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Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
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Mike Dougherty
July 22, 2020 - 10:16 am
A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with assault and related offenses arising from an incident in which he was observed pepper spraying three Black Lives Matter demonstrators during unrest in the city last month, which followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody...
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Tianna Parks
Philadelphia Police Department
Tim Jimenez
July 20, 2020 - 10:35 am
The babysitter of 2-year-old King Hill, Tianna Parks, is facing murder and related charges for her role in the boy's disappearance and death, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner announced Monday. Read the latest here.
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Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline.
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Jim Melwert
June 26, 2020 - 1:42 pm
A magisterial district judge has tossed charges against the head of security for the company building the Mariner East pipelines. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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KYW Staff
June 05, 2020 - 9:02 pm
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Friday announced the office is filing aggravated assault and related charges against Philadelphia Police Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna for an incident involving a student who was protesting who was struck with a metal baton. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters.
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Pat Loeb
May 12, 2020 - 1:35 pm
Philadelphia police have charged Dana Bazelon, policy director for District Attorney Larry Krasner, with child endangerment. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
March 16, 2020 - 7:22 pm
"An acceleration of reform" is how the Philadelphia district attorney is outlining his plan for the city during the coronavirus outbreak. He wants less people arrested, charged and jailed. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Kristen Johanson
March 03, 2020 - 5:33 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has named the "special master to investigate" how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by the Philadelphia District Attorney, and how the investigation will play out. The judge is no stranger to high profile cases. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
February 24, 2020 - 4:16 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will appoint a special investigator to look into how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Read more here.
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Bucks District Attorney Matt Weintraub accuses JUUL Labs, Inc and new Jersey-based JUUL pod manufacturer EonSmoke, LLC of purposely targeting children.
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Jim Melwert
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Bucks County is taking steps to try to make a pre-trial intervention program that can wipe away some criminal charges more affordable to everyone. Read more here.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
January 29, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Philadelphia prosecutors have dropped murder charges against Terrance Williams, a man whose 2016 U.S. Supreme Court case opened the door to thousands of appeals. Read more here.
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