Capt. Michael Bastone was among five men promoted by Sheriff Jewell Williams.
But the sweep netted more than that.
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.
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.
Corruption in the Philadelphia Sheriff’s office leads to another guilty plea.
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.
Newly elected Sheriff Jewell Williams will preside over his first mortgage foreclosure sale this morning. A number of those properties have a ritzy addresses.
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.
There’s a new sheriff in town.