Philadelphia District Attorney Candidates Debate In Chestnut HillEight candidates, seven Democrats and one Republican, sat on stage in front of a packed crowd at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Thursday night.
Another Name Added To Crowded Race For Philly D.A.The crowded race to replace disgraced former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams just got a little more crowded.
Partial Settlement in Civil Rights Suit Over Phila. DA's Seizure of Assets in Drug CasesAt issue was the district attorney's controversial program that seizes homes and cars from people whose relatives have been charged with drug crimes, then keeps the money for the DA's office and the police department.
Two Guilty Pleas in Controversial Philadelphia Political Corruption CaseThis was the latest development in a sting operation that was shut down by the state attorney general and later resurrected by Philadelphia DA Seth Williams.
In Aftermath of Deadly Derailment, Officials Work To Clarify Legal JurisdictionsPhiladelphia DA Seth Williams says once the initial probe is complete, they'll determine whether criminal charges should be filed and who will prosecute.
Judge Won't Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia's Process of Seizing Properties Tied to Drug CasesA Federal Judge has ruled that the DA and police will have to slug it out in court with homeowners as they attempt to take down the city's process of seizing drug-related cash, cars and houses.
Phila. DA Williams Warns Schoolkids About Bullying and CyberbullyingPhiladelphia district attorney Seth Williams engaged in a dialogue with 60 students at City School about the danger of using electronic devices to hurt someone by either words or photos.
Phila. DA Says One Aspect of "21st-Century Policing'' Report is All WetThe report, commissioned by Pres. Obama, calls for external, independent investigations and outside prosecutors when police use deadly force.
Phila. DA Reopens Corruption Charges Against 2 Pa. State LawmakersState representatives Vanessa Lowery Brown and Ron Waters (both D-Phila.) are charged with taking cash from an undercover agent. Pennsylvania's attorney general had previously declared the cases dead.
Hundreds Rally in Love Park To Denounce Gay-BashingA growing coalition of state lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and other leaders are pressing for an amendment to Pennsylvania's hate-crime law to protect the LGBT community.
Defendant's Family Relieved as Phila. DA Agrees To Rape-Murder RetrialThe Philadelphia district attorney has agreed to vacate the man's 1993 verdict and sentence, making way for a new trial based on new DNA evidence.
Philadelphia Homeowners Try To Stop DA's Quick Property SeizuresThe practice is called "Seize and Seal," and it allows the Philadelphia DA's office to get an order from a judge to seize a home that is linked to alleged drug activity.