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East Falls Tax Preparer Convicted of Falsifying Dozens of Clients’ Returns To Get Refunds

David Nixon, 50, has been convicted of 63 counts of tax fraud.

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(Philadelphia police stand guard on March 1st after a man in a Jeep crashed through a gate at Philadelphia International Airport and drove onto a runway.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Feds File Charges In Philadelphia International Airport Gate-Crashing Incident

Kenneth Mazik, 24, of Chadds Ford, Pa., is charged in a criminal information document released by the US attorney’s office in Philadelphia with disrupting air traffic and endangering airport safety.


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Germantown H.S. Students Get Lesson In Making Good Decisions

At Germantown High School, prosecutors from the US attorney’s office in Philadelphia took a different tack in addressing some of the city’s most pressing issues: gun violence and bullying.


(Philadelphia DA Seth Williams, at lectern, introduces Patrick Blessington, far left, who will head the DA's new anti-corruption task force.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia DA Creates New Public Corruption Task Force

Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams has created a new task force designed speficially to weed out public corruption in the city.


(Laurie Magid, in 2008 file photo)

Federal Prosecutor Probed For Political Fundraising In Philadelphia

The US Office of Special Counsel is investigating Laurie Magid, who served as acting US attorney in Philadelphia a couple of years ago and still works as an assistant US attorney.