Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is one step closer to prison as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declined to take on her appeal.
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Jim Melwert
November 28, 2018 - 2:04 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A lawyer for Kathleen Kane is asking a judge to reconsider an order demanding the former Pennsylvania attorney general report to prison by Thursday morning. Attorney Bill Brennan says Kane recognizes she needs to serve her time in county prison, but he’s...
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Jim Melwert
November 27, 2018 - 1:18 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Former attorney general Kathleen Kane has been ordered to report to Montgomery County jail by Thursday at 9 a.m. BREAKING: Former PA attorney general Kathleen Kane is ordered to report to county prison by 9AM Thursday by Montgomery County judge Wendy...
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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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Pat Loeb
November 21, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Just in time for the holidays, Pennsylvania has restored General Assistance cash benefits. The state Supreme Court ruled in July that the program must be reinstated. Recipients began getting benefits this week. The legislature eliminated cash assistance in 2012, so...
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David Madden
October 18, 2018 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia firefighter who is seeking workers' compensation after getting cancer has received a bit of help from Pennsylvania’s highest court. The case involving Scott Sladek dates back to 2012 and has made its way up the legal chain of appeal to the state Supreme...
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Rose Mary Knick
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October 03, 2018 - 4:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in the case of a Pennsylvania woman fighting her town over a cemetery ordinance, with the justices seeming at least sympathetic to the fact that people with claims like hers are effectively barred from federal court. The Supreme Court...
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June 5, 2017; Norristown, PA, USA; Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Mandatory Credit: David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer-Pool Photo via USA TODAY NETWORK
September 22, 2018 - 2:53 pm
(AP) -- Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday will begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and, presumably, a fierce debate over whether the 81-year-old actor should be branded a sexually violent predator. The stakes are high given the lifetime counseling, community alerts and...
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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
August 30, 2018 - 8:55 am
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thursday marked another return to court for Mumia Abu-Jamal in his decades-old battle to be cleared of the 1981 murder of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner. Supporters for both sides gathered in the packed courtroom to hear how this latest...
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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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In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, left, looks toward the crowd with Pope Francis following a Mass outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.
AP Photo/David Goldman, File
August 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday. The grand jury said it...
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