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(File photo: Philadelphia Traffic Court)

Top Pa. Lawmaker Wants To Shut Down Corruption-Plagued Phila. Traffic Court

State senator Dominic Pileggi of Chester County says that because reforms have failed, it’s time to have Municipal Court take over its functions.

01/11/2013

Ronald Castille, during a proceeding last September.  Photo from PCN)

Castille Hopes To Stay on Pa. Supreme Court Bench Until Mandatory Retirement

Pennsylvania Supreme Court chief justice Ronald Castille says he plans to seek “retention” by voters this fall for another ten years on the state Supreme Court — even though, under current rules, he faces mandatory retirement just two years from now.

01/09/2013

(Robert Mulgrew.  File image from television advertisement.)

Phila. Traffic Court Judge, 2 Others Charged With Fraud

Assistant US attorney Paul Gray says Judge Robert Mulgrew, his wife Elizabeth, and Lorraine Dispaldo, an aide to a Pennsylvania legislator, schemed to get funds illegally from the state Department of Community and Economic Development.

09/13/2012

Walter Williams

Man Convicted In 2011 Beating Death Of Pregnant Woman Outside Philadelphia Courtroom

Twenty-seven-year-old Walter Williams was convicted Tuesday by Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Minehart following a nonjury trial in the February 2011 death of 21-year-old Tovoyia Owens, who was three months pregnant at the time.

05/29/2012

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Philadelphia Councilman Thinks Towing Refunds Should Be Easier

Philadelphia city councilman Jim Kenney is proposing to eliminate a layer of bureaucratic red tape when your car is towed in error and you want to get the towing fee refunded.

05/10/2012

(Willie Singletary, preaching in a Youtube video from last July.)

Suspended Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Resigns

Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Willie Singletary, who was suspended after allegedly showing a co-worker a photo of his private part, has tendered his resignation.

03/01/2012

Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Suspended Without Pay

A Philadelphia Traffic Court judge who — according to sources — showed naked pictures of himself to a female employee — has now been suspended without pay.

01/06/2012

(Willie Singletary, preaching in a Youtube video from last July.)

Philly Traffic Judge Removed Over YouTube Remark

A Philadelphia traffic judge who made remarks in a YouTube video suggesting campaign donors would find a “hook-up” in his court has been relieved of his duties.

01/05/2012

(Christine Solomon, center, poses with her daughter and sheriff candidate Jewell Williams, before last November's elections.  Credit: Philadelphia Public Record, used with permission)

Philadelphia Traffic Judge-Elect Stymied By Qualifying Test

Traffic Court judges in Pennsylvania don’t need law degrees to serve, but they do need to pass a test of basic driving laws before they can take the oath of office. And that proved to be a problem for Christine Solomon (center).

01/04/2012

(Willie Singletary, preaching in a Youtube video from last July.)

Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Booted In Naked Photo Flap

KYW Newsradio has learned that Philadelphia Traffic Court judge Willie Singletary has been ousted for allegedly showing naked pictures of himself to a female worker.

12/23/2011

Stigall Show Log 12.20.11

Chris talks to Congressman Pat Meehan about the House decision not to vote on the payroll tax extension. He discusses Mitt Romney’s handling of his Presidential campaign, the scandal brewing at Philadelphia Traffic Court, and restaraunt owners in the city using tips to buy their credit card transaction fees.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/20/2011

(File photo: Philadelphia Traffic Court)

Pennsylvania’s Top Court Takes Over Philadelphia Traffic Court Amid Corruption Probe

Justice Ronald Castille announced that he was essentially seizing control of Philadelphia Traffic Court because of reports of widespread ticket-fixing.

12/19/2011

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