Larry Krasner

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
March 16, 2020 - 7:22 pm
"An acceleration of reform" is how the Philadelphia district attorney is outlining his plan for the city during the coronavirus outbreak. He wants less people arrested, charged and jailed. Read more here.
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Cpl. James O'Connor
Philadelphia Police Department
KYW Staff
March 13, 2020 - 7:01 am
A Philadelphia SWAT officer was shot and killed this morning in the line of duty. Cpl. James O’Connor was serving a homicide warrant in the Frankford section of the city. Read more here.
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Montgomery county courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
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Jim Melwert
March 05, 2020 - 9:07 am
One week after the top two lawyers in the Montgomery County public defenders’ office were fired, several groups are planning a rally in their support on the courthouse steps. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Kristen Johanson
March 03, 2020 - 5:33 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has named the "special master to investigate" how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by the Philadelphia District Attorney, and how the investigation will play out. The judge is no stranger to high profile cases. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
February 24, 2020 - 4:16 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will appoint a special investigator to look into how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Read more here.
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Defense lawyer Perry de Marco, Sr and Ari Goldstein outside the Criminal Justice Center
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Kristen Johanson
February 12, 2020 - 1:52 pm
The trial is underway in the case against Ari Goldstein, the former Temple University fraternity president who is accused of sexually assaulting two young women in the frat house about two years ago. Read more here.
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Cash Bail Fund
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Cherri Gregg
January 25, 2020 - 4:32 pm
Several grassroots groups came together on Martin Luther King Day for a community hearing to share stories of the perils of cash bail. Read more.
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Movita Johnson-Harrell
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Kristen Johanson
January 23, 2020 - 10:42 am
Former State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell has pleaded guilty to theft and perjury charges in a negotiated plea deal that gives her three months in jail and eight-and-a-half months under house arrest. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
January 05, 2020 - 11:52 am
With the highest number of homicides in the city in more than a decade for 2019, the city’s District Attorney said gun violence is systemic and that his policies aren't to blame. Read more here.
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Maurice Hill
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
December 19, 2019 - 6:28 pm
More than five dozen additional charges have been filed against the man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers this summer in Nicetown. Read more here.
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