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Mistrial Declared In Retrial Of Suspended Philadelphia Priest

For the second time in two years, a mistrial has been declared in the sexual assault trial of a suspended Philadelphia priest. He was accused of abusing a 10-year-old altar boy in 1997, in the rectory of a parish in the Bridesburg section.

03/11/2015

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In Second Full Day Of Deliberations, Jury In Philadelphia Priest Trial Says They’re At An Impasse

In its second full day of deliberations, the jury in the case of a suspended Philadelphia priest has told the judge they are “at an impasse”. He’s accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old altar boy in 1997. The judge told them to continue talking it over.

03/10/2015

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‘Black Madam’ Trial On Hold Because Of Philadelphia Storm

A hip-hop performer and “body sculptor” won’t return to the witness stand in her Philadelphia murder trial until at least Friday because of a winter storm.

03/05/2015

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Defendant Takes The Stand In Fatal Buttocks Enhancement Case

Windslowe will return to the stand in the morning. She still faces cross examination by the prosecution.

02/26/2015

Padge Victoria Windslowe.  (credit: Philadelphia Police)

‘Black Madam,’ Defendant In Buttocks Injection Trial, Makes Wardrobe Change After Court’s Suggestion

The murder trial of a Montgomery County woman accused of performing a deadly buttocks-enhancement procedure took a bizarre turn Thursday when the court suggested the defendant make a wardrobe change.

02/26/2015

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Fugitive Goes On Trial In Philadelphia For 1992 Slaying Inside Crowded Restaurant

Prosecutors say Santiago Pedroso started a new family in the Philippines after killing 41-year-old Delores Alvarez on Father’s Day 1992.

02/24/2015

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Pa. Attorney General Kane Says Judge Should Be Taken Off Her Case

Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s legal team argued in a filing with the state Supreme Court on Monday that Montgomery County Judge William Carpenter has demonstrated personal animosity toward her.

02/23/2015

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Etan Patz’s Mom Testifies At Trial Of Maple Shade, NJ Man

The mother of a 6-year-old boy who vanished on his way to school 35 years ago testified Monday that he was trusting and eager for independence, but also scared of being lost or alone.

02/02/2015

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Woman To Stand Trial On Charges She Stole Police Car And Drove More Than 80 MPH — While Handcuffed

Center Township police say police pursued Roxanne Rimer in a car driven by her grandfather after she allegedly stole earrings from a Kohl’s store on Jan. 14.

01/27/2015

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Some Heated Moments In Bucks County Courtroom During Tollefson Trial

Judge Rea Boylan at times had to intervene between Tolly and Assistant DA Matt Weintraub.

01/16/2015

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Frein Ordered To Stand Trial For Ambush On State Troopers

A judge has ordered a self-taught survivalist to stand trial on charges he fatally shot a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounded another during a barracks ambush.

01/05/2015

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Judge Delays January Trial On Penn State Sanctions

A judge is delaying a trial on the legality of the NCAA’s consent decree that punished Penn State for its handling of sex abuse complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

12/18/2014

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Germantown Abduction Suspect To Be Tried First In Philadelphia

Delvin Barnes is being brought to Philadelphia from Virginia for an initial appearance Wednesday on federal kidnapping charges.

11/10/2014

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Jury Deliberations To Begin In Decoatesworth Trial

A former Philadelphia is on trial, accused of assaulting his girlfriend.

11/10/2014

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Pa. Couple Ordered To Stand Trial For Child’s Starvation Death

A Pennsylvania couple has been ordered to stand trial on criminal homicide charges in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son.

10/30/2014

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