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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

(The fire at the Buck Hosiery Company, in Kensington, took the lives of Philadelphia firefighters Robert Neary and Daniel Sweeney.  File photo)

Phila. Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Lying To Fire Investigators

Richard Knellinger, 42, has accepted a plea deal stemming from his appearance before a grand jury investigating the 2012 five-alarmer that killed two firefighters.

07/14/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

5 Charged In Alleged School Cheating Scandal Free, Due Back In Court

Pennsylvania prosecutors have filed charges against a public school principal and four teachers, accusing them of cheating on standardized tests in the Philadelphia school system.

05/09/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Phila. Principal, 4 Teachers Charged With Doctoring Student Tests

Pennsylvania prosecutors have filed charges against a principal and four teachers, accusing them of cheating on standardized tests in the Philadelphia school system.

05/08/2014

(Julia Law.  Facebook photo)

Prominent Attorney Urges End To Grand Jury Investigation Into Girlfriend’s Death

The secret grand jury investigation into the death of the girlfriend and paralegal of prominent Philadelphia attorney A. Charles Peruto Junior presumably continues, but there is a development.

08/08/2013

(Credit: Burlington County Prosecutor's Office)

2 Indicted For Allegedly Stealing Over $2M From Homes In Burlington, Camden Counties

Officials have announced that two Medford Township men have been indicted for stealing more than $2 million in goods from 25 different burglaries.

06/12/2013

(Julia Law.  Facebook photo)

Grand Jury To Investigate Death Of Prominent Attorney’s Girlfriend

An investigative grand jury will look into the death of legal secretary Julia Law a couple of weeks ago inside the residence of prominent attorney A. Charles Peruto Jr.

06/07/2013

New Jersey Ex-Priest Jailed After Working With Kids

A judge has ordered a New Jersey priest held while a grand jury considers whether he violated a legal agreement to stay away from children.

05/21/2013

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Pennsylvania Indicting Grand Jury Option Used In Chester County Murder

Pennsylvania recently reauthorized the use of grand juries to indict criminal defendants in certain circumstances, instead of going the traditional route of a preliminary hearing.

05/18/2013

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Grand Jury Judge Urges Case Against Penn State To Go Forward

The supervising judge for the grand jury that investigated how former Penn State administrators handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal said in a new court filing that the criminal case against them needs to move forward.

05/07/2013

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New Jersey Teacher Charged With 92 Counts Related To Child Abuse

A New Jersey middle school teacher has been charged with 92 counts related to child abuse.

02/06/2013

(Former Philadelphia traffic court judge Willie Singletary, right, and attorney William Brennan, left, face reporters outside the US courthouse in center city.  2013 file photo by Tony Hanson)

Judges, Others Caught In Philadelphia Ticket-Fixing Probe

Former and current judges of Philadelphia Traffic Court, plus judges in Bucks, Chester, and Delaware counties, as well as other employees associated with the court system, were named.

01/31/2013

Grand Juries New Tool Against Witness Intimidation In Philadelphia

Right now, terrified witnesses are required to appear in open court to testify at preliminary hearings. But a rule change means the DA’s office can instead have witnesses testify in secret before grand juries to establish whether there is enough evidence to bring a suspect to trial in felony cases where witness intimidation is a concern.

12/10/2012

(The fire at the Buck Hosiery Company, in Kensington, took the lives of Philadelphia firefighters Robert Neary and Daniel Sweeney.  File photo)

EXCLUSIVE: Owners Of Kensington Warehouse Where 2 Firefighters Perished Subpoenaed For Investigation

CBS 3 has learned the owners of a vacant Kensington warehouse where two firefighters died and two others were hurt during an April 9th 5-alarm fire have now been subpoenaed to appear before a Grand Jury investigating the deadly blaze.

07/10/2012

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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