West Philadelphia

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Pa. abortion doc gets 30 years in drug sentencing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia doctor already serving life in prison for performing rogue abortions has been sentenced to a concurrent 30 years for distributing painkillers. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is serving life without parole […]

12/16/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Lawyer: Abortion doctor’s wife like ‘Mrs. Frankenstein’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wife of an abortion doctor convicted of killing live babies feels she’s left “holding the bag” after he shamed the family, turned down a plea deal that would have kept her […]

05/28/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Abortion clinic deaths jury split on 2 counts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors in the murder trial of a longtime Philadelphia abortion provider said Monday that they were divided on two of the more than 200 counts in the case, but the judge asked […]

05/13/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

PA abortion clinic worker: I saw 10 babies breathe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former abortion clinic worker capped the five-week murder trial of her former boss with powerful testimony that she saw more than 10 babies breathe before they were killed.

04/18/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Worker admits cutting 10 babies at abortion clinic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A medical assistant told a jury that she snipped the spines of at least 10 babies during unorthodox abortions at a West Philly clinic, at the direction of the clinic’s owner. And she said others did the same to terminate pregnancies.

03/19/2013

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Abortion doctor goes on trial in 8 deaths

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three years after drug agents searching a suspected “pill mill” at a West Philadelphia clinic instead found a medical “house of horrors,” an abortion doctor is going on trial on eight counts of murder.

03/04/2013

Philly police file charges against child driver

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A 10-year-old Philadelphia boy has been charged with juvenile counts of criminal mischief and related charges after police say he swiped a van, then crashed it into five parked cars, authorities said […]

10/01/2012