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Philly’s Deviant Political Culture, Explained

Because this is 2016 and I’m a journalist, I was on Twitter when I first saw the news that FBI agents were raiding Johnny Doc’s […]

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Philadelphia NOW: Williams Should Prosecute DNC Sexual Assault Case

The Philadelphia chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) released a statement today demanding that District Attorney Seth Williams prosecute the sexual assault reported by […]

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What They’re Saying About Kathleen Kane’s Conviction

Politicians around Pennsylvania called on Attorney General Kathleen Kane to resign after a jury convicted her Monday night of perjury, obstruction, and other charges related […]

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Report: D.A. Seth Williams Discloses $160,150 in Gifts

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams says he received $160,050 in previously unreported gifts between 2010 and 2015. Williams, who reportedly released the information on Monday, is required by the […]

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Kathleen Kane Convicted of Perjury, Obstruction of Justice

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was convicted Monday night on two counts of perjury and seven other counts, including obstruction of justice and abuse of […]

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D.A.’s Office: Tax Woes Won’t Impact New No. 2’s Hire

The D.A.’s Office announced a big hire last week: Veteran defense attorney Tariq El-Shabazz is being brought in to serve as deputy for investigations, and take over the […]

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Kathleen Kane’s Ex-Consultant: We Planned Grand Jury Leak

On the fourth day of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s trial on perjury and conspiracy charges, her former consultant dropped a major bomb: He helped illegally […]

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Meet Seth Williams’ New No. 2 Man

District Attorney Seth Williams just handed a top job in the D.A.’s Office to a guy who recently punched him in the face. O.K., we’re […]

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The Beginning of the End of the Kathleen Kane Saga: Her Trial Starts Today

What a short, strange trip it’s been for Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania’s soon-to-be-former attorney general. Around this time four years ago, she was crisscrossing the commonwealth and […]

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A Modest Proposal: Let’s Keep Guns Out of Kids’ Hands

Did you hear the great news? Philadelphia got through the Democratic National Convention in one piece, proving once again that it can host Big Events every […]

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The Really Important Criminal Justice Conversation You Missed

The one discussion this week that will probably impact Philadelphia the most in the not-too-distant future took place in a bar on Tuesday afternoon. Mayor […]

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Desperately Seeking Seth

Seth Williams is sitting on the porch of his home in Overbrook, taking a pull on a cigar and trying to find the right words […]

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American Airlines: Request for Criminal Probe Is a “Publicity Stunt”

On Thursday afternoon, dozens of workers from Philadelphia International Airport and their attorney Brian Mildenberg turned up at the office of District Attorney Seth Williams […]

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The Agholor Sexual Assault Investigation Is Now With the D.A.’s Office

The investigation into sexual assault allegations involving Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor is now in the hands of District Attorney Seth Williams. “The [investigative] […]

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FW: Frank Fina Has Left the D.A.’s Office

Frank Fina‘s controversy-plagued tenure with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has quietly — like really, really quietly — come to an end.