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Nine Nabbed in Montco For Ignoring DUI Court

“The DUI crimes are the most likely to see crashes where innocent people who are simply minding their own business are killed,” notes Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman.

12/22/2014

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Pa. Ruling Lets Law Firm Donate Services Without Limit To Mayoral Candidate

Back in 2007, then-candidate Bob Brady (in photo) faced a challenge from rival Tom Knox, and Brady racked up nearly a half-million dollars in legal fees.

12/21/2014

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NJ Man Gets Jail For Attack, Shooting Near Child

A southern New Jersey man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after authorities say he choked his girlfriend and fired shots into the ceiling near her 1-year-old daughter.

12/20/2014

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Passed Out In Elf Costume, Man Charged With DWI

Authorities say a man dressed in an Elf on the Shelf costume has been charged with driving under the influence in New Jersey.

12/20/2014

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Police: Burglar Killed During Break-In Of Northeast Philadelphia Home

It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday along the 6100 block of Van Dyke Street.

12/20/2014

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Police Investigate Shooting Death Of Man In Wilmington

Police say a 43-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Wilmington, Delaware.

12/20/2014

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Man Shot Dead In Hunting Park

It happened around 3:00 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of Cayuga Street.

12/20/2014

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Investigation Underway After Hackers Attack Pine Forge Academy, Demand A Million Dollars

Set on a hill and surrounded by trees, picturesque Pine Forge Academy has become a target for an ugly cyber crime that police are now investigating.

12/19/2014

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Jerry Sandusky Is Denied $4,900-A-Month Pension

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.

12/19/2014

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With One Notable Exception, Pa. High Court E-Mails Get Clean Review

Special counsel Rob Byers says he combed nearly 5,000 e-mails — any between a justice and the state attorney general’s office between 2008 and 2012.

12/19/2014

(Pa. senator-elect Art Haywood is proposing legislation that would require special prosecutors in cases where police use deadly force.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Freshman Pa. Legislator Proposes Special Prosecutors in Police Deadly-Force Cases

State senator-elect Art Haywood says his first action after he is sworn in to the Pennsylvania Senate on January 6th will be to introduce a bill that requires the state attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor whenever a suspect is killed by police.

12/19/2014

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No Sign of Violence in Colwyn Cop Accused of Murder, Says His Attorney

The attorney who represents a former Delaware County cop accused of murdering his former girlfriend this week says his client had been working hard to try to straighten out his life.

12/19/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Urges Mindfulness Amid Racial Flareups

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter says the Brown and Garner deaths, each at the hands of white police officers, have created a volatile situation in our nation.

12/19/2014

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Police Investigating Series Of Robberies Caught On Tape In North Philly

Philadelphia Police are investigating a series of robberies in North Philadelphia that occurred between November 15 and December 17, 2014.

12/19/2014

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Owner Charged After 2 Donkeys Found Dumped Off The Road In New Jersey

Authorities have charged the owner of two dead donkeys that were found dumped off a road in Jackson Township with animal cruelty.

12/19/2014

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Surveillance video captures people illegally dumping furniture, mattresses, and unwanted pets in Camden.  Police were asking for the public's assistance in identifying the perpetrators.

Caught on Video: Illegal Dumping in Camden, NJ

Surveillance video captures people illegally dumping furniture, mattresses, and unwanted pets in Camden. Police were asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the perpetrators.

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