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Philly Man Freed as Murder Conviction Is Overturned

Philly Man Freed as Murder Conviction Is Overturned

Willie Veasy, behind bars for 27 years for a 1992 murder in North Philadelphia, has been ordered free and his conviction vacated. Read More

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Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019
Judge's Decision on Willie Veasy Delayed

Judge's Decision on Willie Veasy Delayed

Willie Veasy has spent the last 27 years in prison, claiming his innocence of murder. He believed Tuesday morning that his fight for freedom would finally be complete and he would be set free. NBC10’s Investigative Reporter Mitch Blacher was at the courthouse, learning the newest details of this case and why the judge's decision will be delayed.

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Monday, Sep 30, 2019
Philly DA Considers Throwing Out Man’s Murder Conviction

Philly DA Considers Throwing Out Man’s Murder Conviction

Willie Veasy is a convicted killer, but a judge might set him free on Tuesday as the cases of two wrongfully convicted men are connected to his. Veasy’s attorneys say evidence was withheld in the 1993 case.

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Thursday, Sep 26, 2019
Judge Considers Throwing Out '92 Murder Conviction

Judge Considers Throwing Out '92 Murder Conviction

Willie Veasy, behind bars since 1992 for murder, could walk free Oct. 1 if a Philadelphia judge overturns his decades-old conviction. Read More

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Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019
Refinery Execs Received Bonuses After Explosion, Records Show

Refinery Execs Received Bonuses After Explosion, Records Show

The NBC10 Investigators discovered executives at the South Philadelphia refinery were paid millions. Almost all of their bonuses were paid after the refinery exploded but before the company announced its bankruptcy. NBC10's Mitch Blacher investigates.

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Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Governor Wolf Announces New Plan to Get Rid of Lead in Pennsylvania

Governor Wolf Announces New Plan to Get Rid of Lead in Pennsylvania

The NBC10 Investigators have been looking into the region’s lead poisoning crisis for the past three years and revealing the ways in which state and local governments were dragging their feet on prevention. Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher takes a look at Governor Tom Wolf's new plan to deal with the issue.

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Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Gov. Wolf Asked for Regulatory Breaks for Bankrupt Refinery

Gov. Wolf Asked for Regulatory Breaks for Bankrupt Refinery

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said he asked the federal government in 2017 for federal Clean Air Act waivers for the bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, site of the June explosion, hoping it would save jobs.

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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
How the EPA Helped Philly Refinery Stay in Business

How the EPA Helped Philly Refinery Stay in Business

Philadelphia Energy Solutions continues to dig out from the explosions that sent it into bankruptcy. Now the NBC10 Investigators are looking into the refinery's relationship with regulators. Investigative reporter Mitch Blacher discovered the EPA helped keep Philadelphia Energy Solutions in business by loosening regulations.

Investigations
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Investigating the Lawsuit Against Philly Police Officials

Investigating the Lawsuit Against Philly Police Officials

We're learning more about the federal lawsuit against former Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross and several other members of the department. NBC10 investigative reporter Mitch Blacher has the newest details.

Investigations
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Lawsuit Tied to Commissioner Ross’ Resignation

Lawsuit Tied to Commissioner Ross’ Resignation

Investigative Reporter Mitch Blacher combed through dozens of detailed allegations from two veteran police officers. Both officers were women, minorities and detailed the specific allegations of racial and sexual harassment they faced at work. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned after the lawsuit accused him of not properly handling the allegations.

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