Tony Hanson

(Shai Gordon, right, was surprised and delighted to see her sister Schen home for the holidays from USAF training in California.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

More Than Just Academics As Philadelphia School Arranges a Sisters’ Reunion

Airman First Class Schen Gordon, 21, ran and embraced her sister, Shai, as staff and the entire senior class at the Charter High School for Architecure and Design cheered wildly.

12/19/2014

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Former Daycare Operator Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Drowning Death Of 7-Year-Old Boy

A former Philadelphia Daycare operator has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the drowning death of a seven-year-old boy in a dirty in-ground backyard pool.

12/18/2014

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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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Center City Beating Victim Describes Anti-Gay Slurs He Says Preceded Attack

One of two men beaten in the incident implicated all three defendants — Kevin Harrigan, Kathryn Knott, and Phillip Williams — in the slurs and ensuing violence.

12/16/2014

(Chaka Fattah Jr. speaks with reporters outside the US District Courthouse in Philadelphia.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Chaka Fattah Jr. Ignores Judge’s Advice, Insists on Representing Himself at Tax Trial

Chaka Fattah Jr., son of the Philadelphia congressman, is now both client and legal counsel in his federal case.

12/12/2014

Chancier McFarland and Rafael Jones.

First-Degree Murder Conviction in 2012 Shooting Death of Philadelphia Cop

Judge Jeffrey Minehart found Rafael Jones (right photo) guilty in the attempted robbery and subsequent murder of Moses Walker Jr., who was on his way home after completing his shift in the 22nd police district.

12/11/2014

(Officer Moses Walker.  Phila. PD photo)

Dramatic Testimony In Trial Of Accused Philadelphia Cop-Killer

Witnesses have detailed the final minutes of Officer Moses Walker’s life, and a critical decision to walk from the station house.

12/09/2014

Chancier McFarland and Rafael Jones.

Accused Killer of Off-Duty Philadelphia Cop Chooses Non-Jury Trial

Rafael Jones and a co-defendant, Chancier McFarland, were charged with the 2012 robbery and murder of off-duty police officer Moses Walker.

12/08/2014

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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

(Phila. PD photo)

Two Defendants Held By Judge In Shooting Death Of 15-Year-Old Girl

Aisha Abdur-Rhaman, 15, was on the sidewalk in the area walking home from school at Delaware Valley Charter. She was shot in the back and died. The defense declined comment after the hearing.

12/03/2014

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Trial Ordered For Homeless Man in Stabbing Murder of Mt. Airy Clergyman

The victim, as an act of charity, had taken in two homeless men, but one was trouble, according to authorities.

12/02/2014

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

Evesham Township Police Begin Department-Wide Use Of Body Cameras

Beginning today, every Evesham Township Police officer — from the chief to part-time patrol officers — will be wearing body cameras.

12/01/2014

Looking down on Roosevelt Blvd from Woodhaven Road in Northeast Philadelphia. (Credit: Tony Hanson)

Road Warriors Check In On The Messy Thanksgiving Eve Travel Day

Temperatures dropped through the morning, and as sleet and snow started to mix in, makign the choice to alter driving plans on the roads were looking better and better.

11/26/2014

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Snow Falling On Busiest Travel Day Of Year

Light rain this morning will be changing to snow and the timing just could not be worse.

11/26/2014

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