Camden County police
Courier-Post, file
David Madden
June 19, 2019 - 12:15 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A suspended Camden police officer will now face a second trial in federal court on charges that he used excessive force to take down a suspect a year-and-a-half ago. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Richardson told Judge Robert Kugler they would re-try Officer Nicholas...
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Clayton Carter stands trial for the fatal shooting of his neighbor George Jennings
Courtesy of the Chester County Police Department
Jim Melwert
June 13, 2019 - 2:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fate of a Chester County man who shot and killed his neighbor in 2017 is now in the hands of a jury. The shooter claims it was self-defense, but prosecutors call it an execution. Prosecutors say Clayton Carter hid a gun in his sweatshirt pocket with the intent of...
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Jonathan Harris and Christina Kraft
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office/Facebook
Jim Melwert
May 07, 2019 - 1:40 pm
UPDATED: 5:35 p.m. ___ NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors in the trial of a Philadelphia man accused of murdering a one-time Playboy model in her Ardmore condo last summer heard from the man who was the last one to see the two before she was killed. Jurors watched video Tuesday of Christina...
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In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
April 26, 2019 - 8:40 am
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — An important pretrial hearing in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case could play out in secret if a judge rules against news organizations fighting to keep the courtroom open. Both the prosecution and defense have asked that Friday's hearing,...
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Actress Allison Mack leaves Brooklyn federal court.
Mark Lennihan/AP
April 08, 2019 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With jury selection beginning at the federal case against a cult-like upstate New York group, TV actress Allison Mack pleaded guilty Monday to charges she manipulated women into becoming sex slaves for the group's spiritual leader. Mack, 36, wept as she admitted her crimes and...
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Jacob Sullivan
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
March 15, 2019 - 3:52 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A jury in Bucks County will now decide the fate of 46-year-old Jacob Sullivan, the man accused of raping and killing a 14-year-old girl. Sullivan pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, along with rape, kidnapping and other charges. He admitted to the rape and...
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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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Tristian Jones (right) is escorted out of court, March 4, 2019.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
March 05, 2019 - 2:38 pm
UPDATED: 5.30 p.m. NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It took a jury in Montgomery County about two hours to find a 36-year-old man guilty of two counts of first-degree murder for killing his mistress and their unborn child. Tristian Jones' attorney, Carrie Allman, said it wasn't her client who...
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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines.
AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File
February 04, 2019 - 12:33 pm
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly three months of testimony about a vast drug-smuggling conspiracy steeped in violence, a jury began deliberations Monday at the U.S. trial of the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. A federal judge in Brooklyn gave instructions to...
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Steve Tawa
January 29, 2019 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia jury is hearing a lawsuit brought by a now 23-year-old man who claims taking drug maker Janssen's product made him grow embarrassing, abnormal breasts when he was younger. It's the first case in the country to allow "punitive" damages, if the jury finds...
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