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Trial Ordered in Alleged South Philadelphia Backpack Murder

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 22-year-old South Philadelphia man was today ordered held for trial in the attempted robbery and murder of a married father outside his brother’s South Philadelphia bakery workplace last September. 122 more words

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Unexpected Guilty Plea In Sex Trafficking Case

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There was a surprise guilty plea in federal court this past week as a 30-year-old Chester man pleaded guilty to sex trafficking charges as the trial was about to begin. 174 more words

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6 Traffic Court Judges Cleared After 2 Month Trial

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There was high drama this past week in federal court, as a jury acquitted six former Philadelphia traffic court judges of ticket fixing after a two month trial. 179 more words

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Jury Deliberations Underway In Federal Ticket-Fixing Case

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After nearly two months of trial, jury deliberations are now underway in a federal ticket-fixing case.

Prosecutors allege six former Philadelphia traffic court judges on trial fixed tickets, or as it was known gave “consideration”, to the well connected, including family and friends. 148 more words

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Phila. Police Dispatcher Pleads Guilty To Taking Cash For Tow-Truck Jobs

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A former Philadelphia police civilian radio dispatcher pleaded guilty today to bribery charges, admitting she took money to circumvent the city’s efforts to try to curb notorious and dangerous tow truck “wreck chasers.” 122 more words

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Prosecution Expected To Rest In Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Trial

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The prosecution is expected to rest later today in the trial of six former Philadelphia Traffic Court judges who allegedly fixed tickets ( 186 more words

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US Govt. Hopes To Keep Disgraced Politician Vince Fumo on Short Leash During Probation

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The government has now filed its reply to the request for more liberty from former Pennsylvania state senator Vincent Fumo, and it’s position should come as no surprise. 166 more words

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