Meek Mill

Meek Mill was the final speaker at a rally Pennsylvania House Bill 1925. With bipartisan support, the proposed law would likely cap probation and parole time and provide fixes to a system that reincarcerates thousands for technical vioaltions.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
July 16, 2019 - 6:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — It was a packed courtroom Tuesday as Philadelphia-native and rapper Meek Mill's legal saga continued. Lawyers for Meek Mill asked an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a...
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June 15, 2019 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While Drake got the most attention as a visible cheerleader for his hometown Toronto Raptors throughout the NBA Finals, he wasn't the only famous rapper with a vested interest in Thursday night's Game 6. Philadelphia native and Sixers fan Meek Mill, on May 30, put...
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In this April 2, 2019, file photo, rapper Meek Mill speaks at a gathering in Philadelphia to push for drastic changes to Pennsylvania's probation system.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
June 04, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meek Mill's lawyers will get a chance to argue the rapper's 2008 conviction on gun and drug charges should be overturned. Pennsylvania Superior Court granted Mill a hearing in his long-running appeal, his legal team announced Tuesday. Arguments are scheduled for July 16 at 3:30...
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Kristen Johanson
May 22, 2019 - 2:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is urging Pennsylvania’s Superior Court to retry the case against Philly-born rapper Meek Mill. The city’s top prosecutor, Larry Krasner, has maintained he will not fight the defense’s push for a new trial for the 32-year-...
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Meek Mill was the final speaker at a rally Pennsylvania House Bill 1925. With bipartisan support, the proposed law would likely cap probation and parole time and provide fixes to a system that reincarcerates thousands for technical vioaltions.
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Cherri Gregg
April 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new bipartisan effort to reform probation and parole inspired by rapper Meek Mill, and Pennsylvania lawmakers joined criminal justice reform advocates for a press conference outside of the Municipal Services Building on Tuesday. "I hate that it's me, a...
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Meek Mill weekend in Philadelphia begins Friday, and City Council bestowed the honor on the rapper at Thursday's session.
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Pat Loeb
March 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Meek Mill Weekend in Philadelphia begins Friday, and City Council bestowed the honor on the rapper at Thursday's session. Councilman Kenyatta Johnson sponsored the resolution in tribute to the rapper's charitable work and efforts on criminal justice reform. Meek Mill...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid hugs rapper Meek Mill after a victory against the Miami Heat.
Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports
January 31, 2019 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper J. Cole will headline the halftime show at the NBA All-Star Game. The seven-time Grammy Award nominee will return to his home state to perform a medley of hits at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Feb. 17. He released his latest single, "Middle Child," on...
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State Sen. Anthony Williams (podium) introduces Senate Bill 14.
Courtesy of state Sen. Anthony Williams
Cherri Gregg
January 29, 2019 - 12:54 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Senate has introduced a bill that would reform the commonwealth's probation system — legislation that was inspired by rapper Meek Mill's case. Robert Rahmeek Williams, aka Meek Mill, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for a technical...
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Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, Michael Novogratz, Robert Kraft, Michael Rubin, Van Jones, Meek Mill, Clara Wu Tsai, Dan Loeb speak onstage during the launch of The Reform Alliance at John Jay College on Jan. 23, 2019 in New York City.
Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for The Reform Alliance
Justin Udo
January 23, 2019 - 1:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A coalition of big names in sports and entertainment pledged their high-profile platforms and $50 million on Wednesday at the launch of an organization that will lobby for changes to state probation and parole laws. Rapper Meek Mill, whose well-publicized prison sentence for minor...
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Police have released video of a suspect wanted for spray-painting the side of rapper Meek Mill's grandmother's home in Graduate Hospital.
Philadelphia Police Department
Dan Wing
December 21, 2018 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have released video of a suspect wanted for spray-painting the side of rapper Meek Mill's grandmother's home in the Graduate Hospital section of the city earlier this week. Between 10:30 and 11:30 p.m. on Monday, the man was captured on neighborhood...
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