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Prince Kunjappan-Joy and Abraham Thomas
Philadelphia Police Department
KYW Staff
September 27, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Police arrested a pair of suspects following a Wednesday night shooting in the Castor section of Northeast Philadelphia that left another man dead.
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Kristen Johanson
September 26, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Federal authorities have charged dozens of medical professionals in a massive opioid takedown totaling more than $800 million, and several doctors are from the Delaware Valley have been charged.
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Steven Avery
Dan Powers/USA Today Network-Wisconsin
CBS News
September 26, 2019 - 1:35 pm
A Wisconsin inmate has apparently confessed to the killing of Teresa Halbach, whose murder case was documented in the 2015 hit Netflix series "Making a Murderer." But filmmakers say the confession didn't come from Steven Avery or Brendan Dassey, who have been in prison for the crime for more than a...
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Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 25, 2019 - 5:04 pm
A Pottstown man charged with first-degree murder for an Easter Sunday shooting takes the stand in his own defense.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
Commonwealth Media Services
AP News
September 25, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says he is now in favor of legalizing marijuana for recreational use and is asking lawmakers to consider it. Read more here.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
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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Dreamstime
CNN
September 24, 2019 - 11:29 am
An examination of previously untested sexual assault kits in Delaware has led police to a man responsible for seven Wilmington rapes over a span of about five years, the state's Justice Department said.
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Robbery suspect wearing gloves, sunglasses and a burgundy Phillies cap.
Philadelphia Police Department
Hadas Kuznits
September 13, 2019 - 11:19 am
Police have released surveillance video of an assault and robbery of an elderly man in South Philadelphia's Pennsport neighborhood. It happened on Labor Day, around 8 a.m., near 4th and Morris streets. The suspect was wearing gloves, sunglasses and a burgundy Phillies cap.
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From left: Keziah Cameron, Mike Lee, G. Lamar Stewart
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 04, 2019 - 1:25 pm
The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is launching the Mobile One-Stop Job and Resource Hub, which will travel to high-crime neighborhoods, bringing victim services, housing professionals, trauma care organizations and returning citizen-friendly employers — with real jobs.
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Sean Ellis spent 22 years in prison after a wrongful conviction
Charles Krupa/AP
AP News
September 03, 2019 - 10:56 am
Civil liberty groups and reform-minded district attorneys are pushing to bring greater transparency to the process of highlighting police officers who have committed misconduct and could undermine criminal cases if they took the stand.
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