Year In Review: LeAnna Washington Resigns From Office After Pleading Guilty To Felony ChargeLong-time State Senator LeAnna Washington resigned from office this year after pleading guilty to a felony charge related to a political corruption investigation by the state attorney general’s office.
Pa. State Sen. Washington Pleads Guilty, Gets House ArrestWashington pleaded guilty to a felony charge related to a political corruption investigation.
Guilty Plea Coming from Pa. State Senator LeAnna WashingtonHer lawyers say they will meet on Monday to confirm the details and expect to formally enter Washington's guilty plea on Thursday or Friday of next week.
Case Against Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington May Be Wrapping UpJudge Steven O’Neill told defense attorneys that he'll want to know by Friday whether Washington will plead guilty to the charges against her or whether her case will go to trial.
Hearing Set For Pa. Lawmaker's Request to Change Trial LocaleJudge Steven O’Neill scheduled oral arguments for a week from Thursday on a change-of-venue motion filed by lawyers for Pennsylvania state senator LeAnna Washington, charged with corruption.
Prosecutors Urge Judge To Keep Sen. LeAnna Washington's Trial in MontcoA multi-county grand jury indicted the 68-year-old state lawmaker, and the presiding judge selected Montgomery County as the venue for the trial.
Prosecutors Hope To Keep Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington Case in MontcoThe defense wants the case moved to Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas, claiming that all of the action in the corruption case is in the city.
Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington Loses Primary Amid Legal DifficultiesVoters ousted Washington, choosing instead Wyncote attorney Art Haywood as their Democratic candidate for the 4th District.
Witness Describes Arranging Pa. Lawmaker's Fundraiser Using State ResourcesPennsylvania state senator LeAnna Washington has been ordered held for trial on charges that she misused her Senate offices to raise money for her campaign.
Judge Sends State Senator Charges To Trial District Judge John Kessler ruled Wednesday that prosecutors had provided sufficient evidence to support charges that Sen. Leanna Washington used her legislative staff for eight years to organize an annual "birthday party" political fundraiser on taxpayer time and using taxpayer resources.
Pa. State Senator LeAnna Washington Charged With Illegal Use of StaffThe state attorney general’s office says that state senator LeAnna Washington, a Democrat who represents portions of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties, has been charged with theft and conflict of interest.
Local ShopRite Chain Organizes 1,000-Meal Thanksgiving Giveaway"It includes a turkey, stuffing, sweet potato pie, and all of the fixings that you would have for a full holiday dinner," said Sandy Brown. Each holiday basket will feed six to eight people.