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Retired Major General Wesley Craig, the former adjutant general of the Pennsylvania National Guard, speaks at an event hosted by Pre-K For PA. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Local DAs: “Pay Now For Pre-K or Pay Later For Crime”

There was a show of support Wednesday morning for the expansion of “Pre-K” and early childhood education, as advocates were joined by the district attorneys from Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester Countries.


3 On Your Side: Man Scams WWII Vet Out Of $95,000

The victim in this case is 93-years-old, scammed by a man from his neighborhood that he had hired to cut his lawn and do odd jobs.


Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams.

Local Races Are The Draw In Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Election

Philadelphia voters will decide whether to re-elect the city’s district attorney and controller.


(Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, in US goverment identification photo.)

Philadelphia DA Explains FBI Interrogation Tactics For Boston Bombing Suspect

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was not be read his Miranda rights because the government is invoking the rare public safety exception.


Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announces charges against 10 people for faking injuries on a SEPTA bus. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Phila. DA Charges 10 People With Faking Injuries On SEPTA Bus

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office charged 10 people with faking injuries on a SEPTA bus.


(Christina Regusters is charged with kidnap and rape in the case.  Phila. PD photo)

Philadelphia DA Says Public’s Help Still Needed In Child Abduction Case

By John McDevitt PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The investigation continues into the abduction and brutal assault of a 5-year-old West Philadelphia girl last month. With one woman in custody, police continue to search for other suspects. […]


Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams leads a news briefing on election day activities. (credit: Steve Tawa)

Officials In Philadelphia Ready To Monitor Election Day Activities, Problems At Polls

City, election, and good government officials want to make sure everyone behaves around polling places on Tuesday in Philadelphia.


(credit: KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Local Politicians Have Their Say On The Republican Presidential Campaign

The Florida Primary – the next test in the see-saw Republican race — is set for Tuesday. The key question to be answered: what are local politicians hoping for?


(Cardinal Justin Rigali conducts an Ash Wednesday mass in 2011.  Image from Archdiocese of Phila. TV)

Philadelphia Archdiocese’s Sex-Abuse Chair Blasts Cardinal

The head of the Philadelphia archdiocese’s panel on priest sex-abuse is blasting the cardinal’s response to the pedophilia crisis, and pulling back the curtain on the panel’s long-secret operations.



Philly DA Uses Donation To Look At Alternatives To Incarceration For Drug Offenders

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams says he has gotten start-up funding from the Lenfest Foundation for a new program targeting first time, non-violent drug offenders, and drug sellers, with the focus on rehabilitation.