State senator-elect Art Haywood says his first action after he is sworn in to the Pennsylvania Senate on January 6th will be to introduce a bill that requires the state attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor whenever a suspect is killed by police.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter says the Brown and Garner deaths, each at the hands of white police officers, have created a volatile situation in our nation.
Congressman Pat Meehan says more businesses, along with government agencies, the power grid — all are at risk of falling victim to cyber warfare.
“He’s kind of a center of unity for the whole world, whether you’re Christian or not,” Archbishop Chaput told KYW Newsradio, “so this development has been a great blessing for the world community.”
Philadelphia FOP president John McNesby called protesters who criticize Philadelphia police “hatemongers.”
Diane DeBarri is now CEO of the Kintock Group, a nonprofit organization that runs halfway houses and other services.
Steve Lee, acting director of the state’s Division of Consumer Affairs, labels the operation an “enforcement action” to prevent potential fraud.
Congressman Bob Brady (D-Pa.) says he’s been shaking his head over the sparring between Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane and Philadelphia DA Seth Williams.
Terrance Williams, convicted in 1986 of the robbery and bludgeoning murder of a man he later set on fire, would have been the first person executed in Philadelphia since Gary Heidinick, in 1999.
In anticipation of Obama’s speech on Cuba, we invited chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre restaurant, in Old City, to watch the speech in our newsroom. His wife is Cuban.
A federal judge is hearing evidence on whether Septa violated the First Amendment last summer when it refused to run some anti-Islamic advertising cards on its buses.
But the new conviction won’t mean additional prison time. The newly imposed sentence will run concurrently with her previous two-year federal sentence.
High-ranking Cuban-American lawmakers in New Jersey are speaking out against the United States plans to start talks with Cuba on normalizing full diplomatic relations between the nations.
State prosecutors say taxpayers werer defrauded of more than $5 million.
The district has decided to waive attorney-client privilege in the matter of its onetime lawyer and will release its own independent probe and forensic audit.