Hearing Set For Pa. Lawmaker's Request to Change Trial LocaleJudge Steven O’Neill scheduled oral arguments for a week from Thursday on a change-of-venue motion filed by lawyers for Pennsylvania state senator LeAnna Washington, charged with corruption.
Prosecutors Urge Judge To Keep Sen. LeAnna Washington's Trial in MontcoA multi-county grand jury indicted the 68-year-old state lawmaker, and the presiding judge selected Montgomery County as the venue for the trial.
Prosecutors Hope To Keep Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington Case in MontcoThe defense wants the case moved to Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas, claiming that all of the action in the corruption case is in the city.
Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington Loses Primary Amid Legal DifficultiesVoters ousted Washington, choosing instead Wyncote attorney Art Haywood as their Democratic candidate for the 4th District.
Witness Describes Arranging Pa. Lawmaker's Fundraiser Using State ResourcesPennsylvania state senator LeAnna Washington has been ordered held for trial on charges that she misused her Senate offices to raise money for her campaign.
Judge Sends State Senator Charges To Trial District Judge John Kessler ruled Wednesday that prosecutors had provided sufficient evidence to support charges that Sen. Leanna Washington used her legislative staff for eight years to organize an annual "birthday party" political fundraiser on taxpayer time and using taxpayer resources.
Pa. State Senator LeAnna Washington Charged With Illegal Use of StaffThe state attorney general’s office says that state senator LeAnna Washington, a Democrat who represents portions of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties, has been charged with theft and conflict of interest.
Local ShopRite Chain Organizes 1,000-Meal Thanksgiving Giveaway"It includes a turkey, stuffing, sweet potato pie, and all of the fixings that you would have for a full holiday dinner," said Sandy Brown. Each holiday basket will feed six to eight people.