Another Former Employee of Chaka Fattah Pleads Guilty to CorruptionAlthough not specifically named, Congressman Fattah is linked to the ongoing federal investigation by two people who used to work for him.
Guilty Plea Coming from Pa. State Senator LeAnna WashingtonHer lawyers say they will meet on Monday to confirm the details and expect to formally enter Washington's guilty plea on Thursday or Friday of next week.
New Corruption Charges Against Former Phila. Traffic Court JudgePhiladelphia 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.
Another Judge Pleads Guilty To Fixing Tickets in Phila. Traffic Court Nine current or former judges have been charged, and former judge Fortunato Perri Sr. is now the third to plead guilty.
FBI Philadelphia Office Announces Hotline To Report Corrupt Public OfficialsThe boss of Philadelphia's local FBI office, suported by state and local law enforcement officials, has announced a new hotline designed to help root out public corruption.
Corruption Charges Announced Against Pa. Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie MelvinSeveral state lawmakers have already been convicted of using taxpayer resources for political purposes, including Republican state senator Jane Orie, the sister of Joan Orie Melvin.
Former Pa. Legislative Staffer Gets 1½-4 Years As 'Bonusgate' Probe Rolls OnAs he left the courtroom, Mike Manzo told reporters he was disappointed by others involved in the case who blamed the “culture” of Harrisburg for their actions.
Former House Speaker DeWeese Bids Farewell To ColleaguesFormer state House speaker William DeWeese, who will be sentenced later this month for his conviction on public corruption charges, gave his farewell address to colleagues on Tuesday.
Former Pa. House Speaker Perzel Gets 2½-5 Years in Prison For CorruptionThe once-powerful Philadelphia politician also was ordered to pay $1 million in restitution, and will spend an additional five years on probation.
Pa. Rep. DeWeese Convicted Of Most Charges In Corruption TrialWilliam DeWeese was Democratic leader of the state House when he was accused of using public resources, mainly staff, for campaign purposes. He is still a sitting member of the House.
Jury Deliberations Set To Begin In DeWeese Corruption TrialWilliam DeWeese, who is still member of the state House, is accused of using taxpayer-paid staff in his Harrisburg and district offices for campaign purposes.
Pennsylvania State Rep. William DeWeese Testifies at His Corruption Trial DeWeese is accused of using his staff and other taxpayer resources for campaign purposes.