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Ex-PHL Baggage Handler Gets More Than A Decade In Prison For Drug Conspiracy

Officials say between February 2010 and July 2011, Mickens, a former US Airways baggage claim handler at PHL, used his airport access card to smuggle hundreds of thousands of dollars in drug proceeds through the airport.

5 hours ago

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Pa. Inmate Who Reportedly Molested Girls While Incarcerated Gets More Prison Time

A convicted murderer accused of having persuaded a woman to bring two girls to visit him in a northeastern Pennsylvania prison so he could molest them has been sentenced to additional prison time and fined.

10 hours ago

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Philadelphia Man Gets Lengthy Prison Term For ‘Pimping ‘ Teen

Spence reportedly wrote to his friend from prison urging him to take over his “pimping” business and run it while he gave instructions from prison.

07/01/2014

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Wilkes-Barre Area Woman Gets Prison For Allowing Kids To Be Molested By Convicted Killer

A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to 3½ to 10 years in prison for taking two children to a state prison so they could be molested by a convicted killer.

06/06/2014

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Man Gets Life Term In Slaying Of Homeless Veteran

A man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty in the stabbing death of a homeless veteran near a train station outside Philadelphia last summer.

06/06/2014

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Philadelphia Store Owner Gets Prison Time For Smuggling Elephant Ivory Into U.S.

On four occasions beginning in 2006, Gordon paid a smuggler to acquire the ivory directly from Africa and then secret it into the U.S. through JFK International Airport in New York City.

06/04/2014

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Man Jailed For Gruesome Halloween Slaying In Montgomery County Found Dead In Cell

A prison is Pennsylvania is reporting the second inmate death at the facility in less than a month.

06/03/2014

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Philadelphia Man Faces Probable Life In Prison For Series Of Brutal Crimes

Lamar Rayson was serving a 32 year federal sentence for carjacking and armed robberies in 2005 and 2006, when DNA from that case linked him to an armed 2004 rape and robbery.

05/10/2014

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Exhibit At Eastern State Penitentiary Sparks Conversation About US Incarcerations

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site has a new permanent exhibit to spark conversation about incarceration.

05/10/2014

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Man Sentenced For Role — As A Teen — In Jihad Jane Terror Case

A young Maryland man was sentenced Thursday for his role in the federal terror case involving a local woman known as Jihad Jane.

04/17/2014

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South Jersey Man Sentenced For Role In Producing Child Porn

Federal prosecutors say 49-year-old David Clark of Southampton will also have to serve a lifetime term of supervised release under the sentence imposed Monday.

04/14/2014

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Former Philadelphia Police Officer Withdraws Guilty Plea In Court

Richard DeCoatsworth was once hailed a hero cop after being shot in the face during a traffic stop and still managing to chase down his attacker. Now, several years later he is on the other side of the law.

04/01/2014

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Former NJ Scoutmaster Sentenced To 85 Years In Prison For Sex Assaults

Prosecutors say 41-year-old Brian Killion of Absecon preyed on the children during camping trips in Burlington and Cape May counties, at his home, at their homes and in his truck between 1997 and 2010. The boys were between 11 and 15 years old.

03/28/2014

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Former Philly Health Dept. Employee Who Turned To Crime Gets Cut A Break At Sentencing

The defendant acknowledges her arrest was the best thing that could have happened to her.

03/22/2014

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Camden County Woman Gets 10 Years In Prison For Recording Child Sex Acts

A New Jersey woman has been sentenced 10 years in prison after admitting to sexually assaulting a boy and photographing him and an 8 year-old girl engaged in a forced sexual act.

02/28/2014

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