Keenan Jones, accused of shooting up a Cheltenham Walmart in August 2018 is shown in court.
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Jim Melwert
January 09, 2020 - 4:54 pm
The 31-year-old man who opened fire in a crowded Walmart in Cheltenham in 2018 because of how someone looked at him in the checkout line will spend at least 25 years in prison.
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Peter Biar Ajak has been in a South Sudanese prison since July 28, 2018
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John McDevitt
January 02, 2020 - 4:20 pm
A Philadelphia-educated activist imprisoned in South Sudan for allegedly speaking out against the corruption of the government has been pardoned by the president. Read more here.
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Jonathan Harris
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Jim Melwert
August 06, 2019 - 5:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jonathan Harris, the man found guilty of first-degree murder for beating, strangling and killing a one-time Playboy model in her Ardmore condo last summer, has been sentenced to life, plus an additional 22.5 to 45 years in prison. Authorities say 36-year-old Christina...
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In this Feb. 22, 2014, file photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City.
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July 17, 2019 - 10:41 am
By Tom Hayes Associated Pres s NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, reads an opening statement as he testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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February 28, 2019 - 9:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With prison looming, Michael Cohen now says he's in "constant contact" with federal prosecutors in New York, providing them with information in an attempt to get his sentence reduced. That would be a big turnaround from three months ago, when prosecutors told a judge that President...
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David Madden
December 26, 2018 - 5:42 pm
BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Burlington County man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the murder of a Florence man two years ago. Anthony Harris of Beverly City was convicted in October for the September, 2016 shooting death of 27-year-old Ronald Walker. The two men were...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for criminal justice reform legislation in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Washington.
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December 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a government shutdown just hours away, President Donald Trump on Friday signed rare bipartisan legislation addressing concerns with the criminal justice system. Trump called the bill "an incredible success for our country" and "beyond bipartisan" during an Oval Office signing...
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