Crime & Punishment Archive: January, 2012

College student waives hearing in pizza deliverer killing

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The 18-year-old Southwest Philadelphia college freshman who allegedly came up with the idea of robbing a pizza delivery driver – gunned... Read more

Last Piazza defendant weighs guilty plea

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The last person facing trial in the 2009 drug-related killings of two people at the Piazza at Schmidts development in Northern Liberties is... Read more

Death of an educator

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Colleagues remembered Ennis Manns as a “passionate educator,” a veteran Philadelphia School District principal who continued working... Read more

Hearing for Tacony basement defendant will be Feb. 2

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The reinstated preliminary hearing for Eddie Wright -- the Texas street preacher arrested in October and charged with participating in the... Read more

Update: the Kraft Foods shootings

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Sixteen months have passed since police arrested Yvonne Hiller and charged the Lawncrest woman with killing two coworkers and wounding another... Read more

No death penalty for accused Kensington strangler

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Everything is relative and for Antonio Rodriguez -- the 23-year-old charged as the “Kensington Strangler” who killed three women... Read more

Update: Mustafa Ali

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A Philadelphia jury spared Mustafa Ali’s life in February 2010, finding him guilty of first-degree murder in the 2007 slayings of two... Read more