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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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Michael White walking out of court.
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Kristen Johanson
January 09, 2020 - 11:33 am
Michael White, the man acquitted in the high-profile case of the fatal stabbing of Sean Schellenger, was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation for his tampering-with-evidence conviction. Read more here.
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Michael White walking out of court.
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Kristen Johanson
December 23, 2019 - 12:25 pm
The family of Sean Schellenger, the man stabbed to death nearly two years ago near Rittenhouse Square, will not be allowed to give victim impact statements at a sentencing hearing for Michael White, the man who killed him. Read more to find out why.
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David Hamilton
Bucks Country District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 22, 2019 - 12:07 pm
David Hamilton, the man who disappeared into the woods in Bucks County after he was accused of repeatedly raping two children has pleaded guilty, and he will spend at least a decade in prison. Read more.
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Jerry Sandusky
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AP News
November 22, 2019 - 11:23 am
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was resentenced Friday to 30 to 60 years in prison, the same penalty as before, for sexually abusing children. Read more here.
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Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub speaks after the Sean Kratz sentencing.
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Jim Melwert
November 18, 2019 - 10:59 am
Sean Kratz was sentenced on Monday to life plus 18-36 years in prison for his convictions in the deaths of Dean Finocchiaro, Mark Sturgis and Tom Meo on a Bucks County farm in 2017. Prosecutors announced earlier Monday morning that they would not pursue the death penalty.
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Justin Udo
July 22, 2019 - 1:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brandon Olivieri, who was found guilty in May for killing two South Philly teens nearly two years ago when he was a teenager, has been sentenced to 37 years to life in prison. Olivieri, now 18, was tried as an adult and convicted on two counts of murder: one in the...
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In this file photo taken on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo, File
March 13, 2019 - 9:07 am
By Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to an additional three and one-half years of prison, questioning his remorse and rebuking him for his crimes and years of lies. That makes seven and...
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Paul Manafort
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March 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort are asking a judge in Virginia for leniency ahead of a sentencing hearing next week. Manafort is to be sentenced next Thursday after being convicted last summer of eight financial crimes. Probation officials have calculated...
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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014
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January 18, 2019 - 11:29 am
UPDATED: 2:15 p.m. ___ By Don Babwin and Michael Tarm, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Several black motorists testified Friday that the white officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald used racial slurs and excessive force during traffic stops in the years before the 2014 killing that was captured...
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