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.
DA: Sixers Legend Charles Barkley Offers To Pay For Funeral Of 3 Children Killed In Carjacking Crash
Sixers legend Charles Barkley is offering to pay the funeral expenses of three young siblings who died tragically in a hit and run crash in North Philadelphia.
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.