Chris analyzes the New York Times, CNN and Associated Press’s decision to decline a meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder, a local girl’s battle for a lung transplant, and the capture of a bear in Burlington County. He also talks to Victor Fiorillo from the Philly Post about a racial discrimination suit filed against the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office.
Both lawmakers were joined at the police administration building by Philadelphia DA Seth Williams and police commissioner Charles Ramsey.
Chris analyzes the decision not to declare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an enemy combatant, Rutgers University’s move to suspend their lacrosse coach for verbally abusing players and the story parents who let their child die instead of seeking medical help. He also talks to Andrew McCarthy about the potential of a wider terrorist plot connected to the Boston Marathon bombing and Amity Shlaes about her new book on Calvin Coolidge.
DA Seth Williams went before City Council’s budget committee today asking for an extra $2.75 million above the nearly $32 million that Mayor Nutter has proposed for the district attorney’s office.
Throughout the nation, parents and educators are pushing hard for more support for early childhood education.
Chris gets ready for the Phillies home opener against the Kansas City Royals. He also reviews DA Seth Williams proposal to impose a two year minimum sentence for illegally possessing a gun in Philadelphia and Mayor Michael Nutters decision to veto city council’s mandatory paid sick leave bill. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece.
“I want people to know all across Philadelphia: you carry, you do two,” said Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams.
Judge Patrick Dugan today ruled that Jonathan Josey was not guilty of simple assault when he struck Aida Guzman in the face.
Employees at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children organized a Black History Celebration Luncheon Friday.
Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams announced the arrest of a 32-year-old man who bought guns for a 16-year-old.
UPDATE: Some Threats Removed After Philadelphia DA Takes On Facebook Over Alleged Witness Intimidation
Some of the threatening posts on a man’s Facebook page have now been removed, announced Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams.
Senator Bob Casey says he’ll vote for a ban on assault weapons and large ammunition clips but there’s another measure he’d like to see to curb gun violence; he’s calling for full funding of federal programs for local law enforcement.
Officials say this center will give the adult members of the North Philadelphia community a place to work out and the children a safe haven to learn and play.
The trial evidence — a lot of it from the church’s own secret files — exposed sins committed over a period of decades by supposed men of God.
DA Williams says that Lt. Jonathan Josey went beyond the scope of the force he was permitted to use.