This past weeks events in Boston were very much on the minds of the participants. Each event Sunday preceded with a moment of silence for people and the victims in Boston.
Attorneys for the city have filed suit against John Green, who served as Philadelphia sheriff from 1998 until 2010, along with other former employees and two private firms that had been hired by the city.
Locally, there are more than 6,500 people waiting for an organ donation.
Just days before Christmas, families of patients undergoing organ transplants in Philadelphia were getting some special holiday meals to help ease their difficult days.
Sheriff Barbara Deeley is turning over much of the $56 million in unclaimed money found in accounts when the previous sheriff, John Green, left office at the end of last year.
Leading the audit team will be Louis Pichini, a former prosecutor who headed the criminal division of the US attorney’s office in Philadelphia.
There’s a new sheriff in town, and for the first time ever, it’s a woman.