Stephen Liczbinski

(Mayor Nutter made his comments about the NRA following a scheduled appearance at the African American Museum.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Mayor Nutter Calls NRA ‘Out of Touch’ on Gun Control Issues

“Not even the insane people at the NRA can put forward a legitimate explanation” for not limiting assault weapon ownership, Nutter said Friday morning.


(Members of the family of slain Philadelphia police officer Stephen Liczbinski pose with area politicians under a sign erected in Liczbinski's honor.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Sign Honoring Slain Cop Stephen Liczbinski Erected in NE Philadelphia

The fallen Philadelphia police officer is being memorialized along a stretch of Cottman Avenue.


Jury Deadlocks on Penalty in Liczbinski Murder Case

The jury deliberating the penalty for the trial for two men convicted of the murder of Philadelphia police sergeant Stephen Liczbinski deadlocked today, leaving the defendants with automatic sentences of life in prison.


Judge Hears Liczbinski Trial Jurors' Questions

The jury has completed a second day of deliberations without reaching a decision on the penalty for two men convicted of murdering Philadelphia police sergeant Stephen Liczbinski.  But jurors had a couple of questions.


Liczbinski Murder Jury Hears Death Penalty Arguments

The prosecutor in the Stephen Liczbinski murder case has made an impassioned argument that convicted cop killers Eric Floyd and Levon Warner should be put to death — telling the jury that,  based on the […]


Psychiatrist Disputes Phila. Cop Killer's Mental Defense Claim

A psychiatrist has testified that convicted Philadelphia cop killer Levon Warner had the wherewithal to take part in the armed robbery and subsequent shooting death of police sergeant Stephen Liczbinski — contradicting a defense contention […]


Cop Killer Eric Floyd Won't Plead For His Own Life

Convicted cop killer Eric Floyd will not testify on his own behalf before the jury considering whether he lives or dies.


Decision Day For Convicted Cop Killer Eric Floyd

Eric Floyd, 35, convicted of the first-degree murder of Philadelphia police sergeant Stephen Liczbinski, was expected to decide by Monday morning whether he would testify before the jury considering whether he will be sentenced to death or […]


Convicted Cop Killer Continues Courtroom Boycott

The defense is presenting its case for a life sentence for convicted Philadelphia cop killer Eric Floyd, but he’s still not in the courtroom.


Prosecution Rests Death Penalty Case in Cop Killing

The prosecution has rested its case for the death penalty for convicted cop killers Levon Warner and Eric Floyd after emotional testimony from the victim’s family.


Convicted Cop Killer Tries to Make a Deal

The penalty hearing for two convicted Philadelphia cop killers was delayed this morning by several developments including an eleventh-hour attempt at a plea deal by one of the defendants.


Phila. Jury to Decide Life or Death for Convicted Cop Killers

Life in prison or death. The penalty phase begins Monday for convicted cop killers Eric Floyd and Levon Warner.


Deliberations in Police Murder Trial Enter Day 3

  A Philadelphia jury is in its third day of deliberations on Wednesday as it considers verdicts against two men charged with the murder of city police Sargeant Stephen Liczbinski following a bank robbery.


First-Degree Murder Verdict in Liczbinski Case

Jurors have convicted Levon Warner and Eric Floyd of first-degree murder in the 2008 killing of Philadelphia police officer Stephen Liczbinski. KYW’s Tony Hanson and Steve Tawa were in the courtroom when the verdicts were […]


Jury Begins Deliberations in 2008 Murder of Police Sergeant

A Philadelphia jury has been instructed in the law and is now deliberating the fate of two men charged with the murder of Philadelphia police sergeant Stephen Liczbinski in May of 2008.