2 More Pa. State Reps, 1 Former State Rep Surrender on Corruption ChargesDA Seth Williams announced the charges against Rep. Louise Bishop, Rep. Michelle Brownlee, and former Rep. Harold James at a press conference.
Reports: Attorney General Approves Prosecution of Sen. Menendez on Corruption ChargesOutgoing US attorney general Eric Holder has given approval for prosecutors to proceed against Menendez (D-NJ), who has been under investigation for his ties to a Florida campaign donor.
Pa. Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Strongarming Donors For His Gubernatorial Campaign Former Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of attempting to extort donations during his unsuccessful Democratic primary campaign for governor last year.
Phila. Traffic Judge Pleads Guilty in Another Corruption CaseBut the new conviction won't mean additional prison time. The newly imposed sentence will run concurrently with her previous two-year federal sentence.
Phila. DA Reopens Corruption Charges Against 2 Pa. State LawmakersState representatives Vanessa Lowery Brown and Ron Waters (both D-Phila.) are charged with taking cash from an undercover agent. Pennsylvania's attorney general had previously declared the cases dead.
Philadelphia Judge Hoping For Home Confinement After Federal ConvictionThe defense attorney for former Philadelphia Traffic Court president judge Thomasine Tynes says his client has been cooperating with authorities in their ongoing corruption probe.
Another Former Employee of Chaka Fattah Pleads Guilty to CorruptionAlthough not specifically named, Congressman Fattah is linked to the ongoing federal investigation by two people who used to work for him.
Pa. State Sen. Washington Pleads Guilty, Gets House ArrestWashington pleaded guilty to a felony charge related to a political corruption investigation.
In Surprising Move, Former Phila. Traffic Judge Thomasine Tynes Waives HearingThe strategy sometimes indicates a possible guilty plea down the road. But what does it mean here?
Case Against Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington May Be Wrapping UpJudge Steven O’Neill told defense attorneys that he'll want to know by Friday whether Washington will plead guilty to the charges against her or whether her case will go to trial.
Heroin Buyer Convicted Despite Testimony From Tainted Phila. Police OfficerThe defense argued that arresting officer Christopher Hulmes' testimony should be rejected in this case because of his admission of perjury in an earlier case.