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84-year-old defrocked priest gets house arrest for lying to FBI in probe of abuse cases in Pennsylvania.

Under a plea agreement, he admitted he lied to the FBI when agents visited his home in 2019.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Updated: March 7, 2022 | 2:00 pm

Supreme Court won’t review decision that freed Bill Cosby

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday without comment that it would not review Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Judge questions charges as jury gets Amtrak engineer’s case in Philadelphia

The on-again, off-again case against engineer Brandon Bostian, 38, will go to jury deliberations Friday morning.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Cosby asks Supreme Court not to revive sexual assault case

The 84-year-old Cosby has been free since June. That’s when a Pennsylvania appeals court overturned his conviction and released him from prison.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Philadelphia man cleared after 37 years in prison, sues city

“I didn’t believe that they would let something like that happen — that they knew, and they didn’t tell me.”

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

A Christmas tree caused the blaze that killed 12 people in Philadelphia, officials said

A lighter ignited a Christmas tree and caused one of the deadliest fires in Philadelphia’s history.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Fire victims left lasting impression at Philadelphia school

The principal of a Philadelphia school that lost five current or former students in a house fire that killed a dozen family members said it would be “a long, long time” before the community recovers.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Investigators look into whether a 5-year-old might have started the deadly Philadelphia blaze

ATF specialists and other investigators took photos and combed through the charred, three-story brick duplex owned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority.

By Claudia Lauer/The Associated Press, Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press and Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania man free after 37 years due to ‘sex for lies’ false witness

“Today is a tremendous day. However, it’s also a sad day, because it reminds us of how lawless, unfair and unjust Philadelphia law enforcement was for so long.”

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

Jan. 6 panel sets contempt vote for former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark

Clark appeared for a deposition Nov. 5 but told lawmakers that he would not answer questions based partly on Trump’s legal efforts to block the committee’s investigation.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press and Staff
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