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(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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Phila. DA Seth Williams Challenged By Former Asst. DA Danny Alvarez

Alvarez, a former assistant DA, says Williams has wasted a chance to make the city better by focusing on public corruption.

11/05/2013

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Onetime Top Assistant in Phila. DA’s Office Charged With Framing Former Boyfriend

Lynn Nichols, most recently the assistant chief of the Philadelphia DA’s homicide unit, turned herself in to Philadelphia police today.

10/04/2013

DHS commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose, at lectern, with a portion of the 2,500 backpacks handed out today to kids in foster care.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

2,500 Foster Kids in Philadelphia Get Free School Supplies

And those headed to college got an even bigger surprise: a new laptop computer.

08/28/2013

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Philadelphia Man On Death Row For 21 Years Wins New Trial

A federal judge says a Philadelphia man on death row for 21 years was convicted on “scant evidence,” and has overturned his conviction for killing a teen girl for her earrings.

08/21/2013

(Mayor Michael Nutter wields the scissors for the ribbon-cutting.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

Philly PD’s New Tactical Training Facility Gets A Grand Opening

Police brass and top city officials marked the opening with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the police academy, in Northeast Philadelphia.

08/20/2013

(DA Seth Williams, in file photo.)

Phila. DA Says Riley Cooper’s Racist Rant Should Become ‘Teachable Moment’

Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams says Eagles team management has reached out to him as they deal with the aftermath of the video of wide receiver Riley Cooper’s racist remark.

08/01/2013

(DA Seth Williams, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Like Nutter, DA Seth Williams Also Had Unpaid PGW Bill

That prompted PGW to put a lien on his Overbrook home in April 2012.

06/21/2013

Stigall Show Log 6.11.13

Seth Williams announced Monday that he will convene an investigating grand jury to look into the center city building collapse. U.S. officials are in the process of filing charges against NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Publisher and editor of the Germantown Chronicle, Jim Foster holds Mayor Nutter accountable for the Center City building collapse in his article “Mayor and Admin at Fault”. New Jersey state senate may allow police officers to confiscate the cell phones of drivers involved in accidents. Tim Butler of the Psychedelic Furs joins Chris and Paige to talk Awesome Fests.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/11/2013

(Emergency vehicles ring the area around a building collapse at 22nd and Market Streets.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

District Attorney: Grand Jury To Investigate Deadly Building Collapse

Prosecutors in Philadelphia say a grand jury will be convened to investigate a building collapse that killed six people.

06/10/2013

Stigall Show Log 5.30.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/30/2013

(Pa. Rep. John Sabatina is flanked by, L-R, DA Seth Williams, police commissioner Charles Ramsey, and Pa. Sen. Mike Stack.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Pa. Legislators Visit Philadelphia With Proposal For New Home Invasion Penalties

Both lawmakers were joined at the police administration building by Philadelphia DA Seth Williams and police commissioner Charles Ramsey.

05/17/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.23.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/23/2013

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