Acquitted Officers Sue Mayor, District Attorney And Police Commissioner, Claiming DefamationFive former members of the Philadelphia narcotics squad are now suing the mayor, police commissioner and district attorney for defamation.
City Officials, Police Hold Community Walk To Improve Neighborhood RelationshipsPhiladelphia city officials and police officers held a community walk through West Philadelphia Thursday night.
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.
Philadelphia District Attorney Issues Warrants For Three City Election OfficialsSeth Williams has issued warrants for three city election officials suspected of voter fraud.
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.
Sting Probe Of Philadelphia Politicians Yields Another Guilty PleaThe 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.
Sting Defendant Who Claims Racial Targeting Due In Court TodayA hearing is scheduled later this morning for a state lawmaker charged in a sting investigation that recorded Philadelphia elected officials accepting money.
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.
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.
DA Seth Williams Wants To See Pre-K Ballot Question ApprovedToday, Williams stood with children in front of a mock voting booth at City Hall.
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.