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

Juror Scofflaw Court - Back in Session

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Four more Philadelphians who repeatedly dodged jury duty found themselves before a judge Wednesday: one voluntarily and three after getting... Read more

Nicodemo retrial not until next year

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It looks as if Anthony Nicodemo’s retrial in the alleged Dec. 12, 2012 slaying of Gino DiPietro won’t be happening until early... Read more

A new Gosnell hires Jack McMahon

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The son of West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell didn’t look far to find a lawyer after his arrest last week in the alleged... Read more