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Special counsel clears remaining supreme court justices of improper emails

By Jim Boyle | Dec 22, 2014

The special counsel selected to conduct an independent review of more than 4,500 email

Former Rite Aid VP faces federal charges for alleged inventory kickback scheme

By Jim Boyle | Dec 19, 2014

A former Rite Aid Corporation Vice President and a New Jersey businessman have been charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in connection with a $14.6 million, surplus inventory sales/kickback scheme. Jay Findling, age 54, of Manalapan, N.J., is charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Former Rite Aid Vice President Timothy Foster, 65, of Portland, Ore., is

Bucks County Community College sues tech company for breach of contract

By Jim Boyle | Dec 18, 2014

Officials at Bucks County Community College in Newtown, Pa., have filed a breach of

Former LaSalle professor says school terminated position after she reported sexual harassment

By Jim Boyle | Dec 18, 2014

A former assistant professor at LaSalle University says she lost her job after she declined

Two Philadelphia lawmakers charged with bribery

By Jim Boyle | Dec 18, 2014

Two Philadelphia-based state representatives have been charged by District Attorney Seth

N.J. man says antiques dealer stole items worth $127,000

By Jim Boyle | Dec 17, 2014

A New Jersey man has accused a Berks County, Pa., antiques dealer of deceptive practices

Gettysburg attorney sentenced to 15 Years in federal prison for defrauding clients

By Jim Boyle | Dec 17, 2014

A federal judge was unimpressed with a Gettysburg attorney's apology Wednesday for defrauding her clients of $6 million that she diverted from a trust fund before sentencing her to 15 years’ imprisonment plus restitution and forfeiture totaling more than $12 million.

Former traffic court officials receive sentences for fraud scheme

By Jim Boyle | Dec 17, 2014

William Hird, former director of records for the now-defunct Philadelphia Traffic Court, was sentenced Monday to 24 months in prison for his role in a fraud scheme involving judges at the former court.

Update: Pa. Supreme Court upholds $151 million verdict against Wal-Mart

By Jim Boyle | Dec 16, 2014

Update: Wal-mart issued a statement in response to Monday's ruling, saying that considerations are being made tot ake the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Outgoing Administrative Judge Herron keeps Philadelphia off 'Hellhole' list

By Jim Boyle | Dec 16, 2014

With the third consecutive year of keeping the Philadelphia court system off of the

Former head chef says Philly restaurant owners denied promotion based on race

By Jim Boyle | Dec 15, 2014

The former head chef of a Philadelphia restaurant says that she had been wrongfully

Residents living near waste landfill file $5 million lawsuit over noxious odors

By Jim Boyle | Dec 15, 2014

Homeowners living on both sides of the Delaware River near the Bucks County garbage dump maintained by Waste Management of Pennsylvania have filed a federal class action suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the company over noxious odors and fumes they claim have invaded their everyday life.

Philly pharmacy sues drug wholesaler for making false accusations of overselling controlled substances

By Jim Boyle | Dec 13, 2014

The  owner of a pharmacy in Philadelphia says that a drug supplier damaged the neighborhood store's reputation after making a false accusation that it over-purchased and sold a controlled substance, according to a libel suit filed at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Supreme Court disbars former state Sen. Jane Orie

By Jim Boyle | Dec 12, 2014

The state Supreme Court has issued an order accepting the resignation of former state

Supreme Court justice elected to American Law Institute

By Jim Boyle | Dec 12, 2014

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Debra Todd of Pittsburgh has been elected to the

Ryder truck driver says defective equipment caused fall and head injury

By Jim Boyle | Dec 11, 2014

A Montgomery County man says that faulty equipment on the Ryder truck he had been

Victims of West Philly apartment fire settle class action for $4.75 million

By Jim Boyle | Dec 11, 2014

The more than 100 people who lost their homes to a fire at a West Philadelphia apartment

SEPTA files class action against Hepatitis-C drugmaker for alleged price gouging

By Jim Boyle | Dec 10, 2014

SEPTA has filed a class action suit at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pensylvania against Gilead Sciences, Inc. related to the sale and pricing of its Hepatitis-C drug, Sovaldi.

Defense contractor pleads guilty in fraud case, agrees to pay $434 million in penalties

By Jim Boyle | Dec 10, 2014

An international food supplier has pleaded guilty in federal court to major fraud against the United States and agreed to pay more than $434 million in penalties for overcharging the U.S. government for food and water shipped to armed forces serving in Afghanistan.

Hospital sued after allegedly failing to properly diagnose stroke victim

By Jim Boyle | Dec 10, 2014

A Montgomery County couple says a local medical center failed to follow proper treatment

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