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(Raghunandan Yandamuri, in custody at the Montgomery County Courthouse, as his murder trial began.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Year In Review: Montgomery County Man Sentenced To Death In Killing Of Infant, Grandmother

A Montgomery County jury delivered two death sentences to a King of Prussia man who was convicted of murdering a ten month old girl and her grandmother during what prosecutors say was a kidnapping gone bad.


File Photo: The flight status board at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Tony Hanson)

Woman From Sudan Who Faced Death Over Faith Scheduled To Arrive In Philadelphia

A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence is heading to the United States.


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Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Plans To Appeal Overturned Death Sentence

The judge has ruled that there will be a new sentencing hearing, something district attorney Williams is opposed to.


Judge May Rule On Scheduled Execution Of Philadelphia Man Who Claims His Victims Sexually Abused Him

A judge may rule Friday on a motion to stay the scheduled Oct. 3 execution of a Philadelphia man who now claims his victims had sexually abused him.


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Delaware Governor Defends Decision To Commute Death Penalty For Convicted Killer

“This was just a judgment call on my part,” Governor Jack Markell said Wednesday during a visit to Philadelphia.


Death Sentence Upheld for Convicted Buxco Cop Killer

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a Bucks County man for killing a police officer and wounding two others in a hospital emergency room five years ago.