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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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Sandusky Scandal Costs For Penn State Close To $48M

Penn State’s bill to pay costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is nearing $48 million.

08/03/2013

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Closing Arguments Expected In Pennsylvania Voter ID Trial

Lawyers in the trial of a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania’s strict new voter-identification law are expected to make closing arguments.

07/31/2013

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Former Penn State Officials Spanier, Curley And Schultz Ordered To Stand Trial

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.

07/30/2013

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Day 2 Set In Hearing On Alleged Sandusky Cover-Up

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.

07/30/2013

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Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky Settlements Hit $60M So Far

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.

07/18/2013

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Pa. Prison Guard To Stand Trial For Alleged Sexual Assault Of Inmate

Forty-year-old Upper Darby resident Christopher M. Ganues is facing charges including involuntary deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion.

07/12/2013

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Trenton Man Sentenced In Ex-girlfriend’s Alleged Abduction

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.

06/19/2013

Father, Son Acquitted Of Sex Trafficking After Prostitutes Testify On Their Behalf

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.

06/19/2013

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Pa. ‘Happy’ Hookers In Sex-Trafficking Case: Life Was Good

Prostitutes in a sex-trafficking case that’s winding down in New York City say they and their pimps were one big happy family, enjoying a comfortable suburban life as “wife-in-laws” in Pennsylvania and commuting by night to work in Manhattan.

06/06/2013

Sentencing Postponed For Gosnell Abortion Clinic Employees

Sentencing was postponed Wednesday for two women who pleaded guilty for their work at a corrupt, grimy Philadelphia abortion clinic whose owner was convicted of killing babies born alive.

05/29/2013

O.J. Simpson Seeks Retrial In Las Vegas Court - Day 2

Former Lawyer Says OJ Simpson Knew About Guns

The lawyer who unsuccessfully defended O.J. Simpson against armed robbery charges testified Friday his client knew two companions had guns in a 2007 confrontation with memorabilia dealers.

05/17/2013

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