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Mayor Frank Gilliam
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David Madden
October 03, 2019 - 11:26 am
Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. has pleaded guilty to wire fraud after admitting to stealing $87,000 from a youth basketball league between 2013 and 2018. Read the latest here.
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Camden County police
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Andrew Kramer
September 13, 2019 - 12:11 pm
A federal jury that was deciding whether a Camden cop used excessive force when he punched a gun suspect 12 times in the head will now resume Monday.
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This in Jan. 28, 2019 photo, Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright departs from a funeral service for a Scranton Police patrolman at St. Peter's Cathedral in Scranton, Pa.
Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP
July 02, 2019 - 12:33 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The former mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he shook down businesses for bribes and campaign contributions throughout his term and a half in office. Bill Courtright's plea in federal court to bribery,...
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California businessman Stephen Semprevivo departs federal court Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Boston, after pleading guilty to charges that he bribed the Georgetown tennis coach to get his son admitted to the school.
Steven Senne/AP Photo
May 08, 2019 - 10:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in the vast college admissions...
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In this courtroom drawing, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, second from right, accompanied by US Marshalls, gestures a "thumbs up" to his wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, as he leaves the courtroom, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in New York.
Elizabeth Williams via AP
February 12, 2019 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted...
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Steve Tawa
January 28, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The owner of a Camden County electrical contracting company has pleaded guilty in federal court in Philadelphia, in what has been a long-running federal probe into a powerful local union leader. He has long-time ties to John Dougherty, the head of Local 98 of the...
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Birth control pills.
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Mark Abrams
January 20, 2019 - 9:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of nuns who have been at the heart of federal court battles over mandatory birth control coverage for women under the terms of Obamacare are not affected but will still take part in appeals of two recent court rulings; one of them was handed down by a...
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The leader of a group of 20 criminals learned his fate in Federal Court on Monday.
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Andrew Kramer
November 19, 2018 - 8:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The leader of a group of 20 criminals, who was convicted last year for committing a series of violent crimes throughout the Delaware Valley, learned his fate in Federal Court on Monday. Khalil Smith's loved ones shouted "it's going to be ok" as he was taken away in...
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In this courtroom sketch, Cesar Sayoc, second from right, appears in federal court, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Miami.
Daniel Pontet via AP
November 02, 2018 - 11:15 am
By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Donald Trump has agreed to be transferred to New York to face the charges. Attorneys for 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc said at a hearing Friday in Miami...
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In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 07, 2018 - 11:10 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance...
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