U.S. Attorney

In this courtroom artist's sketch, defendant Jeffrey Epstein, center, sits with attorneys Martin Weinberg, left, and Marc Fernich during his arraignment in New York federal court, Monday, July 8, 2019.
Elizabeth Williams via AP
July 09, 2019 - 9:11 am
By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — There is only one Justice Department, but two of its largest U.S. attorneys' offices came to vastly different conclusions about what to do with financier Jeffrey Epstein over allegations he sexually molested dozens of underage...
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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr appears at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
May 14, 2019 - 8:14 am
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the issue...
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In a surprise plea arrangement, less than a week before former Philadelphia Sheriff John Green's retrial in an alleged bribery and kickback scheme, he pleaded guilty.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
April 23, 2019 - 6:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Less than a week before his corruption re-trial was to start, there was a hastily called proceeding for former Philadelphia Sheriff John Green, during which he pleaded guilty to "conspiracy to commit honest services fraud." The plea arrangement came together at the...
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Holden Matthews
Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal via AP
April 11, 2019 - 5:17 pm
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana is the white son of a sheriff's deputy whose father helped arrange for his arrest, authorities said Thursday. Holden Matthews, 21, was jailed without bail on arson charges in connection...
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David Madden
March 15, 2019 - 12:50 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A federal grand jury has indicted seven people in a $50 million fraud scheme for medically unnecessary prescriptions through insurance programs for New Jersey state employees, school teachers, police and firefighters. The U.S. attorney for New Jersey contends that...
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College cheating scam
Alberto Mier/CNN
March 15, 2019 - 10:49 am
By Mark Morales, CNN (CNN) -- The tip that triggered the investigation into the largest alleged collegiate entrance scam ever prosecuted came from a financial executive's last-ditch effort to squirm out of the crosshairs of federal authorities, a law enforcement official tells CNN. The executive,...
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Video surveillance captures Jovaun Patterson approaching Li "Mike" Poeng with an AK-47 at 54th and Spruce streets, May 8, 2018.
Philadelphia Police Department/YouTube
Steve Tawa
February 28, 2019 - 3:29 pm
UPDATED: 6 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal prosecutors are bringing charges against a man who already accepted a plea arrangement with the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office for shooting and wounding a deli owner in West Philadelphia last year. U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain said...
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain alleges 14 people unlawfully prescribed oxycodone.
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Steve Tawa
February 15, 2019 - 11:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the largest hospital groups in the nation that runs two local hospitals has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare. Prime Healthcare Systems allegedly submitted the false claims after admitting...
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Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks (54) leaves the field after minicamp at the Cleveland Browns training facility.
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Kristen Johanson
August 29, 2018 - 10:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced federal criminal charges on Wednesday against former Philadelphia Eagle Mychal Kendricks and global investment banker and TV writer/producer Damilare Sonoiki for insider trading. Prosecutors say Kendricks — who played for the...
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Michael Cohen
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August 20, 2018 - 7:35 am
By Erica Orden, CNN (CNN) -- Federal prosecutors investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen have subpoenaed his former accountant and are examining whether financial institutions improperly granted loans to Cohen, according to sources familiar with the matter. The...
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