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Quindell Campbell
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
February 20, 2020 - 4:46 pm
The 23-year-old Olney man accused of raping a woman in LOVE Park last month has been held over for trial on all charges. Read more here.
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Heather Arias and Tracey Thomasey
Tom Rickert/KYW Newsradio
KYW In Depth
December 27, 2019 - 4:30 am
When someone is murdered in Philadelphia, families often don't know where to turn. The people at the Anti Violence Partnership of Philadelphia are there to help navigate the court system, connect grieving families with counseling, or even just provide emotional support in a court hearing. This week...
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Mason Hall
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Jim Melwert
October 30, 2019 - 5:08 pm
A 19-year-old West Norriton man is ordered to stand trial on charges he raped a woman at gunpoint in Norristown Farm Park in the summer of 2017, but his lawyer argues the case should be handled in juvenile court. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
June 05, 2019 - 6:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Despite repeated attempts from defense attorneys to toss the case, a Philadelphia judge has upheld murder charges against two men accused of bounding and shooting a couple nearly a decade ago in West Philly — the case, prosecutors say, is tied together by a piece of...
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Jahlil Porter
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 07, 2019 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the men accused of murdering four people inside a West Philadelphia basement in November 2018 has waived his preliminary hearing. Jahlil Porter will now move to the higher Court of Common Pleas. He is charged with murder, conspiracy, robbery and gun offenses in...
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A man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and other offenses after police say he killed another man with a single punch during an argument over an unleashed dog.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 13, 2019 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The case of a man accused of throwing a deadly punch can now proceed to trial. Dressed in a black suit, 24-year-old Matthew Oropeza agreed to waive his preliminary hearing on charges of involuntary manslaughter, terroristic threats, simple assault and recklessly...
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