The District Attorney’s office announced yesterday that a Philadelphia judge sentenced a 17 year-old boy to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Radames Sanabria was convicted on October 23, 2012 of First Degree Murder, Violations of the Uniform Firearms act, and Possessing an Instrument of Crime in the killing of 14-year-old Jerome Carlyle, Jr. on August 10, 2010. Under Pennsylvania law, life without possibility of parole is the mandatory minimum sentence for anyone convicted of first or second degree murder.
Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke is pushing for the sale of ads on city-owned building to generate much needed funds for the cash-strapped municipality. The group Scenic Philadelphia opposes such measures on aesthetic principles. NewsWorks reports.
Montgomery officials are searching for a man they say impersonated a police officer. According to authorities, the man activated a blue light in his vehicle and pulled over a woman on Germantown Pike and engaged her in conversation. From CBS Philly