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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
May 18, 2020 - 1:27 pm
Philadelphia courts remain closed, with both civil and criminal jury trials suspended until at least Sept. 8. Court officials are working to develop protocols for when trials resume. Read more here.
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Photo of lactation station being installed for Philadelphia jurors.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
January 30, 2020 - 4:00 am
Court officials hope to accommodate the public with a unique mobile lactation station that's now available to Philadelphia jurors, giving a place for new moms to pump and feed their children. Read more here.
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Frank Nucera
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 1:56 pm
The attorney for a former Burlington County police chief is asking that a guilty verdict against his client be thrown out, contending there were problems with the jury that convicted him of lying to federal investigators. Read more here.
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Tymear Johnson
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
November 08, 2019 - 12:15 pm
A 22-year-old Philadelphia man has been found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting a 13-year-old boy point-blank in a Chinese takeout restaurant, all over an alleged insulting gesture. Read more here.
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Tymear Johnson
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
November 07, 2019 - 4:50 pm
The case against a Philadelphia man accused of shooting a 13-year-old boy point-blank inside a Chinese takeout restaurant is now in the jury’s hands. Read more here.
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Eric Torres
Philadelphia Police Department; inset: KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
October 31, 2019 - 12:58 pm
Once again, another mistrial has been declared in the case against a man accused of shooting a Philly cop six years ago, this time because jurors were talking about the case. Read more here.
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Eric Torres
Philadelphia Police Department; inset: KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
October 30, 2019 - 4:30 am
For a third time, city prosecutors will try their case against Eric Torres, who they say shot a Philly police officer after a car stop-and-chase six years ago. Read more here.
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Jury summons
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Pat Loeb
September 30, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Philadelphia court officials are apologizing for a blunder that resulted in hundreds of prospective jurors receiving a threatening postcard about ignoring a jury summons — even though they never received a summons in the first place. Read more here.
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Sean Kratz
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 16, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Sean Kratz's trial doesn't start until November, but jury selection is underway for the 21-year-old, who is accused of killing three men on a Bucks County farm in July 2017. Read more here.
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
September 10, 2019 - 8:40 pm
Philly cops will be paying close attention to the retrial of Eric Torres this week. Torres was originally convicted of shooting a police officer during a traffic stop and scuffle in Feltonville six years ago. Read more here.
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