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AG Josh Shapiro meets with Uber, Lyft drivers.
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Kim Glovas
September 03, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Uber and Lyft drivers appealed to Shapiro to change rules for independent contractors.
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A$AP Rocky, right, leaves the district court after the third day of his trial in Stockholm, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.
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August 03, 2019 - 11:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly a month after he was arrested in Sweden, rapper A$AP Rocky returned to the United States as the verdict in an assault case against him and two other Americans looms. Los Angeles television stations reported the 30-year-old artist was among a group of people shown emerging...
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Kim Glovas
July 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Investigation of toxic chemicals found in firefighting foam is included in the first-ever bill passed in the U.S. House which will regulate PFAS. But environmental advocates say we are only seeing the tip of this toxic iceberg. A package of amendments has been added...
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The American rapper, whose name is Rakim Mayers, was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday, July 5, for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight on Sunday in central Stockholm
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July 20, 2019 - 10:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden's prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and "offered to personally vouch for his bail." Trump tweeted that during a "a very good call" with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, he also "assured him that A$AP was not a...
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Philadelphia is joining an effort to provide lawyers for immigrants facing deportation. Mayor Jim Kenney Tuesday announced the city will give $100,000 to the Vera Institute to defend detainees in York, Pennsylvania.
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Pat Loeb
July 16, 2019 - 6:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is joining an effort to provide lawyers for immigrants facing deportation. Mayor Jim Kenney Tuesday announced the city will give $100,000 to the Vera Institute to defend detainees in York, Pennsylvania. The Vera Institute has formed what it calls a SAFE (...
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Jim Melwert
July 01, 2019 - 1:31 pm
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — While certain fireworks are legal in Pennsylvania, that doesn’t mean they’re legal everywhere . Pennsylvania’s new fireworks law went into effect last year, allowing residents to buy and set off class-C — or consumer grade — fireworks like bottle rockets and...
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June 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the 1985 Albert Brooks movie “Lost in America,” a couple sold their possessions to live in an RV but at their first stop in Las Vegas, the wife proceeded to gamble away all their money. The husband tried to convince the...
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June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey lawyer decided that he’d had enough. He was over it. And by “it” it turns out he meant, everything. He’d moved from New Jersey to Washington State to play jazz and never practice law again. The prospect of one...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A British man who parked his car overnight came back to a parking ticket because during the night, the spot had been turned into a handicap parking spot, with the lines painted around his vehicle while it was parked. He...
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June 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey lawyer filed a lawsuit on behalf of her client who claimed he suffered age discrimination when he was not allowed to apply for a job with the Camden County Police Department. However, at deposition, the man...
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