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'Torturous' solitary confinement conditions in a Pa. prison are unconstitutional, federal lawsuit claims


Rittenhouse Square stabbing docuseries uses Sean Schellenger's death to explore criminal justice in Philly

Sean Schellenger docuseries


The first major bank heist in America happened 225 years ago in Philly — and the wrong guy went to prison

Carpenters' Hall bank robbery

Social Justice

Life after prison proves to be frustrating, even for those only pretending they're trying to get back on their feet

Eastern State reentry simulation


Meek Mill befuddled by AI-generated song about his dad, who was killed during the rapper's childhood


Former Sharon Hill cops sentenced to probation for fatally shooting Fanta Bility outside high school football game

Fanta Bility Police Sentencing


To stem violent crime, Philly needs a united criminal justice system, police commissioner says

Outlaw Gun Violence


'Dateline NBC' spotlights wrongful conviction of Northeast Philly man in 1988 murder of Barbara Jean Horn

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Man wrongfully convicted of Barbara Jean Horn's 1988 murder in Northeast Philly does 'Dateline NBC' interview

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2021 Election

Philadelphia District Attorney primary between Larry Krasner and Carlos Vega puts reform and results on trial

DA primary Krasner Vega

Social Justice

Philly awards $200K in grants, creates network for community organizations fighting for criminal justice reform

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Criminal Justice

New $2.2 million grant will help Philly continue criminal justice reforms

Philly Prisons MacArthur


Delco unveils task force on criminal justice reform

Delaware County task force criminal justice reform


Meek Mill's organization sends PPE to prevent coronavirus infections among prison inmates, staff


City pays $4.15 million to man wrongfully convicted of North Philadelphia murder

Philadelphia Police

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins hosts forum to talk about next Philly police commissioner; Meek Mill among panelists



Meek Mill surprises Blaine School students with backpacks, supplies for second straight year

Meek Mill blaine school 2019

Law Enforcement

Number of children charged as adults in Philly has dropped substantially under DA Larry Krasner

Stock_Carroll - Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner


New law gives Pa. attorney general power to prosecute gun cases dropped by Philly District Attorney Larry Krasner

Larry Krasner Josh Shapiro

Criminal Justice

Allen Iverson assisted in Meek Mill's legal battle, says Sixers limited partner Michael Rubin

Criminal Justice

Philly D.A. wipes out fines and fees for impoverished defendants

Larry Krasner Fines


Artist who blew off half of his hand with homemade explosive wages war for justice

Douglas Ferrin


Another marijuana legalization bill to be introduced in Pennsylvania Senate


New Jersey lawmakers reach legal marijuana deal

Stock_Carroll - Marijuana packed for street sale

Criminal Justice

Bill Cosby moved to gen pop at Montgomery County prison

Criminal Justice

Meek Mill, Sixers owner Michael Rubin announce criminal justice reform organization


Activist Asa Khalif plans run for Philadelphia City Council

Carroll - Frank Rizzo Statue Protest Asa Khalif

Criminal Justice

Delaware to transfer hundreds of inmates to Pennsylvania prisons

Vaughn Building C Delaware


Philadelphia awarded $1 million toward juvenile justice center


Criminal Justice

Rae Carruth, former NFL player convicted in girlfriend's murder, will move to Pennsylvania

Rae Carruth


WATCH: Attorneys protest judge's controversial decision regarding new DA policy

Michael Coard


Screaming match ensues as Philly judge appoints defense attorney as 'special prosecutor'

Carroll - Philadelphia Municipal Courthouse

Criminal Justice

Delaware to demolish prison building where deadly riot occurred

Vaughn Building C Delaware

Criminal Justice

More than 2,500 inmates on the move in Montgomery County


Criminal Justice

Krasner defends decision not to pursue death penalty in murder of Philly cop

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner


What Camille Cosby just said about her husband's sex assault conviction

Social Media

Twitter reacts as freed Meek Mill rings bell at Sixers-Heat game

Criminal Justice

Meek Mill rings opening bell 76ers game after prison release

Criminal Justice

From prison, Meek Mill joins CNN's Don Lemon, weighs in on Starbucks fiasco

Criminal Justice

Krasner greenlights new trial, but Meek Mill remains behind bars – for now

Carroll - Meek Mill's son Rikmeek at a hearing outside the Philadelphia Municipal Court


Despite mounting support, judge denies Meek Mill's release from jail


Kevin Hart: Meek Mill situation will 'force the system to do better'