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Padge Victoria Windslowe.  (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Trial Continues For Montco Woman Charged With Performing Deadly, and Near Deadly, Cosmetic Procedures

The defendant, Padge Victoria Windslowe, is on trial for aggravated assault against one woman who had to be hospitalized for months, and for third-degree murder in the death of another woman.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/20/2015

Padge Victoria Windslowe.  (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Trial Opens For Narberth Woman Charged In 2011 Buttocks-Enhancement Death

The prosecution says one woman who traveled from London to Philadelphia died after receiving the treatment when the silicone got into her lungs and brain and killed her.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

Padge Victoria Windslowe.  (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Key Witness Not Cooperating As ‘Black Madam’ Murder Trial Begins

A key witness in the murder trial of the “Black Madam” has gone south on the prosecution, and she won’t testify at trial, which is scheduled to start this morning.

02/19/2015

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Melée in Philadelphia Courtroom After Conviction in Headset Robbery-Murder

Arkel Garcia was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of Christian Massey, during a robbery, for a pair of “Beats by Dr. Dre” headphones.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/17/2015

Arkel Garcia.  Photo from Phila. PD)

Philadelphia Jury Weighs 2013 ‘Killed-For-His-Headphones’ Murder Case

Arkel Garcia is accused of killing 21-year-old Christian Massey to get his “Beats by Dr. Dre” headset.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

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Philadelphia Artist Convicted In Second Explosives Case

A 55-year-old Germantown artist, who blew off part of his right drawing hand playing with a homemade explosive device, has been convicted of possessing Weapons of Mass Destruction.

02/12/2015

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Prosecution Details Philadelphia Artist’s Familiarity With Firecrackers as It Presses WMD Case

Last May, the prosecutio says, Douglas Ferrin was making bombs at his house. The defense describes them as homemade firecrackers. Ferrin has been charged with possessing weapons of mass destruction.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

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At Weapons Trial of Philadelphia Artist, Investigator Describes Encounter With Bomb Materials

Detective Timothy Brooks, an explosives expert, decribed the bloody scene near where a device exploded in the hand of defendant Douglas Ferrin.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

Jonathan Garcia.

Corrupt Philadelphia Cop Gets Long Prison Sentence For Ripping Off Drug Dealers

US District Court judge Legrome Davis Jr. told defendant Jonathan Garcia that he had done “more harm than I can fathom.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/04/2015

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Sixth Defendant Pleads Guilty In Nifty Fifty’s Tax Evasion Conspiracy

Former accountant William Frio has admitted to a scheme that began in 1986, lasted 24 years, involved owners, managers and others.

01/31/2015

(US District Courthouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Ironworkers’ Union Boss Guilty on All Counts in Racketeering Trial

After five days of deliberations, a federal jury in Philadelphia has found former Philadelphia ironworkers’ union head Joseph Dougherty guilty of corruption and related offenses.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/20/2015

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No Verdict Yet as Federal Jury Weighs Corruption Case of Phila. Ironworkers’ Boss

After an apparently rough four days of deliberations, the jury in the federal trial of ironworkers’ union Local 401 boss Joseph Dougherty is in recess until Tuesday.

01/16/2015

(US District Courthouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Judge Tells Jurors in Racketeering Trial of Ironworkers’ Boss, “You Must Deliberate”

The flurry of activity at the US District Courthouse began when the jury foreman sent a note to Judge Michael Baylson.

01/15/2015

(US District Courthouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Federal Racketeering Case Against Ironworkers’ Boss Heads to Jury

Defense attorney Fortunato Perri Jr. has downplayed alleged threats by Joseph Dougherty, secretly recorded, as mere “testosterone talk.”

01/13/2015

(US District Courthouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

More Testimony Against Phila. Ironworkers’ Union Boss in Federal Racketeering Trial

Sean O’Donnell, who pleaded guilty to vandalizing a nonuion work site and who is cooperating with the prosecution, testified that Joseph Dougherty knew of and approved of the illegal attacks.

01/12/2015

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