When does someone get sentenced to house arrest?
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.
The last of five defendants in the slaying of a popular suburban Philadelphia musician has been sentenced to 52 to 104 years in prison.
David Rothman, a Penn State graduate and who made $600,000 in 2011, pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering and wire fraud in March 2013.
Officials say Craig Johnson, a/k/a “Geez,” operated a prostitution venture in Philadelphia where he allegedly recruited two juveniles to work as prostitutes.
A homeless woman who admitted fatally stabbing two Canadian tourists in Atlantic City, N.J., during an attempted street robbery last year faces was sentenced to 80 years behind bars Thursday afternoon.
After the guilty verdict or plea but before sentencing, officers conduct what’s called a presentencing investigation in which they find out about the character of the defendant.
Reputed mob soldier Damion Canalichio has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for racketeering, a break from the 20 years sought by federal prosecutors.
Public shaming as a punishment in lieu of jail time has many proponents both because of the money it saves in jail time and the humiliation it inflicts on the wrongdoer. But is it really legal?
Thirty-nine-year-old Khalil Survey of Lake Hiawatha was also ordered Wednesday to pay $300,000 in restitution to the victims.
Sentencing was postponed Wednesday for two women who pleaded guilty for their work at a corrupt, grimy Philadelphia abortion clinic whose owner was convicted of killing babies born alive.
A Paulsboro man whose ex-girlfriend called him a “monster” has been sentenced to a lengthy prison term.
Jeffrey “Jazzy” Jones of Camden will also have to serve 12 years of supervised release once he’s freed from prison.
The letters were released Thursday by Judge John Cleland, two days after he sentenced the former Penn State assistant coach to at least 30 years in prison for 45 counts of child sexual abuse.
The victims of Jerry Sandusky didn’t come to court looking for an apology; they know that will likely never happen. They came to make sure no child would ever again suffer at Sandusky’s hands.