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.
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.