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July 20, 2020 - 7:14 am
FBI officials are investigating after a gunman shot and killed the 20-year-old son of a federal judge and also shot and injured her husband Sunday in their New Jersey home
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Pat Loeb
June 24, 2020 - 7:30 pm
A federal judge has put a hold on his own order, which would have allowed a safe injection site to open in Philadelphia, citing the ongoing pandemic and civil unrest in his decision. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
June 05, 2020 - 6:36 pm
A Philadelphia man who served 30 years behind bars for the 1988 murder of a 4-year-old girl is set free Friday. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office said he is likely innocent. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
April 07, 2020 - 6:57 pm
A federal judge has ordered the immediate release of 22 more immigrants detained in two Pennsylvania ICE facilities because of the coronavirus. Philadelphia city lawmakers have joined the call to shut down the facilities. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
February 19, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia judge has admitted to violating the judicial code of conduct, and the judge's violations stretch back nearly four years. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
January 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
When Benjamin Lerner became Philadelphia's chief public defender in 1975, he faced a stacked deck. Most Common Pleas judges were former assistant district attorneys or leaned heavily toward the prosecution. Read more here.
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Oklahoma judge rules against drugmaker, orders $572M payment
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August 26, 2019 - 4:50 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to clean up the problem. Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman's ruling followed the first state...
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Pat Loeb
July 09, 2019 - 5:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia Common Pleas judge has granted part of the city's request for a preliminary injunction against the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital. Judge Nina Padilla ruled that Hahnemann's owners are prohibited "from closing, ceasing operations, or in any way...
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A Florida judge granted NFL team owner Robert Kraft's request to suppress surveillance video footage and other evidence in his prostitution solicitation case.
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May 13, 2019 - 7:54 pm
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN (CNN) - - A Florida judged ruled Monday that prosecutors cannot use surveillance video and other evidence in the prostitution solicitation case against NFL team owner Robert Kraft. The ruling is a major win for Kraft, one of dozens of spa patrons allegedly caught on...
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Judge claimed during trial he had knowledge from God
March 08, 2019 - 11:31 am
By Ryan Prior, CNN (CNN) -- The Texas Judicial Commission is issuing a public warning to a judge who told a jury that God wanted to acquit a woman who was on trial for charges related to sex trafficking. The jury found her guilty instead, and Gloria Romero Perez was sentenced to 25 years in prison...
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