Seth Williams pleaded not guilty, and then a Feasterville businessman admitted to bribing him.
Two years after the Justice Department labeled him a Chinese spy only to abruptly withdraw that claim without explanation or apology, Temple University...
They come less than a month before his trial.
Dombrow’s theft was discovered last year after the bank that administered the account flagged several suspicious transactions at Harrah’s Casino in Chester and notified the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
The $6,400 came five months before Williams’ office was called upon to investigate a work-site brawl involving the union’s longtime leader, John J. Dougherty, who is the target of a separate and long-running federal grand jury probe.
Responding to a lawsuit, the city’s embattled district attorney accused Lynne Abraham and her co-plaintiff, attorney Richard Sprague, of trying to circumvent the process for removing elected officials.
What the alleged Bucks County bank robber spent his money on, according to prosecutors, was remarkable only for its extraordinary ordinariness.
Despite evolving public awareness of hazing’s dangers and a recent willingness by prosecutors to assess serious criminal penalties, large-scale hazing cases like the one that produced 22 convictions for David Bogenberger’s death remain exceedingly rare and difficult to pursue, legal experts say.
Prosecutors allege Richard Boyle of Doylestown donned a distinctive disguise — a tan hat over makeshift masks of fabric that covered all but his eyes — to commit robberies in Montgomery and Bucks Counties between 2012 and 2016.
“These were evil acts committed by evil individuals,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Salvatore Astolfi. “There’s no other explanation for what took place here: It’s pure evil.”
Cosby had argued that Andrea Constand’s failure to testify at a preliminary hearing in May 2016 violated his due process rights. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court disagreed.
U.S. District Judge Paul S. Diamond chided government lawyers for indicting the city’s top prosecutor before they had fully completed their investigation. He also expressed concern over Williams’ decision to remain in office, despite the suspension of his law license while he is fighting the charges against him.
With thousands of documents to review - not to mention recordings and footage - lawyers for both sides call a May 31 trial date unreasonable.
The steady stream of allegations that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted women throughout his half-century career in entertainment has already...
A tantalizing question lingered after a 23-count federal bribery indictment was filed March 21 against Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams:
Embattled Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams intends to remain in office but agreed Friday to a temporary suspension of his law license while...
Seth Williams has until Friday to find a new lawyer to defend him against federal corruption and bribery charges. But after an at times combative hearing...
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