Judge: 3 To Be Tried In Philadelphia 'Basement Of Horror' Case A Philadelphia judge has ordered three suspects to stand trial in a case involving four mentally disabled adults who were found locked in a filthy basement.
Senator Casey Plans On Introducing Bill In Aftermath Of 'Basement Of Horror' Senator Casey says loopholes in the Social Security system allowed the situation to occur and he wants to introduce a new bill to prevent similar cases in the future.
Philadelphia Court Upholds Gag Order In Tacony 'Basement of Horror' CaseJudge Sheila Woods-Skipper has upheld a Municipal Court judge's ruling that bars attorneys, defendants, witnesses, victims, and some minors from commenting on the case against Linda Weston and three other defendants.
"Basement of Horror" Defendant Linda Weston Ruled Competent For HearingA psychiatric examination has determined that a woman accused of imprisoning four mentally disabled adults in a basement as part of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme is competent to proceed in her criminal case, a judge said Wednesday.
Wide Gag Order Issued in 'Basement of Horror' CaseProsecutors filed the motion citing "overzealous" media coverage, including "manipulating" victims into doing interviews, and trespassing.
Philadelphia City Council To Hold Hearing In Wake Of Tacony Dungeon CaseCity Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown says the hearing will not focus on the specifics of the Tacony basement case but rather the bigger picture of how mentally disabled children and adults are tracked in the city's public welfare system.
Philadelphia D.A's Office Requests Gag Order In Tacony Dungeon CaseA Philadelphia judge will hear arguments Wednesday on the District Attorney's motion for a gag order on participants in the basement captives' case. The D.A.'s office, which will not comment, claims in court papers that the media is 'hindering' the case.
More Charges Added As Niece's Care Probed In Philadelphia 'Basement of Horror' CaseThree of the four defendants in Philadelphia's basement captivity case are now facing additional charges, including aggravated assault, kidnapping and false imprisonment.
Police Search Northeast Philadelphia Home In Connection To 'Basement Of Horror' CaseCBS 3 has learned Philadelphia detectives searched the basement and garage of a Northeast Philadelphia home this afternoon, looking for possible evidence that may link the 2005 death of a 59-year-old woman to alleged basement of horror suspects Linda Ann Weston and three others.
Family Of 'Basement Of Horror' Victim Await DNA Results For Rescued ChildrenFor the first time, CBS 3 heard from the family of Edwin Sanabria. The 31-year-old is one of the mentally challenged adults held captive in a basement. Sanabria's family wants to know if any of the children in Weston's care, who are now in the foster care, are related to them.
Former Neighbor Of Linda Weston Searching For "Little L"Eyewitness news continues to cover the story involving children and adults who police say were abused by 51-year-old Linda Weston and at least three others.