The lawsuit comes five days after Wolf said he would issue reprieves at least until he receives a report from a legislative commission that has been studying the issue since 2011.
Two Philadelphia police officers were charged Thursday with the violent beating of a man whom investigators say was innocent.
A former Philadelphia homicide detective is facing charges after he allegedly interfered with a murder investigation involving his girlfriend.
Philadelphia police and the DA want everyone to have a happy and safe new year, and are warning that shooting guns into the air to celebrate isn’t safe and won’t be tolerated.
Congressman Bob Brady (D-Pa.) says he’s been shaking his head over the sparring between Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane and Philadelphia DA Seth Williams.
Rich discussed corruption charges being filed against two Democratic State Representatives, an apology issued by a University of Pennsylvania fraternity, and Jeb Bush’s presidential ambitions.
State 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.
A center city attorney is facing sexual assault charges after investigators allege he had sexual intercourse with an underage girl in his office on several occasions.
The Philadelphia DA’s office announced yesterday the launch of a new task force designed to tackle allegations of Election Day shenanigans. Scores of DAs and investigators will be on hand today to field complaints.
Philadelphia DA Seth Williams announced that Thomasine Tynes is being charged in another corruption investigation. Earlier charges against her were dropped by the Pennsylvania attorney general, generating controversy.
The House Democratic Policy Committee held a public hearing on LGBT hate crimes Thursday.
Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper has dismissed 59 more cases related to investigations by officer Jeffrey Walker, the former narcotics officer who pleaded guilty to corruption and related crimes.
A 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.
An attorney for “Visit Philadelphia” says the matter involves “unauthorized expenditures” at the publicly funded agency covering several years, totaling $210,000.
Prosecutors, police and lawmakers renewed their call for legislation that mandates hard time in jail for carrying illegal guns.