Before you light that match

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It’s not clear where or when Antorie Coates and Alida Maria Cruz were shot to death or if anyone saw William Deputy do it. But Deputy... Read more

Is there a lawyer in the house?

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No question but that Catholic priest Andrew McCormick had one of the region’s most respected criminal defense lawyers for his trial in... Read more

You've been warned

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The Internet and social media have been around for some time now but that doesn’t mean there aren’t newly discovered hazards on... Read more

Free -- For the Moment

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After serving 15 years of life sentences for the 1995 robbery-murder of a North Philadelphia businessman, Eugene Gilyard and Lance Felder have... Read more

McWhitey's appeal denied

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Ex-bartender John McLaughlin’s hopes of a reprieve from his life prison sentence have been dealt a setback by Pennsylvania’s Superior... Read more

Remembering Charlenni

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You’d be forgiven for not remembering 10-year-old Charlenni Ferreira. After all, it’s been 4-1/2 years since the Feltonville fifth... Read more

A man is sentenced; a mom reports for prison

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Two months after a Philadelphia jury deadlocked on the question of whether to find Daniel Soler guilty of first-degree murder in the 2012 killing... Read more

Court dress code

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Inside Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center, they’ve become as ubiquitous as the sidewalk memorials of flowers and stuffed toys... Read more