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Markela Sourovelis with lawyers announced her lawsuit on Independence Mall. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Suit Claims Philadelphia’s Seizure Practices Are Unconstitutional

The Institute for Justice filed a federal class action claiming the city of Philadelphia’s practice of seizing millions in cash, cars and houses every year is unconstitutional.

08/13/2014

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Philadelphia Grand Jury Clears Police Officers In Patdown Of Teen

A 16-year-old, along with his mom and attorney, had claimed that he suffered a serious injury, after one officer squeezed his testicle during a brief disturbance.

07/17/2014

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13 Arrested In Child Pornography Sweep In Berks County

Twelve men, plus a 17-year-old boy, are facing several charges for possessing and disseminating thousands of images.

06/19/2014

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D.A.: Man Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting His 11-Year-Old Cousin

Eighteen-year-old Anthony Pinkney allegedly forced his 11-year-old cousin to perform oral sex on him multiple times.

05/30/2014

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Detective Fired After Settlement Reached Over False Charges

County officials confirm Mary Anders was terminated from her job as a county detective on the same day lawyers for Walter Logan announced a settlement with the DA’s office over those false charges.

05/24/2014

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West Chester Woman Accused Of Embezzling More Than $1 Million From Her Employer

Prosecutors in southeastern Pennsylvania have announced charges in what they are calling a $1 million embezzlement case.

04/28/2014

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Cops: Montgomery County Man Furnished Alcohol To Minors At ‘Sweet 16’ Party

A Montgomery County man is facing charges after investigators allege he provided alcohol to minors during a Sweet 16 party at his home.

04/16/2014

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Sixers Honor Local District Attorney With Award

The Philadelphia 76ers recognized Montgomery County’s First Assistant District Attorney this week as one of their “Heroes Among Us” and it came as quite a surprise to the recipient.

12/07/2013

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Police: Teen Ran Social Media ‘Rats’ Account

A teen faces charges of witness intimidation and terroristic threats in connection with a social media account that revealed the names of victims and witnesses in criminal cases, police said.

11/13/2013

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$10,000 Reward Offered For Information About 20-Year-Old Cold Case

On Friday morning the Montgomery County District Attorney announced it is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the person responsible for the death of Julie Barnyock.

11/08/2013

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Philadelphia Judge Orders New Trial For Two Men Convicted Of 1995 Murder

A Philadelphia judge has ordered a new trial for two men convicted of a 1995 murder.

10/09/2013

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Bail Increased To $1 Million For Softball Coach Charged With Sex Assault Of 16-Year-Old

A high school softball coach from Bucks County has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 16-year-old.

10/01/2013

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Bucks County Man Charged In Plot To Rape Real Estate Agent

Authorities in Pennsylvania say a man tried to lure a real estate agent to a secluded model home so he could sexually assault her.

12/18/2012

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Philadelphia Cop Caught On Tape Striking Woman Charged

The District Attorney’s office has charged a fired police lieutenant with simple assault for knocking a woman to the ground following September’s Puerto Rican Day festival in North Philadelphia.

11/15/2012

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The Life And Times Of Senator Arlen Specter

A week ago today, Arlen Specter died at the age of 82. We take a special look back at the life and times of the senator.

10/21/2012

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