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

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