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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

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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

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‘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

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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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Another Funeral, Plea For Forgiveness And An Admission In Deadly Carjacking Crash

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.

08/14/2014

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Carjack-Assault-Murder Defendant Asks Victims’ Family ‘For Forgiveness’

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.

08/13/2014

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Friend of Chaka Fattah Jr. Pleads Guilty, Could Testify Against Congressman’s Son

Matthew Amato has admitted he made false statements for bank loans in order to benefit Fattah Jr.

08/11/2014

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Police Continue To Search For Clues In The Murder Of Jogger In Pennypack Park

Investigators continue to work on tips already in and search for video.

08/09/2014

(Philadelphia police use a small bulldozer to clear brush near where the body of Constance McClain-Murray was found as they search for additional clues.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Phila. Parking Authority Pushes Reward to $50,000 in Slain Jogger Case

Kevin McClain, the brother of murdered jogger Constance McClain-Murray, is a longtime employee of the Parking Authority.

08/08/2014

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Judge Reaffirms Bail Release For Some Philadelphia Cops Charged With Corruption

A U.S. trial judge has upheld a decision to grant house arrest to a Philadelphia police officer charged with robbing drug suspects.

08/07/2014

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Former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Sentenced For Corruption

A former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge, recently acquitted of ticket fixing, has been sentenced in federal court in another unrelated corruption case.

08/07/2014

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Son of US Rep. Chaka Fattah Charged With Fraud, Freed On Bail

Chaka Fattah, Jr., the son of US Representative Fattah, turned himself in to federal investigators this morning.

08/05/2014

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Bail Hearings Today For Six Police Officers Charged With Corruption

Bail hearings are scheduled for today for six Philadelphia narcotics officers charged with corruption.

08/04/2014

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