Josh Shapiro

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Justin Udo
November 01, 2018 - 3:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election scammers have been making their rounds this year, whether they are asking for donations over the phone, prompting you to give confidential information, or telling you to register or vote over the phone. Political predators are using this election season to...
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AG Josh Shapiro
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Hadas Kuznits
October 19, 2018 - 7:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro says lawmakers are just getting started in terms of what they're about to uncover when it comes to priest sex abuse in this country. "If you think of this as a ballgame, we're in the 3rd inning of this game," he said. He says...
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Child sex abuse victims
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Steve Tawa
October 18, 2018 - 5:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Word of the federal grand jury subpoenas issued to dioceses across Pennsylvania has spread quickly among those impacted by the Catholic clergy sex abuse scandal. Michael McDonnell, a survivor of sex abuse by two priests in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, said up...
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks at a news conference in the state Capitol after legislation to respond to a grand jury report accusing hundreds of Catholic priests of sexually abusing children over decades stalled in the legislature.
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Mark Abrams
October 18, 2018 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP/ KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, using subpoenas to demand confidential files and testimony from church leaders, according to two people familiar with the probe. The...
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Christ the King Church on June 4, 2014, in University City, Mo.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 12, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the wake of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal, in which 301 Catholic priests where identified as predator priests who abused children while serving in the ministry — just in Pennsylvania alone — what does the future hold for Catholicism? Dr. Massimo Faggioli,...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Steve Tawa
October 12, 2018 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Advocates for clergy abuse reform are trying to apply pressure on the Pennsylvania State Senate to act next week on statute of limitations legislation. The senate is only scheduled to be in session three more days. Advocates also reacted to a significant resignation...
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 this Aug. 14, 2018 file photo, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa.
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October 01, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press Even as top Pennsylvania officials assail the Catholic Church over its cover-up of clergy sexual abuse, a state agency is refusing to release a report on allegations of sexual abuse by a high-ranking state university administrator despite lingering questions...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
October 01, 2018 - 7:08 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Archdiocese is going on the offensive against legislation now before the Pennsylvania Senate that would open a two-year window allowing adult victims of clergy sexual abuse, which occurred when they were children, to sue. A letter from Archbishop...
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Pa. Attorney General urges lawmakers to pass legislation that strengthens laws requiring reporting of abuse.
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Jim Melwert
September 18, 2018 - 12:26 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania lawmakers joined victims of priest sexual abuse at a roundtable discussion on Tuesday. The aim was to urge the legislature to adopt four reforms recommended by the grand jury that investigated allegations against priests and church leaders across the...
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Scam alert
Mark Abrams
September 15, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's attorney general says college students heading back to class and those getting ready to go to college are prime targets of scammers. Attorney General Josh Shapiro says his office gets complaints at this time of year from victims of scammers who have...
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