A Montgomery County judge has imposed the two death sentences that a jury determined were warranted for convicted killer Raghu Yandamuri who was found guilty last month of murdering a 10-month-old baby and her grandmother in a botched kidnapping.
A Montgomery County judge has sentenced a 27-year-old Upper Merion man to three consecutive life sentences for the brutal murders of his parents and twin brother with a sword inside their Gulph Mills home more than three years ago.
A former cohort of drug kingpin and convicted murderer Kaboni Savage has been given a lengthy prison term.
Authorities in Atlantic County say a 51-year-old Egg Harbor Township man is headed to jail for brutally beating a dog to death earlier this year.
A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and then covering her face with a pig mask was sentenced to 50 years in prison Friday for a crime the county’s prosecutor called “despicable and cowardly.”
A former Pennsylvania pastor already serving life without parole for bludgeoning his second wife to death in 2008 has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years in the 1999 death of his first wife.
Another state prison term has been handed down to a New Jersey man who fled to Canada just before he was due to be sentenced for stealing from his neighbors after Tropical Storm Irene.
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.
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.
Defense attorneys are asking for a new trial alleging prosecutors failed to reveal that their trial attorney was under investigation for drug dealing at the time of the trial.
The former mayor of New Jersey’s capital city was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in federal prison for corruption.
Kidada Savage, 31, of Philadelphia, is the sister of Kaboni Savage, who ordered the firebombing and was sentenced to death for 12 counts of murder in aid of racketeering.
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.
The defendant was convicted of the savage rape and beating of two small children, children of his girlfriends, in 2011.
The officer, 42-year-old Robertito Fontan, was accused of lying to investigators about his romantic relationship with one of the police department’s confidential informants.