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Center City Lawyer Surrenders on Charges of Raping 14-Year-Old Girl

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.

11/25/2014

File Photo of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams. (Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia DA Says Election Fraud Investigators Out In Force

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.

11/04/2014

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New Corruption Charges Against Former Phila. Traffic Court Judge

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.

10/23/2014

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Hearing Held To Bolster Support For Pa. Hate Crime Law

The House Democratic Policy Committee held a public hearing on LGBT hate crimes Thursday.

10/03/2014

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Five Dozen More Convictions Tied To Corrupt Phila. Cop Are Overturned

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.

09/26/2014

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Hundreds Rally in Love Park To Denounce Gay-Bashing

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.

09/25/2014

(The "Visit Philadelphia" web site.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Tourism Agency ‘Cooperating’ With DA Probe of Misappropriation

An attorney for “Visit Philadelphia” says the matter involves “unauthorized expenditures” at the publicly funded agency covering several years, totaling $210,000.

09/12/2014

Da Seth Williams (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Renewed Call For Mandatory Minimums For Illegal Firearm Possession In Philadelphia

Prosecutors, police and lawmakers renewed their call for legislation that mandates hard time in jail for carrying illegal guns.

08/21/2014

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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.

07/28/2014

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Pa. State Rep.; A Misunderstanding, Says His Attorney

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.

07/08/2014

Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams announces a grand jury probe of state legislators whose prosecution was previously dismissed by Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane.  Photo by CBS-3)

Philadelphia DA Picking Up Case Set Aside By Pa. Attorney General

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.

06/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 4.25.14

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/25/2014

(Photos from Phila. DA's office)

Dozens Charged in Philadelphia Insurance Fraud Ring

DA Seth Williams described a scheme that he says defrauded 21 insurance companies of some $400,000 over seven years.

04/23/2014

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams (credit: Mike DeNardo)

DA Williams Wants School District To Name Parents Of Chronically Truant Students

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.

04/17/2014

Members of LGBT community and the DA's office sit together and listen to law enforcement officials including DA Seth Williams. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

DA Seth Williams Hopes For Improved Relations Between Police And LGBT Community

The District Attorney’s office in Philadelphia hosted an LGBT forum Tuesday night, where a few dozen community members got a chance to meet with law enforcement and express any safety concerns they may have.

04/02/2014

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