Larry Krasner

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Tim Jimenez
June 19, 2019 - 7:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After a violent and deadly weekend in Philadelphia, District Attorney Larry Krasner is defending his office's approach to criminal justice reform. The district attorney touched upon Police Commissioner Richard Ross' comments on Monday about the spike in shootings in...
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June 17, 2019 - 4:51 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Gun Violence Task Force (GVTF) was busy last week in Philadelphia. Attorney General Josh Shapiro said seven people were arrested, nine guns were seized, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in drugs were confiscated. GVTF is a...
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An annual luncheon brought together the men and women in blue from across the Delaware Valley, and one from Chicago who had a unique message for police officers about being backed by their prosecutors.
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Kristen Johanson
May 22, 2019 - 6:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An annual luncheon brought together the men and women in blue from across the Delaware Valley and one from Chicago who had a unique message for police officers about being backed by their prosecutors. Before the awards and accolades at the Citizens Crime Commission...
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Meek Mill
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Kristen Johanson
May 22, 2019 - 2:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is urging Pennsylvania’s Superior Court to retry the case against Philly-born rapper Meek Mill. The city’s top prosecutor, Larry Krasner, has maintained he will not fight the defense’s push for a new trial for the 32-year-...
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Police and victims of violent crimes protest against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for what they are calling a miscarriage of justice.
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Justin Udo
April 23, 2019 - 9:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police and victims of violent crimes protest against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for what they are calling a miscarriage of justice. Krasner's decision not to appeal a ruling gives way for Mumia Abu-Jamal to get his case before the Pennsylvania...
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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
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Cherri Gregg
April 18, 2019 - 3:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Supporters for Mumia Abu-Jamal are applauding Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's decision not to appeal a ruling opens the door for Abu-Jamal to get his case before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. At a rally Thursday outside City Hall, Pam Africa, chair of...
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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
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Steve Tawa
April 17, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office will not pursue an appeal in the long-running Mumia Abu-Jamal legal saga, which means Abu-Jamal's appeal before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will move forward. For months, the DA's office thought about appealing a judge's...
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Cherri Gregg
April 10, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After an 18-month grand jury investigation, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office announced charges on Wednesday against the owners of a North Philadelphia tow company for alleged illegal practices. Prosecutors say the owners of Hooked Inc. on Westmoreland St.,...
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Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
April 09, 2019 - 3:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner is trying to get city Judge Scott DiClaudio to remove himself from pending cases involving the prosecutor’s office, because DiClaudio's girlfriend has filed a discrimination complaint against Krasner. In a series of motions...
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A new probation and parole policy in Philadelphia limits the time officers will supervise ex-offenders after they leave prison.
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Kristen Johanson
March 21, 2019 - 9:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new probation and parole policy in Philadelphia limits the time officers will supervise ex-offenders after they leave prison. Under the new policy, city prosecutors will ask judges to set the probation terms for no more than a year for misdemeanors and no more than...
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