Risa Ferman

North Penn High School. (credit: CBS)

Montgomery County DA: ‘On What Planet Do You Send Naked Photos To A Teen Boy And Think It’s Private?’

Montgomery County District Attorney, Risa Ferman told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that she is stunned that some of, if not all of, the girls thought that those photos were going to stay private.

12 hours ago

(Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, in file photo by Brad Segall)

Montgomery Co. DA: We Were Completely Ignored By Gov. Wolf On The Death Penalty

Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about the lack of communication that occurred before Governor Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania.

02/16/2015

(The Montgomery County Courthouse.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Montgomery County Courthouse Receives Bomb Threat

Officials say they responded to the Montgomery County Courthouse Thursday morning following a bomb threat.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

Attorney Lanny Davis speaking in Philadelphia. (File photo by John McDevitt)

Pennsylvania High Court Puts Hold on Kathleen Kane Leak Case

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing for March, in Philadelphia, after Kane questioned the legality of special prosecutor Tom Carluccio’s appointment.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

(credit: CBS3)

No Criminal Charges Against Bucks County Guidance Counselor For Facebook Threat

A Bucks County guidance counselor who used social media to threaten to harm protesters outside an Eagles game will not face any criminal charges for her actions.

12/24/2014

(Montgomery County, Pa. sheriff Russell Bono, flanked by assistant DA Bradford Richman, left, and DA Risa Ferman, right, talks about the DUI sweep.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Nine Nabbed in Montco For Ignoring DUI Court

“The DUI crimes are the most likely to see crashes where innocent people who are simply minding their own business are killed,” notes Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman.

12/22/2014

(Photo from Montco DA)

Horsham Man Charged With Three Robberies at Same Hatboro Bank Branch

Prosecutors say they used eyewitness accounts and video surveillance to develop their suspect, eventually arresting Clark Leary.

11/18/2014

(Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, in file photo by Brad Segall)

Montgomery County D.A. Restructuring Office In Wake Of Mistake Made Earlier This Year

The changes include a new ombudsman position which will provide independent reviews of cases and an assistant chief of trials who will be there to answer questions from prosecutors in the office.

10/26/2014

Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick and WM Robots COO Gene Samsi
(photo provided by Montgomery County DA's office)

Montco DA’s Office Acquires High Tech Tool To Help Protect Crime Fighting Officers

The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office now has a high tech tool in its crime fighting arsenal designed to save the lives of law enforcement officers across the county.

08/31/2014

(Contractor Walter Logan, center, with his wife and his attorney, Mark Tanner.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Detective at Heart of Embarrassing Montco Prosecution Fired By DA

Contractor Walter Logan (in photo) was charged with defrauding a Jenkintown church, but later exonerated. The Montgomery County DA issued an apology and the county paid Logan $1.6 million.

05/23/2014

(Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, in file photo by Brad Segall)

Montco DA Apologizes For Remarks About Contractor, Later Exonerated

When he was arrested and charged with failing to pay subcontractors on a project at the Salem Baptist Church, DA Risa Ferman (in file photo) used words like “despicable” and “low” to describe Walter Logan.

05/21/2014

(Image from Montco DA)

Rape Charges Refiled Against Former Head of Montco GOP

Robert Kerns is being charged by the Pennsylvania attorney general with rape and sexual assault of a female paralegal, in a case that had been earlier filed and then abandoned by the Montgomery County DA.

04/25/2014

(Timothy Brooks, left, and Neil Scott.  Photos provided by Montco DA)

Montco DA: Main Line Drug Ring, Operated By Prep School Grads, Taken Down

According to officials, 25-year-old Neil Scott and 18-year-old Timothy Brooks were running the operation and grooming others to help distribute their product at high schools and colleges.

04/21/2014

(Robert Kerns.  File photo from Montgomery County Republican Committee)

Montco DA Admits Erring in Rape Case Against GOP Leader Robert Kerns

Prosecutors admit that their office misinterpreted a toxicology report that they thought indicated there was the sleep drug Ambien in the alleged victim’s system.

03/17/2014

(Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, in file photo by Brad Segall)

Montco DA Hoping ‘John’ Stings Will Cut Down on Prostitution in County

The DA of Montgomery County, Pa. wants to crack down on the illegal sex trade and its potential link to human trafficking.

02/21/2014

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