No retrial for cop in 'racial slur' incident

After 11 weeks in legal limbo, former Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Sawicki III is now able to try to remove the word “former”... Read more

June 5, 2013 plus 3

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“Closure” is the cliché used when talking about the families of victims of crime or tragedies. Talk to those families, however... Read more

Torture, sex-assault charges withdrawn when victim does not show

They were among Philadelphia’s most salacious recent arrests: three people charged with the New Year’s Eve torture and sexual assault... Read more

Fool for a client?

Abraham Lincoln is said to have remarked that “a man who represents himself has a fool for a client.” That may be true but the... Read more

Philly court aide waives hearing on drug charges

A Philadelphia courtroom aide accused last month of selling drugs from his West Philadelphia home on Tuesday waived his right to a preliminary... Read more

Race matters

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It’s been almost three years since George Zimmerman was acquitted for shooting and killing black teenager Trayvon Martin, which led to... Read more

They put her in a coma ...

What put 18-month-old Delorian Davis into an irreversible coma is beyond doubt. Two men -- Carlos Colon, 46, and Thomas Reyes, 43 –... Read more

Note to thieves: Think about what you steal

The threat of terrorism has forced most of us to change our routines, whether we’re entering a public building, boarding a commercial... Read more