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Report: FBI Eyeing Rent for DA Williams’ Ex-Wife

The Inquirer is reporting that a past campaign contributor to Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams rented Williams’ ex-wife a house at a below market rate three […]

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D.A.’s Office Enlisting Volunteers to Help Wayward Youths

Let’s say you’re a kid, all of 15 or 16, and you get caught doing something stupid. (Go ahead, think back to being that age. […]

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Councilwomen Slam DA Williams Over Porngate Prosecutors

It was a pretty weak showing, said Councilwoman Cindy Bass, when District Attorney Seth Williams announced late on the Friday afternoon before Labor Day weekend that […]

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Police Stunned By Investigation Into Cop Who Apparently Died by Suicide

The apparent suicide earlier this week of Lt. Vincent Testa has left his colleagues in the Philadelphia Police Department with questions — so many questions. […]

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D.A.: No Charges for LeSean McCoy in Nightclub Fight

District Attorney Seth Williams announced today that he won’t press criminal charges against Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy for scuffling with a trio of off-duty […]

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PA Pols Want to Stop Locking Up Parents of Truant Students

Is pressing charges against the parent of a habitually truant student a good idea? State Sen. Vincent Hughes has a simple three-word answer: “Oh hell […]

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Wait, How Many Public School Students Are Truant?

There was a moment during Monday’s marathon City Council hearing on youth gun violence that could have been punctuated with the jarring sound of an […]

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Deputy D.A. Recommends Arresting Johnny Doc, Gets Demoted

Was a high-ranking member of the District Attorney’s Office demoted over a controversial investigation into Local 98 leader John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty? Multiple law enforcement […]

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Deputy D.A. Recommends Arresting Johnny Doc, Gets Demoted

Was a high-ranking member of the District Attorney’s Office demoted over a controversial investigation into Local 98 leader John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty? Multiple law enforcement […]

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“Retired” Cops Collect Big Pension Payout, Only to Be Hired by D.A. 4 Days Later

Oh, this is awkward. The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 5 was recently locked in a contentious dispute with District Attorney Seth Williams – […]

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5 Takeaways From the Alleged Johnny Doc Brawl

The Philadelphia Inquirer broke a bombshell of a story today: John Dougherty, the politically influential labor leader, was in a physical altercation with a nonunion electrician on January 21st […]

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The LeSean McCoy Saga Is Playing Out on Sports Talk Radio

Earlier today we told you about Philly FOP President John McNesby’s comments on LeSean McCoy. Speaking on the WIP Morning Show with Angelo Cataldi — […]

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Philly FOP Head Wants LeSean McCoy Charged

John McNesby, the head of the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, is incensed that LeSean McCoy has not been charged in an alleged […]

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Police Say This Detective Broke a Man’s Leg With Brutal Kick, Abandoned Him Roadside

A Philadelphia Police detective has been charged with assault after allegedly attacking a man and then leaving him on a “random roadside” to seek help. […]

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Seth Williams Reacts to Lawsuit Report

District Attorney Seth Williams today responded to a Daily News report that his office had settled a racial discrimination lawsuit with a former employee, taking […]