criminal justice reform

Movita Johnson-Harrell will chair the Crime Victim's Advisory Committee.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
June 21, 2018 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has announced a new committee devoted to making changes in the criminal and legal system by streamlining policies to help crime victims, their families and witnesses cope. The Crime Victims' Advisory Committee (CVAC) is a...
Read More
Meek Mill takes the stage at a Justice4Meek rally to thank supporters.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
June 18, 2018 - 1:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a contentious day in court for rap artist Meek Mill, as he continues to fight for a post-conviction relief hearing after revelations that the officer who first arrested the Philly native more than a decade ago was on a "Do Not Call" list by the district...
Read More
Philadelphia 76ers' co-owner Michael Rubin, center, talks with rappers Lil Uzi Vert, left, and Meek Mill during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
May 09, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Rubin poses for pictures and shares bro hugs from his courtside seat before Philadelphia 76ers playoff games with a hodgepodge of celebrities that could be straight out of a "Dancing With The Stars" casting call. Hey, there's Kevin Hart ! Look, it's Questlove! Wait, is...
Read More
Meek Mill speaks at the National Constitution Center on criminal justice reform.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 03, 2018 - 4:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf repeated his plea for a package of reforms to the state's criminal justice system. But this time, he had some high-profile help. Recently freed rapper Meek Mill joined Wolf at the National Constitution Center, where Wolf called on the legislature to pass...
Read More
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid hugs rapper Meek Mill after a victory against the Miami Heat.
Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports
Kristen Johanson
April 25, 2018 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rapper Meek Mill's release from prison has prompted more people to question appeal petitions involving other police officers who possibly lied under oath. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted his release based on questionable credibility of a former Philadelphia...
Read More

Pages