Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman Curtis Jones
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Mike DeNardo
June 20, 2018 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city is moving ahead with plans to upgrade its recreation centers and playgrounds, while the beverage tax that would fund them remains in legal limbo. Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman Curtis Jones announced that the fourth so-called "Rebuild" project will be a two-...
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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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Tony Romeo
June 13, 2018 - 7:35 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Over the strenuous objections of some Democrats, the state Senate has approved controversial legislation that could change the way congressional maps are drawn up — and the way Pennsylvania judges are elected. The bill proposes amendments to the Pennsylvania...
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Tony Romeo
June 12, 2018 - 9:00 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As state lawmakers consider legislation on a new procedure for drawing up congressional maps, the Pennsylvania Senate has added language to change judicial elections that one Democrat calls a "poison pill." The legislation comes after a bitter battle over new maps...
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Pennsylvania's highest court won't remove a judge from Meek Mill's long-running criminal case, but one justice says the rapper can raise the issue again after a hearing next week.
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June 12, 2018 - 2:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court won't remove a judge from Meek Mill's long-running criminal case, though one justice said in Tuesday's decision that the rapper can raise the issue again after a hearing next week. Mill's lawyers have been leveling harsh criticism at Philadelphia...
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Meek Mill leaves the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia on May 30, 2018.
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Kristen Johanson
May 30, 2018 - 11:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the latest chapter of Meek Mill's legal saga, the Philadelphia native was back in a city courtroom this Wednesday morning to ask a Philadelphia judge to have his case moved. The rap artist is appealing his 2008 conviction, claiming the officer who arrested him...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid hugs rapper Meek Mill after a victory against the Miami Heat.
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Kristen Johanson
April 25, 2018 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rapper Meek Mill's release from prison has prompted more people to question appeal petitions involving other police officers who possibly lied under oath. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted his release based on questionable credibility of a former Philadelphia...
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Pat Loeb
October 28, 2017 - 12:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has turned down Chestnut Hill College’s bid to be exempt from discrimination laws because of its Catholic affiliation. It’s a victory for students of color at every Catholic college in the state. The high court denied the college’s...
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