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Convicted Killer Who Disrupted Previous Sentencing By Grabbing For Deputy’s Gun Gets Life in Prison

Officials note that today’s proceeding was far calmer than the previous one, during which the defendant had to be subdued by court deputies and police officers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Preliminary Hearing Rescheduled For Pair Accused of Killing Philadelphia Police Officer

Prosecutors say the preliminary hearing for the defendants, charged with the March 5th murder of officer Robert Wilson III, will take at least several hours as prosecutors present video evidence, eyewitnesses, ballistics, crime scene, and autopsy results.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

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North Phila. Daycare Operator Gets Time Served in Manslaughter Case, Now Heading to Prison For Fraud

Tianna Edwards, 32, pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing over $1 million in government funds. She also pleaded guilty in state court in the 2012 death of a seven-year-old boy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

Arkel Garcia.  Photo from Phila. PD)

Philadelphia Jury Weighs 2013 ‘Killed-For-His-Headphones’ Murder Case

Arkel Garcia is accused of killing 21-year-old Christian Massey to get his “Beats by Dr. Dre” headset.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

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Girlfriend Testifies At Hearing In Old City Deadly Beating Case

Kerri Holland testified that she and victim Kevin Kless were walking arm-in-arm when Kless was pulled away from her by two men who attacked from behind and started beating Kless on the head.

04/04/2012

Trial Ordered for Philadelphia Man Accused of September Murder in Grays Ferry

Philadelphia police have testified to the danger and subsequent carnage during that night last September.

03/20/2012

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Philadelphia Teen Will Stand Trial For Murder of Overbrook Mother, A Bystander

Defendant Daniel Shelley has been ordered held for trial even though two witnesses — including the alleged target of the shooting — recanted on the witness stand, denying they had told police that Shelley was the shooter.

02/01/2012