State representative Jose “JP” Miranda and his sister, Michelle Wilson, are charged with criminal conspiracy, perjury, and conflict of interest.
Former court administrator William Hird pleaded guilty to 18 counts of mail and wire fraud and lying to investigators.
Logan Holt, 54, of Galloway Township, spent a decade working in the mercantile division of the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections.
Justice Ronald Castille announced that he was essentially seizing control of Philadelphia Traffic Court because of reports of widespread ticket-fixing.
Former Philadelphia city councilman Rick Mariano, who spent four years in federal prison following a conviction for bribery, returned to Philadelphia City Council today for the first time since his release.