Nov. 18 appeal hearing for Msgr. Lynn

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday set Nov. 18 to hear oral argument on the Philadelphia District Attorney’s petition to reinstate... Read more

Rapper Meek Mill again denied parole

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When last we saw Robert Williams – AKA “Meek Mill” – it was Aug. 18 and the up-and-coming Philadelphia-born hip hop... Read more

Two sentencings

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Lost in Friday’s commotion about the guilty verdict in the kidnap-sex assault trial of West Philadelphia teacher aide Christina Regusters... Read more

Mayor of Castor Ave.' dies before murder trial in death of his wife

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Louis Hartdegen may yet be judged for the May 6, 2013 murder of his wife of 52 years but it won’t be in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court... Read more

Vigilante justice

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We may be beyond the type of vigilante justice where the mob storms the local jail and exacts punishment on a criminal defendant, but the spirit... Read more

Marty the Bird's 15 minutes of fame

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The legend of Marty the Bird continues to grow. Those following the Philadelphia kidnap and sex assault trial of Christina Regusters will... Read more

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