By Tony Romeo
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says she’ll carefully review the evidence against Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, following yesterday’s state Supreme Court decision allowing the case against Kane to go forward.READ MORE: 10-Year-Old Boy Recovering After Grazed By Bullet In North Philadelphia: Police
Kane had argued that a Montgomery County judge acted improperly when he appointed a special prosecutor to investigate allegations that Kane violated grand jury secrecy.READ MORE: Tolls Increasing Sunday On 8 Delaware River Crossings Connecting Pennsylvania, New Jersey
Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled against Kane, so the decision to act on another grand jury’s recommendation of charges against Kane, a Democrat, now rests with Ferman, a Republican.
In a statement released this morning, Ferman says she will review the case “carefully and thoroughly” with a commitment to “fairness, integrity, and justice.”MORE NEWS: Man Dies After Being Shot Four Times In West Oak Lane, Philadelphia Police Say
Ferman also says the county DA’s office and county detective bureau will undertake any further investigation that may be warranted.