Pa. Court Strikes Down Law That Aided NRA Gun ChallengesUnder the law, gun owners no longer had to show they were harmed by an ordinance to challenge it, and it let "membership organizations" like the NRA sue on behalf of any Pennsylvania member. It also allowed them to recover damages if they are successful.
Pa. Mom Ordered To Trial On Charges She Had Sex With Foster Son A 38-year-old woman has been ordered to trial on charges she had sex with her then-14-year-old foster son, after a hearing at which the boy testified he "forced" himself on the woman.
Hearing Delayed For Suspect In Nicki Minaj Tour Member DeathA Philadelphia man is due in court for a preliminary hearing on murder and other charges in the stabbings of two members of rapper Nicki Minaj’s tour.
Court Upholds Decision To Dismiss Suit On Gay Conversion Ban A judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy was upheld Monday by a federal appeals court.
Pimp Pleads Guilty In 2013 Death, Dismemberment Of CustomerThirty-five-year-old Keith Tolbert is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, one day after entering a plea as his trial was about to begin. A plea deal calls for a sentence of 22 to 44 years.
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.
Judge Says Vineland School Can Fire Guard For Alleged Racist Facebook PostA federal judge says a New Jersey school is within its rights to fire a security guard who posted on Facebook describing two men accused of killing a police officer as "black thugs."
Program Provides Canine Comfort To Witnesses, Victims On The StandCourtroom comfort dogs are available for witnesses and victims who testify in court in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
NJ Supreme Court Rules In School Trip Sex CaseThe 6-0 decision issued Wednesday overturns rulings issued by a state Superior Court judge and an appellate panel.
New Jersey Back In Court In Fight To Legalize Sports BettingAttorneys representing New Jersey, the four professional sports leagues and the NCAA are heading to a federal appeals court Tuesday in their yearslong battle over legalized sports gambling.
Court To Take Up Challenge To Pennsylvania's Execution DrugsFive inmates on Pennsylvania's death row want a state court to throw out a plan to use a three-drug mixture to execute them.
Pa. Supreme Court Considers Whether Judge Had Power To Appoint Special Prosecutor To Investigate AG KaneThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in a challenge brought by Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Wednesday.