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Kennett Township Manager Lisa Moore
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 10, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Longtime Kennett Township Manager Lisa Moore is facing more than 100 felony charges, accused of stealing more than $3 million from the township. Read more here.
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Carol Snyder
Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
October 29, 2019 - 1:17 pm
A Montgomery County woman is charged with stealing more than $600,000 from her employer over the course of seven years. Read more here.
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Jussie Smollett turned himself in to Chicago police on Thursday, Feb. 21.
Chicago Police Department
February 21, 2019 - 7:00 am
UPDATED: 10:00 a.m. By Faith Karimi and Brad Parks, CNN (CNN) -- More than three weeks after he alleged that he was the victim of a hate crime, actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested on suspicion of filing a false report about it, Chicago police said Thursday morning. The "Empire" star was taken...
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Dreamstime
February 19, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — California recently eliminated the felony murder rule, and Pennsylvania is considering the same change. Ten years ago, Neko Wilson planned a robbery in Fresno, California, and waited in the getaway car. The robbery went...
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Dreamstime
January 30, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A pretty crappy prank led to charges for one Pennsylvania man. In the most mature way possible, a Shippensburg man advised a woman of his displeasure over their disagreement by penning a letter to let her know of his...
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Dreamstime
January 23, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Australia definitely has a different view of parenting than we do in the U.S. It just passed a new law that most American parents would not appreciate, which aims to decriminalize what Australian lawmakers referred to as...
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Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a year old.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 12, 2018 - 2:01 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A judge has ruled that a Norristown woman — the first person in Pennsylvania to be convicted under a new state law that increases penalties for cruelty to animals — will face no jail time. Montgomery County Judge Risa Ferman found 64-year-old Cecelia Johnson guilty...
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The feds are investigating clergy abuse probe in Pa.
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Ian Bush
October 18, 2018 - 10:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The federal prosecutors bring a dramatic escalation to the scandal that's dogged the Catholic Church, with victims' advocates saying it's about time. The searing Pennsylvania grand jury report detailing attacks on children by priests and the cover-up by church leaders...
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Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a year old.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 02, 2018 - 3:24 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Norristown woman is the first in Montgomery County to be convicted under a new state law that brings stiffer penalties for animal abuse or neglect. Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a...
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Jim Melwert
September 14, 2018 - 12:54 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Troy Pickens, 30, was found guilty on Friday of multiple felonies for forging documents and selling vacant properties that he didn’t own. Prosecutor Chris Daniels says the investigation started when an owner drove past what was supposed to be a vacant, condemned...
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