A 17-year-old Philadelphia boy charged with witness intimidation and making terrorist threats by way of Twitter pleaded guilty Wednesday in family court.
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.
A Philadelphia judge has ordered a new trial for two men convicted of a 1995 murder.
Pennsylvania appeals court turns down Jerry Sandusky’s request for new trial in child sexual abuse case.
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.
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.
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.
Penn State’s bill to pay costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is nearing $48 million.
Lawyers in the trial of a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania’s strict new voter-identification law are expected to make closing arguments.
After a two-day preliminary hearing in a Harrisburg courtroom, three former top Penn State administrators have been ordered held for trial on charges that they covered up the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Day two of a hearing on whether three former Penn State officials covered up an allegation in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is expected to feature two more witnesses, a day after legendary coach Joe Paterno was said to be quietly critical of how university officials had handled it.
A Penn State trustee says the tentative settlements reached by the university so far with men who claim to have been sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky total about $60 million.
Forty-year-old Upper Darby resident Christopher M. Ganues is facing charges including involuntary deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion.
A man accused of abducting his 15-year-old former girlfriend off a Trenton street and holding her captive for four days while he beat and sexually assaulted her has pleaded guilty to threatening the teen.
The prostitutes said they were one big happy family, enjoying a suburban life as “wife-in-laws” in Allentown, Pa., while commuting to New York by night.