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Camden County police
Courier-Post, file
Andrew Kramer
September 13, 2019 - 12:11 pm
A federal jury that was deciding whether a Camden cop used excessive force when he punched a gun suspect 12 times in the head will now resume Monday.
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U.S. federal courthouse in Camden.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
September 12, 2019 - 4:28 pm
Testimony continued Thursday in the retrial of a Camden County police officer charged with excessively beating a man he was arresting.
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Camden County Police
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
September 11, 2019 - 4:53 pm
The Camden man shown on video being beaten by a suspended Camden police officer took the stand at the officer’s retrial on charges of using excessive force during an arrest last year.
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Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
September 10, 2019 - 6:31 pm
The jury was deadlocked in June, so 26-year-old Nicholas Romantino — the suspended Camden police officer in question — is back in federal court. He's facing charges of excessively punching a man before restraining him outside a South Camden liquor store last February. Read more here.
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David Madden
September 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Jury selection starts Monday morning in Camden federal court for a suspended Camden police officer who is facing a second trial on charges that he used excessive force in arresting a man last February outside a liquor store.
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 15, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Uber driver has been convicted in Chester County court of raping a passenger he picked up at Valley Forge Casino in February 2018. Ahmed Elgaafary, 27, showed no emotion as the verdict was read, guilty on all counts including rape of an unconscious person, and...
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 14, 2019 - 8:33 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Uber driver, accused of raping a 21-year-old he had picked up at the Valley Forge Casino after she passed out in his car, took the stand in his own defense to say the contact was consensual. Ahmed Elgaafary, 27, is charged with rape of an unconscious person...
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Ahmed Elgaafary
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 13, 2019 - 2:11 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Malvern woman who says she was raped by an Uber driver after she was picked up at the Valley Forge Casino in February 2018 told her story in Chester County court on Tuesday. The driver, 27-year-old Ahmed Elgaafary from Lansdale, is charged with rape of an...
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Jim Melwert
August 11, 2019 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers will be in court Monday in Harrisburg, arguing the 82-year-old should be given a new trial. Each side will get 15 minutes to state their case before a panel of three Superior Court judges. Both sides have filed hundreds of pages outlining their...
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Meek Mill
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July 24, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP/KYW Newsradio) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday overturned rapper Meek Mill's conviction in a drug and gun case that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity crusader for criminal justice reform. The unanimous three-judge opinion granted the...
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