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Philadelphia DA Files Appeal In Monsignor Lynn 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.

01/28/2014

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Philadelphia Prosecutors Say They’ll Announce Arrest Of Pa. Lawmaker

The office of District Attorney Seth Williams said he will hold a news conference Monday afternoon to announce the arrest.

01/27/2014

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Philadelphia DA May Appeal Commutation of Cop Killer’s Death Sentence

Edward Bracey was convicted of killing Philadelphia police officer Danny Boyle in 1991.

01/14/2014

(DA Seth Williams speaks at his reinauguration ceremony at the Academy of Music.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia DA, Controller Sworn In For Repeat Terms

Williams touted the city’s declining homicide rate, but vowed to work for a safer city in his second term.

01/06/2014

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Philadelphia Controller Eyes The 2015 Mayor’s Race

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.

01/06/2014

(Philadelphia DA Seth Williams speaks to the press outside the Union League, on South Broad Street, on Tuesday evening.)

Philadelphia DA Irate That Archdiocese Posted Msgr. Lynn’s Bail

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.

01/01/2014

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Philadelphia Authorities Warn Against New Year’s Eve Gunplay

“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.

12/31/2013

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2013 IN REVIEW: Collapse And Blame In Center City Building Catastrophe

A Philadelphia Grand Jury continues to investigate the deadly collapse of the Center City Salvation Army store in June.

12/28/2013

(The front window of the former Women's Medical Society, owned and operated by Dr. Kermit Gosnell.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

2013 IN REVIEW: West Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Gets Life Sentence

Philadelphia DA Seth Williams says, simply, Dr. Kermit Gosnell was a monster.

12/26/2013

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DA Seth Williams Talks To Northeast Philadelphia Students About Bullying

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.

12/02/2013

(The demolition site at 2136 Market Street, taken by a concerned passerby the day before the deadly collapse.  The Salvation Army thrift store, in which six people were killed, is at far right.  Photo by Laura Mierson.)

UPDATE: Contractor In Deadly Center City Building Collapse Held Without Bail

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.

11/25/2013

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Retired Judge Killed In South Philly House Fire

Authorities say an 86-year-old retired Philadelphia judge was found dead after a fire at his home Sunday evening.

11/24/2013

(Father Robert Brennan with his late accuser, Sean McIlmail, in family photo. Photo provided.)

Family Files Suit In Clergy Sex Abuse Case

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.

11/14/2013

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Police: Teen Ran Social Media ‘Rats’ Account

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.

11/13/2013

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DA and Controller Only Races of Note on 2013 Election Day in Philadelphia

Both the DA’s race and the race for controller feature Democratic incumbents challenged by little-known and under-financed Republicans.

11/05/2013

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