Pennsylvania Attorney General

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
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Kristen Johanson
December 03, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Weeks after the widow of slain Philadelphia police officer Danny Faulkner pleaded to the state’s highest court to have the district attorney removed from her husband’s case, the DA responds, and so has the state’s attorney general. Read more here.
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August 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools. The 21-page report by the state attorney general's office said...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General.
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Antionette Lee
February 11, 2019 - 9:27 pm
UPDATE: Feb. 12, 8:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is suing a major cell phone company for not delivering on its promises. The lawsuit against Verizon Communications claims the company advertised that they would give a free Amazon Echo — in some...
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August 14, 2018; Harrisburg, PA, USA; Attorney General Josh Shapiro outlined the findings of the grand jury investigation into six catholic diocese in Pennsylvania.
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Ian Bush
November 26, 2018 - 7:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's Attorney General is taking on President Trump and his new acting U.S. Attorney General. Josh Shapiro has joined with 14 of his colleagues from across the country to try to stop Matt Whitaker from carrying out his official duties. The state attorneys...
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Her fall from grace made national headlines. Now former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen is one step closer to prison…as her last shot at an appeal of her conviction on perjury and obstruction has been denied.
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Jim Melwert
November 26, 2018 - 5:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is one step closer to prison as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declined to take on her appeal. Kathleen Kane requested Pennsylvania Supreme Court hear her appeal in May, after the state Superior Court upheld her...
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From left: Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, former City Representative Desiree Peterkin-Bell
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Kristen Johanson
November 13, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced charges against former City Representative Desiree Peterkin-Bell after a 14-month-long grand jury investigation. Shapiro said Peterkin-Bell, a senior official under former Mayor Michael Nutter, took more than $...
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Scam alert
Mark Abrams
September 15, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's attorney general says college students heading back to class and those getting ready to go to college are prime targets of scammers. Attorney General Josh Shapiro says his office gets complaints at this time of year from victims of scammers who have...
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Christ the King Church on June 4, 2014, in University City, Mo.
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Steve Tawa
September 06, 2018 - 4:39 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — In response to the scathing allegations in Pennsylvania's grand jury report on Catholic priest abuse, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is forming a task force to investigate similar instances of sexual abuse and cover-ups. Grewal said the task force will be...
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PennEnvironment Executive Director David Masur
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Steve Tawa
August 07, 2018 - 12:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Trump administration wants to weaken one of former President Obama's signature policies to combat global warming. Now local officials are jumping on a bandwagon to criticize the plan to roll back a 2012 rule that required automakers to nearly double the fuel...
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
Pat Loeb
April 22, 2018 - 2:30 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The state attorney general says after a review, there will be changes to the list of states whose concealed carry permits for firearms are recognized by Pennsylvania. Concealed carry permits issued by Virginia will, in few weeks, no longer be recognized in...
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