Advocacy Groups Want Probe Into Assault Acquittal of Philadelphia CopLt. 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.
Philadelphia DA Won't Try To Restore Charges Against 1 'Basement of Horrors' FigureThe Philadelphia district attorney's office says it will not try to get new charges filed against one defendant who was cut loose from the local "Basement of Horrors" fraud and kidnapping case on Tuesday.
Judge: 3 To Be Tried In Philadelphia 'Basement Of Horror' Case A Philadelphia judge has ordered three suspects to stand trial in a case involving four mentally disabled adults who were found locked in a filthy basement.
Behind The Doors Of Courtroom 306: Tales Of Murder And BraveryA 13-year-old testifies to witnessing a murder, but can't face the court. A 58-year-old woman testifies to witnessing another murder, and has one chilling wish: she hopes nobody hurts her. This is a typical day (yesterday), in courtroom 306, where murder preliminary hearings are heard.
Frankford Man To Stand Trial On Charges He Murdered His BrotherA 27-year-old man has been ordered to stand trial on charges he murdered his brother, for drug money, inside their home in Frankford last September.