District Attorney Seth Williams

Seth Williams, David Bowen, Ernest Chester and Hakeem Watson, along with defense lawyers, court administrators and President Judge Marsha Neifield at graduation at the Criminal Justice Center. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia DA’s Program Gives Nonviolent Drug Offenders Alternative To Prison

The Choice is Yours is a 13-month program that gives nonviolent drug offenders an alternative to incarceration.

04/21/2015

File Photo. (Gov. Tom Wolf, during his 2015 budget address.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

Pa. High Court Takes Up Gov. Wolf’s Death Penalty Moratorium

A Supreme Court order issued Tuesday granted the request by Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams to review the policy announced by the governor last month.

03/03/2015

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia DA Issues Annual List Of Holiday Shopping Safety Reminders

Philadelphia’s district attorney has issued his annual warning for the official kick off of the holiday shopping season.

11/27/2014

(Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Atty. Gen. Kane Says She Will Turn Over Sting File To Philadelphia’s District Attorney

Pennsylvania’s Attorney General now says she will turn over evidence in the sting operation that ensnared several prominent Philadelphia Democrats to Philadelphia’s District Attorney.

04/28/2014

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams (credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Unit In Philly DA’s Office Looks For Innocent People Convicted Of Serious Crimes

DA Seth Williams says formation of the unit is the “right thing to do” and veteran prosecutor Gilson is the perfect person for the job.

04/19/2014

(Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Giordano Reacts To Philly DA’s Editoral On PA Attorney General

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams’ editorial in the Sunday Inquirer had me cheering from my Barcolounger.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/23/2014

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Four Men Charged In Attempted Killing Of Shooting Witness

Four men are in police custody, charged with trying to murder a witness in a shooting case in November, 2010.

02/26/2014

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Pa. Rep. Charged With Funneling Money, Power To Sister

State representative Jose “JP” Miranda and his sister, Michelle Wilson, are charged with criminal conspiracy, perjury, and conflict of interest.

01/27/2014

(Father Robert Brennan with his late accuser, Sean McIlmail, in family photo. Photo provided.)

Family Files Suit In Clergy Sex Abuse Case

The family of a Willow Grove man, who died of an accidental drug overdose a month ago after cooperating with authorities in a clergy sex abuse case, has filed a lawsuit against the Philadelphia Archdiocese and the man’s alleged abuser.

11/14/2013

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Philadelphia Voters Give Wins To Williams, Butkovitz

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams and Controller Alan Butkovitz have defeated their Republican challengers in a sign of the power of incumbency and a nearly 7-1 Democratic edge in citywide voter registration.

11/05/2013

Rev. Robert L. Brennan

D.A. Reviewing Case Of Former Philadelphia Priest After Alleged Victim Found Dead

The prosecution of a Catholic priest accused of molesting a former altar boy is on shaky ground, after the accuser was found dead, the victim of an apparent drug overdose.

10/18/2013

Rev. Robert L. Brennan

Bail Reduced For Former Priest Accused Of Sexually Assaulting An Altar Boy

At a motions hearing on Tuesday morning, bail for Rev. Robert Brennan was reduced from $1 million to $50,000.

10/08/2013

Rev. Robert L. Brennan

Philly D.A.: Priest Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Former Altar Boy

A former Philadelphia priest has been arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting an altar boy over a period of four years.

09/26/2013

Councilman Johnson, left, and DA Seth Williams talking to a few Southwest Philadelphia residents. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Southwest Philadelphia Neighborhood Gets Visit From District Attorney, City Councilman

Philadelphia’s District Attorney and a City Councilman took to the streets of a Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood last night.

07/12/2013

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Choices For Controller Dominate Philadelphia Primary Ballot

Incumbent Democrat Alan Butkovitz is seeking his third term in office. While he has the backing of the Democratic City Committee, he does face two primary challengers.

05/21/2013

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