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File photo: Sheriff Jewell Williams, pictured center of the table, at microphone during a Philadelphia City Council budget hearing. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Sheriff Promotes First Latino Captain

Capt. Michael Bastone was among five men promoted by Sheriff Jewell Williams.


(Councilman James Kenney, in file photo)

Philadelphia Lawmaker Wants To Tighten ‘Resign To Run’ Candidacy Rule

Councilman Jim Kenney wants voters to decide on a proposed change that would require candidates to resign from other elected offices before running in Philadelphia.


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Pa. Speaker Wants To Suspend Special Elections In Wake of Block to Redistricting

The speaker of the Pennsylvania House is asking a federal court for guidance in the aftermath of a state Supreme Court ruling that has thrown elections for state legislative seats into chaos.


Former Sheriff’s Officer Auditor Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Corruption in the Philadelphia Sheriff’s office leads to another guilty plea.


(The 10 Rittenhouse condominium apartment building rises just north of Rittenhouse Square.  Image provided)

New Philadelphia Sheriff Promises a More Open, Honest Operation

Newly elected Philadelphia sheriff Jewell Williams oversaw his first mortgage foreclosure sale on Tuesday, and pledged a new era of openness and honesty at the scandal-plagued sheriff’s office.


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Rittenhouse Condos On The Market At New Sheriff’s 1st Foreclosure Sale

Newly elected Sheriff Jewell Williams will preside over his first mortgage foreclosure sale this morning. A number of those properties have a ritzy addresses.


File photo: Philadelphia Sheriff Jewell Williams. (Credit: Tony Hanson)

Philadelphia’s New Sheriff Promises To Clean Up Department

There is a new sheriff in town. Jewell Williams has been sworn in as Sheriff of Philadelphia and has promised to clean house in the beleaguered department.


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Dems Sweep Philadelphia Row, Judicial Offices

There’s a new sheriff in town.