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Despite Management Change, Phila. Traffic Court Will Still Operate at 800 Spring Garden St.

Even though the operations of Philadelphia’s Traffic Court have been taken over by Municipal Court, the Traffic Court building is remaining open for business.

06/21/2013

(Philadelphia Traffic Court, in file photo.   Credit: CBS3)

With Gov. Corbett’s Signature, Philadelphia Traffic Court Is Out Of Business

Effective immediately, Traffic Court functions are under the supervision of Philadelphia Municipal Court, though the complete transition may take weeks or months.

06/19/2013

(Philadelphia Traffic Court, in file photo.   Credit: CBS3)

Pa. Lawmakers Take Another Step Toward Abolishing Troubled Phila. Traffic Court

The House Judiciary Committee in Harrisburg has overwhelmingly approved a pair of bills already passed by the state Senate that would transfer the duties of Traffic Court, which adjudicates moving violations, to Philadelphia Municipal Court.

05/14/2013

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Child Sex Abuse Charges Reinstated Against Philadelphia Priest

“The defendant forced the child, when he was approximately nine years old, to engage in a sexual activity, obviously without his consent,” the prosecutor says.

10/02/2012

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Philadelphia Court Upholds Gag Order In Tacony ‘Basement of Horror’ Case

Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper has upheld a Municipal Court judge’s ruling that bars attorneys, defendants, witnesses, victims, and some minors from commenting on the case against Linda Weston and three other defendants.

11/18/2011

(Judge Seamus McCaffery, Pa. Sen. Mike Stack, and Pa. Rep. John Sabatina at Monday's press conference.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Pa. Officials Propose No Car Registration If Owner Owes Court Money

State senator Mike Stack wants to put the brakes on a car registration renewal until the owner has paid all outstanding liabilities arising out of certain court proceedings.

04/25/2011

Philadelphia Bar Association Withholds Recommendation On Several Judge Candidates

The Philadelphia Bar Association has investigated the local candidates and issued its recommendations.

04/05/2011