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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
For the first time in nearly 40 years, Philadelphia City Council has more than one member under federal indictment. The last time that happened was during the ABSCAM case in 1980, and there's one councilmember who can compare the atmosphere then to now. Read more here.
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Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson at City Council.
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Pat Loeb
January 31, 2020 - 6:16 pm
As promised, Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges. He and his wife were arraigned Friday afternoon in federal court. Read more here.
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Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson at City Council.
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Pat Loeb
January 30, 2020 - 5:48 pm
Thursday's Philadelphia City Council meeting had an extra element of drama when Kenyatta Johnson arrived one day after federal charges against him were announced. Johnson is forcefully declaring his innocence. Read more here.
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain
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Jim Melwert
January 22, 2020 - 3:28 pm
New federal charges have been filed against alleged members of a violent sex and drug trafficking gang in Berks County, which U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain described as “shocking” and “depraved.” Read more here.
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Harvey Weinstein arrives to court for the start of jury selection in his sexual assault trial Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in New York.
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AP News
January 07, 2020 - 12:06 pm
The judge at Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial ordered jury selection to begin as scheduled Tuesday, rejecting a defense request for a "cooling-off period" after prosecutors in Los Angeles brought new charges against him. Read more here.
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Harvey Weinstein
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AP News
January 06, 2020 - 1:59 pm
Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on new sex crime charges in Los Angeles, just as his trial on separate rape and sexual assault charges in New York was poised to get underway, prosecutors announced Monday. Read more here.
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R. Kelly and Aaliyah
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AP News
December 19, 2019 - 8:00 am
Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he schemed with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994. Read more here.
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R. Kelly and Aaliyah
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AP News
December 06, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994. Read more here.
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Harvey Weinstein, center, leaves court, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 in New York.
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AP News
August 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By Tom Hays, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to a new indictment Monday that includes revised charges of predatory sexual assault, a development that caused the judge to delay the start of his trial until early next year. The change to the case was...
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A lawyer for Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial.
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 9:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are bringing a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein in an attempt to bolster their case with testimony from an actress who says he raped her in 1993 . The disgraced movie mogul is set to be arraigned Monday on the revised charges, which Weinstein's lawyers called an...
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