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Philly FOP Holds “Back the Blue” Police Rally in Northeast Philly

A “Black the Blue” police rally drew a substantial turnout on Thursday night in Northeast Philly. John McNesby, president of Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union, […]

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Philly FOP Endorses Republican DA Candidate Beth Grossman

Philadelphia’s police union will endorse Republican Beth Grossman for district attorney. The announcement follows an event Tuesday at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 […]

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The Biggest Winners and Losers in Philadelphia’s 2017 Primary Election

Philadelphia’s election on Tuesday was a game-changer. The winner of the Democratic primary for district attorney is a criminal defense lawyer who has never prosecuted a case […]

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The D.A. Candidate Who Threw His Hat in the Ring at the Last Possible Second

Jack O’Neill kicked off his campaign for district attorney at the last possible minute. Literally. The first time the 35-year-old Democrat was described as a candidate […]

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Meet the D.A. Candidate Who Led Philly’s Civil Asset Forfeiture System

Beth Grossman was a prosecutor for more than 20 years, serving in every unit in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office. From 2007 to 2015, the Republican led the city’s […]

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Can El-Shabazz Win Over Voters Despite His Tax Debts, Ties to Seth Williams?

Tariq El-Shabazz, a Democrat running for district attorney, has baggage. A lot of baggage. Philly.com reported that there are more than $190,000 in tax lien judgements […]

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The D.A. Candidate Who Wants to Stop Prosecuting Most Low-Level Drug Offenses

Joe Khan is a young progressive running for district attorney who wants to ditch cash bail, revamp the civil asset forfeiture program, and stop prosecuting most simple […]

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Can Teresa Carr Deni Convince Voters to Look Past a Controversial Legal Case?

“Philly Judge Criticized for Rape Decision.” “Judge Criticized for Considering Gang Rape on Prostitute ‘Theft of Services.’” “Judge Who Thinks Rape is ‘Theft of Services’ […]

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This Ex-Republican Running for D.A. Wants Cash Bail to Be Abolished

Michael Untermeyer is complicated. Back in 2009 and 2011, he ran for local office as a Republican. Today, he’s campaigning for district attorney as a Democrat. “The […]

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The D.A. Candidate Who at 13 Saw His Father Murdered in the Street

Richard Negrin knows the trauma of gun violence firsthand. When he was just 13 years old, his father was shot dead in front of him. “It’s not fun to talk […]

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Meet the D.A. Candidate Who’s Defended Black Lives Matter and Occupy in Court

When Larry Krasner kicked off his campaign for district attorney in downtown Philadelphia in early February, more than a dozen political activists stood behind him. There […]

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Philly Cop Shooting on Trump’s List of “Under-Reported” Attacks

Following a meeting yesterday during which President Donald Trump accused media outlets of failing to properly publicize terrorist attacks, the White House listed 78 incidents that it claims were “under-reported” […]

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Philly FOP Criticizes D.A. for Not Charging Teen in Cop Fight

The president of Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union has criticized District Attorney Seth Williams for his decision not to charge a 16-year-old girl involved in […]

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Protests Continue in Center City, at Philly Colleges

It’s been little more than one week since Donald Trump was elected. Since then, demonstrations have been held every night in Philadelphia – and after last […]

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Philly Cops Sue LeSean McCoy Over Bar Fight

Two Philly cops have sued former Eagles player LeSean McCoy over an alleged bar fight that took place while the officers were off duty in […]