Larry Krasner

City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
October 09, 2019 - 4:51 pm
The head of the Philadelphia police union has formally confronted the district attorney over his spokeswoman's since-deleted tweet, which some argue is racially charged. Read more here.
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spentWillieVeasy, who spent 27 years behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit, is now free.
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Cherri Gregg
October 09, 2019 - 1:55 pm
A Philadelphia man who spent 27 years behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit is now free — the 10th person to be exonerated under the leadership of District Attorney Larry Krasner. Read more here.
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Families of murder victims upset with Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's increase in plea deals rallied in front of his office earlier Tuesday to show their anger with his prosecution policies.
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Justin Udo
October 08, 2019 - 8:26 pm
Families of murder victims upset with Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's increase in plea deals rallied in front of his office earlier Tuesday to show their anger with his prosecution policies.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 07, 2019 - 10:38 am
A city judge has granted the district attorney's motion to drop the third-degree murder charge against Michael White, the man accused of fatally stabbing Sean Schellenger in July 2018 near Rittenhouse Square.
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Michael White
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
October 04, 2019 - 5:17 pm
The family of Sean Schellenger, the well-known real estate developer who was fatally stabbed in Rittenhouse Square last summer, learned Friday afternoon that the district attorney has dropped third-degree murder charges against the defendant.
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In front of nearly 100 supporters, Faulkner read aloud her letter to Larry Krasner, calling for him to step aside on Mumia Abu Jamal's case.
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Kristen Johanson
October 04, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Maureen Faulkner, widow of slain Philadelphia police officer Danny Faulkner, is calling for District Attorney Larry Krasner to recuse himself from ongoing appeal efforts made by the man convicted of killing Faulkner, Mumia Abu Jamal. She says Krasner has lied to her over and over, and he has major...
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Philadelphia Police Department
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KYW Staff
September 29, 2019 - 8:59 am
A Philadelphia police officer from the 17th District is behind bars facing sexual assault, indecent assault and simple assault charges.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
September 20, 2019 - 2:56 pm
The widow of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner wants the Philadelphia district attorney to recuse himself from his convicted murderer's appeal.
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A lethal injection facility
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Cherri Gregg
September 11, 2019 - 2:33 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday on the state's death penalty, debating that the statute violates the cruel and unusual punishment clause of the state constitution. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Cherri Gregg
September 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday on two cases dealing with the death penalty. Philadelphia's district attorney wants the court to strike down the policy. Read more here.
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