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Jury awards $38.5 million-plus in fatal shooting at plant

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The families of two women killed by a co-worker at a northeast Philadelphia plant 4½ years ago were awarded $38.5 million in punitive damages from a security guard firm on Monday. 261 more words

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Montgomery County District Attorney Won't Seek Re-Election

By Brad Segall and Walt Hunter

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman says she will not run for re-election, but instead will seek a seat as a Common Pleas Court judge. 311 more words

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Youngstown man found guilty in baby’s death

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Mahoning County Common Pleas Judge John Durkin found Evan Lee of Youngstown guilty Thursday of involuntary manslaughter and endangering children after an autopsy showed that his daughter died from a blow to the head in May 2013. 28 more words

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Hanni withdraws from Mahoning judge race

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Boardman attorney Mark Hanni has withdrawn as a write-in candidate for the Mahoning County Common Pleas Court judge’s race.

Hanni withdrew his name at the Mahoning County Board of Elections on Friday, citing personal and family reasons. 82 more words

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Court Officials Plan Crackdown On Philadelphia Residents Who Skip Jury Duty

By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Leaders of Philadelphia’s court system say they face a “crisis” because so many people are willfully ignoring summons to show up for jury duty. 348 more words

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Head Of Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Asks City Council For WiFi In Courtrooms

By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The wheels of justice could grind a little faster under a proposal to bring WiFi to Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center. 237 more words

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Justice for Occupy Protesters

Justice for Occupy Protesters

Judge acquits Occupy Philadelphia protesters in bank sit-in – Philly.com

They were charged with “defiant trespass.”

But after a Common Pleas Court jury on Tuesday acquitted the 12 Occupy Philadelphia protesters arrested in a 2011 bank sit-in, the trial judge shook their hands and called them the “most affable group of defendants I’ve ever come across.”

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