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Mayor Michael Nutter. (File photo by Mike Dunn)

Acquitted Officers Sue Mayor, District Attorney And Police Commissioner, Claiming Defamation

Five former members of the Philadelphia narcotics squad are now suing the mayor, police commissioner and district attorney for defamation.

07/28/2015

West Philly community walk through. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

City Officials, Police Hold Community Walk To Improve Neighborhood Relationships

Philadelphia city officials and police officers held a community walk through West Philadelphia Thursday night.

07/16/2015

(Philadelphia DA Seth Williams, in file photo, testifying before a City Council committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Partial Settlement in Civil Rights Suit Over Phila. DA’s Seizure of Assets in Drug Cases

At 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.

06/28/2015

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia District Attorney Issues Warrants For Three City Election Officials

Seth Williams has issued warrants for three city election officials suspected of voter fraud.

06/24/2015

(Tanya Brown Dickerson, mother of Brandon Tate-Brown, who was killed by Philadelphia police during a traffic stop and subsequent altercation, is accompanied by lawyer Brian Mildenberg as she speaks with reporters outside City Hall.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Family of Phila. Man Killed by Police Demands Federal Probe

“They lied about what happened to Brandon Tate-Brown,” says attorney Brian Mildenberg, who is representing the family of the dead man in a civil suit against the city. He held a press conference with the mother of the dead man.

06/15/2015

Brownlee (left) leaves court Monday. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Sting Probe Of Philadelphia Politicians Yields Another Guilty Plea

The guilty plea to one count of conflict of interest entered by Michelle Brownlee comes just a week after guilty pleas from Representative Ronald Waters and former lawmaker Harold James.

06/09/2015

Pa. State Rep. Louise Bishop file photo (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Sting Defendant Who Claims Racial Targeting Due In Court Today

A hearing is scheduled later this morning for a state lawmaker charged in a sting investigation that recorded Philadelphia elected officials accepting money.

06/05/2015

(Former Pa. House member Harold James, center, leaves Dauphin County Court after pleading guilty in a controversial corruption case.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Two Guilty Pleas in Controversial Philadelphia Political Corruption Case

This 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.

06/01/2015

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia DA: Officials Are Ready To Handle Any Improper Voting Activity

“We will have more than 60 assistant district attorneys and several dozen county detectives ready to answer calls on our hotline,” Williams says.

05/19/2015

(Philadelphia DA Seth Williams, left, watches as a pre-schooler gets a look at a mock voting machine.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

DA Seth Williams Wants To See Pre-K Ballot Question Approved

Today, Williams stood with children in front of a mock voting booth at City Hall.

05/18/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

In Aftermath of Deadly Derailment, Officials Work To Clarify Legal Jurisdictions

Philadelphia DA Seth Williams says once the initial probe is complete, they’ll determine whether criminal charges should be filed and who will prosecute.

05/14/2015

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Judge Won’t Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia’s Process of Seizing Properties Tied to Drug Cases

A 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.

05/14/2015

(Philadelphia DA Seth Williams testifies before Philadelphia City Council.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Not Pleased With Mayor’s Budget, District Attorney Asks City Council For Funding Increase

DA Seth Williams is not pleased with the mayor’s proposed budget, which sets aside just under $35 million for the DA’s Office. He told council members that other offices are getting increases.

05/06/2015

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3 Philly Cops Charged In Unrelated Cases

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office has announced the arrest of three police officers, in three separate and unrelated cases. The charges range from animal cruelty to theft.

04/23/2015

(DA Seth Williams engages in a dialogue  with middle schoolers at the City School, in West Philadelphia, on the subjects of bullying, cyberbullying, and sexting.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Phila. DA Williams Warns Schoolkids About Bullying and Cyberbullying

Philadelphia 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.

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