Mumia Abu-Jamal

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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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 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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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
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Kristen Johanson
September 06, 2019 - 7:35 am
Defense attorneys for Mumia Abu-Jamal have filed their latest appeal attempt in Pennsylvania Superior Court, and have accused the original Philadelphia prosecutor of misconduct during his 1982 murder trial. Abu-Jamal was convicted of killing police officer Danny Faulkner. This latest court filing...
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Police and victims of violent crimes protest against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for what they are calling a miscarriage of justice.
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Justin Udo
April 23, 2019 - 9:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police and victims of violent crimes protest against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for what they are calling a miscarriage of justice. Krasner's decision not to appeal a ruling gives way for Mumia Abu-Jamal to get his case before the Pennsylvania...
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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
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Cherri Gregg
April 18, 2019 - 3:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Supporters for Mumia Abu-Jamal are applauding Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's decision not to appeal a ruling opens the door for Abu-Jamal to get his case before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. At a rally Thursday outside City Hall, Pam Africa, chair of...
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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
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Steve Tawa
April 17, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office will not pursue an appeal in the long-running Mumia Abu-Jamal legal saga, which means Abu-Jamal's appeal before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will move forward. For months, the DA's office thought about appealing a judge's...
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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
April Saul/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT/Sipa USA
Kristen Johanson
January 23, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In an unusual move, Philadelphia prosecutors and defense lawyers for Mumia Abu-Jamal have asked a city judge to rescind his recent order reinstating Abu-Jamal's appellate rights. The now 64-year-old was convicted more than three decades ago of shooting and killing...
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Michael African and Rachel Wolkenstein.
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Cherri Gregg
January 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Common Pleas judge that opened the door for a partial appeal in the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is retaining jurisdiction. Earlier this month, the District Attorney's Office alerted the court of newly discovered case files. Jamal supporters met in West...
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Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, seen in this undated file photo, will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case
April Saul/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT/Sipa USA
Kristen Johanson
December 27, 2018 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge has re-instated Mumia Abu-Jamal post-conviction appellate rights, more than 35 years after he convicted of killing Philadelphia Police Officer Danny Faulkner in Center City. City Judge Leon Tucker partially granted Abu-Jamal's appeal, saying...
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