Federal Drug Charges Filed Against Dozens in DelcoUS attorney Zane Memeger says these 41 gang members carried guns and sometimes used them in the course of their drug trade.
Bail Hearings Today For Six Police Officers Charged With CorruptionBail hearings are scheduled for today for six Philadelphia narcotics officers charged with corruption.
Seven Charged in Philadelphia With Stealing Children's Identities For Tax FraudA federal grand jury alleges identity fraud with an ugly twist, and US attorney Zane Memeger calls the allegations "truly despicable."
In Philadelphia, Seeking Answers for Prescription Drug Abuse in CollegesThe conference brings together academics and government drug policy officials to examine prescription drug abuse among college students.
Ten Members of Phila. Ironworkers' Union Charged With Racketeering, ArsonAmong the alleged criminal acts was the December 2012 torching of a Quaker Meetinghouse under construction in Chestnut Hill.
2013 IN REVIEW: Feds Take Over Phila. 'Basement of Horrors' CaseAlleged ringleader Linda Weston and four others are accused of keeping disabled adults and children caged in the basement of a Tacony home while stealing their benefit checks.
Man Sentenced in Philadelphia For Smuggling Night-Vision Devices OverseasSiarei Baltutski, 41, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in shipping the devices to Belarus.
Judges, Others Caught In Philadelphia Ticket-Fixing ProbeFormer and current judges of Philadelphia Traffic Court, plus judges in Bucks, Chester, and Delaware counties, as well as other employees associated with the court system, were named.
Feds Add 2 Murder Charges In Tacony ‘Basement of Horrors’ CaseProsecutors have announced federal charges against five people in a case in which authorities say mentally disabled adults were held in the basement of a Philadelphia home as part of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme.
Philadelphia Charter School Head Charged In Massive Fraud SchemeDorothy June Brown, the founder of three charter schools in the Philadelphia area, is named with four others in a 62-count indictment alleging they defrauded the government of $6.5 million.
Feds Bust Montco Doctor, Philadelphia Pharmacist For Dealing PillsThe way US attorney Zane Memeger tells it, this was an oxycodone "triple play" in which drug dealer William Stukes lined up fake patients to go to the Montgomery County office of Dr. Norman Werther, who were then driven to a pharmacy to pick up the ill-gotten pills.