Edward Bracey was convicted of killing Philadelphia police officer Danny Boyle in 1991.
Williams touted the city’s declining homicide rate, but vowed to work for a safer city in his second term.
Alan Butkovitz is being sworn in to a third term as Controller but its well known that he has his eyes on the mayor’s office.
Thomas Bergstrom says his client could be out of prison as early as Thursday, or as late as sometime next week, as they coordinate Msgr. William Lynn’s appearance before a Philadelphia judge.
“Bullets go up, and they do come down, and we have no control over where they land and who they might injure,” police commissioner Charles Ramsey said.
A Philadelphia Grand Jury continues to investigate the deadly collapse of the Center City Salvation Army store in June.
Philadelphia DA Seth Williams says, simply, Dr. Kermit Gosnell was a monster.
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams stopped by a Northeast middle school on Monday to talk about a hot topic. He made the students “deputies” against bullying.
Griffin Campbell, owner of the demolition company at the center of accident last June that killed six people, is being charged with six counts of third-degree murder.
Authorities say an 86-year-old retired Philadelphia judge was found dead after a fire at his home Sunday evening.
The family of a Willow Grove man, who died of an accidental drug overdose a month ago after cooperating with authorities in a clergy sex abuse case, has filed a lawsuit against the Philadelphia Archdiocese and the man’s alleged abuser.
A teen faces charges of witness intimidation and terroristic threats in connection with a social media account that revealed the names of victims and witnesses in criminal cases, police said.
Both the DA’s race and the race for controller feature Democratic incumbents challenged by little-known and under-financed Republicans.
Alvarez, a former assistant DA, says Williams has wasted a chance to make the city better by focusing on public corruption.
Lynn Nichols, most recently the assistant chief of the Philadelphia DA’s homicide unit, turned herself in to Philadelphia police today.