The prosecution has rested and the defense has begun with a single character witness in the trial of a 21-year-old woman charged in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl taken from her West Philadelphia school in January of 2013.
Taking the stand in a Justice Center courtroom, a seven-year-old girl testified face to face against her alleged attacker, accused of abducting her from a West Philadelphia elementary classroom in January, 2013, holding her captive, blindfolded under a bed for 19 hours, before she was released wearing only a t-shirt in the freezing darkness.
A lawsuit by a state senator and the state treasurer over the NCAA’s $60 million fine imposed on Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal could go to trial early next year.
A homeless man has been ordered to stand trial on attempted homicide and other charges for allegedly stabbing another homeless man in a dispute over a $5 bill.
A 14-year-old boy is dead, and a 15-year-old girl is ordered to stand for trial on reduced charges in a case just full of tragedy for both teens and their families.
KYW’s Tony Hanson reports the defendant, from Philadelphia, allegedly used force and threats to control his prostitutes, including a girl who was just 16-years-old at the time.
KYW’s Tony Hanson reports a woman and two men, one 17, have been ordered held for trial based on the testimony.
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.
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.
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.
Two men charged with stabbing a Pennsylvania woman and burning her alive will face the death penalty if they’re found guilty at trial.
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.
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.
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.
A 17-year-old Philadelphia boy charged with witness intimidation and making terrorist threats by way of Twitter pleaded guilty Wednesday in family court.