The stunning verdict, following seven days of deliberations, was read aloud by the jury foreman: not guilty on each of 26 counts.
Some travelers just outside 30th Street Station got creative, and some strangers became friends.
Jurors will begin deliberations later this morning in the trial of 37-year old Jason Smith, the Levittown man accused of killing a doctor in her home in the Graduate Hospital section of Philadelphia.
The Levittown, Pa. man charged with killing a doctor in her center city home in 2013 has completed his time on the witness stand.
Jason Smith is accused of strangling Dr. Melissa Ketunuti, then setting her body on fire in the basement of her Naudain Street home.
Defense attorney Michael Farrell has filed a motion to suppress the confession that his client, Jason Smith, gave to detectives.
When Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed his conviction, Judge Teresa Sarmina, who heard the 13-week trial, released him on bail in early 2014.
A Philadelphia judge will decide Monsignor William Lynn’s fate.
Assistant District Attorney Joanne Pescatore says there have been five continuances in court, as 48-year-old Christopher Murray mulled it over and kept delaying a decision.
At the Free Library branch on West Rittenhouse Square, during this first of six public forums this week, Comcast customers with pent-up frustrations sounded off.
In a stunning reversal, the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court is upholding the 2012 conviction of Monsignor William Lynn, the first Roman Catholic official sent to prison over his handling of priest abuse complaints.
“If the Department of Justice actually filed suit against Comcast, a lot of analysis of Comcast’s business practices would become part of the public record,” a public interest group’s attorney says.
A signing ceremony was held today in Terminal ‘A’ of Philadelphia International Airport, resolving years of friction between the city, which owns and operates the airport, and its municipal neighbors.
White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett is part of a national tour by members of the Obama Administration to call on cities with favorable paid sick-leave laws.
Charlie Alog, 62, pleaded guilty last December, admitting he lured his niece, 18, away from the crowd to view a family video upstairs, then sexually assaulted her.