Crime & Punishment Archive: June, 2012

What now?

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What now? That’s what was on the minds of about 35 people – juvenile advocates and families of life inmates sentenced as juveniles... Read more

Inmates serving more time - at a price

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On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled out mandatory life sentences without parole for individuals who killed when they were under the age... Read more

Federal charge in airport gate-crashing

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The Chadds Ford man arrested March 1 after driving his SUV through a gate and onto a runway at Philadelphia International Airport was charged... Read more

Hate-crime verdicts affirmed

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A unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit today affirmed the federal hate-crime convictions of two Schuylkill... Read more

Update: hearing delayed for Tacony mother in deaths of twins

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The preliminary hearing for Stacey Newkirk Smalls -- the 41-year-old Tacony woman charged with murdering her infant twins and poisoning her... Read more