse to open a facility in Philadelphia where drug users could inject under medical supervision. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
February 05, 2020 - 1:59 pm
A Collegeville man — who previously served time for the 2004 death of his wife — is facing federal charges for allegedly making and selling phony drugs that he claimed could cure cancer in dogs. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
January 31, 2020 - 3:08 pm
A Berks County man has been charged with running one of the largest Ponzi schemes based in Pennsylvania, where he allegedly he ripped off the Amish and Mennonite communities for $60 million. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
January 22, 2020 - 3:28 pm
New federal charges have been filed against alleged members of a violent sex and drug trafficking gang in Berks County, which U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain described as “shocking” and “depraved.” Read more here.
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Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland is joined by U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain, FBI agent Michael Harpster, DEA agent Jonathan Wilson and others in announcing the arrest of 22 rival gang members in Chester, Pa.
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KYW Staff
October 30, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Nearly two-dozen members of rival gangs in Chester, Pa., were arrested early Monday and charged with drug trafficking and firearms offenses.
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Pat Loeb
October 02, 2019 - 2:45 pm
A federal judge has ruled that nonprofit Safehouse can legally open a safe injection site in Philadelphia, a ruling that could have national impact on the opioid crisis.
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain announces indictments against three Chinese nationals in a drug trafficking ring.
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Kim Glovas
October 01, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Law enforcement from all levels of government have stopped an international drug trafficking operation after linking a Montgomery County man to the source in China. Three Chinese men have been indicted.
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