Tag Archives: Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced this week that the commonwealth was withdrawing all charges against Linda Weston, her daughter and others after federal prosecutors unsealed a 196-count indictment against the crew, who made national headlines for holding people captive … Read More
U.S. District Judge Petrese Tucker, a former Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jurist, will soon become the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s first female chief judge, after Judge J. Curtis Joyner, the current top judge at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, announced … Read More
A Philadelphia man is suing a city police detective and the local district attorney over claims that he was falsely arrested after the plaintiff’s mother provided a false statement to police with regard to her son allegedly being involved in … Read More
Pennsylvania’s highest court this week denied a motion for emergency relief that had been filed by prosecutors relating to an inmate’s execution that has been temporarily stayed by a judge in Philadelphia. The state Supreme Court denied prosecutors’ motion in … Read More
The family of a man who was killed by a city police officer back in 2008 after the cop, who was chasing another man who had run into a house after indiscriminately firing a gun into the air during New Year’s Eve celebration, accidentally shot the victim, who was not involved in the altercation, will be receiving $1.8 million from the City of Philadelphia.
One of three codefendants set to go on trial in a landmark case involving sex-abuse allegations against current and former members of the Catholic Church abruptly decided to plead guilty to charges he was facing in the case.