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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
KYW Newsradio, file
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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Ryan Pownall
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 06, 2020 - 12:56 pm
The trial of former Philadelphia police officer Ryan Pownall, charged with third-degree murder in the shooting death of David Jones, has been delayed. Prosecutors say the wording of a statute is unconstitutional. Read more here.
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Video surveillance captures Jovaun Patterson approaching Li "Mike" Poeng with an AK-47 at 54th and Spruce streets, May 8, 2018.
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Andrew Kramer
December 17, 2019 - 8:51 pm
There was a guilty plea in federal court Tuesday from a Philadelphia man charged in a shooting last year that left a deli owner in a wheelchair. Read more here.
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KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
December 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
In this episode of KYW In Depth, Carol MacKenzie talks to KYW Newsradio Suburban Bureau Chief Jim Melwert about David Sheppard, who was granted clemency. But before his release, a war of words between Harrisburg and the outgoing Delaware County District Attorney gained national attention. Listen...
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Jack Stollsteimer testifying at Senate.
Courtesy of Jack Stollsteimer
Jim Melwert
November 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
Last week’s big sweep for suburban Democrats included the first Democrat to be elected Delaware County District Attorney. Read more here.
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JUUL pods for sale at Exscape Smoke Shop and Vape Lounge on Monroe Avenue in downtown Rochester, NY, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.
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Mike Dougherty
November 07, 2019 - 9:49 am
Authorities in Montgomery County are suing the vaping giant Juul. A civil suit says the company helped create a young generation of nicotine fiends.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 04, 2019 - 5:17 pm
The family of Sean Schellenger, the well-known real estate developer who was fatally stabbed in Rittenhouse Square last summer, learned Friday afternoon that the district attorney has dropped third-degree murder charges against the defendant.
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Anita Depedro and William Jones
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 02, 2019 - 1:58 pm
A Chester County man is accused of being a methamphetamine dealer and covering up his girlfriend's stillbirth by burning the baby's body and then burying it.
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