DA Seth Williams
Councilman Jim Kenney wants to downgrade Philadelphia’s marijuana possession offense even further.
A coalition of civil rights groups kicked off a new campaign at a rally Saturday at the First United Church of Germantown.
Jury selection is underway in the capital murder case against West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, who allegedly routinely performed illegal, late-term abortions at his Women’s Medical Society on Lancaster avenue.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has filed numerous charges including voluntary manslaughter against two former police officers in connection with a fatal shooting in 2008.
Members of Philadelphia’s Muslim community are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of criminals who are dressing as Muslim women to carry out the crimes.
A man for whom all charges were previously dismissed in the so-called “Basement of Horrors” Tacony kidnap and fraud case is now being held for trial.
The Philadelphia district attorney’s office has changed its mind and now says it will recharge the defendant who was about to be freed in the local kidnap-and-fraud case.
The president has a jobs bill that he promises “will put people to work,” mainly school teachers, construction workers, and law enforcement officials.
Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams has created a new task force designed speficially to weed out public corruption in the city.
A US appeals court is awarding death-row activist Mumia Abu-Jamal a new sentencing hearing in the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer.
As part of Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month, Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams on Friday visited a center city facility that serves young sexual abuse victims.
Three priests and a Philadelphia Catholic school teacher have been charged with raping and assaulting two young boys over the course of several years. A fifth man, a monsignor, has been charged with child endangerment.
DA Seth Williams says the criminal grand jury did not wade into the moral implications of abortion. Rather, he said, it looked into what he calls “disregard of the law, and the disdain for the lives and health of mothers and infants.”
Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams calls the starvation and dehydration death of an infant in a shelter “a sad and disgusting set of facts.”
The Philadelphia district attorney’s office and the police department are warning the public to be aware of the Grinchs of Christmas.