The incredible shrinking man

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It’s common knowledge that people get shorter as they age but what happened to the late Demetrius Gilbert had the makings of a medical... Read more

Scenes from a death hearing

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Defense lawyer Jack McMahon stood in front of a panel of Philadelphia jurors last Thursday doing his best to convince them to spare the life... Read more

Bowing to reality

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Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Glenn B. Bronson doesn't like to waste time. So, when court officials announced that all city courts... Read more

Murder of unborn child

Friday’s guilty verdict for Aaron Fitzpatrick – the 22-year-old South Philadelphia man a Philadelphia jury found shot and killed... Read more

Selling guns through Craigslist

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A reader had a question about last week’s trial of Thomas Coffee, who a Philadelphia jury found guilty of first-degree murder on Aug... Read more

Dove Hunt

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It didn’t take long. It was only Thursday, July 30, when the defense lawyer for accused Craigslist killer Thomas Coffee subpoenaed disgraced... Read more

Playing the K card

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The play sometimes gets rough in the courtroom and sometimes a lawyer's verbal shot lands south of the belt. Maybe that's what happened Wednesday... Read more

Guilty plea in Salvation Army collapse case?

It seems a guilty plea could be in the works for Sean Benschop, the operator of the excavator the morning of June 5, 2013 when an unsupported... Read more