The Philadelphia district attorney’s office says State Rep. JP Miranda failed to show for his hearing and did not give notice to the court, so it requested a bench warrant for his arrest.
In May, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane said she was dropping her prosecution of the legislators because the case was hoplessly tainted. Now, Seth Williams is empaneling a grand jury.
Chris discusses William Shatner’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama’s Sunday habits, and an outrage caused by Joan Rivers on the Today Show. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece.
DA Seth Williams described a scheme that he says defrauded 21 insurance companies of some $400,000 over seven years.
Philadelphia’s District Attorney says bureaucracy at the Philadelphia School District is thwarting his effort to go after parents of students who are chronically truant.
The District Attorney’s office in Philadelphia hosted an LGBT forum Tuesday night, where a few dozen community members got a chance to meet with law enforcement and express any safety concerns they may have.
Chris gives his take on the Corbett Administration’s response to Kathleen Kane, District Attorney Seth Williams’ Daily News editorial, and Michael Nutter’s appearance on Meet the Press. He talks to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.
Police say defendant Shelton Thomas, 47, stole about $95,000 from victim Raymond Campbell, 93, of West Philadelphia.
According to the District Attorney, Shelton Thomas scammed at least $95,000 from 93-year-old Raymond Campbell over the course of three years.
“It’s time for the district attorney to withdraw charges in this case,” said Lewis Small, attorney for Darrin Manning, during a press conference. “It’s just time to end the injustice.”
Darrin Manning, 16, says police caused him a ruptured testicle while frisking him on a center city streetcorner last January 7th.
DA Seth Williams says that after an investigation that lasted nearly two years, the grand jury concluded it could not recommend criminal charges against anyone in this case.
Earlier this month, Monsignor William Lynn was released from state prison, where he’d been housed for 18 months after being charged with child endangerment.
The office of District Attorney Seth Williams said he will hold a news conference Monday afternoon to announce the arrest.
Edward Bracey was convicted of killing Philadelphia police officer Danny Boyle in 1991.