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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

Philadelphia District Attorney Drops Rape Charges Against 5 Teens

The Philadelphia district attorney’s office has dropped rape charges against five boys accused of attacking a girl at a recreation center last month.

08/31/2012

Indictments To Be Allowed In Criminal Cases

The state Supreme Court has decided to allow Pennsylvania grand juries to bring indictments in criminal cases, because of witness intimidation in Philadelphia.

06/23/2012

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Philadelphia Family Shocked By Lack Of Charges After Disturbing Video

The family of a woman whose body was dumped from a car outside the entrance to Frankford Hospital’s emergency room early on the morning of December 23rd, 2010 says they are upset to learn the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office refuses to file any charges in the incident.

05/25/2011

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Montco. DA Writes Children’s Book On Internet Safety

The Montgomery County District Attorney has written a book about a growing issue that hits home for families with younger children: the dangers of kids surfing the Internet alone.

04/16/2011

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I-Team: Breathalyzer Tests Will Be Thrown Out In Hundreds Of Drunk Driving Cases

An exclusive CBS 3 I-Team investigation now reveals hundreds of drunk driving suspects may have a better chance of beating charges in court because evidence from their Breathalyzer tests will not be used against them.

03/16/2011

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Montgomery County DA’s Office Raises Money With Dress Down Friday Incentive

The Montgomery County District Attorney’s office is dressing down to help kids in need in the Norristown School District dress up.

03/06/2011

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Death Penalty Mulled In West Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Case

The Philadelphia district attorney’s office will open the door Wednesday to the death penalty for a West Philadelphia abortion doctor charged with murdering seven babies and a female patient.

03/01/2011

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Criminal Prosecutor Hired By Church Speaks Out About Sex Abuse Case

Cardinal Justin Rigali hired Gina Smith after a Philadelphia Grand Jury found the Church might be turning a blind eye to such cases, despite convincing evidence.

02/17/2011

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