Steve Tawa

More Police Departments Across Pa. Keen To Acquire New License Plate Reader TechnologyThe new technology will allow police agencies throughout the Commonwealth to quickly and accurately check license plates.
Fasnacht Day Means Long Lines At Local BakeriesTuesday is Fasnacht Day.
Woman Convicted In Center City Attack On Gay Couple Sentenced To JailThe Bucks County woman convicted of taking part in a 2014 attack on a gay couple in Center City - the only one who went to trial - has been sentenced to 5-10-months in prison.
Phila. Carpenters Union Leader Out, Locals To Merge Into NJ Based Regional CouncilThe national United Brotherhood of Carpenters decided to consolidate local affiliates in five states into the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, with 40,000 members.
Bucks County High School Coach Fired For Confronting Ref Pleads Guilty To HarassmentThe former Bucks County high school basketball coach relieved of his duties and sent back to teaching for an on-court confrontation with a referee in the final seconds of a basketball game has mailed in a harassment citation.
Chaka Fattah Jr. Sentenced To 5 Years In PrisonFattah Jr., the son of the longtime congressman, is appealing.
Lawyers Who Filed Suits In Derailment Contend There Are 'Glaring Inconsistencies' In Engineer's Statements To InvestigatorsPhiladelphia lawyers who filed lawsuits against Amtrak contend there are "glaring inconsistencies" in the statements the locomotive engineer gave to railroad accident investigators.
Democratic National Convention Organizers Reaching Out To Engage, InformIn six months, Philadelphia takes the national stage again, just as it did with the Pope's visit, when the Democratic National Convention comes to town. Key planners are reaching out to both engage and inform.
Judge Denies Motion By Defense Team To Withdraw From Representing CongressmanThe judge is telling the congressman's current defense team they must continue.
Fattah, Behind On Paying Defense Team, Tells Judge His Priorities Include Fundraising For Re-ElectionDefense lawyer Kevin Mincey says the team was "eager to try the case," but it's a small firm and they "can't afford to loan the amount of time to put in" for a lengthy trial, without getting paid.
Prosecutors: NJ Man Accused Of Murdering Son Did So Because Teen Girlfriend Doesn't Like ChildrenThree months after the mysterious death of a three-year old boy in Haddon Township, and a day after his father was indicted on murder charges, prosecutors laid out for the first time a cause of death and a motive. At his arraignment, 22-year-old David Creato Jr. was ordered held on $750,000 bail.
Kenney Discusses Ending Controversial 'Stop And Risk' Police PolicyMayor Kenney calls calls the controversial 'stop and frisk' tactic "unfortunate terminology used as a crime fighting tool."

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