A 35-year-old Philadelphia man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for sex trafficking young vulnerable women.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
Fattah Jr. did say he stands by his earlier statements. He is currently free on bail.
A private funeral service is being held today for a fourth victim of that horrific carjack crash in Tioga and a preliminary hearing for the alleged killers was scheduled for Wednesday.
A scheduled hearing for Cornelius Crawford and Jonathan Rosa did not take place, but during a brief court appearance Rosa blurted out an apology. Three children and their mother were killed after a stolen SUV jumped the curb in North Philadelphia.
Matthew Amato has admitted he made false statements for bank loans in order to benefit Fattah Jr.
Investigators continue to work on tips already in and search for video.
Kevin McClain, the brother of murdered jogger Constance McClain-Murray, is a longtime employee of the Parking Authority.
A U.S. trial judge has upheld a decision to grant house arrest to a Philadelphia police officer charged with robbing drug suspects.
A former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge, recently acquitted of ticket fixing, has been sentenced in federal court in another unrelated corruption case.
Chaka Fattah, Jr., the son of US Representative Fattah, turned himself in to federal investigators this morning.
Bail hearings are scheduled for today for six Philadelphia narcotics officers charged with corruption.