The jury deliberated little more than an hour before finding defendant Wayne James, 47, guilty of all charges against him including first-degree murder.
Blake Bills, 25, has pleaded guity and will be sentenced later. His girlfriend, Shayna Sykes, pleaded guilty earlier and was sentenced to 3-8 years in prison.
The 47-year-old defendant, Wayne James, is representing himself at trial.
The Frankford man was sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for killing his son by giving him drugs in a baby bottle at bedtime.
A judge rejects prosecution arguments for first degree murder verdicts, instead finding a Point Breeze couple guilty of third degree murder in the horrific abuse death of their son.
Federal authorities have gotten a conviction in a human trafficking case that spanned the east coast, and reached our area.
The prosecutor calls it a case of “drugs, guns and death,” and now the drug dealer who started it all with a straw gun purchase has been sentenced to two to six years in prison.
Authorities say it was a slow and torturous death for six-year-old Khalil Wimes, who weighed just about 30 pounds when he died.
It’s a cold case, but police and a distraught mother still look for justice in a 2011 murder in Cedarbrook, in the far northwest section of Philadelphia.
Federal prosecutors say Dr. Norman Werther of Abington distributed over one million pills, including some to an addict who died.
A Delaware County man was sentenced to five years in prison for a series of despicable internet messages, including threats and perverted messages targeting a local personality and her relatives.
Former judge Robert Mulgrew, 56, admitted stealing state grand funds that he claimed would be used to help beautify his Dickinson Square neighborhood in South Philadelphia.
Former Judge Robert Mulgrew is accused of diverting state neighborhood improvement funds for his own use.
Defendant Sean Benschop is the only person charged in the case, although a grand jury investigation continues.
Defendant Keith Blake, 48, used a huge knife in the bizarre, midday attack on the victim as she parked in front of her house with her toddler son sleeping in the back seat.