jury selection

Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
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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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
February 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jury selection starts Tuesday in Bucks County for the man accused of killing a 14-year-old girl in what prosecutors have described as a “rape-murder fantasy." Jacob Sullivan, 46, is facing first-degree murder and the possibility of the death penalty. Sullivan is...
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James Alex Fields Jr
Albemarle Regional Jail / WTVR, Tribune via CNN
November 26, 2018 - 1:25 pm
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN (CNN) -- Charlottesville, Virginia, is again bracing for journalists and protesters to converge on the city as jury selection began Monday for the man accused of killing Heather Heyer at last year's Unite the Right rally. Jury selection is expected to take two or three...
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Amber McAlister votes during the New York presidential primary election at the Lutheran Church on Winton Road.
Max Schulte/Democrat and Chronicle via USA TODAY NETWORK
Tony Romeo
May 02, 2018 - 10:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — State Rep. Dave Reed is proposing a change to Pennsylvania’s primary elections that would give independent and non-affiliated voters a chance to vote. The Republican state House majority leader said 750,000 Pennsylvania voters are not aligned with a political party. “...
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