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File photo: Former Pennsylvania Treasurer  Rob McCord. (credit: Tony Romeo)

McCord Resigns Immediately, Plans To Plead Guilty

A day after announcing his resignation, state Treasurer Rob McCord has made the stunning announcement that he’ll plead guilty to federal charges related to campaign donations.

01/30/2015

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Founder Of Pa. Cyber-charter School Facing Federal Charges

The founder and former CEO of a cyber-charter school that educates more than 11,000 Pennsylvania students has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

08/23/2013

Suspect Linda Weston.

Philly Prosecutors Step Aside For Feds In Tacony ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case

As expected, Philadelphia prosecutors will step aside so federal authorities can pursue charges over the alleged kidnapping of mentally disabled adults for their disability checks.

01/28/2013

Suspect Linda Weston.

Feds Add 2 Murder Charges In Tacony ‘Basement of Horrors’ Case

Prosecutors have announced federal charges against five people in a case in which authorities say mentally disabled adults were held in the basement of a Philadelphia home as part of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme.

01/23/2013