Thomasine Tynes

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Phila. Traffic Judge Pleads Guilty in Another Corruption Case

But the new conviction won’t mean additional prison time. The newly imposed sentence will run concurrently with her previous two-year federal sentence.

12/17/2014

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Phila. DA Reopens Corruption Charges Against 2 Pa. State Lawmakers

State representatives Vanessa Lowery Brown and Ron Waters (both D-Phila.) are charged with taking cash from an undercover agent. Pennsylvania’s attorney general had previously declared the cases dead.

12/16/2014

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Former Philadelphia Judge Sentenced For Lying During Ticket-Fixing Probe

An emotional Thomasine Tynes admitted wrongdoing, and apologized.

12/04/2014

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Sentencing Of Former Traffic Court Judges Begins

The defendants were acquitted of ticket fixing conspiracy, but convicted of lying to authorities about their actions.

12/03/2014

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Philadelphia Judge Hoping For Home Confinement After Federal Conviction

The defense attorney for former Philadelphia Traffic Court president judge Thomasine Tynes says his client has been cooperating with authorities in their ongoing corruption probe.

11/10/2014

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In Surprising Move, Former Phila. Traffic Judge Thomasine Tynes Waives Hearing

The strategy sometimes indicates a possible guilty plea down the road. But what does it mean here?

10/28/2014

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New Corruption Charges Against Former Phila. Traffic Court Judge

Philadelphia DA Seth Williams announced that Thomasine Tynes is being charged in another corruption investigation. Earlier charges against her were dropped by the Pennsylvania attorney general, generating controversy.

10/23/2014

Former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge Michael Sullivan smiles outside the US District Courthouse in Philadelphia after his acquittal on all charges.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Six Philadelphia Traffic Court Judges Acquitted of Corruption Charges

The verdicts were mostly “not guilty,” although four of the judges were convicted of lying to investigators about providing “consideration” in Traffic Court to certain VIPs.

07/23/2014

(Philadelphia Traffic Court operations were placed under the control of Municipal Court after the ticket-fixing scandal broke.  Photo by KYW's Ed Fischer)

Another Phila. Traffic Court Worker Testifies Under Immunity

Gloria McNasby, the personal assistant for defendant judge Robert Mulgrew, testified that “consideration” was practiced routinely.

06/02/2014

(Philadelphia Traffic Court operations were placed under the control of Municipal Court after the ticket-fixing scandal broke.  Photo by KYW's Ed Fischer)

Aide Testifies ‘Consideration’ Was Commonplace at Phila. Traffic Court

The witness, Tonya Hilton, was an aide to Willie Singletary, one of the judges now on trial.

05/29/2014

(Philadelphia Traffic Court operations were placed under the control of Municipal Court after the ticket-fixing scandal broke.  Photo by KYW's Ed Fischer)

Trial Opens in Philadelphia Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Scandal

All of these defendants have pleaded not guilty. Several other figures in the probe of Philadelphia Traffic Court have previously pleaded guilty.

05/27/2014

(Philadelphia Traffic Court operations were placed under the control of Municipal Court after the ticket-fixing scandal broke.  Photo by KYW's Ed Fischer)

Former Judges Charged In Ticket Fixing Conspiracy Begin Trial

Six former judges and a local businessman are scheduled to go to trial Tuesday in federal court in the Philadelphia Traffic Court ticket fixing case.

05/27/2014

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Judge’s Illness Delays Philadelphia Ticket-Fixing Conspiracy Case

The case will just be delayed just a couple of days. Jury selection is now scheduled to begin Wednesday.

05/19/2014

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Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Case Heads To Trial

The prosecution alleges they took part in a pervasive ticketfixing conspiracy assisting the politically connected, as well as influential business, labor or industry people and family, friends and associates.

05/19/2014

(Former Philadelphia traffic court judge Willie Singletary, right, and attorney William Brennan, left, face reporters outside the US courthouse in center city.  2013 file photo by Tony Hanson)

Judges, Others Caught In Philadelphia Ticket-Fixing Probe

Former and current judges of Philadelphia Traffic Court, plus judges in Bucks, Chester, and Delaware counties, as well as other employees associated with the court system, were named.

01/31/2013

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