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Online Reputation Often Outlasts Criminal Record

Lawmakers in Alaska are currently considering a bill that would close off public access to records in which charges were dismissed or the defendant was found not guilty.

06/26/2014

Craps

NJ Man Convicted 3rd Time For Cheating At Craps

Twice apparently wasn’t enough for a northern New Jersey man when it came to bending the rules at the craps tables.

05/14/2014

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NJ Man Convicted Of Murder In Girlfriend’s Dragging Death

A New Jersey man already behind bars for severely injuring his ex-girlfriend in 2008 is now convicted of her murder.

04/30/2014

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Austrian Native Convicted Of Soliciting Fellow Inmate To Kill His Wife, Then Trying To Have That Man Killed As Well

In a plot worthy of a movie, a Philadelphia man has been convicted of assaulting his wife before soliciting a fellow inmate to kill her, then trying to solicit a second inmate to kill the intended hitman.

01/24/2014

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Philadelphia Archdiocese Assists Monsignor Lynn Post Bail

Monsignor William Lynn’s attorneys posted the required 10 percent of the $250,000 bail after a state appeals court last week overturned his conviction for child endangerment. Lynn was expected to be released later this week after electronic monitoring can be arranged.

12/31/2013

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Murder Conviction In Reading Speakeasy Shooting

An eastern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the shooting death of a Maryland man in a Reading speakeasy almost four years ago.

10/22/2013

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2 Pa. Teens Convicted In ‘Terribly Weak’ Case To Get New Trials

Two men convicted as teens in a 1995 murder will get new trials after a Philadelphia judge found the trial evidence “terribly weak.”

10/08/2013

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Camden County Woman Convicted Of Stabbing Boyfriend

A southern New Jersey woman has been convicted of murder for stabbing her boyfriend during an argument over where she should live at college in September 2010.

09/27/2013

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Montgomery County Pastor And Three Others Convicted Of Running Massive Mortgage Scheme

A Montgomery County pastor and three others have been convicted of engaging in a scheme to defraud Chase Manhattan Bank by fraudulently obtaining home loans of more than $6 million.

02/26/2013

Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds Seeks Dismissal Of Felony Conviction

Barry Bonds is asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to toss out his felony conviction.

02/13/2013

DNA Samples At Arrest

A federal appeals court in San Francisco is preparing to hear arguments on whether a law that requires everyone who is arrested to give a DNA sample is unconstitutional. Well? Is it?

10/31/2012

Walter Williams

Man Convicted In 2011 Beating Death Of Pregnant Woman Outside Philadelphia Courtroom

Twenty-seven-year-old Walter Williams was convicted Tuesday by Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Minehart following a nonjury trial in the February 2011 death of 21-year-old Tovoyia Owens, who was three months pregnant at the time.

05/29/2012

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Barry Bonds Moves Forward From Conviction

Barry Bonds is publicly referring to himself as a convicted felon these days, and he’s quick to point out that conviction was never for steroid use.

05/29/2012

‘Conviction’ Stars Stop By Talk Philly

Betty Ann Waters and the stars of the film, “Conviction” stop by the set of Talk Philly.

10/21/2010