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Defendant Bree DeStephano. (credit: CBS)

Chester County DA: ‘Afghan Girl’ Print, McCurry Works Stolen In Inside Job

Authorities say a print of the famous “Afghan Girl” photograph that once graced the cover of National Geographic is among dozens of items stolen from a suburban Philadelphia art gallery.

06/02/2015

(Philadelphia DA Seth Williams testifies before Philadelphia City Council.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Not Pleased With Mayor’s Budget, District Attorney Asks City Council For Funding Increase

DA Seth Williams is not pleased with the mayor’s proposed budget, which sets aside just under $35 million for the DA’s Office. He told council members that other offices are getting increases.

05/06/2015

District Attorney Seth Williams at a briefing. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

DA Seth Williams: Federal Immigration Agent Stole Cash From Deportees

Authorities in Philadelphia have announced charges against a federal immigration agent accused of having stolen from a prisoner he was assigned to transport.

03/03/2015

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DA: Delaware County Man Found Guilty Of Raping Girl Multiple Times In A Church

The District Attorney’s Office announced 49-year-old Troy Posey has been found guilty of raping a teenage girl multiple times back in March.

12/04/2014

(Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, in file photo by KYW's Brad Segall)

Montgomery County D.A. Restructuring Office In Wake Of Mistake Made Earlier This Year

The changes include a new ombudsman position which will provide independent reviews of cases and an assistant chief of trials who will be there to answer questions from prosecutors in the office.

10/26/2014

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Philadelphia Firefighter Accused Of Assaulting Pregnant Ex-Wife

Michael Lawson and Sada Greenlee have been charged with aggravated assault.

10/02/2014

(The attack occurred in the 1600 block of Chancellor Street.  File photo by CBS3)

DA: 3 To Be Charged In Alleged Assault On Same-Sex Couple In Center City

Each one of the suspects faces two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of simple assault, two counts of recklessly endangering another person and one count of conspiracy.

09/23/2014

Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham. (credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lynne Abraham Plans To Run For Mayor of Philadelphia in 2015

Lynne Abraham intends to run for mayor of Philadelphia in 2015.

09/17/2014

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First Day Back To School For Grieving Council Rock South Students

Tuesday night, parents, students, teachers, friends, and more than 2,000 members of the community gathered for a vigil at the high school to mourn the deaths of Ryan Lesher, 15, Shamus Digney, 15, and Cullen Keffer, 16.

09/03/2014

Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick and WM Robots COO Gene Samsi
(photo provided by Montgomery County DA's office)

Montco DA’s Office Acquires High Tech Tool To Help Protect Crime Fighting Officers

The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office now has a high tech tool in its crime fighting arsenal designed to save the lives of law enforcement officers across the county.

08/31/2014

Markela Sourovelis with lawyers announced her lawsuit on Independence Mall. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Suit Claims Philadelphia’s Seizure Practices Are Unconstitutional

The Institute for Justice filed a federal class action claiming the city of Philadelphia’s practice of seizing millions in cash, cars and houses every year is unconstitutional.

08/13/2014

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Philadelphia Grand Jury Clears Police Officers In Patdown Of Teen

A 16-year-old, along with his mom and attorney, had claimed that he suffered a serious injury, after one officer squeezed his testicle during a brief disturbance.

07/17/2014

(credit: Berks County Prosecutor's Office)

13 Arrested In Child Pornography Sweep In Berks County

Twelve men, plus a 17-year-old boy, are facing several charges for possessing and disseminating thousands of images.

06/19/2014

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D.A.: Man Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting His 11-Year-Old Cousin

Eighteen-year-old Anthony Pinkney allegedly forced his 11-year-old cousin to perform oral sex on him multiple times.

05/30/2014

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Detective Fired After Settlement Reached Over False Charges

County officials confirm Mary Anders was terminated from her job as a county detective on the same day lawyers for Walter Logan announced a settlement with the DA’s office over those false charges.

05/24/2014

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