Former Phila. DA Lynne Abraham Makes It Official: She's Running For MayorBrushing aside the question of her age -- she's now 73 -- Abraham says as long as "your dreams exceed your regrets," you're not too old to hold public office.
Five Dozen More Convictions Tied To Corrupt Phila. Cop Are OverturnedJudge 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.
Lynne Abraham Plans To Run For Mayor of Philadelphia in 2015Lynne Abraham intends to run for mayor of Philadelphia in 2015.
Philadelphia Tourism Agency 'Cooperating' With DA Probe of MisappropriationAn attorney for "Visit Philadelphia" says the matter involves "unauthorized expenditures" at the publicly funded agency covering several years, totaling $210,000.
Son Recalls Career of Late Philadelphia DA, F. Emmett FitzpatrickFitzpatrick served one term as Philadelphia's DA -- from 1974 until 1978 -- but his son, Emmett III, says he was a reluctant politician.
Man Charged With Scamming WW II Vet of $95,000 By Impersonating Phila. DAAccording to the District Attorney, Shelton Thomas scammed at least $95,000 from 93-year-old Raymond Campbell over the course of three years.
New Book Traces Sad Recent History of Priest Sex Scandals It's a story we know all too well in Philadelphia, but Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Michael D'Antonio has put the whole Catholic priest sex scandal in one volume.
Philadelphia DA Says Mayor Is Underbudgeting Fighting CrimeDA Seth Williams went before City Council's budget committee today asking for an extra $2.75 million above the nearly $32 million that Mayor Nutter has proposed for the district attorney's office.
Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania's Longest Serving US Senator, Dead at 82US Senator Arlen Specter, whose political career took him from Philadelphia City Hall to the US Congress, has died after another bout with cancer.
Philadelphia Official Fired For Accepting Unauthorized Gifts From VendorJoseph James, the city's deputy chief information officer, has been fired for allegedly accepting gifts, meals, and $48,000 worth of items through a Verizon rewards program.
Former Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham Hints At Run For Statewide OfficeAbraham, the first female DA in Philadelphia history, served in that office from 1991 until January 2010.