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Auto-body shop co-owner gets probation in tow-truck bribery scheme

THE CO-OWNER of a Frankford auto-body shop who pleaded guilty to bribing a police dispatcher for information in the tow-truck business was sentenced yesterday to three years of probation. William Cheeseman, 43, of Delran, N.J., was ordered by U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno to spend the first six months under electronically monitored home confinement. The […]

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Acquitted defendant says he felt an obligation to testify

John Christmas doesn’t have the look of a gambler. Soft-spoken and with a fashion sense that leans toward bow ties and white, V-neck boating sweaters, the 40-year-old lawyer instead has the look of a conservative, by-the-book government wonk – which many friends and associates say he is.But with his freedom and livelihood on the line, […]

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Walter J. McHugh Appointment

Walter J. McHugh has been appointed by the PA Supreme Court to the Domestic Relations Procedural Rules committee for a term of three years. Read Walter’s full bio

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Rape charges dropped against former GOP chair Robert Kerns

WHITPAIN — Rape and sexual assault charges were dismissed against former Montgomery County GOP chair Robert Kerns during his preliminary hearing Wednesday morning in Whitpain. Visiting Magisterial District Judge Joann L. Teyral, who presided in place of Judge Robert Sobeck, reviewed the transcript of the alleged victim’s testimony from a previous preliminary hearing Dec. 20, […]

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Cheese, Parsley, Flowers apparently not a good mix in towing business

K&B AUTO-BODY shop, a family-owned business in Frankford, has a “friendly office staff” and prides itself on its “ability to offer quality work with excellent service,” according to an online description of the company. Apparently co-owner William Cheeseman considered a police radio dispatcher to be part of the family, too. Dorian Parsley, 44, a 16-year […]

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ASAP Rocky has charges dismissed

All criminal charges were dismissed against recording artist ASAP Rocky today in a Philadelphia courtroom. The popular rapper and designer appeared in Philadelphia’s Municipal Court today with his attorney Brian McMonagle by his side. McMonagle convinced Judge James Deleon to dismiss charges of Simple Assault and Harassment against the rapper. The charges were brought after […]

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D.A. to probe prison death of ‘Fat Mike’

INMATE Michael “Fat Mike” Davis died of “natural causes” on March 3, Philadelphia prison officials said, even though the medical examiner hadn’t yet ruled. But Davis’ relatives knew something was wrong as soon as they saw his body in the morgue: He appeared to have two swollen black eyes, a split lip and bruises on […]

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2 ex-cops acquitted in masturbation case

A FEDERAL JURY yesterday acquitted two ex-cops in a case in which one was accused of masturbating in front of a woman without her consent while he was on duty as a plainclothes narcotics cop during a drug raid in an abandoned Kensington rowhouse in 2009. The panel of seven women and five men deliberated […]

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Rape Charges Dropped Against Former Montco GOP Chairman

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Rape charges have been dropped against attorney and former Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman Robert Kerns. Last fall, Kerns was charged with drugging a woman with Ambien and then raping her after a party. Defense attorney Brian McMonagle says two toxicologists reviewed the victim’s lab work and found no drugs found in […]

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