Josh Shapiro

New Jersey Attorney General, Gurbir S. Grewal
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Tim Jimenez
February 19, 2019 - 6:35 am
UPDATED: 7:45 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Delaware and New Jersey are joining 14 other states to sue the Trump administration. They're trying to stop the president's declaration of a national emergency to build a border wall. The states' attorneys general argue the president is disregarding...
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A major drug bust in the Kensington section of Philadelphia shuts down an operation that authorities say had a stronghold on the neighborhood for years and consistently put heroin and fentanyl back into the streets.
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Justin Udo
February 14, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A major drug bust in the Kensington section of Philadelphia shuts down an operation that authorities say had a stronghold on the neighborhood for years and consistently put heroin and fentanyl back into the streets. On Thursday morning, authorities arrested 11 alleged...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General.
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Antionette Lee
February 11, 2019 - 9:27 pm
UPDATE: Feb. 12, 8:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is suing a major cell phone company for not delivering on its promises. The lawsuit against Verizon Communications claims the company advertised that they would give a free Amazon Echo — in some...
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A woman using an internet gambling website to play online roulette.
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David Madden
February 06, 2019 - 12:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There could be another legal fight that may pit federal authorities against several states over gambling — this time on the web. The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to redefine the rules by going back in time. Local attorney Steve Schrier, an adjunct professor...
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State Sen. Anthony Williams (podium) introduces Senate Bill 14.
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Cherri Gregg
January 29, 2019 - 12:54 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Senate has introduced a bill that would reform the commonwealth's probation system — legislation that was inspired by rapper Meek Mill's case. Robert Rahmeek Williams, aka Meek Mill, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for a technical...
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At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison are given the assistance and information needed to reintegrate into society. Attorney General Josh Shapiro decided to deliver his remarks here because he says the state needs more places like this
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Mike Dougherty
January 17, 2019 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About two out of every 3 people who spend time in jail find themselves back behind bars eventually. Officials in Pennsylvania are beefing up the re-entry council in an effort to working to reduce that rate. At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison...
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In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, a one-month dosage of hormonal birth control pills is displayed in Sacramento, Calif.
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January 15, 2019 - 6:48 am
By Marc Levy, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday put a nationwide hold on Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone in Philadelphia agreed with a lawsuit...
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In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, conducts Mass at St. Mathews Cathedral in Washington.
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January 03, 2019 - 9:29 am
UPDATED: 12:29 p.m. By Claudia Lauer, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Over the past four months, Roman Catholic dioceses across the U.S. have released the names of more than 1,000 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children in an unprecedented public reckoning spurred at least in...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General.
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Hadas Kuznits
December 06, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Attorney General has opened up an investigation over the closing of Brightwood Career Institute. The Institute will be shutting their doors for good this week. Students were notified by email that the school's accreditation was suspended with intent...
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro outlined the findings of the grand jury investigation into six catholic diocese in Pennsylvania.
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December 04, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court is keeping the lid on the identities of more than 10 Roman Catholic clergy implicated in the statewide grand jury report on priest abuse in the commonwealth. The 6-1 vote majority wrote, "in absence of any other viable remedy, we...
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