Thursday, Oct 20, 2011

$1M Bail for Daughter of 'Ringleader'

$1M Bail for Daughter of 'Ringleader'

The 32-year-old daughter of alleged ringleader Linda Ann Weston is the fourth person arrested in the case of the kidnapping and imprisonment of mentally disabled people.

Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

Ringleader in Dungeon Case To Serve Life

Ringleader in Dungeon Case To Serve Life

The woman who pleaded guilty to keeping adults with mental disabilities locked in a basement will spend life plus 80 years in prison, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

Monday, Oct 5, 2015

Basement Captivity Suspect Wants to Withdraw Plea

Basement Captivity Suspect Wants to Withdraw Plea

The woman who pleaded guilty to keeping adults with mental disabilities locked in a basement now wants to change her plea.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015

Woman Pleads Guilty in Basement Captivity Case, Spares Life

Woman Pleads Guilty in Basement Captivity Case, Spares Life

A woman accused of keeping mentally disabled adults captive in the basement of a Philadelphia home and in other states for their disability checks has pleaded guilty to murder and other charges in a deal...

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015

Philly 'Dungeon' Suspect to Change Plea

Philly 'Dungeon' Suspect to Change Plea

A woman accused of holding adults with disabilities in a Philadelphia apartment building sub-basement is expected in federal court Wednesday to change her plea in the case.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014

Philly 'Dungeon' Victim Awarded $45M

Philly 'Dungeon' Victim Awarded $45M

A woman held captive for 10 years, including in the subbasement of a Philadelphia home, while authorities say her captors cashed her Social Security checks has been awarded a multimillion dollar civil judgment.

Monday, Jan 28, 2013

Defendants Face Federal Charges in Basement Horror Case

Defendants Face Federal Charges in Basement Horror Case

On Monday, the city of Philadelphia officially dropped its case against four people accused of confining disabled adults in subhuman conditions to steal their Social Security benefits.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2012

4th Suspect Held for Basement Dungeon Case

4th Suspect Held for Basement Dungeon Case

The decision reverses an earlier ruling that dropped all charges against Eddie Wright, who allegedly helped keep four mentally disabled people captive in a basement.

Tuesday, Dec 20, 2011

More Charges for Dungeon ‘Ringleader’ Weston

More Charges for Dungeon ‘Ringleader’ Weston

Woman accused of barricading four mentally disabled adults faces even more charges after Monday’s preliminary hearing

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011

Alleged 'Basement' Ringleader to Stand Trial

Alleged 'Basement' Ringleader to Stand Trial

The courts have deemed Linda Weston competent to stand trial.

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Germantown Abductor Gets 35 Years in Prison

Germantown Abductor Gets 35 Years in Prison

A man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping a Philadelphia woman off the street and holding her hostage for nearly three days learned his fate Thursday afternoon.

Teen Surrenders in Accidental Shooting of Boy, 13

Teen Surrenders in Accidental Shooting of Boy, 13

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Man Shoves Feces Bag Down Woman's Pants in NYC: Police

Man Shoves Feces Bag Down Woman's Pants in NYC: Police

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Judge Rules Philadelphia Mom Accused of Killing Kids Incompetent

Judge Rules Philadelphia Mom Accused of Killing Kids Incompetent

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