The City of Philadelphia is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect wanted for a series of robberies/purse snatches in the Overbrook section of the city.
Former narcotics officer Jeffrey Walker is at the center of continuing grand jury investigation and has been cooperating with authorities since shortly after his arrest in May of 2013.
Lynn Nichols has been sentenced for helping remove a truck from “stolen” status to help her boyfriend, then, after they broke up, getting the theft report renewed.
Herbert and Catherine Schaible had previously pleaded “no contest” in connection with the death of their son, Brandon, who died as the couple prayed for him to be healed but never took him to a doctor or a hospital for medical care.
Demolition contractor Griffin Campbell and heavy-equipment operator Sean Benschop are charged with six counts of third-degree murder.
Masai Skief was sentenced to three years in prison after working out a plea deal for a sentence of about two years.
Sentencing is scheduled for May for a Navy veteran from Brooklyn convicted this week in Philadelphia of conspiracy to export restricted high tech military weapons scopes to Russia.
The defendant was convicted of the savage rape and beating of two small children, children of his girlfriends, in 2011.
In this case she wrote 244 bad checks for a total of about $36,000, many of them while she was in a halfway house following a previous conviction.
Defendant David Toledo had claimed to be a victim, repeatedly granting interviews about the crimes and the impact on his family and the community.
Former court administrator William Hird pleaded guilty to 18 counts of mail and wire fraud and lying to investigators.
After weeks of off-and-on deliberations, a federal court jury in Philadelphia has acquitted Joseph Ligambi on one count and confirmed it was deadlocked on three others against him. The jury also acquitted co-defendant George Borgesi of the one count against him.
Police have released video of events leading up to the instant of the shooting, and more.
The chilling, sad video, which police were not yet prepared to release to the public, captures a cold-blooded, senseless murder.
Federal authorities are now seeking a longer sentence for a former Charter School president who has admitted stealing more money after pleading guilty.