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Cherri Gregg
June 05, 2020 - 6:36 pm
A Philadelphia man who served 30 years behind bars for the 1988 murder of a 4-year-old girl is set free Friday. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office said he is likely innocent. Read more here.
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Flashpoint
April 19, 2020 - 4:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the impact of the new mandatory masking order that goes into effect in Pennsylvania on April 19. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
April 15, 2020 - 5:35 pm
The first inmates to have their sentences suspended by an executive order signed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf were released Wednesday, but their time out of prison is temporary. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
April 02, 2020 - 8:43 pm
City officials reported eight new coronavirus cases in Philadelphia jails in just one day, bringing the total to 20 inmate infections as of Thursday. The announcement comes as more advocates demand answers. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
April 01, 2020 - 4:39 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections instituted a system-wide quarantine this week as the number of COVID-19 infections tick up. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
March 30, 2020 - 10:27 am
The Montgomery County prison where Bill Cosby is serving time has its first COVID-19 case among the inmate population. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
February 13, 2019 - 2:31 pm
SKIPPACK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — From behind prison walls, Bill Cosby released a statement saying he has "no remorse" because he is innocent, adding he feels he is a "political prisoner." Cosby’s publicist, Andrew Wyatt, visits the convicted 81-year-old entertainer regularly. His most recent trip to...
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Bill Cosby is taken away in handcuffs after being sentenced to 3-10 years.
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Jim Melwert
February 07, 2019 - 12:34 pm
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP/ KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby has been moved to a general population unit as he serves three to 10 years in prison for sexual assault in Pennsylvania. The move last week comes after the 81-year-old actor spent about four months in special housing as he acclimated to the SCI-...
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Jim Melwert
October 09, 2018 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby is asking the Montgomery County judge who sent him to prison to grant him a new trial, or at least to reconsider the sentence. In a motion asking for a new trial, Cosby's lawyers say they have evidence that the tape of a recording the victim’s mother made...
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Bill Cosby's mugshot upon beginning his sentence with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
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Cherri Gregg
September 26, 2018 - 3:40 pm
SKIPPACK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby has spent his first night at SCI Phoenix in Montgomery County, where he is expected to remain for his entire three- to 10-year sentence. The new, state-of-the-art facility opened only a couple months ago, but former longtime inmates of Pennsylvania's...
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