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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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2 Child Starvation Death Cases In Philly Court

There’s been a string of disturbing deaths in Philadelphia involving parents who allegedly fail to feed vulnerable children.

09/25/2013

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New Jersey Legal Dispute Over Sand Dunes Settled For $1

New Jersey officials say a lengthy legal dispute between a town and an elderly couple who complained that a protective sand dune blocked their ocean views has been settled for $1.

09/25/2013

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Central Pa. Town Appeals To Keep Body Of Jim Thorpe

Lawyers for the town of Jim Thorpe say that a judge erred when he ruled the town amounts to a museum under the 1990 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

09/23/2013

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Test Case On 911 Calls, Evictions Set For Trial In Philadelphia

A federal judge on Thursday ordered a trial to decide whether towns can force the eviction of tenants who make too many 911 calls, a national test case pitting free speech rights against community safety concerns.

09/19/2013

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Court: Clicking ‘Like’ On Facebook Is Free Speech

Clicking “Like” on Facebook is constitutionally protected free speech and can be considered the 21st century-equivalent of a campaign yard sign, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

09/19/2013

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Pennsylvania Appeals Court Hears Monsignor Lynn’s Endangerment Case

A Pennsylvania appeals court appears intrigued by arguments that a Roman Catholic church official was wrongly convicted for his handling of priest sex-abuse complaints.

09/17/2013

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Vineland Go-Go Bar Loses Liquor License After Two Killed In Drunk Driving Accident

A Vineland go-go bar has had its liquor license revoked for serving alcohol to two underage men who were killed in a drunk driving crash after leaving.

08/13/2013

O.J. Simpson Seeks Retrial In Las Vegas Court - Day 2

O.J. Simpson Awaits Nevada Parole Decision

O.J. Simpson should know next week whether his blemish-free record behind bars and contrition for trying to take back sports memorabilia of his glory days will win him favor with the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners.

07/26/2013

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Son Of Jerry Sandusky Seeks To Have Name Changed

A son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is seeking to have his name changed more than a year after his adoptive father was convicted of child sexual abuse.

07/18/2013

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Philadelphia Mobster Sentenced To 11 Years For Racketeering

Reputed mob soldier Damion Canalichio has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for racketeering, a break from the 20 years sought by federal prosecutors.

07/16/2013

Father, Son Acquitted Of Sex Trafficking After Prostitutes Testify On Their Behalf

The prostitutes said they were one big happy family, enjoying a suburban life as “wife-in-laws” in Allentown, Pa., while commuting to New York by night.

06/19/2013

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Pa. Man Expected To Plead Guilty To Murdering Ex-wife During Church Service

A hearing has been set at which a northern Pennsylvania man is scheduled to plead guilty to murdering his ex-wife, a church organist, during a service.

06/18/2013

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Court Rejects Appeal Of 2 In Sandusky Sex Abuse Case

The state Supreme Court late Friday issued a pair of unsigned orders that denied petitions for review filed by former university vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley.

06/07/2013

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Pa. ‘Happy’ Hookers In Sex-Trafficking Case: Life Was Good

Prostitutes in a sex-trafficking case that’s winding down in New York City say they and their pimps were one big happy family, enjoying a comfortable suburban life as “wife-in-laws” in Pennsylvania and commuting by night to work in Manhattan.

06/06/2013

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