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Pennsylvania state police.
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Kristen Johanson
July 29, 2020 - 6:49 pm
Six people have been arrested for allegedly vandalizing Pennsylvania state trooper cars along Vine Street during the night of unrest, vandalism and looting in Center City back in May. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
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KYW Staff
June 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Gun violence has been raging on in Philadelphia, even amid the coronavirus pandemic. So far in 2020, nearly 900 people have been shot in Philadelphia. Homicides are up 20% compared to 2019 — an already record-breaking year for murders. On Friday, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw announced her...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
June 11, 2020 - 9:05 pm
The city’s top prosecutor has convened a committee of assistant district attorneys to review whether people who were arrested and charged during the unrest in Philadelphia should be prosecuted. Read more here.
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Officer hits protester with baton
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Tim Jimenez
June 08, 2020 - 9:56 am
Philadelphia Police Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna has been released on his own recognizance after turning himself in Monday morning on felony assault charges after the District Attorney’s Office announced charges against him for reportedly hitting a protester. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
June 05, 2020 - 9:02 pm
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Friday announced the office is filing aggravated assault and related charges against Philadelphia Police Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna for an incident involving a student who was protesting who was struck with a metal baton. Read more here.
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Walter Ogrod
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Cherri Gregg
June 05, 2020 - 6:36 pm
A Philadelphia man who served 30 years behind bars for the 1988 murder of a 4-year-old girl is set free Friday. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office said he is likely innocent. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
April 15, 2020 - 3:14 pm
A 67-year-old inmate at SCI Phoenix in Skippack, who was serving a life sentence, was the first to die from COVID-19 across the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections system. But his lawyers say he was fighting to prove his innocence. Read more here.
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SCI Phoenix
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Cherri Gregg
April 13, 2020 - 7:17 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections reported its first coronavirus-related death of an inmate. Meanwhile, Philadelphia courts have been swiftly working to reduce inmate populations in the city's jails. Read the latest here.
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Prison.
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Cherri Gregg
March 19, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Lawyers for a Philadelphia man on death row for a murder he claims he did not commit have filed an emergency motion asking for his release., saying the man is exhibiting symptoms of coronavirus. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Kristen Johanson
March 03, 2020 - 5:33 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has named the "special master to investigate" how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by the Philadelphia District Attorney, and how the investigation will play out. The judge is no stranger to high profile cases. Read more here.
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