Pennsylvania Superior Court

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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Meek Mill
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July 24, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP/KYW Newsradio) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday overturned rapper Meek Mill's conviction in a drug and gun case that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity crusader for criminal justice reform. The unanimous three-judge opinion granted the...
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Meek Mill was the final speaker at a rally Pennsylvania House Bill 1925. With bipartisan support, the proposed law would likely cap probation and parole time and provide fixes to a system that reincarcerates thousands for technical vioaltions.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
July 16, 2019 - 6:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) — It was a packed courtroom Tuesday as Philadelphia-native and rapper Meek Mill's legal saga continued. Lawyers for Meek Mill asked an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a...
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