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.
Officials say they responded to the Montgomery County Courthouse Thursday morning following a bomb threat.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing for March, in Philadelphia, after Kane questioned the legality of special prosecutor Tom Carluccio’s appointment.
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.
“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.
Prosecutors say they used eyewitness accounts and video surveillance to develop their suspect, eventually arresting Clark Leary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The DA of Montgomery County, Pa. wants to crack down on the illegal sex trade and its potential link to human trafficking.
Montgomery County prosecutors say Erica Ginnetti, a married, 33-year-old mother from Philadelphia, approached the 17-year-old boy at the prom last year and asked him if he wanted to work out at her gym.