Bobby Allyn appears in the following:
Monday, February 01, 2016
Entertainer Bill Cosby heads to court on Tuesday in what is expected to be the first of many attempts by his attorneys to derail his sexual assault criminal charges. The Tuesday hearing is focused on one question: Do the charges represent a broken promise? More legal experts say no, but Cosby's team is expected to put on a vigorous defense of that claim.
Friday, January 08, 2016
A Philadelphia man is in custody after allegedly ambushing a city police officer in his squad car. The officer is recovering from the attack. The man told police he shot the officer in the name of Islam and ISIS. Philadelphia's police commissioner says the city is looking for connections between the shooter and extremist groups. The man has a criminal record and the commissioner referred to him as appearing deranged.
Sunday, November 01, 2015
Philadelphia's Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is retiring at the end of the year. Under his watch, the murder and violent crime rates are lower than they've been in decades.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
After a police shooting, what information should be disclosed to the public? That question is roiling Philadelphia, where a bill aims to keep confidential the names of officers who use deadly force.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A pop-up beer garden in the Point Breeze neighborhood of Philadelphia has become the latest flashpoint of gentrification and racial tensions.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Carli Lloyd, who led the U.S. women's soccer team to World Cup victory, comes from Delran, N.J., and her hometown is still buzzing about her stellar performance on Sunday.
Friday, July 03, 2015
The Philadelphia Archdiocese has plans to demolish the city's oldest Polish church, but it's facing strong resistance: Longtime parishioners and neighborhood newcomers have joined forces in protest.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The results of a DOJ investigation into the Philadelphia Police Department found that officers are shooting at citizens frequently and not receiving adequate training.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially announced that he is running for president. What is about Texas politics that produces so many colorful characters that rise to political office?
Sunday, December 28, 2014
An agreement between the Tennessee Hospital Association and Republican Gov. Bill Haslam expands Medicaid without tax dollars, an agreement that could be a blueprint for other states.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Officials are still investigating how 32 teenagers broke out of the state's highest-security juvenile detention center in September. The breakout cast a harsh spotlight on the troubled facility.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
A youth detention center in Nashville is making news because of riots and breakouts. Advocates point to Missouri as an exemplary model. There, the atmosphere can feel more like summer camp than jail.
Monday, September 15, 2014
A Tennessee family invented a new surname for their kids, completely different from their own, and discovered that their state's law bars them from doing that.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Logging is dangerous, arduous work, and fewer young people are pursuing it. Logging groups hope more outreach, and a bill that would lower the minimum logging age, will help keep the industry going.