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Jack Stollsteimer testifying at Senate.
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Jim Melwert
November 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
Last week’s big sweep for suburban Democrats included the first Democrat to be elected Delaware County District Attorney. Read more here.
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Photo of a gun.
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Pat Loeb
November 04, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Philadelphia officials Monday made their first attempt to enforce a 2008 law requiring that gun owners report lost or stolen weapons within 24 hours. Read more here.
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Willie Veasy is one of the 17 wrongfully convicted people to find freedom with help from Pennsylvania Innocence Project.
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Cherri Gregg
October 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Innocence Project , which has helped 17 wrongfully convicted people find freedom, will celebrate its 10th anniversary Wednesday night at a gala at the National Constitution Center.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
October 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
The state Senate has sent the House a bill to eliminate child marriage in Pennsylvania.
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The Philadelphia Bar Association is dedicating Oct. 16 to offering free legal advice to those who may need it.
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Antionette Lee
October 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
Members of the Philadelphia Bar Association are reminding survivors that they're available to help during the month of October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
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Gov. Wolf, Lt. Gov, Pardons Board Provide Update on Pardons Process, Benefit to Those with Marijuana Convictions.
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Cherri Gregg
October 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced last week a new expedited process for forgiving marijuana convictions.
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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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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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