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Phila. Traffic Judge Pleads Guilty in Another Corruption Case

But the new conviction won’t mean additional prison time. The newly imposed sentence will run concurrently with her previous two-year federal sentence.

12/17/2014

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Former Philadelphia Judge Sentenced For Lying During Ticket-Fixing Probe

An emotional Thomasine Tynes admitted wrongdoing, and apologized.

12/04/2014

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Sentencing Of Former Traffic Court Judges Begins

The defendants were acquitted of ticket fixing conspiracy, but convicted of lying to authorities about their actions.

12/03/2014

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Philadelphia Judge Hoping For Home Confinement After Federal Conviction

The defense attorney for former Philadelphia Traffic Court president judge Thomasine Tynes says his client has been cooperating with authorities in their ongoing corruption probe.

11/10/2014

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In Surprising Move, Former Phila. Traffic Judge Thomasine Tynes Waives Hearing

The strategy sometimes indicates a possible guilty plea down the road. But what does it mean here?

10/28/2014

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New Corruption Charges Against Former Phila. Traffic Court Judge

Philadelphia DA Seth Williams announced that Thomasine Tynes is being charged in another corruption investigation. Earlier charges against her were dropped by the Pennsylvania attorney general, generating controversy.

10/23/2014

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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

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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

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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

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