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Seth Williams Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Philly’s embattled former district attorney Seth Williams has been sentenced to five years in prison. Williams, who was indicted in May, pleaded guilty during his federal trial […]

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Seth Williams Petitions Judge to Visit His Mom

Behind bars, disgraced former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has petitioned a judge to allow him one last visit with his adoptive mother – the same […]

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Here Are the Candidates for Philly’s Interim DA Job

A total of 14 candidates applied for Philadelphia’s interim district attorney position in advance of the city’s deadline last Friday, the Inquirer reported. The office […]

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She’s Back: Lynne Abraham Applies For Interim DA Job

Former longtime Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham has applied for appointment as the city’s interim DA following Seth Williams’ abrupt resignation late last month, City […]

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LISTEN: Five Things You Probably Don’t Know About Larry Krasner

The latest episode of Pushback, the podcast co-produced by Philly Mag and WURD, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or check […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Seth Williams’s Guilty Plea

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Seth Williams Pleads Guilty, Resigns as Philly DA

This is a developing story. Nearly two weeks into his federal trial on corruption charges, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams pleaded guilty on Thursday morning and […]

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Seth Williams’s Trial Starts This Week

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams’s trial starts today. Williams faces 29 corruption charges, including wire fraud, extortion and bribery-related charges. Prosecutors say that, among other offenses, […]

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Progressive Firebrand Larry Krasner Wins District Attorney Primary

Democrat Larry Krasner, a firebrand criminal defense attorney who has never worked a day in his life as a prosecutor, won the district attorney primary […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2017 Philadelphia Primary

Do you loathe that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is doubling down on the War on Drugs? Are you glad he’s finally restoring law and order to the […]

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DA Seth Williams Indicted on Additional Corruption Charges

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams was first indicted on 23 corruption charges in March – and just yesterday, prosecutors added additional fraud charges, bringing the […]

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OPINION: Why Rich Negrin Should Be Our Next DA

Next Tuesday our city will have the chance to vote for a new district attorney amid a federal investigation that’s put a dark cloud over […]

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Seth Williams’s Home Goes on the Market for $450K

You may recall that the attorney for embattled Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams asked to fire his client because he was worried he wouldn’t get paid. […]

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Wolf: Why Hasn’t Williams Resigned by Now?

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf once again called on indicted Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams to resign today. The state Supreme Court moved to suspend Williams’s law license […]

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Former DA Lynne Abraham Sues to Oust Williams From Office

Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham has filed a lawsuit to remove indicted DA Seth Williams from office.