Guilty Plea In Tacony Basement Of Horrors Case To Avoid Death PenaltyLinda Weston, the woman at the center of what became known as the Tacony "basement of horrors" case in Philadelphia, has changed her plea to guilty.
Second Defendant Pleads Guilty In Basement Of Horrors CaseEddie Ray Wright pleaded guilty Thursday to 22 counts including kidnapping, forced human labor, violent crime in the aid of racketeering, and conspiracy to commit assault with a deadly weapon.
Guilty Plea From 1 Defendant in Phila. 'Basement of Horrors' CaseJean McIntosh, daughter of the alleged family and criminal leader, has pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy to commit racketeering, hate crimes against the disabled, and kidnapping resulting in death.
Victim Gets $45 Million In Philadelphia 'Basement Of Horrors' CaseA Philadelphia woman held captive for more than a decade in an alleged disability-benefit scheme has won a $45 million civil judgment.
2013 IN REVIEW: Feds Take Over Phila. 'Basement of Horrors' CaseAlleged ringleader Linda Weston and four others are accused of keeping disabled adults and children caged in the basement of a Tacony home while stealing their benefit checks.
Philly Prosecutors Step Aside For Feds In Tacony ‘Basement Of Horror’ CaseAs expected, Philadelphia prosecutors will step aside so federal authorities can pursue charges over the alleged kidnapping of mentally disabled adults for their disability checks.
Feds Add 2 Murder Charges In Tacony ‘Basement of Horrors’ CaseProsecutors have announced federal charges against five people in a case in which authorities say mentally disabled adults were held in the basement of a Philadelphia home as part of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme.
Judge Drops One Lesser Charge In Tacony 'Basement of Horror' Kidnap CaseA Philadelphia judge has rejected most defense motions to dismiss charges against four defendants in the Tacony basement captives' case.
Trial Ordered for 4th Defendant in Tacony 'Basement of Horrors' Kidnap/Fraud CaseA man for whom all charges were previously dismissed in the so-called "Basement of Horrors" Tacony kidnap and fraud case is now being held for trial.
Philadelphia DA Won't Try To Restore Charges Against 1 'Basement of Horrors' FigureThe Philadelphia district attorney's office says it will not try to get new charges filed against one defendant who was cut loose from the local "Basement of Horrors" fraud and kidnapping case on Tuesday.
Alleged Victim Details Ordeal In Tacony ‘Basement Of Horrors’ CaseThere are new charges in the case of four mentally challenged adults who were found imprisoned in the basement of a building in Northeast Philadelphia earlier this year.
Grandparents Of Kids Found In Philadelphia Basement Will Seek CustodyThe parents of one of the four mentally disabled people found chained in a Tacony basement last weekend will seek custody of their grandchildren.