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Andrew Kramer
July 15, 2019 - 9:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After spending the last few decades in prison, a Philadelphia man convicted of murder in 1991 is now free. A jury found Chester Hollman guilty of murdering a University of Pennsylvania student not far from Rittenhouse Square and he was sentenced to life in prison. "...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2019 - 7:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After a violent and deadly weekend in Philadelphia, District Attorney Larry Krasner is defending his office's approach to criminal justice reform. The district attorney touched upon Police Commissioner Richard Ross' comments on Monday about the spike in shootings in...
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In this Feb. 21, 2019, file photo, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill speaks to the members of the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Standing Committee at the Utah state Capitol in Salt Lake City.
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May 30, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, and...
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An annual luncheon brought together the men and women in blue from across the Delaware Valley, and one from Chicago who had a unique message for police officers about being backed by their prosecutors.
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Kristen Johanson
May 22, 2019 - 6:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An annual luncheon brought together the men and women in blue from across the Delaware Valley and one from Chicago who had a unique message for police officers about being backed by their prosecutors. Before the awards and accolades at the Citizens Crime Commission...
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President Donald Trump stands with Attorney General William Barr.
Evan Vucci/AP
May 15, 2019 - 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used a ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers on Wednesday to criticize big-city prosecutors he asserts don't go after criminals who pose a severe threat to public safety. Trump pledged to the families of fallen officers that the country will "never,...
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First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee
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Mark Abrams
May 15, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia district attorney's office plans to deploy an Election Task Force to monitor the polls during next Tuesday's primary election. First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee says that, with a large ballot that includes candidates for mayor, city...
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Philadelphia Police Officer Paul Sulock
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
April 16, 2019 - 10:21 am
UPDATED: 3:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney has dropped charges for a man they say was indirectly connected to the shooting of a Philly cop last fall in the city’s Fairhill neighborhood. In the court proceeding, which lasted less than a minute, the...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
April 12, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A city judge has denied the District Attorney Larry Krasner's request for Common Pleas Court Judge Scott DiClaudio to recuse himself from city criminal cases because his girlfriend filed a wrongful termination complaint. Philly’s top prosecutor says they are appealing...
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Jacob Sullivan
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 28, 2019 - 10:25 am
UPDATED: 12:13 p.m. DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jacob Sullivan has been sentenced to death for the murder of 14-year-old Grace Packer. The jury deliberated for more than 11 hours over three days on the question of whether he should get life without parole or the death penalty. On Wednesday,...
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Jacob Sullivan
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 26, 2019 - 4:06 pm
UPDATED: 8 p.m. DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A jury in Bucks County will be back Wednesday morning to continue their deliberations, as they decide if the Horsham man who killed a 14-year-old in what prosecutors have called a "rape-murder" fantasy should be sentenced to life without parole or...
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