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Philadelphia Traffic Court

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Former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Sentenced For Corruption

A former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge, recently acquitted of ticket fixing, has been sentenced in federal court in another unrelated corruption case.

08/07/2014

Former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge Michael Sullivan smiles outside the US District Courthouse in Philadelphia after his acquittal on all charges.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Six Philadelphia Traffic Court Judges Acquitted of Corruption Charges

The verdicts were mostly “not guilty,” although four of the judges were convicted of lying to investigators about providing “consideration” in Traffic Court to certain VIPs.

07/23/2014

(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)

Defense in Phila. Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Case Expected To Open Next Week

These six defendants have pleaded not guilty, although three other judges and a court administarator charged in the case pleaded guilty earlier.

07/02/2014

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

Longtime Phila. Traffic Court Worker Defends ‘Consideration’ on Tickets

Six former judges are on trial in the alleged ticket-fixing conspiracy.

06/26/2014

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

Former Phila. Traffic Court Judge Says Ticket-Fixing Was Commonplace

Former judge Kenneth Miller previously pleaded guilty to fraud in the federal ticket-fixing case and is testifying as part of a plea deal.

06/20/2014

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

Another Phila. Traffic Court Worker Testifies Under Immunity

Gloria McNasby, the personal assistant for defendant judge Robert Mulgrew, testified that “consideration” was practiced routinely.

06/02/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Rep. Bob Brady Denies Involvement In Alleged Traffic Ticket Fixing

U.S. Congressman Bob Brady is denying that he ever tried to get traffic tickets fixed for friends or supporters.

05/30/2014

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

Aide Testifies ‘Consideration’ Was Commonplace at Phila. Traffic Court

The witness, Tonya Hilton, was an aide to Willie Singletary, one of the judges now on trial.

05/29/2014

(US District Courthouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Bucks County Judge Recounts ‘Illegal’ Approach By Phila. Traffic Court Judge

Retired judge Ruth Dietrich testified that one of the defendant judges approched her about getting a particular outcome in a case before her.

05/28/2014

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

Trial Opens in Philadelphia Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Scandal

All of these defendants have pleaded not guilty. Several other figures in the probe of Philadelphia Traffic Court have previously pleaded guilty.

05/27/2014

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

Former Judges Charged In Ticket Fixing Conspiracy Begin Trial

Six former judges and a local businessman are scheduled to go to trial Tuesday in federal court in the Philadelphia Traffic Court ticket fixing case.

05/27/2014

(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

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