There was a surprise guilty plea in federal court this past week as a 30-year-old Chester man pleaded guilty to sex trafficking charges as the trial was about to begin.
Ocean County prosecutors say 23-year-old Rasan McGee of Atlantic City received a six-year prison term when he was sentenced Friday.
A middle school art teacher from Camden County has admitted to having inappropriate sexual communications with 17 male students over the course of five years.
A man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was still strapped into her car seat was convicted Thursday of knowing or purposeful murder and could spend the rest of his life behind bars.
A New York woman who escaped police custody at a Pennsylvania hospital while pregnant has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a woman and her infant at knifepoint last year.
Twenty-nine-year-old Kevin Cleveland plead guilty to kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault, robbery and posses of a weapon for an unlawful purpose on Tuesday.
A Philadelphia woman has been found guilty of shooting her mother, dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire inside a home back in 2007.
The officer, 42-year-old Robertito Fontan, was accused of lying to investigators about his romantic relationship with one of the police department’s confidential informants.
A former Pennsylvania Turnpike employee has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to charges of theft, harassment and unauthorized use of a state car.
A 17-year-old Philadelphia boy charged with witness intimidation and making terrorist threats by way of Twitter pleaded guilty Wednesday in family court.
A jury has found a central Pennsylvania police chief guilty of theft by extortion for telling motorists they could avoid traffic fines if they made donations to a borough playground fund.
Prosecutors say former officer Rafael Cordero told his half-brother David Garcia, a former criminal informant, about a video-surveillance camera that federal agents installed in a garage used to store drugs, guns and money.
David Rothman, a Penn State graduate and who made $600,000 in 2011, pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering and wire fraud in March 2013.
After the guilty verdict or plea but before sentencing, officers conduct what’s called a presentencing investigation in which they find out about the character of the defendant.
Thursday’s verdict means 19-year-old Bruce Williams Jr., of York, faces up to 40 years in prison when he returns for sentencing Oct. 16.