Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office

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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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
February 24, 2020 - 4:16 pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will appoint a special investigator to look into how the Mumia Abu-Jamal case is being handled by Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner. Read more here.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
January 29, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Philadelphia prosecutors have dropped murder charges against Terrance Williams, a man whose 2016 U.S. Supreme Court case opened the door to thousands of appeals. Read more here.
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Chikaodinaka Nwankpa
Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
Justin Udo
January 15, 2020 - 1:56 pm
A former Drexel professor has been charged for allegedly stealing more than $185,000 from the university and spending the majority of it at strip clubs. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
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Kristen Johanson
December 03, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Weeks after the widow of slain Philadelphia police officer Danny Faulkner pleaded to the state’s highest court to have the district attorney removed from her husband’s case, the DA responds, and so has the state’s attorney general. Read more here.
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Charles Myers (left) and Nathaniel Williams
Philadelphia Police Department
KYW Staff
November 21, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Philadelphia police arrested two officers Thursday on charges of evidence tampering following two separate criminal investigations. Read more here.
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Michael White walking out of court.
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Kristen Johanson
November 19, 2019 - 1:49 pm
Michael White, the man acquitted in the Rittenhouse Square stabbing death of a real estate developer, was in court Tuesday morning, where prosecutors urged a judge to put him back behind bars before his sentencing next month. White has missed four court supervision appointments. Read more here.
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Bathtub
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Kristen Johanson
November 18, 2019 - 3:51 pm
As part of a plea deal with the district attorney, a Philadelphia man has admitted to brutally beating a baby to death more than a year ago. According to responding officers, the man blamed the child’s death on noodles. Read more here.
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Jasmine Singleton and her daughter, Zya, when she was 2-years-old.
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Cherri Gregg
November 12, 2019 - 8:28 pm
The biological mother of the 4-year-old who was brutally abused in Francisville is speaking out after murder charges against her daughter's caretaker were announced. Read more here.
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