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Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 16, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Sean Kratz's trial doesn't start until November, but jury selection is underway for the 21-year-old, who is accused of killing three men on a Bucks County farm in July 2017. Read more here.
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 12, 2019 - 11:52 am
The second trial against a man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer six years ago is underway, after a high court vacated his conviction in 2017. Defense attorneys call the incident a "tragic accident." Read more here.
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
September 10, 2019 - 8:40 pm
Philly cops will be paying close attention to the retrial of Eric Torres this week. Torres was originally convicted of shooting a police officer during a traffic stop and scuffle in Feltonville six years ago. Read more here.
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Jennifer Clarey has been charged with poisoning her son in their Tullytown home.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 06, 2019 - 12:07 pm
DOYLESTOWN Pa. (KYW Newsrardio) — The Bucks County woman who killed her 2-year-old son by poisoning his sippy-cup with drugs has worked out an agreement with prosecutors that will put her in state prison for up to 50 years. Jennifer Clarey, 43, pleaded no contest to third-degree murder and...
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Steve Tawa
May 07, 2019 - 1:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Following a plea agreement between U-Haul of Pennsylvania and federal prosecutors, the corporation was sentenced in connection with a deadly Philadelphia food truck propane gas explosion in 2014. A day after Miguel Rivera, a former general manager of a U-Haul outlet...
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Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 16, 2019 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of murdering three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017 was back in court on Tuesday, arguing that a confession he gave last year should never be played for a jury. Prosecutors called Sean Kratz’s mother to the stand in an effort to show he knew...
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Former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Anderson walks out of the courtroom Monday Dec. 10, 2018.
Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald via AP
December 10, 2018 - 7:13 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved lenient punishment for men accused of sexually assault...
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
Philadelphia Police Department
Steve Tawa
December 10, 2018 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A man previously convicted for shooting and disabling a Philadelphia police officer in 2013 now has 10 days to decide whether to accept an offer conveyed by the District Attorney's Office, or be retried for the same crimes. In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia.
AP Photo
December 10, 2018 - 11:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government has likely taken a plea deal, prosecutors indicated Monday in a court filing that said her case has been "resolved." The information was included in a filing in the case against Maria Butina. Her lawyers and...
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The man accused of murdering a Temple University student last year has rejected a plea deal offered by Philadelphia prosecutors.
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Kristen Johanson
December 04, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The man accused of murdering a Temple University student last year has rejected a plea deal offered by Philadelphia prosecutors. He will head to trial in January, charged with first degree murder and abuse of corpse. The deal: plead to third degree murder and spend 30...
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