AP News
February 13, 2020 - 9:51 am
Two men serving life sentences for a double killing 25 years ago, but whose convictions were recently thrown out because of evidence that cast doubt on their guilt, celebrated with relatives and friends after they walked out of prison. Read more here.
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 12:09 pm
A woman sentenced to 10 months in jail for a $109.63 theft, despite needing surgery to treat what her family says is advanced uterine and cervical cancer, is being transfered to a Pennsylvania state prison, her lawyer said Monday. Rad more here.
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Rebecca Smith holding her book, "Does He Still Love Me?"
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Kim Glovas
February 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
A La Salle University student took a hard look at what a child goes through when a parent is incarcerated — and then wrote a book about it. Read more here.
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An investigator, Jennifer Merrigan, and Theophalis "Bilaal" Wilson.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
January 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia man is celebrating his freedom after serving 28 years behind bars for a triple murder he did not commit, and the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has apologized, citing prosecutorial misconduct. Read more here.
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Mike Dougherty
January 11, 2020 - 9:47 am
A South Jersey woman will spend at least 40 years in jail for killing her mother and grandmother. Read more here.
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Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer
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Jim Melwert
January 08, 2020 - 4:25 pm
The new district attorney in Delaware County announced Wednesday that his office is withdrawing a shoplifting charge that held up the release of a man who was granted clemency from the governor. Read more here.
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Christian Willman
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 07, 2020 - 1:49 pm
A former teacher and girls soccer coach at a Bucks County high school will spend up to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to having inappropriate relationships with students. Read more here.
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Shaurn Thomas and James Figorski.
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January 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
The City of Philadelphia will pay out over $4 million to settle civil rights claims brought by a man who spent 24 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit. His wrongful conviction was linked to two rogue detectives. Read more here.
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AP News
December 27, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Two New Jersey men who have served more than 20 years in prison for a double murder have a chance at a new trial after a state appeals court ruled that newly discovered evidence could clear them. Read more here.
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Paul Manafort
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AP News
December 17, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has been hospitalized for a heart-related condition while serving his federal prison sentence. Read more here.
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