Rob Kauffman is calling on the inspector general to review how Grace Packer's case was handled.
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Tony Romeo
April 08, 2019 - 5:15 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two key state lawmakers are calling on Pennsylvania’s inspector general to review the way the state Department of Human Services handled the case of Grace Packer, the Bucks County teenager raped and murdered by her adoptive mother and her adoptive mother’s...
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FILE - In this Monday Feb. 4, 2019 courtroom sketch, Judge Brian Cogan upper right, gives instructions to jurors in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in New York.
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February 20, 2019 - 6:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — El Chapo's lawyers raised concerns of potential juror misconduct and were reviewing their options Wednesday after a member of the jury at the Mexican drug lord's trial told a news website that several jurors looked at media coverage of the case. The juror told VICE News that at...
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FILE - This June 13, 2008 file photo shows R&B singer R. Kelly, arriving at 3the Cook County Criminal Court Building in Chicago.
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February 19, 2019 - 7:59 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors will have to clear a series of high legal hurdles if they intend to charge R. Kelly and convict him, even if there's video evidence. One case illustrates the difficulties: The R&B star's own 2008 trial at which he was acquitted. At the heart of that child pornography...
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Steve Tawa
January 29, 2019 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia jury is hearing a lawsuit brought by a now 23-year-old man who claims taking drug maker Janssen's product made him grow embarrassing, abnormal breasts when he was younger. It's the first case in the country to allow "punitive" damages, if the jury finds...
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A recent study by the Philadelphia bar association found that the city's high eviction rate could be reduced if tenants had lawyers in eviction proceedings, just as most landlords do.
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Pat Loeb
November 26, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Landlord-Tenant Court is on the 6th floor of a Center City office building. Each morning and afternoon, a court officer calls a list of several dozen cases. But most of the work happens through a side door that leads to a series of rooms where the...
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Scott Sladek is the face of a case that has opened the door to allow more firefighters to be compensated by the city if they get cancer, a hazard of the job.
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Cherri Gregg
November 13, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia firefighter is the face of a case that has opened the door to allow more firefighters to be compensated by the city if they get cancer, a hazard of the job. "Most people that go to work have a clean air space. Ours isn't. Our office is in smoke filled...
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