Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger train carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC.
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Kristen Johanson
May 14, 2020 - 6:49 pm
For the third time, the Amtrak engineer at the helm of the deadly train crash five years ago could go to trial on criminal charges as Pennsylvania’s Superior Court says the judge who dismissed charges against him ruled too soon. Read more here.
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Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson at City Council.
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Pat Loeb
January 31, 2020 - 6:16 pm
As promised, Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges. He and his wife were arraigned Friday afternoon in federal court. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
December 29, 2019 - 9:06 am
A Montgomery County man is facing first-degree murder charges, accused of beating his father to death. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department
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KYW Staff
September 29, 2019 - 8:59 am
A Philadelphia police officer from the 17th District is behind bars facing sexual assault, indecent assault and simple assault charges.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
September 24, 2019 - 6:53 pm
Prosecutors have upgraded charges to third-degree murder against a man they say struck and killed a pedestrian with his car as he was trying to escape arrest in a rape case.
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Philadelphia police
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 5:26 pm
MONTGOMERY CONTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man is facing some serious charges after police say he threatened to kill his roommate and then lit their apartment on fire. Abington police said just after midnight Thursday into Friday, when they got on the scene of a fire alarm on Old...
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Prosecutors in Chicago have charged Kelly with 11 new sex assault charges, some that are more serious than those first filed against him in February.
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May 30, 2019 - 4:58 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts involving one of the women who accused him of sexually abusing her when she was underage, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious he faces...
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The Justice Department has charged Assange with receiving and publishing classified information.
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May 23, 2019 - 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S. filed new charges Thursday against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of violating the Espionage Act by publishing secret documents containing the names of confidential military and diplomatic sources...
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Salena Manni, the fiancee of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police in 2018, wipes tears from her eyes as she discusses the decision to not file charges against the two officers involved, during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif.
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March 03, 2019 - 3:19 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of a black man fatally shot by police officers while holding a cellphone say they will press their "pursuit of justice" after prosecutors in California declined to bring charges against the officers. Stephon Clark's family reacted with anger and dismay to...
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft could be charged as early as Monday with soliciting prostitution, according to the State Attorney's Office in Palm Beach County, Florida.
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February 28, 2019 - 10:01 pm
By Jay Croft, CNN (CNN) -- Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of soliciting prostitution in Florida, court records show. Attorneys for Kraft, 77, electronically filed the plea Monday in Palm Beach County Court. It seeks a nonjury trial. Kraft...
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