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  • A suburban Philadelphia judge has ordered a state senator to stand trial on corruption charges.
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  • The Pa. Attorney General filed charges against state Sen. Leanna Washington, alleging she used her office for political and financial gain.
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  • Photo courtesy: senatorwashington.com
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  • The Oscar-nominated film "American Hustle" has put the spotlight back on Philadelphia. It's loosely based on one of the biggest political shakedowns in our area. Now a local politician caught in that scandal is telling his story.
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  • A veteran Philadelphia police officer has entered a guilty plea in a far-reaching corruption probe.
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  • A judge has denied a request from the convicted mayor of Trenton to delay a hearing on whether he should be forced out of office.
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  • A judge is giving the mayor of New Jersey's capital city 12 days to make a case for why he should not be thrown out of office after being found guilty of corruption.
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  • New Jersey officials have filed legal paperwork to remove the mayor of the state's capital city from office after he was convicted of corruption.
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  • Trenton Mayor Tony Mack found guilty
  • The mayor of New Jersey's capital city has been convicted of bribery, fraud and extortion.
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  • Prosecutor to jurors: Trentons mayor took bribes
  • Jurors are hearing closing arguments Tuesday in the federal corruption trial of Trenton Mayor Tony Mack and his brother, who are accused of taking bribes to help a developer.
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  • Prosecutor to jurors: Trentons mayor took bribes
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  • J.P. Miranda and Michelle Wilson
  • A state lawmaker and his sister have been released on their own recognizance after arraignment in what authorities call a ghost worker plot involving his district office.
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  • Rep. J.P. Miranda
  • Authorities say a Pennsylvania lawmaker from Philadelphia, and his sister, have been charged in a ghost-worker plot.
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  • Rep. J.P. Miranda
  • The Philadelphia lawmaker is accused of funneling a public salary to his sister through a ghost worker.
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  • A former Philadelphia Traffic Court official pleaded guilty to his role in what prosecutors call a wide-reaching ticket-fixing conspiracy.
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  • Prosecutor to jurors: Trentons mayor took bribes
  • The mayor of New Jersey's capital city agreed to sell a piece of downtown land at less than half its value in exchange for thousands of dollars in bribes, a government prosecutor contended in opening statements Thursday in the trial of the mayor and his brother, a local football coach.
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  • Jury selected in Mayor Tony Macks trial
  • Mayor Tony Mack was first arrested and charged in this bribery scheme back in September of 2012.
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  • Trenton Mayor Tony Mack
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  • A 23-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police force was found guilty Monday of interfering with a federal drug investigation.
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  • A Philadelphia businessman admitted Monday that he was reimbursed for at least $132,600 in political contributions.
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  • A Philadelphia city official has pleaded guilty in federal court in Washington as part of a probe into illegal political campaign contributions in the nation's capital.
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  • A bill to abolish Philadelphia's traffic court, where a federal investigation led to criminal charges for alleged ticket-fixing, passed the Legislature on Tuesday and was sent to Gov. Tom Corbett, who signaled he intends to sign it.
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  • Two principals of a Pennsylvania-based construction company that performed work at New Jersey's Fort Dix have been indicted on charges they engaged in a kickback scheme and threatened employees.
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  • Inspector Daniel Castro
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  • Inspector Daniel Castro
  • Former Philadelphia Police Inspector Daniel Castro was re-sentenced to five years in prison Friday.
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  • Fortunato Perri Sr.
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  • Fortunato Perri Sr.
  • A former president judge of Philadelphia's traffic court has pleaded guilty to fixing tickets for a strip club owner and others in exchange for favors.
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  • Fortunato Perri, Sr.
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  • Two Pennsylvania judges, named in a sweeping indictment of alleged "ticket-fixing" in Philadelphia Traffic Court, have pleaded guilty to the charges against them.
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  • Defense attorneys suggested the accused made no money from the favors and that the court has worked that way for a century.
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  • Click play to watch David Henry's report from Action News
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  • Robert Mulgrew and Willie Singletary
  • A total of 12 people, including nine judges, have been federally charged for alleged ticket fixing at Philadelphia Traffic Court.
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  • Phila. corruption hotline
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  • Phila. corruption hotline
  • Officials are setting up a hotline to get more residents to report public corruption by government officials and law enforcement.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • A day after his arrest on corruption charges Mayor Tony Mack arrived at City Hall ready to go.
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  • trenton mayor tony mack
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  • trenton mayor tony mack
  • Federal agents arrested the mayor of New Jersey's capital city early Monday as part of an ongoing corruption investigation.
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  • trenton mayor tony mack
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  • trenton mayor tony mack
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  • trenton mayor tony mack
  • Click play to watch Nora Muchanic's report from Action News at noon
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  • The U.S. Attorney's Office has scheduled a press conference for 12:00 p.m. today to discuss details of the arrest.
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  • Tony Mack Criminal Complaint
  • Read the criminal complaint against Trenton Mayor Tony Mack in its entirety.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News at 6:00 p.m.
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  • The half-brother of Trenton Mayor Tony Mack will be behind bars while he tries to withdraw guilty pleas to two counts of official misconduct.
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