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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers questions after voting at Brookside Engine Company 1 firehouse Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Mendham Township, N.J.

Ex-Chris Christie Aides Found Guilty in Bridgegate Trial

A jury today found Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni, two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie, guilty of conspiring to close bridge lanes as a […]


Judge Rejects GOP Suit Over Poll Watcher Rules

A judge has rejected an argument from Republicans that asked for the state’s poll-watching rules to be overturned. U.S. District Judge Gerald Pappert said that […]

Stage and podium at the Democratic National Convention, with Philadelphia skyline and Liberty Bell

Not Guilty Verdict in DNC Indecent Assault Case

A Delaware County man was acquitted of indecent assault during the Democratic National Convention yesterday by a Philadelphia judge.

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Did Tarnished Philly Judge Violate Code of Conduct by Donating to Trump?

You’d think Philadelphia Common Pleas Senior Judge Allan Tereshko would play it safe nowadays, after what happened four years ago. Back in 2012, a judge on […]

"Justice" engraved on Philadelphia's City Hall

Philly Judge Admits He Lied to the FBI

Municipal Court Judge Joseph O’Neill admitted today he lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation during an investigation into wrongdoing in the courts. He pleaded […]

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Gov. Tom Wolf: “Free the Six-pack” in Gas Stations

You soon might be able to buy gasoline and beer at the same location — though not at the same time. In a letter to […]


Philly’s Court-Appointed Attorneys Are Getting Screwed

If the world has learned anything from Saul Goodman, it’s that the road to prosperity sure as hell isn’t paved in the salaries of court-appointed attorneys. […]


Now That Traffic Court Is Gone, Here Are 3 Other Offices That Could Be Abolished

The final demise of Traffic Court, which voters approved in a ballot question last week, appears to have been a cathartic experience for reporters, good […]

Pennsylvania constitutional amendment to abolish Philadelphia traffic court

Abolishing Traffic Court Will Be Your Most Satisfying Vote Ever

Editor’s Note: This is an opinion column from Philadelphia magazine reporter Dan McQuade. There is much on the line in today’s Pennsylvania primary. Voters head […]


The Please Touch Museum Is Out of Bankruptcy

The Please Touch Museum’s 2008 move to Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park did not work out as planned. Revenue from admissions did not reach projected […]

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Pa. Judge Rules: Ted Cruz’s Name Stays on Primary Ballot

One of the (many!) subplots to this year’s presidential race is the status of Ted Cruz‘s eligibility to be president. The constitution requires the president […]

Bootleg jerseys - Wildwood - counterfeit jerseys - U.S. Department of Justice photo

2 Brothers Admit Peddling Bootleg Jerseys on Wildwood Boardwalk

As an expert in Wildwood boardwalk T-shirts, it’s time to let you readers in on a little secret: Not all of the shirts are officially licensed […]

Philadelphia School District Building

Ex-Philly Teacher Cleared of Most Charges in Cheating Trial

Ary Sloane, a former Philadelphia School District teacher accused of illegally changing answers to improve test scores, was found not guilty of most charges on […]

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Feds: Philly Municipal Court Judge Lied to FBI

Federal prosecutors have charged a Philadelphia municipal court judge with lying to investigators in a corruption case. The indictment (see below) against Judge Joseph O’Neill, […]

Robert J. Mongeluzzi (left) and Tom Kline - Amtrak 188 press conference
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Lawyers for Amtrak Crash Victims Rip Engineer’s Statements

Lawyers for 29 victims of last year’s derailment of Amtrak 188 say Brandon Bostian‘s statements, released today by the National Transportation Safety Board, are an […]