High Court Throws Out Conviction Of Pa. Man For Facebook ThreatsThe 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.
Online Reputation Often Outlasts Criminal RecordLawmakers 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.
NJ Man Convicted 3rd Time For Cheating At CrapsTwice apparently wasn't enough for a northern New Jersey man when it came to bending the rules at the craps tables.
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.
Austrian Native Convicted Of Soliciting Fellow Inmate To Kill His Wife, Then Trying To Have That Man Killed As WellIn 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.
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.
Murder Conviction In Reading Speakeasy ShootingAn 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.
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."
Camden County Woman Convicted Of Stabbing BoyfriendA 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.
Montgomery County Pastor And Three Others Convicted Of Running Massive Mortgage SchemeA 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.
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.
DNA Samples At ArrestA 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?