FBI Philadelphia Office Announces Hotline To Report Corrupt Public OfficialsThe boss of Philadelphia's local FBI office, suported by state and local law enforcement officials, has announced a new hotline designed to help root out public corruption.
Corruption Charges Announced Against Pa. Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie MelvinSeveral state lawmakers have already been convicted of using taxpayer resources for political purposes, including Republican state senator Jane Orie, the sister of Joan Orie Melvin.
Former Pa. Legislative Staffer Gets 1½-4 Years As 'Bonusgate' Probe Rolls OnAs he left the courtroom, Mike Manzo told reporters he was disappointed by others involved in the case who blamed the “culture” of Harrisburg for their actions.
Former House Speaker DeWeese Bids Farewell To ColleaguesFormer state House speaker William DeWeese, who will be sentenced later this month for his conviction on public corruption charges, gave his farewell address to colleagues on Tuesday.
Former Pa. House Speaker Perzel Gets 2½-5 Years in Prison For CorruptionThe once-powerful Philadelphia politician also was ordered to pay $1 million in restitution, and will spend an additional five years on probation.
Pa. Rep. DeWeese Convicted Of Most Charges In Corruption TrialWilliam DeWeese was Democratic leader of the state House when he was accused of using public resources, mainly staff, for campaign purposes. He is still a sitting member of the House.
Jury Deliberations Set To Begin In DeWeese Corruption TrialWilliam DeWeese, who is still member of the state House, is accused of using taxpayer-paid staff in his Harrisburg and district offices for campaign purposes.
Pennsylvania State Rep. William DeWeese Testifies at His Corruption Trial DeWeese is accused of using his staff and other taxpayer resources for campaign purposes.
Perjury Hearing For Former Montco Commissioner To Be Heard By Special JudgeCourt officials in Montgomery County are now seeking an “out of county” district court judge to decide whether former county commissioner James Matthews will be held for trial on perjury charges.
Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Booted In Naked Photo FlapKYW Newsradio has learned that Philadelphia Traffic Court judge Willie Singletary has been ousted for allegedly showing naked pictures of himself to a female worker.
Philadelphia DA Creates New Public Corruption Task ForcePhiladelphia district attorney Seth Williams has created a new task force designed speficially to weed out public corruption in the city.