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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. 

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Just Who Is This Lawyer That Seth Williams Can’t Afford?

Seth Williams is having some problems. Oh, not just that pesky little arrest and all those federal charges. He’s also having lawyer issues. Williams enlisted […]

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Michael Weiss, Two Others Resign From Mazzoni Center Board

A week after it was revealed that Gayborhood bar owner and Democratic committeeman Michael Weiss was named — as “Business Owner #2” — in the […]

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OPINION: Philly’s Tolerance for Corruption Is Why Seth Williams Hasn’t Resigned

The Philly reaction to political scandals usually rolls out like this: 1) Word of an investigation sparks chatter. Nobody really cares. 2) An indictment sparks […]

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Black Lives Matter PA Calls on DA Seth Williams to Resign

Black Lives Matter Pennsylvania protesters took to the streets outside indicted Philly District Attorney Seth Williams’s Center City office this morning. 

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Jim Kenney Owes Seth Williams an Apology

Back in 2015, Alex Capasso — then the chef and a partner at The Crow and Pitcher, a little restaurant off Rittenhouse Square — was […]

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Philly DA Candidates Call for Seth Williams to Step Down

All eight district attorney candidates are calling for Philly DA Seth Williams to step down following his indictment on 23 corruption charges earlier this week. 

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OPINION: Michael Weiss Must Step Down From His Public Roles in the Gayborhood

Michael Weiss is arguably one of the most powerful and politically connected men in the Gayborhood. He’s the co-owner of several popular bars (Woody’s, Rosewood […]

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Philly D.A. Seth Williams Pleads Not Guilty to Corruption Charges

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has pleaded not guilty to 23 corruption charges, including wire fraud, extortion, the use of interstate facilities to promote bribery and […]

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Seth Williams Indicted on More Than 20 Counts

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams shocked the city last month when he announced that he would not […]

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OPINION: Black Politicians Are Going to Have to Earn My Vote From Now On

The most open forum in which to hear the unfiltered thoughts of black men in Philly is arguably the barbershop. No matter what our wealth, […]

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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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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’ […]