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Philadelphia Traffic Court Probe

(Philadelphia Traffic Court operations were placed under the control of Municipal Court after the ticket-fixing scandal broke.  Photo by KYW's Ed Fischer)

Surprise Guilty Plea in Philadelphia Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Case

One of the defendants in the federal ticket-fixing case against six former Traffic Court judges and two businessmen pleaded guilty today.

05/22/2014

(Mayor Nutter announces a new configuration for Philadelphia Traffic Court.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

DA’s Office Put In Charge of Prosecutions at Philadelphia Traffic Court

Philadelphia officials today unveiled details on the long-planned overhaul of the city’s corruption-tainted Traffic Court.

05/19/2014

(A government prosecution exhibit prepared for the Philadelphia Traffic Court case.  Image provided)

Judge’s Illness Delays Philadelphia Ticket-Fixing Conspiracy Case

The case will just be delayed just a couple of days. Jury selection is now scheduled to begin Wednesday.

05/19/2014

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

Phila. Traffic Court Official Pleads Guilty In Ticket-Fixing Conspiracy

Former court administrator William Hird pleaded guilty to 18 counts of mail and wire fraud and lying to investigators.

01/27/2014

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

Philadelphia Traffic Court Judges Want U.S. Fraud Case Dropped

Nine indicted judges want their ticket-fixing case involving Philadelphia Traffic Court dropped because they say no money changed hands.

06/24/2013

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

Pa. Lawmakers Move Forward With Plan To Eliminate Philadelphia’s Traffic Court

One bill would eliminate Traffic Court in all but name only, transferring its functions to Municipal Court. The other measure would allow for an amendment to the state constitution to formally eliminate it.

02/13/2013

(2010 Miller photo courtesy Delaware County News Network.  2005 Hogeland photo courtesy Bucks County Courier Times.)

Two Retired Judges Plead Guilty in Philadelphia Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Probe

Warren Hogeland was a senior judge in Bucks County, and Ken Miller was a senior judge in Delaware County, but each would pitch in and help in Philadelphia Traffic Court when asked.

02/12/2013

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

Pa. Judicial Conduct Board Moves To Suspend Sitting Traffic Court Judges Charged In Ticket-Fixing Case

According to the grand jury, ticket fixing was pervasive and frequent, and traffic court judges and employees took steps to conceal the crimes by shredding paperwork and speaking to one another in code.

02/01/2013

(Judge Gary Glazer, left, with Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice Ronald Castille in December 2011.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Top Judge in Philadelphia Traffic Court Not Shocked By Indictment of Colleagues

Philadelphia Traffic Court’s administrative judge Gary Glazer (left) says Thursday’s indictments are just one step in the process of cleaning up the troubled court.

01/31/2013

(Former Philadelphia traffic court judge Willie Singletary, right, and attorney William Brennan, left, face reporters outside the US courthouse in center city.  2013 file photo by Tony Hanson)

Judges, Others Caught In Philadelphia Ticket-Fixing Probe

Former and current judges of Philadelphia Traffic Court, plus judges in Bucks, Chester, and Delaware counties, as well as other employees associated with the court system, were named.

01/31/2013

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