Pennsylvania Supreme Court

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.
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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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Mayor Jim Kenney at Olney Rec Center
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Pat Loeb
August 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's still a long way to go, but the ambitious Rebuild Philadelphia project to renovate libraries and rec centers has cleared the biggest hurdle. City officials celebrated Monday following the announcement that Heitzman Recreation Center on Castor Avenue and Amber...
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Justin Udo
August 02, 2018 - 5:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An initiative by Mayor Jim Kenney recently scored a big win, and now he's looking to use that win to fund different initiatives around the city. For more than a year, the Philadelphia soda tax has faced litigation over its statewide legality. "Pennsylvania Supreme...
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Christ the King Church on June 4, 2014, in University City, Mo.
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Mark Abrams
August 01, 2018 - 2:54 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Just weeks ahead of the court-ordered release of a statewide grand jury report on clergy sex abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg has released the names of 71 people accused of abusing children...
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Priest
July 27, 2018 - 6:26 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s highest court says a landmark grand jury report identifies over 300 “predator priests” in six of the state’s eight Roman Catholic dioceses. The Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling Friday that allows the report on clergy child sexual abuse —...
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Tony Romeo
July 18, 2018 - 6:15 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Wolf administration says it is reviewing and assessing the impact of a state Supreme Court ruling that has struck down a law that ended Pennsylvania's general cash assistance program for those in need. The law that ended cash assistance was passed by the...
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Soda Generic
Pat Loeb
July 18, 2018 - 10:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has delivered its long-awaited decision on Philadelphia's sweetened beverage tax, in favor of the city. It's been two years since City Council passed the 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages and a year and a half since it began...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Mark Abrams
July 02, 2018 - 12:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is filing an appeal Monday asking the state Supreme Court to lift its order postponing the release of a grand jury report on child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. The attorney general's office supervised...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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June 29, 2018 - 11:34 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's top prosecutor will ask the state Supreme Court to move quickly to allow the public release of a major grand jury report on allegations of child sexual abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses. Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Friday he'll ask the court to...
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