As part of her promise to reduce crime, Philadelphia’s newly elected mayor, Cherelle Parker, has indicated her support for the expansion of stop-and-frisk policies.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will consider whether life in prison without parole is an unconstitutionally cruel sentence in the case of an Allegheny County man whose accomplice in a robbery shot and killed a man.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis on Thursday fiercely defended herself against allegations of prosecutorial misconduct while she had a romantic relationship with the special prosecutor she appointed to oversee the 2020 presidential election interference case.
A New York judge on Friday ordered former President Donald Trump to pay nearly $355 million in disgorgement after finding Trump had fraudulently inflated his net worth on yearly financial documents, stiffing banks and insurers out of millions.
A year after taking the first steps to end Pennsylvania’s “shameful distinction” as one of only two states that did not pay for public defenders, Gov. Josh Shapiro and state lawmakers said Monday they would negotiate to make more money available for indigent defense.
In a first-of-its-kind case, the jury found that Crumbley bore enough responsibility for the deaths caused by her son’s actions that she should be held criminally liable.
U.S. Sen John Fetterman (D-Pa.) was one of seven Democratic members of Congress to sign a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice calling on the agency to stop funding so-called “predictive” police software, much of which is widely considered inaccurate and, in many cases, discriminatory.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall Friday said the execution of a death row inmate by nitrogen gas Thursday was “textbook” and suggested other states would follow.
The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday denied Alabama death row inmate Kenneth Eugene Smith’s final appeal, allowing his execution by nitrogen gas to proceed.
Former Trump administration trade official Peter Navarro has been sentenced to four months behind bars for contempt of Congress. Navarro had refused to provide the House Jan. 6 committee with information it sought from him. He joins Steve Bannon as the first defendants in decades to be held criminally liable by the U.S. Department of Justice for refusing to provide information in response to congressional subpoenas.