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(Jonathan Josey outside the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia, after being found not guilty of assault.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

Advocacy Groups Want Probe Into Assault Acquittal of Philadelphia Cop

Lt. Jonathan Josey was found not guilty of assault charges stemming from an incident in which he was caught on videotape slapping a woman to the ground during a Puerto Rican Day celebration. The judge’s wife is a Philadelphia police officer.

03/07/2013

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Former Philadelphia Court Employee Sentenced For Stealing From City Courts

A former Philadelphia courts employee has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for using his position to steal over $400,000 worth of merchandise and services.

11/21/2012

(Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets in center city. File photo by Tony Hanson)

Officials Looking For Solution To Smokers In Criminal Justice Center Stairwells

City officials say nearly 20 years after the Criminal Justice Center opened, they’re still stymied by a stinking problem: people puffing on cigarettes in the building’s stairwells in defiance of Philadelphia’s smoking ban.

05/11/2012

Philadelphia City Council Takes Close Look At Troubled Bail System

Philadelphia City Council took a close look at the city’s troubled bail system on Wednesday, but key players in that system were no-shows.

03/07/2012

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Audit Finds $92,000 In Unclaimed Philadelphia Jury Duty Pay

“There’s a strong chance that that money can be stolen by people who have no right to the money,” according to Philadelphia’s city controller.

01/10/2012

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Hundreds Of Philadelphia City Workers Owe Money To City Courts

Most of these city workers are on the hook for less thant $1,000, but one owes $150,000.

03/01/2011

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Philadelphia To Court Deadbeats: ‘Show Me The Money!’

Around 400,000 court deadbeats owe the First Judicial District in Philadelphia an estimated $1.5 billion. Some of the money owed dates back decades.

02/28/2011

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