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Jim Melwert
July 08, 2019 - 4:46 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man is ordered to stand trial on charges he killed his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter in 2016. Charges were filed more than 2 1/2 years after the little girl died when her brother was hospitalized with what are described as injuries similar to...
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Pennsylvania Department of Corrections/Jim Melwert
Jim Melwert
June 25, 2019 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby has filed an appeal of his sex assault conviction in Montgomery County in hopes of getting a new trial. In his 175-page appeal to Pennsylvania Superior Court, Bill Cosby says the Montgomery County judge that oversaw his trial on sex assault charges erred by...
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Criminal Justice Center
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Kristen Johanson
June 18, 2019 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The now former principal of a Philadelphia elementary school has been arrested as a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run nearly two years ago. On Tuesday, he waived his preliminary hearing, and his trial will move onto a higher court. Jovan Weaver, 37, was arrested in early...
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Clayton Carter stands trial for the fatal shooting of his neighbor George Jennings
Courtesy of the Chester County Police Department
Jim Melwert
June 13, 2019 - 2:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fate of a Chester County man who shot and killed his neighbor in 2017 is now in the hands of a jury. The shooter claims it was self-defense, but prosecutors call it an execution. Prosecutors say Clayton Carter hid a gun in his sweatshirt pocket with the intent of...
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Clayton Carter stands trial for the fatal shooting of his neighbor George Jennings
Courtesy of the Chester County Police Department
Jim Melwert
June 12, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Testimony has wrapped in the case against the Chester County man accused of killing his next-door neighbor back in 2017. Clayton Carter said he shot his neighbor, George “Brooks” Jennings, in the early morning hours of Aug. 8 because he saw Jennings pull a knife. The...
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Clayton Carter stands trial for the fatal shooting of his neighbor George Jennings
Courtesy of the Chester County Police Department
Jim Melwert
June 07, 2019 - 3:34 pm
CESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) —A Chester County man is on trial for killing his next-door neighbor in West Goshen Township back in August 2017. No one disputes Clayton Carter shot and killed George “Brooks” Jennings. What is in dispute is whether it was justified-self-defense or murder. In...
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Meek Mill
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Kristen Johanson
May 22, 2019 - 2:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is urging Pennsylvania’s Superior Court to retry the case against Philly-born rapper Meek Mill. The city’s top prosecutor, Larry Krasner, has maintained he will not fight the defense’s push for a new trial for the 32-year-...
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Jerome Hill and Officer Paul Sulock
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 21, 2019 - 2:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The case against a Philadelphia man charged with attempting to murder a police officer last fall in Kensington will head to a higher court, after charges were upheld against him during a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning. Prosecutors first called their key witness:...
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Brian Kennedy is accused of killing his ex-wife at a Wawa in Radnor Township.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio; mugshot by Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 16, 2019 - 12:26 pm
RADNOR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Wawa employee, who was working at the Radnor Township convenience store when a Devon man walked in and gunned down his ex-wife in March, shared his story at the man’s preliminary hearing Thursday. The 18-year-old high school senior testified he was one of...
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Jonathan Harris and Christina Kraft
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office/Facebook
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2019 - 5:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Testimony has wrapped in the trial of the man who killed a model in her Ardmore condo last summer. Jonathan Harris admitted to police that he killed Christina Kraft in her condo near Suburban Station after the two met in Center City, and he is not disputing that...
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