A Judge Sentences Defendant In Botched Robbery Of Center City Jewelers Row StoreThe victim, a 53-year old woman who worked at National Watch & Diamond Exchange at 8th and Chestnut Streets, was abducted in a parking garage, tased, beaten, gagged, and shackled in a van, and then dumped in a cemetery in Darby.
Federal Human Trafficking Trial Resumes In PhiladelphiaA federal jury has heard opening statements and the start of testimony, which resumes this morning.
Pro Leagues File To Stop New Jersey Sports BettingThe filing in federal court Monday calls the effort "astounding," ''specious" and a "blatant violation" of an earlier court order.
Nazi Suspect Denied Bail In US On German WarrantAn elderly Nazi war crimes suspect will remain jailed in Philadelphia as part of a German criminal case after a U.S. judge denied him bail.
Philadelphia Man Accused Of Serving As Nazi Guard At Auschwitz Appears In CourtA man accused of serving as a Nazi guard at the Jewish death camp Auschwitz appears in federal court.
Former Penn State President Files Complaint, Asks Judge To Halt Criminal CaseSpanier's lawyers filed a complaint in federal court in Harrisburg Monday that says his case was "undertaken in bad faith" and that it violates his constitutional right to due process of law.
Court Ruling Enforces "Do Not Call" ListsEven if your cell phone is on the “Do Not Call” list you could still be getting hounded by unwanted calls and marketing messages.
Former Federal Prison Guard Acquitted Of Charges That He Had Sex With InmateThe defense had argued the female inmate is an inveterate liar with multiple convictions for theft, fraud and forgery, and the jury has rejected her story.
Attorney General Kane: I Won't Defend Pennsylvania Law Banning Gay MarriageDefending Pennsylvania’s law effectively banning same-sex marriage against a legal challenge in federal court will fall to Gov. Tom Corbett.
Judge Imposes 128 Year Sentence On Man Convicted Of Violent Home Invasions"And there is nothing about the nature of these crimes or the background that in any way causes the government to be at all alarmed that he is never getting out of jail again" prosecutor Arlene Fisk said. "That is frankly comforting."
Victims Want Convicted Ponzi Schemer Put Away For A Long TimeVictims have told the court Ira Pressman is the Michael Jordan of schemers and he deserves a sentence long sentence.
Ukrainian Immigrant Denies Human Trafficking And Abuse Charges
John Pignotti Gets Nearly 4 Years In Prison For Identity TheftThe former president of the Philadelphia String Band Association was sentenced to close to four years in prison Tuesday for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from two former employers.
Judicial Panel In Philadelphia Reconsidering Carl Lewis CaseA federal judicial panel is considering whether to reverse a ruling it made a week ago to declare nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis eligible to run for state Senate in New Jersey.
Delaware County Dentist Convicted Of Failing To Pay Federal Taxes"His position was that he had a good faith, honest, subjectively held belief that, unlike everybody else, he didn't to have to pay federal income taxes and that is why he didn't file," Prosecutor Joan Burnes said.