Accused Killer of Center City Pediatrician Repeats Assertion That Confession Was ForcedThe Levittown, Pa. man charged with killing a doctor in her center city home in 2013 has completed his time on the witness stand.
Wrangling Over Evidence As Exterminator's Murder Trial Begins in PhiladelphiaJason Smith is accused of strangling Dr. Melissa Ketunuti, then setting her body on fire in the basement of her Naudain Street home.
Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Exterminator Charged With Killing Doctor in Her Center City HomeDefense attorney Michael Farrell has filed a motion to suppress the confession that his client, Jason Smith, gave to detectives.
Conviction in Gruesome 2012 North Phila. Home Invasion Robbery-MurderVictim John Paul was shot and killed when he confronted the intruders in March 2012, and his wife Sherrell was shot nearly a dozen times and left for dead. She survived.
Bail Rejected in Fatal Center City Building Demolition CollapseDefense attorney William Hobson argued that defendant Griffin Campbell, the demoliton contractor on the site that day, is no danger to the community and no risk of flight.
Conspiracy Charge Upheld as Salvation Army Thrift Store Disaster Moves To TrialA judge sided with an earlier court ruling that the evidence shows the two defendants acted together in a risky manner, resulting in the death of six people.
Trial Ordered for 2nd Suspect in Strawberry Mansion MurderA North Philadelphia woman, shot over a dozen times during a home invasion in which her husband was killed, testified to the early morning carnage inside her Cecil B. Moore Avenue home last March.
Trial Opens For 3 Charged In Piazza-at-Schmidt's Double MurderProsecutor Jennifer Selber told jurors that security video of the newly opened "Piazza Navona" apartment building in Northern Liberties showed all of the defendants in three stages: a bungled burglary, a dropped drug deal, and a robbery gone bad that turned into a double murder.
Jury Selection Resumes In Piazza At Schmidt's Double Murder CaseThe judge says he would like to seat a panel and begin opening statements on Monday.
Father, 2 Social Workers Found Guilty In Danieal Kelly Starvation Death CaseA Philadelphia jury has found a father and two social service agency workers guilty in connection to the neglect and starvation death of Danieal Kelly, 14, who weighed just 42 lbs. when she died. All three defendants had pleaded not guilty.