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3 Ordered To Stand Trial in Connection With Northeast Philadelphia Brawl

KYW’s Tony Hanson reports a woman and two men, one 17, have been ordered held for trial based on the testimony.

04/11/2014

(Jerry Sandusky testifies via video link from prison, where he is serving a long term for sexual abuse of children.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. High Court Won’t Hear Sandusky Appeal

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation conviction will not be reviewed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, under an order issued Wednesday.

04/02/2014

(Pa. state senator LeAnna Washington, accompanied by her son, arrives at a district justice office in Abington to face theft and related charges.  File photo by KYW's Brad Segall)

Judge Sends State Senator Charges To Trial

District Judge John Kessler ruled Wednesday that prosecutors had provided sufficient evidence to support charges that Sen. Leanna Washington used her legislative staff for eight years to organize an annual “birthday party” political fundraiser on taxpayer time and using taxpayer resources.

03/26/2014

20 Feb 1996: Richard Dumas of the Philadelphia 76ers looks on during a game against the Orlando Magic played at the Orlando Arena in Orlando, Florida. The Magic won the game, 123-104. Mandatory Credit: ALLSPORT USA /Allsport

April 7th Trial Set For Former Sixers ‘Star’ Dumas

An April 7 trial has been scheduled for former Sixers player Richard Dumas on charges that he stole merchandise from Luke Air Force Base’s exchange store.

03/11/2014

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2 Men To Face Death Penalty For Allegedly Slaying Pa. Woman

Two men charged with stabbing a Pennsylvania woman and burning her alive will face the death penalty if they’re found guilty at trial.

03/05/2014

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Trial Begins For NJ Man And Former NY School Librarian Allegedly Involved In Kidnap, Rape, Kill Plot

A federal prosecutor says a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian conspired to kidnap, rape and kill women and children.

02/27/2014

Suspect Raghunandan Yandamuri (credit: Upper Merion Police Department)

Lawyers For Upper Merion Man Accused Of Murdering Baby, Grandmother Want To Keep Key Evidence Away From Jury

Defense attorney Steve Heckman argues the statements and confessions that his client Raghu Yandamuri gave to detectives were obtained in violation of his rights.

01/31/2014

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Philadelphia Couple Ordered To Stand Trial For Allegedly Starving Toddler

A judge has ordered a Philadelphia man and woman to stand trial in the starvation of their disabled toddler, saying the girl looked “like an Auschwitz child” when she died.

01/09/2014

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Philadelphia Teen Pleads Guilty To Witness Intimidation Via Social Media

A 17-year-old Philadelphia boy charged with witness intimidation and making terrorist threats by way of Twitter pleaded guilty Wednesday in family court.

12/04/2013

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Trial Of Daycare Worker For Alleged Assault Expected To Begin Monday

In September, 57-year-old Genel James allegedly pushed an 11-year-old girl, then hit her two-year-old brother and left them locked inside the Future People daycare in West Philadelphia.

11/04/2013

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Philadelphia Judge Orders New Trial For Two Men Convicted Of 1995 Murder

A Philadelphia judge has ordered a new trial for two men convicted of a 1995 murder.

10/09/2013

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Appeals Court: No New Trial For Jerry Sandusky

Pennsylvania appeals court turns down Jerry Sandusky’s request for new trial in child sexual abuse case.

10/02/2013

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Test Case On 911 Calls, Evictions Set For Trial In Philadelphia

A federal judge on Thursday ordered a trial to decide whether towns can force the eviction of tenants who make too many 911 calls, a national test case pitting free speech rights against community safety concerns.

09/19/2013

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Closings Arguments Scheduled In Machete Attack Near Pennsylvania High School

Closing arguments are scheduled Wednesday in the aggravated assault trial of a man accused of having tried to cut off a teenager’s hand with a machete outside a Pennsylvania high school last year.

09/11/2013

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

More Settlements Near In Penn State Abuse Talks

Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky have begun to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more announcements of settlements in the coming days.

08/20/2013

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