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.
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.
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.
A New Jersey middle school teacher has been charged with 92 counts related to child abuse.
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.
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.
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.
The state Supreme Court has decided to allow Pennsylvania grand juries to bring indictments in criminal cases, because of witness intimidation in Philadelphia.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided to once again allow Pennsylvania grand juries to bring indictments in criminal cases.
Authorities have referred the case of the New Jersey mother accused of taking her young daughter into a tanning booth to a grand jury.
With the prosecution winding down in the clergy abuse case, a last segment of testimony by defendant William Lynn before a grand jury back in 2004 was presented Wednesday.
Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests have left a meeting with the Philadelphia archbishop, but it’s not clear if they learned the fate of 23 suspended colleagues.
A man who claims he was sexually assaulted by defendant Father James Brennan in 1996 was scheduled to testify on Wednesday.
For the first time, testimony by a key figure in the criminal case against Jerry Sandusky and two former Penn State administrators has shed some light on one of the other casualties of the scandal: iconic football coach Joe Paterno.
Philadelphia’s Catholic Church stands at a crossroads. Next Thursday, Archbishop Charles Chaput will be installed as the next leader of the region’s 1.4 million Roman Catholics, replacing Cardinal Justin Rigali.