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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. (credit: David Spunt)

Pa. Attorney General Kane Says Judge Should Be Taken Off Her Case

Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s legal team argued in a filing with the state Supreme Court on Monday that Montgomery County Judge William Carpenter has demonstrated personal animosity toward her.

02/23/2015

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Court: Rehire Pa. Teacher Who Put ‘I Abuse Animals’ Sign On Boy

A Pennsylvania appeals court says a special education teacher shouldn’t have been fired for hanging an “I abuse animals” sign around the neck of an autistic, mentally challenged 14-year-old who hit a goat during a petting zoo field trip.

02/10/2015

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Suge Knight Taken To Hospital After Court Appearance

A sheriff’s official says former rap mogul Suge Knight has been taken to a hospital complaining of chest pains after he appeared in court in a murder case.

02/03/2015

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Spanier-Freeh Lawsuit Ordered Back To County Court

A federal judge says former Penn State president Graham Spanier’s defamation suit against former FBI director Louis Freeh must start with a local judge.

11/28/2014

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Court: $500K Limit Proper For Girl Who Lost Her Leg In Pa. Bus Accident

Pennsylvania’s highest court is upholding a decision that reduced a jury award for a girl who was run over by a school bus in suburban Philadelphia from $14 million to $500,000.

11/20/2014

Delvin Barnes

Germantown Abduction Suspect To Be Tried First In Philadelphia

Delvin Barnes is being brought to Philadelphia from Virginia for an initial appearance Wednesday on federal kidnapping charges.

11/10/2014

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Kaboni Savage Soldier Gets 40 Years In Prison

A former cohort of drug kingpin and convicted murderer Kaboni Savage has been given a lengthy prison term.

11/05/2014

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FTC Accuses Gerber Of False Claim On Baby Formula

Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.

10/31/2014

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Alabama Minister Claims Ex-East Stroudsburg Official Touched Him Inappropriately

A Baptist minister in Alabama said Thursday that he was inappropriately touched by a man now accused of sexually assaulting students at a state university in northeastern Pennsylvania.

10/30/2014

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Pa. Town Will Keep Jim Thorpe’s Remains

A federal appeals court has thrown out a ruling that could have resulted in the remains’ removal to American Indian land in Oklahoma.

10/23/2014

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Court For ‘The Situation’ Delayed For Reality Show

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino was scheduled to be arraigned on federal conspiracy and tax fraud counts Monday.

10/03/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Judge Rejects Trump Entertainment’s Pension Request

A Delaware bankruptcy judge has denied a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

10/03/2014

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RV Helps Settle Child Support Battles In NJ, NY Courts

Project Child Support rolled out this week, literally on wheels, to offer parents low-cost legal advice outside court houses.

08/27/2014

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Mayor Nutter Heads Initial Witness List Submitted By Defense In Fatal Center City Building Collapse

The defense alleges no wrongdoing by the Mayor but wants testimony and evidence from the city’s Chief Executive and other top city and L & I officials for the defense.

08/20/2014

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Who Is Eligible For A Public Defender?

What does “if you can’t afford an attorney” one will be provided for you really mean?

08/13/2014

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