Common Pleas Court
Leaders of Philadelphia’s court system say they face a “crisis” because so many people are willfully ignoring summons to show up for jury duty. Now, a top judge plans a crackdown.
The wheels of justice could grind a little faster under a proposal to bring WiFi to Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center.
6,000 firefighters from across North America gathered at the National Constitution Center on Sunday night for the opening reception of their national convention. But local crews had other things on their minds.
Longtime Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Hodgson passed away on Thursday night at the age of 64 after an illness.
Attorneys for the family of a former suburban Philadelphia altar boy who committed suicide after his allegation of sexual abuse by a priest was dismissed say they plan to file a wrongful death suit against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.