eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new
NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News: Watch Live Stream

prison

(credit: CBS 3)

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

(Credit: Thinkstock)

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

(Credit: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

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

(File photo.  Credit: Thinkstock)

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

(The front window of the former Women's Medical Society, owned and operated by Dr. Kermit Gosnell.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell’s Co-worker Gets Lengthy Prison Sentence

Fifty-one-year-old Steven Massof was sentenced Wednesday to six to 12 years in prison for killing two viable babies born alive during abortion procedures.

02/12/2014

(credit: Office of the NJ Attorney General)

Marlton Couple Sentenced For Operating Phony Vacation Travel Club

A Marlton couple is paying the price for operating a bogus vacation travel club.

01/31/2014

(credit: Delaware Department of Justice)

Convicted Child Rapist Gets 20 Years In Prison

A Millsboro man has received a two decade prison sentence for raping a young victim.

01/28/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Man Sentenced To Prison For Raping Four Mentally Disabled Women

A judge has sentenced serial rapist, 44-year-old William Walker, to 24 to 60 years in prison today. He was first arrested in the summer of 2012 for four violent rapes of mentally disabled women.

01/27/2014

(credit: Stan Honda/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Monsignor William Lynn Released From Philadelphia County Prison, Chaput Defends Posting Bail

According to officials, Lynn was fitted with an electronic monitor and released from Philadelphia County Prison on Friday afternoon.

01/03/2014

(credit: Stan Honda/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Monsignor William Lynn Leaves State Prison, Some Parishioners Outraged At Archdiocese

A Roman Catholic church official has left state prison after 18 months because he won an appeal of his landmark conviction in the priest-abuse scandal.

01/02/2014

(credit: Thinkstock)

York Man Gets Long Sentence For Crack House Slaying

York County prosecutors said the victim was gunned down after arguing with Bruce Williams Jr. about the quality of the crack cocaine he had purchased.

12/20/2013

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Reinstating Pell Grants For Prisoners

Twenty years ago Congress signed a bill ending the opportunity for prisoners to be eligible for Pell grants. There’s a move on to change that.

12/16/2013

File photo by Tony Hanson

Stricter Sentences Coming For Straw Purchasers

A Philadelphia man and drug addict was sentenced to at least two years in prison this week for buying guns for his drug dealer last year.

12/15/2013

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Del. Couple Convicted Of Child Abuse, Neglect Gets Lengthy Prison Sentence

ttorney General Beau Biden announced on Friday that Robert Hohn and Shannon Watterson, who reportedly locked their 12-year-old son in a bedroom for a three month period and , were both sentenced to prison time.

12/06/2013

(Credit, Michelle Hein)

Nifty Fifty’s Co-Owner To Serve 15 Months In Prison

The co-owner of a Philadelphia-area restaurant chain will serve time behind bars for his role in multimillion-dollar tax evasion scheme.

11/18/2013

more

previous