I'm proud to be a general assignment Action News reporter for legendary Delaware Valley TV station 6abc! Kenneth.Moton@abc.com

Kidnapping charges dismissed for West Philadelphia business owners

6abc.com — Two West Philadelphia business owners say their reputations were destroyed and their efforts to help their home country of Liberia delayed because of a wrongful prosecution by the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. A judge dismissed kidnapping and robbery charges against Vickson and Lorpu Korlewala on September 19th.

Abu-Jamal's speech prompts bill support

6abc.com — Reaction has been raw to convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal delivering a commencement speech to a small college in Vermont. Now that reaction is guiding a bill through the Pennsylvania legislature. Pennsylvania lawmakers, Delaware Valley district attorneys, Governor Tom Corbett stood in support Monday for a bill that could stop convicted felons like Abu-Jamal from doing what he did over the weekend - delivering a commencement address.

1993 murder conviction overturned by DNA

6abc.com — A savage murder more than two decades old took a new turn Monday when the man in prison for that crime had his conviction overturned. In 1991, construction worker Anthony Wright, who was 20 years old at the time, was arrested for the rape and murder of 77-year-old Nicetown resident Louise Talley.

Northeast Philadelphia man scammed out of $14,000

6abc.com — Police released surveillance photos of the men who they say scammed a 67-year-old Northeast Philadelphia man out of $14,000. Investigators say Friday morning, the thieves who had African accents approached their mark at a Wawa on Grant Avenue. "Basically their story was, they felt it was unsafe for them to put their money in the U.S.

VIDEO: Philly fans still proud of Taney Dragons

6abc.com — Even with their loss, the city of Philadelphia is still very proud of the Taney Dragons and their Little League World Series run.

VIDEO: Philly still has Taney fever despite loss

6abc.com — Fans across the Philadelphia area still have Taney Dragons fever despite their 8-1 loss to Las Vegas on Wednesday in the Little League World Series.

VIDEO: Fellows students cheer on Taney Dragons in LLWS

6abc.com — The Taney Dragons play their third Little League World Series game and a watch party is being held at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, where several players attend school.

VIDEO: Philly fans pepped up for Taney Dragons

6abc.com — The excitement in Williamsport can be felt all the way in Philadelphia as the city cheers on the Taney Dragons in the Little League World Series.

Eagles preview food menu at the Linc

6abc.com — Eagles fans, if your eyes are bigger than your stomachs, get a load of this spread! The Eagles and its food partner Aramark served up its new menu to a select group of diehard fans on Tuesday. "Instead of the same hot dogs, French fries, they actually have some things you can have a meal with.

Police: Driver strikes boy in Port Richmond, shows up at hospital

6abc.com — Philadelphia police say the driver who struck a young boy in Port Richmond showed up at the hospital after handing the victim over to authorities. The incident occurred around 5:40 p.m. Monday in the intersection of Frankford Avenue and Elkhart Street. Witnesses say the driver of a Chevy Silverado slammed into a 9-year-old boy riding his bike.
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Oct 22, 2014

ICYMI: Kidnapping, robbery charges dismissed for West Philadelphia business owners 6abc.com/360438/

Oct 22, 2014

RT @CBCOttawa: Gunman killed in Parliament attack named as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Canadian born in 1982, American media report claims. #cbcOTT #OTTnews

Oct 22, 2014

Kidnapping, robbery charges dismissed for West Philadelphia business owners fb.me/6Z8geSAQM

Oct 21, 2014

Korlewalas say the real thief of the crime...they did not commit is still out there and they're praying for the elderly W Phila victim

Oct 21, 2014

Phila DA's Office could still decided to re-file charges against Korlewalas and re-arrest them but not likely according to attorneys

Oct 21, 2014

Korlewalas say they were speaking out about Ebola before crisis. Recommitted to fighting disease in Liberia with facebook.com/pages/OPERATIO…

Oct 21, 2014

More details: Korlewala's bail was $1 million, reduced to $500K. Liberian community collected $50K to get them out of jail using Facebook

Oct 21, 2014

DA full statement: "reviewing the judge's decision and we are considering what our next course of action will be with these defendants.”

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