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Defendant Christina Regusters. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

At Trial, Police Describe Search That Led to Kidnap-Rape Defendant Christina Regusters

Testimony in the trial of a 21-year-old woman charged with kidnapping a Philadelphia child from her elementary school and then sexually assualting her focused today on the police investigation that led to the defendant.

08/29/2014

Nelson Mandela Myers, who found a missing girl in Upper Darby. (Credit: CBS3)

Samaritan Who Located Young Phila. Crime Victim in Playground Testifies

Imagine this: you’re walking to work early one winter morning when it’s still dark, and you hear a little voice crying out, “Help! Help! Help!”

08/28/2014

(A law enforcement official points to surveillance photo of a woman dressed in a burka picking up a kindergarten student who was sexually assaulted a short time later.  File photo)

Mother Of Daughter Kidnapped From School Testifies, Jurors Brought To Tears

The mother of a girl kidnapped from her West Philadelphia elementary school and then sexually abused has taken the stand at the trial of the woman accused in the case.

08/27/2014

(A law enforcement official points to surveillance photo of a woman dressed in a burka picking up a kindergarten student who was sexually assaulted a short time later.  File photo)

Family of Five-Year-Old Phila. Kidnap-Rape Victim Testifies at Trial

A nine-year-old brother was cleared to testify after the judge determined he understood right from wrong.

08/26/2014

Defendant Christina Regusters. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Jury Sees Surveillance Video On First Day Of Kidnapping And Abuse Trial

Reginald Littlejohn has testified he just started as a substitute teacher in that kindergarten class, and on that busy morning children had just arrived.

08/26/2014

(Christina Regusters is accused of donning Muslim garb to impersonate the kidnap  victim's mother.  File photo)

Trial Opens For Phila. Woman Accused Of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Schoolgirl

Christina Regusters is accused of dressing in Muslim garb, impersonating the girl’s mother to remove her from her kindergarten class, then sexually attacking the child.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/25/2014

Defendant Christina Regusters. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Opening Statements To Begin In Trial Of Woman Accused Of Kidnapping, Abusing School Girl In Upper Darby

Opening statements were scheduled for Monday morning in the trial of a 21-year-old woman charged with kidnapping a kindergartener from her West Philadelphia school and then sexually abusing her.

08/25/2014

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Heroin Buyer Convicted Despite Testimony From Tainted Phila. Police Officer

The defense argued that arresting officer Christopher Hulmes’ testimony should be rejected in this case because of his admission of perjury in an earlier case.

08/22/2014

Defendant Christina Regusters. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Stunning New Allegations Against Phila. Woman Charged With Kidnapping Kindergartener

Christina Regusters is accused of donning Muslim garb and veil and posing as the five-year-old’s mother to take her from school in January 2013, then sexually assaulting the girl.

08/21/2014

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Philadelphia Man Sentenced To More Than 20 Years For Sex Trafficking

A 35-year-old Philadelphia man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for sex trafficking young vulnerable women.

08/19/2014

Defendant Christina Regusters. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Trial Begins For Woman Accused Of Kidnapping, Abusing Young Girl In Upper Darby

Jury selection got underway Monday in the trial of a daycare worker charged with brutally, physically and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl kidnapped from Bryant Elementary School in Upper Darby in January of 2013.

08/18/2014

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Germantown Man Sentenced To At Least 37 Years In Prison For Gunpoint Rape In North Phila.

A 38-year-old Germantown man has been sentenced to 37-and-half to 65 years in prison for a 1998 gunpoint rape in North Philadelphia.

08/16/2014

(A body camera worn by an Evesham Township, NJ police officer.  File photo by Cleve Bryan/ CBS3)

Philadelphia Police To Begin Testing Officer-Worn Video Cameras

“We still have to develop policy around retention (of video), and when it would be on, when it would be OK to turn it off, all those kinds of things,” Commissioner Ramsey said. “But I think it is the way to go.”

08/15/2014

(Padge-Victoria Windslowe.  Photo from Phila. PD)

‘Black Madam’ Loses Crucial Pre-Trial Motion

The woman who called herself the “Black Madam” has lost a pre-trial motion to present the testimony of satisfied customers at trial, scheduled for next year.

08/15/2014

(Credit:  Jared Shelly /Philadelphia Business Journal)

Chaka Fattah Jr. Enters Not-Guilty Plea, Defers Comment to His Attorney

Fattah Jr. did say he stands by his earlier statements. He is currently free on bail.

08/14/2014

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