Protesters in cars demand low-risk inmates released
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Cherri Gregg
March 30, 2020 - 7:09 pm
Protesters swarmed City Hall on Monday — in their cars, per social-distancing rules — to demand the release of low-level offenders from Philadelphia and state prisons as the coronavirus crisis continues on. Read more here.
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razor wire on perimeter fence
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Cherri Gregg
March 24, 2020 - 9:41 pm
The ACLU of Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking the release of more than a dozen detainees housed in Pennsylvania facilities due to the spread of coronavirus. Advocates are demanding Gov. Tom Wolf to step in. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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AP News
March 23, 2020 - 11:07 am
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a gun shop that challenged Gov. Tom Wolf's authority to shutter businesses determined to be ``non-life-sustaining,'' paving the way for enforcement to begin Monday. Read more here.
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People gathered in front of the court house.
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2020 - 5:44 pm
A federal judge has issued an order that clears the way for the nonprofit Safehouse to open a facility in Philadelphia where drug users could inject under medical supervision. Read more here.
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U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe scores against Canada during the second half of a CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer match Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Carson, Calif. The U.S. won 3-0.
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AP News
February 21, 2020 - 10:53 am
Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. Read more here.
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Sioux Council Scout Executive Tom Smotherman holds 101-year-old Duane Greenfield's Boy Scout sash with its 41 merit badges.
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Mark Abrams
February 15, 2020 - 5:08 pm
A Philadelphia-based child abuse victim advocate is calling two recent lawsuits filed against the Boy Scouts of America groundbreaking cases. Read more here.
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Attorney General William Barr waves as he walks on stage to speak at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 7:08 pm
The Justice Department is filing suit against the state of New Jersey and King County, Washington — home to the city of Seattle — over “sanctuary” policies that hinder federal immigration officers, Attorney General William Barr said Monday. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro announces the state is suing Juul at Radnor High School.
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Justin Udo
February 10, 2020 - 4:54 pm
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office sued electronic cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. on Monday over how its products are marketed and sold to teenagers. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a Stand Against Hate rally at Independence Mall on March 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Andrew Kramer
January 29, 2020 - 8:05 pm
As bad as the refinery explosion in South Philadelphia was, Pennsylvania's attorney general says it would have been "catastrophic" without certain chemical safety regulations. He's filing a lawsuit to keep federal authorities from doing away with those rules, and Philadelphia is joining in. Read...
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Glen Mills Schools
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John McDevitt
January 29, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Five new lawsuits have been filed against Glen Mills Schools, alleging severe physical, sexual and emotional abuse at the since-shuttered reform school. Read the latest here.
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