Montgomery County Courthouse
Tourism officials have singled out a Montgomery County judge for her unique program designed to dress up the walls inside the courthouse in Norristown.
“Turks”, a “Courthouse Comfort Dog”, will now roam the hallways, helping witnesses, victims and even prospective jurors make their way through the often daunting criminal justice system.
Jury selection is scheduled Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Philadelphia man accused of having killed a baby and her grandmother in a botched kidnapping plot.
The former head of the Montgomery County Courthouse law library has pleaded guilty to misuse of funds.
The district attorney’s office used money confiscated from convicted drug dealers to buy a pair of dogs that will be trained to sniff for narcotics and will be used to patrol the two courthouse entrances and the hallways outside courtrooms.
Bruce Piscadlo is charged with stealing taxpayer money to buy expensive items for himself and his staff.
It was billed as a National Day to Demand Action with hundreds of people across the country demanding that Congress take immediate action to strengthen the background check system and reduce gun violence.
Montgomery County is looking into whether self service payment kiosks will help collect more county fees, court costs, fines and other financial obligations that people owe.
Longtime Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Hodgson passed away on Thursday night at the age of 64 after an illness.
The children of Gotwals Elementary School in Norristown rallied on the steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse yesterday in an effort to put an end to bullying.
Officials in Montgomery County are taking aggressive steps to get rid of some mold that was discovered in the courthouse in Norristown earlier this year.
Thomas Bellezza, 51, will spend 4¼-12 years behind bars after admitting he used a baseball bat to beat another man to death last year during a jealous rage over a former girlfriend.
On Wednesday, a hallway at the county courthouse was filled with more than 150 people, a tribute to how well liked Sheriff John Durante was.
Robert Eatman cut a deal with prosecutors, pleading guilty to third-degree murder and then cooperating with police, testifying against his co-defendants in exchange for a 20-40 year sentence.