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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

(File photo:  the scene of the deadly building collapse at 22nd and Market Streets in which six people died.  Credit: CBS3)

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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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

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