Kat Copeland

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer
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Jim Melwert
January 08, 2020 - 4:25 pm
The new district attorney in Delaware County announced Wednesday that his office is withdrawing a shoplifting charge that held up the release of a man who was granted clemency from the governor. Read more here.
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KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
December 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
In this episode of KYW In Depth, Carol MacKenzie talks to KYW Newsradio Suburban Bureau Chief Jim Melwert about David Sheppard, who was granted clemency. But before his release, a war of words between Harrisburg and the outgoing Delaware County District Attorney gained national attention. Listen...
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David Sheppard
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 09, 2019 - 4:26 pm
The man whose clemency was held up by a shoplifting charge in Delaware County is one step closer to freedom. After nearly 30 years in state prison, 54-year-old David Sheppard is being released to a community correction center — or halfway house — on personal recognizance. Read more here.
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Barbed wire fence
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Jim Melwert
December 06, 2019 - 3:43 pm
A man whose life sentence in prison was just commuted by Gov. Tom Wolf may be facing arrest. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Molly Daly
October 21, 2019 - 5:54 pm
The Delaware County District Attorney's Office say three former court-appointed guardians embezzled more than a million dollars from 108 victims, all over the age of 60, from six Pennsylvania counties.
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Donald Jackson, Jr.
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 21, 2019 - 6:22 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Chester City police officer is charged with stealing a Taser from the department and giving it to a man who wasn’t allowed to have it. Donald Jackson, Jr., 44, is facing felony charges of theft and conspiracy. He allegedly took the Taser from the Chester...
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Frank Wang
Haverford Township Police Department
Rachel Kurland
July 31, 2019 - 5:32 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 20-year-old Tredyffrin Township man has been arrested after he threatened to kill his family and "shoot up" Haverford College. On July 26, Haverford Township police were notified that Frank Wang, a former Haverford student, told another former student that he thought...
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Authorities say one person has been shot dead at the district courthouse.
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Jim Melwert
June 28, 2019 - 12:03 pm
UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. LINWOOD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County man, who was suspected of being high on PCP, was shot and killed by police in the parking lot outside of his preliminary arraignment. Delaware County District Attorney Kat Copeland held press conference Friday on the shooting death...
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Ellyn Gottlieb
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Jim Melwert
June 04, 2019 - 2:29 pm
MEDIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 58 year-old Havertown woman has been charged in the death of her mother, as authorities say she drained her bank account and failed to care for her, letting her live in a home with conditions described as deplorable. Patricia Gottlieb, 83, was taken out of the David...
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DUI.
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Ian Bush
May 13, 2019 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Chester County man already charged in five separate cases of driving under the influence is accused of homicide as part of a sixth DUI. The story was central to a state Senate committee discussion Monday on how to prevent repeat drunk driving offenses. Deana Eckman'...
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