Police contract rally
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Pat Loeb
October 11, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Protesters at City Hall Friday demanded changes to the city's contract with the Fraternal Order of Police — but it's not that easy. Read more here.
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Meek Mill was the final speaker at a rally Pennsylvania House Bill 1925. With bipartisan support, the proposed law would likely cap probation and parole time and provide fixes to a system that reincarcerates thousands for technical vioaltions.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
April 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new bipartisan effort to reform probation and parole inspired by rapper Meek Mill, and Pennsylvania lawmakers joined criminal justice reform advocates for a press conference outside of the Municipal Services Building on Tuesday. "I hate that it's me, a...
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Reuben Jones
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Cherri Gregg
February 15, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Reuben Jones is used to being on the front lines. As founder of Frontline Dads, Inc. , he is a father, activist, mentor and change-maker. "I work to give voice to that experience, saying we are people too," he said. That experience comes from his 15 years behind bars...
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May 7, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf cheers on during the third quarter in game four of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.
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Tony Romeo
January 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) — On Tuesday, Tom Wolf takes the oath of office to serve a second term as governor of Pennsylvania. Gov. Wolf says his priorities for a second term will resemble those of his first four years. “I’m going to continue the things that I have been doing to protect education,...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has been living up to his progressive reputation, and, he says, his vision is all about equality.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 19, 2018 - 6:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has been living up to his progressive reputation, and says his vision is all about equality. Krasner is making some changes and calling out hypocrisy, and says his office is facing down hate and those who stir it up. "I'm...
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