Larry Krasner

Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
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Mike Dougherty
July 22, 2020 - 10:16 am
A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with assault and related offenses arising from an incident in which he was observed pepper spraying three Black Lives Matter demonstrators during unrest in the city last month, which followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event about regulatory reform on the South Lawn of the White House on July 16, 2020
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Pat Loeb
July 20, 2020 - 3:54 pm
President Donald Trump said he will take action against protesters in Philadelphia and half a dozen other U.S. cities, suggesting that it might be to send in federal law enforcement as he did in Portland, Oregon. Mayor Jim Kenney called the suggestion “offensive.” Read more here.
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Tianna Parks
Philadelphia Police Department
Tim Jimenez
July 20, 2020 - 10:35 am
The babysitter of 2-year-old King Hill, Tianna Parks, is facing murder and related charges for her role in the boy's disappearance and death, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner announced Monday. Read the latest here.
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
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KYW Staff
June 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Gun violence has been raging on in Philadelphia, even amid the coronavirus pandemic. So far in 2020, nearly 900 people have been shot in Philadelphia. Homicides are up 20% compared to 2019 — an already record-breaking year for murders. On Friday, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw announced her...
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Black Lives Matter protesters with counter-protesters on June 1 in Fishtown
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Antionette Lee
June 25, 2020 - 8:36 pm
Philadelphia officials have announced charges in an attack on a journalist and his girlfriend following Black Lives Matter protests earlier this month. Officials say the events stem from the controversy around a group of men allegedly wielding bats in Fishtown. Read more here.
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John Mooney
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
June 24, 2020 - 5:30 pm
The city’s top prosecutor has charged a Philadelphia man with ethnic intimidation and assault after a photographer was punched Tuesday night during a clash of protestors in Marconi Plaza. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
June 11, 2020 - 9:05 pm
The city’s top prosecutor has convened a committee of assistant district attorneys to review whether people who were arrested and charged during the unrest in Philadelphia should be prosecuted. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters.
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Pat Loeb
June 09, 2020 - 4:48 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney says he's taking immediate steps to address the demands of protesters — who dominated the streets of Philadelphia in response to the police killing of George Floyd — including long-sought reforms to the police contract and the removal of a $14 million increase from next year's...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 08, 2020 - 6:06 pm
Philadelphia City Council has told the mayor it will not increase spending for the Philadelphia Police Department as he proposed in the revised budget he sent them on May 1. Members sent a letter to the mayor Monday following another day of budget hearings. Read more here.
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Officer hits protester with baton
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Tim Jimenez
June 08, 2020 - 9:56 am
Philadelphia Police Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna has been released on his own recognizance after turning himself in Monday morning on felony assault charges after the District Attorney’s Office announced charges against him for reportedly hitting a protester. Read more here.
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