A lawyer for Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial.
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 9:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are bringing a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein in an attempt to bolster their case with testimony from an actress who says he raped her in 1993 . The disgraced movie mogul is set to be arraigned Monday on the revised charges, which Weinstein's lawyers called an...
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Bill Cosby
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July 26, 2019 - 5:18 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors set to defend Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction in appeals court next month call the accusations from other women no coincidence, but "the culmination of a decades-long pattern of behavior." Cosby, a long-beloved actor and comedian, was convicted in...
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Robert Mueller will have a prepared opening statement for his much-anticipated congressional hearing on Wednesday that has not been seen by the Justice Department.
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July 22, 2019 - 7:35 pm
By David Shortell, Jessica Schneider, Manu Raju and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) - - The Justice Department wrote a letter to Robert Mueller on Monday about his upcoming congressional hearing, telling the former special counsel his testimony must adhere to the 448-page report he issued earlier this year...
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Criminal Justice Center
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Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2019 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia judge has found a Fishtown mother guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of her boyfriend nearly two years ago, after the pair got into a fight about a movie and he insulted her son. Small in stature, 38-year-old Jeannette Wakefield was...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
July 02, 2019 - 6:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was an emotional testimony Tuesday as a boy testified he saw his mother kill her boyfriend inside their Fishtown apartment nearly two years ago. Former real estate agent Jeanette Wakefield listened on as her 12-year-old son tearfully told the judge his mom shot...
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Actor Danny Glover, right, and author Ta-Nehisi Coates, left, testify about reparation for the descendants of slaves during a hearing before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, at the Capitol in Washingt
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June 19, 2019 - 8:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The debate over reparations catapulted from the campaign trail to Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers heard impassioned testimony for and against the idea of providing compensation for America's history of slavery and racial discrimination. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, the...
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Court room.
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David Madden
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Jury deliberations resume Monday morning at 9 a.m. in Camden federal court in the case of a Camden police officer charged with using excessive force against a man in February of last year, then filing a false police report. Nicholas Romantino has been suspended...
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David Madden
June 07, 2019 - 3:00 pm
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A jury now has the case of a New Jersey police officer who stands accused of hitting a suspect during an arrest in Camden last year. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Richardson told jurors that officer Nicholas Romantino abused his power and betrayed his badge in his...
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Camden County Police
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
June 04, 2019 - 4:59 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Testimony is underway in Camden federal court in the case of a Camden police officer charged with a civil rights violation, specifically, beating a suspect a dozen times in the head during an arrest in February 2018. Officer Nicholas Romantino is suspended without pay...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 16, 2019 - 2:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A key witness in the case against a young South Philadelphia man, who is charged with murdering two 16-year-olds, testified Thursday morning to getting rid of the alleged weapon. Marc Malerba, 21, said he and another man, Rodney Outlaw, got rid of the gun used to kill...
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