Life of quiet desperation

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William Carrasquillo’s life seemed pretty grim when he surrendered to police July 3 and was charged with abuse of corpse for storing... Read more

Back home

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It’s been two years since three gunmen burst into an Overbrook Park house and shot to death brothers Christopher Malcolm, 17, and Rohan... Read more

Will Meek Mill's wish be granted?

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Philadelphia-born hip hop artist Meek Mill’s “Homecoming Tour” ended prematurely Friday when he was sentenced to three to... Read more

DeCoatsworth changes lawyers

In the 15 months since he was arrested and charged with raping two prostitutes and holding them at gunpoint, former Philadelphia Police Officer... Read more

Two drops of blood

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No one saw who stabbed Leocadio Del-Orbe 57 times as he sat in his black Toyota SUV sometime before 7 a.m. on a cold, snowy Jan. 3. Except... Read more

Who is Kary R. Roberts?

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The frustration in lawyer Daine A. Grey Jr.’s voice was palpable. He told Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Benjamin Lerner he tried... Read more

Second guilty plea in death-dismemberment

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A second prostitute has pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate in the prosecution of Keith “King” Tolbert, 35, the former nursing... Read more

Father Brennan's retrial now off until February

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The oft-delayed retrial of Rev. James J. Brennan for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy has been delayed once again – this... Read more