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High Court Throws Out Conviction Of Pa. Man For Facebook Threats

The justices ruled Monday that it was not enough for prosecutors to show that the comments of Anthony Elonis would make a reasonable person feel threatened.

06/01/2015

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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

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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

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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

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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