murder

Darryl McMillian
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 19, 2019 - 5:25 pm
A Pottstown man will spend at least 25 years in state prison after pleading guilty to killing his roommate. Read more here.
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Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 16, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Sean Kratz's trial doesn't start until November, but jury selection is underway for the 21-year-old, who is accused of killing three men on a Bucks County farm in July 2017. Read more here.
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Nadirah Al-Kaabah
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 09, 2019 - 4:55 pm
A Philadelphia mother has been charged with killing her 5-month-old baby by beating him to death with a remote control and a musical toy. Read more here.
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Dejoynay M. Ferguson
Courtesy of the Delaware State Police
KYW Staff
September 06, 2019 - 3:57 pm
A teenage day care worker has been charged with murdering a 4-month-girl in Delaware, police say. Read more here.
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DA Larry Krasner and Pa. State Police at a press conference.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
September 03, 2019 - 4:56 pm
It’s been 28 years since a young Philadelphia mother was found dead in the woods near Chadds Ford. Now, the man police say killed her has been arrested for her murder.
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Simone Biles' brother charged with triple murder
Simone Biles
CNN
September 03, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Olympic gymnast Simone Biles said she was "still having a hard time processing last week's news," days after her brother was charged in a New Year's Eve shooting the left three people dead in Ohio.
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Sean Ellis spent 22 years in prison after a wrongful conviction
Charles Krupa/AP
AP News
September 03, 2019 - 10:56 am
Civil liberty groups and reform-minded district attorneys are pushing to bring greater transparency to the process of highlighting police officers who have committed misconduct and could undermine criminal cases if they took the stand.
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Clayton Carter stands trial for the fatal shooting of his neighbor George Jennings
Courtesy of the Chester County Police Department
Jim Melwert
August 30, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Clayton Carter of Chester County was convicted of killing his next-door neighbor in August 2017, and is on his way to state prison for the rest of his life.
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SCI Phoenix
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
August 29, 2019 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has completed its internal review of the parole system, following a string of murders allegedly committed by individuals still under the state's supervision. The 33-page report , released Wednesday, includes a sweeping review...
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
August 23, 2019 - 10:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department has launched a new website dedicated to unsolved murder cases in the city. The interactive site, at phillyunsolvedmurders.com , shows all unsolved cases from 2018 and 2019. But it's not just a summary of the facts. It also includes a...
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