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Updated: September 11, 2019 | 4:38 pm

Pennsylvania high court asked to throw out death penalty

Only three people have been executed in Pennsylvania since capital punishment was reinstated in 1978, the last of them in 1999. Meanwhile, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf put a moratorium on executions when he took office in 2015.

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Judge grills US attorney who opposes injection site plan

A federal judge in Philadelphia grilled the city’s top federal prosecutor Thursday over his opposition to a plan to open the nation’s first supervised injection site to address the opioid crisis.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

US investigation of priest sex abuse produces first charges

"The alleged false statements here are particularly disturbing"
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Now free from legal limbo, Meek Mill eyes prison reform

"I will continue to do what I do with the reform movement and help the people that helped me."
By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press