Pennsylvania Superior Court

Bill Cosby
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AP News
December 10, 2019 - 10:59 am
A Pennsylvania appeals court rejected Bill Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday over issues including the trial judge’s decision to let five other accusers testify. Read more here.
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Eric Torres
Philadelphia Police Department; inset: KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
October 31, 2019 - 12:58 pm
Once again, another mistrial has been declared in the case against a man accused of shooting a Philly cop six years ago, this time because jurors were talking about the case. Read more here.
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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.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 12, 2019 - 2:40 pm
A mistrial has been declared in the second trial of a man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer six years ago. Read the shocking details here.
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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.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 12, 2019 - 11:52 am
The second trial against a man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer six years ago is underway, after a high court vacated his conviction in 2017. Defense attorneys call the incident a "tragic accident." Read more here.
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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.
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
September 10, 2019 - 8:40 pm
Philly cops will be paying close attention to the retrial of Eric Torres this week. Torres was originally convicted of shooting a police officer during a traffic stop and scuffle in Feltonville six years ago. Read more here.
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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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Meek Mill addresses his supporters outside the Criminal Justice Center after negotiating a plea agreement in his 12-year-old court battle.
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KYW Staff
August 27, 2019 - 7:37 am
UPDATED: 11:20 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Meek Mill is a free man, after negotiating a plea deal with the city's district attorney and resolving a case that's kept him on probation for most of his adult life. Dressed in a green graphic button-down shirt, Mill, real name Robert Rihmeek...
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Bill Cosby
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Jim Melwert
August 12, 2019 - 5:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers were in Pennsylvania Superior Court Monday, trying to argue the 82-year-old deserves a new trial. But judging by the tone of the questions, it did not go well for Cosby. His lawyers say the Montgomery County judge who oversaw Cosby’s criminal...
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Jerry Sandusky
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July 24, 2019 - 4:27 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky won't get a fresh chance to argue in state court he should get a new trial, seven years after the former Penn State assistant football coach was convicted of molesting 10 boys. Pennsylvania's Supreme Court on Wednesday turned downSandusky's request that it...
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