Pennsylvania Superior Court

Meek Mill
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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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Bill Cosby is taken away in handcuffs after being sentenced to 3-10 years.
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Jim Melwert
April 24, 2019 - 12:21 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby is asking the Pennsylvania Superior Court to let him out of state prison on bail until his appeal is heard. Cosby has been in prison since September, serving a three- to 10-year sentence following a conviction on aggravated indecent assault...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
April 12, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A city judge has denied the District Attorney Larry Krasner's request for Common Pleas Court Judge Scott DiClaudio to recuse himself from city criminal cases because his girlfriend filed a wrongful termination complaint. Philly’s top prosecutor says they are appealing...
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
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Steve Tawa
December 20, 2018 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man whose conviction was vacated by Pennsylvania Superior Court has rejected a plea arrangement offered by the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. Eric Torres will stand trial a second time for the 2013 shooting of a police officer during a scuffle in a...
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
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Steve Tawa
December 10, 2018 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man previously convicted for shooting and disabling a Philadelphia police officer in 2013 now has 10 days to decide whether to accept an offer conveyed by the District Attorney's Office, or be retried for the same crimes. In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was...
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Meek Mill attends the launch of Exclusive Drai Live Concert Residency at Drai's Nightclub, Las Vegas on July 7, 2018.
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Kristen Johanson
August 21, 2018 - 6:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New developments have surfaced in the controversial case surrounding Meek Mill. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied the Philly rap artist's latest appeal attempt — but the fight isn't over. Mill's fight for a new trial will now go Pennsylvania's Superior Court,...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, accused of covering up Jerry Sandusky abuse allegations, leaves his preliminary hearing in Harrisburg in July 2013.
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Tony Romeo
June 26, 2018 - 5:41 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Pennsylvania appeals court has upheld the sentence of former Penn State President Graham Spanier, who was convicted of an offense stemming from the Jerry Sandusky scandal. A divided superior court judge panel affirmed Spanier’s sentence of four to 12 months in...
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From left: Griffin Campbell’s daughter, Amella; wife, Kim Lee; and defense attorney William Hobson
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Steve Tawa
June 19, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The lawyer for the convicted demolition contractor now in prison in the deadly 2013 Salvation Army Thrift Store collapse argued his appeal before Pennsylvania Superior Court Tuesday. After a lengthy Philadelphia grand jury investigation, only demolition contractor...
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Jim Melwert
May 25, 2018 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane was convicted of perjury and obstruction, but she’s been free on bail pending an appeal. Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld Kathleen Kane’s 2016 conviction on charges she leaked confidential grand jury information...
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