Larry Krasner

From left: Lyandra Retacco, supervisor of the charging unit; D.A. Larry Krasner; Anthony Voci, supervisor of the homicide unit
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Kristen Johanson
August 19, 2019 - 12:20 pm
UPDATED: 1:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — District Attorney Larry Krasner on Monday morning announced dozens of charges against Maurice Hill, the man accused of shooting six police officers last week in Nicetown. The press conference was the shortest of Krasner's term. Krasner said police...
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain speaks outside of the federal courthouse in Philadelphia.
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Tim Jimenez
August 16, 2019 - 9:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the wake of this week's standoff and shooting, the top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia has plenty of criticism for District Attorney Larry Krasner. Hours after Krasner spoke Thursday about the shooting and the criminal past of suspect Maurice Hill, U.S. Attorney...
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City, state and federal officials speak from Philadelphia City Hall about the shooting incident on Wednesday.
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August 15, 2019 - 7:24 am
UPDATED: 7:15 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a press conference from the mayor's reception room at City Hall, city, state and federal officials including Gov. Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney, Police Commissioner Richard Ross, District Attorney Larry Krasner, and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey spoke about...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
August 13, 2019 - 1:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A city judge is turning the tables on Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, after the DA asked the judge to remove himself from all of his cases because his girlfriend filed a complaint with the city for being fired. Cathy Smith, a former prosecutor, worked in...
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Flashpoint
August 12, 2019 - 7:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about wrongful convictions in front of a live studio audience as part of the Philly Podcast Festival. In recent days, John Miller was set free after more...
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John Miller and family
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Cherri Gregg
July 31, 2019 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Another Philadelphia man's murder conviction was overturned Tuesday after he spent 22 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. Testimony decades later revealed the prosecution's entire case was based on the lie of a single witness. John Miller was in his 20s...
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Meek Mill
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July 24, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP/KYW Newsradio) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday overturned rapper Meek Mill's conviction in a drug and gun case that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity crusader for criminal justice reform. The unanimous three-judge opinion granted the...
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Jim Melwert
July 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The group representing county prosecutors is pushing back against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner’s argument that Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court should declare the death penalty unconstitutional. The Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association argues...
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District Attorney Larry Krasner wants the state Supreme Court to rule Pennsylvania’s death penalty unconstitutional.
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Kristen Johanson
July 16, 2019 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia’s district attorney wants the state Supreme Court to rule Pennsylvania’s death penalty unconstitutional. He says it comes down to race and poverty, and he is using one Philadelphia case to advocate for the cause. Surrounded by fellow prosecutors and...
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