Jurors Recount Challenges of Their Work in Gosnell Abortion-Murder TrialJurors said the case was emotionally tolling for all involved.
Convicted Murderer Dr. Kermit Gosnell Gets Life in PrisonGosnell agreed to forego any appeals in exchange for elimination of the death penalty.
Jury Rehears Testimony of West Phila. Abortion Aide Who Pleaded GuiltyWhat has been lost during the clinical readback of the aide's testimony is the emotion: she broke down several times on the witness stand while testifying.
Definitions of Murder Under Review By Jury of West Phila. Abortion DoctorDuring its fifth day of deliberations, the jury in the trial of West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell asked the court to redefine "degrees" of murder and other charges.
Jury Turns Its Attention To Main Defendant In West Philadelphia Abortion-Murder CaseDr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is charged with four counts of first-degree murder involving babies allegedly killed after being born alive and viable, and one count of third-degree murder in the death of a woman who died following an abortion.
Another West Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Staffer Testifies Against Former BossAnother former worker at the West Philadelphia abortion clinic of Dr. Kermit Gosnell today testified for the prosecution about the gruesome work and the alleged murders that took place there.
West Phila. Abortion Aide Describes Events Leading To 2009 Death of PatientLynda Williams, who has pleaded guilty to murder and other charges and is cooperating with prosecutors, told the jury that despite her lack of an license or certification, she routinely did ultrasounds, placed IVs, and administered medicines, with little or no supervision.
West Phila. Abortion Clinic Worker Testifies To Routine and Repeated ViolationsSherry West, who pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement, testified that she and other workers routinely inserted intravenous lines and administered medications while Gosnell was not at the medical center.
New Law For Abortion Clinics Goes Into Effect TuesdayNearly all of the state's abortion clinics are expected to remain open under a tougher law that raises surgical standards as a response to grotesque conditions discovered at a Philadelphia clinic two years ago, state officials said Monday.
Pa. House, Senate Pass Abortion Clinic RegulationsIn response to the horrors uncovered by the grand jury investigation of a West Philadelphia abortion clinic, the state Senate and House have now passed similar but different bills on the regulation of clinics that have abortion rights advocates up in arms.
Cellphone Texting Remains A Hot Topic In The Pennsylvania HouseA bill that would add cell phone text messages to the sales pitches covered by Pennsylvania’s Do Not Call list has been approved by a Pennsylvania House committee.