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Pennsylvania court orders halt to Cosby trial pending appeal ruling

Mar 01 2016

A Pennsylvania appeals court ordered a temporary halt to the sexual assault case against comedian Bill Cosby on Tuesday pending its ruling on whether defense lawyers' appeal of a decision moving the case to trial can be quashed.

U.S. appeals court hears case on NYC police surveillance of Muslims

Jan 13 2015

PHILADELPHIA Civil rights groups asked a panel of federal judges on Tuesday to overturn a lower court's ruling that there was nothing harmful in New York City police conducting surveillance on Muslims in neighboring New Jersey without suspicion of a crime.

U.S. appeals court hears case on NYC police surveillance of Muslims

Jan 13 2015

PHILADELPHIA Civil rights groups asked a panel of federal judges on Tuesday to overturn a lower court's ruling that there was nothing harmful in New York City police conducting surveillance on Muslims in neighboring New Jersey without suspicion of a crime.

U.S. appeals court hears case on NYC police surveillance of Muslims

Jan 13 2015

PHILADELPHIA Civil rights groups asked a panel of federal judges on Tuesday to overturn a lower court's ruling that there was nothing harmful in New York City police conducting surveillance on Muslims in neighboring New Jersey without suspicion of a crime.

Sex abuse case may spell end of football at New Jersey high school

Oct 13 2014

The superintendent of a New Jersey school district that canceled this year's high school football season amid a hazing case that led to sexual assault charges said on Monday he is considering suspending the program in future years as well. 

Philadelphia children examined at hospital after heroin found in classroom

Jun 10 2014

PHILADELPHIA An entire class of first-graders in Philadelphia was taken to a hospital for examination on Tuesday after a classmate was found with heroin in their classroom, authorities said.

Teen accused of Pennsylvania school stabbing waives preliminary hearing

Jun 02 2014

PHILADELPHIA The teen accused of a stabbing spree at a Pittsburgh-area high school in April that injured 20 students and a security guard waived his preliminary hearing on Monday and is headed for trial on charges of attempted murder, according to court documents.

Christie meets with voters for first time since bridge scandal

Feb 20 2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Thursday held his first town hall meeting since becoming embroiled in a furor over bridge traffic lane closures, and voters asked him about almost anything but the scandal.

Contractor charged with murder after deadly Philadelphia collapse

Nov 25 2013

PHILADELPHIA A demolition contractor was charged with murder on Monday for his role in a June building collapse in Philadelphia that killed six people, authorities said.

Contractor charged with murder after deadly Philadelphia collapse

Nov 25 2013

PHILADELPHIA, Nov 25 A demolition contractor was charged with murder on Monday for his role in a June building collapse in Philadelphia that killed six people, authorities said.

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