Phila. Traffic Court judge accused of showing lewd photo to female court worker faces charges by Judicial Conduct Board
Jon Campisi Mar. 2, 2012, 9:00am
The Pennsylvania Judicial Conduct Board announced March 1 that it has filed formal charges against former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Willie F. Singletary, the controversial jurist who is alleged to have shown camera phone photos of his penis to a female court staffer.
Jon Campisi Mar. 2, 2012, 9:03am
An installation technician at a Philadelphia-based solar energy company who alleges he was fired in retaliation for speaking out against discriminatory treatment that was taking place against some of his coworkers has filed a complaint against his former employer in federal court.
Jon Campisi Mar. 2, 2012, 9:05am
A federal judge has dismissed a suit against the City of Philadelphia that was filed by a convicted murderer who alleged he was never given the results of a chemical test that was performed on his hands at the time he was charged with shooting his girlfriend to death.
Jon Campisi Mar. 5, 2012, 7:45am
In court papers filed Feb. 27, Pennsylvania’s top health official denies he ever escalated a situation involving a Harrisburg-area diner owner, an incident that the eatery founder claims eventually led to the cabinet-level official attempting to block a state contract deal.
Jon Campisi Mar. 5, 2012, 7:51am
William J. Barnes, the 75-year-old ex-con who has been sitting in state prison for the past two years despite having been acquitted in the murder of a Philadelphia police officer whom Barnes shot and wounded in the 1960s, has been ordered released from custody.
Jon Campisi Mar. 6, 2012, 7:05am
A Pennsylvania woman who suffers from spina bifida has filed a class action lawsuit against Giant Food Stores LLC, alleging the supermarket retailer continues to violate the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to either upgrade existing locations or making sure newly built Giant stores are ADA compliant.
Jon Campisi Mar. 6, 2012, 7:09am
A woman who alleges she was wrongfully arrested by an overzealous Philadelphia police officer who detained her after she was discovered drawing on a sidewalk with chalk has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the city and the cop who arrested her.