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Report: City Settled Race Discrimination Suit Against D.A.

City Hall in 2014 settled a racial discrimination lawsuit aimed at District Attorney Seth Williams, the Daily News reported today. The suit was brought by […]

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Supreme Court Gives Hundreds of Philly Juvenile Lifers a Chance at Parole

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that their 2012 decision Miller v. Alabama, which ended life without parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder, applies retroactively. […]

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D.A. Wants New Court Hearing on Lynn Case

District Attorney Seth Williams said Monday he will ask the Pennsylvania Superior Court to re-hear arguments in the case of Monsignor William Lynn, the highest-ranking […]

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WATCH: Noisy Taxi Cab Protest of UberX, Lyft Snarls Center City Traffic

With horns blaring and marchers chanting “No UberX! No Lyft!” hundreds of Philadelphia cab drivers converged on City Hall with their vehicles to demand that […]

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Why Doesn’t Frank Fina Quit?

So why doesn’t Frank Fina simply resign? For weeks now, and really longer, his boss — District Attorney Seth Williams — has been under pressure […]

• Frank Fina, (pictured right, behind Seth Williams) who investigated the case and then moved to the D.A.’s office, used op-ed space to challenge Kane to be more forthcoming on her decision. Why didn’t he use his op-ed space — or any public forum — to make the argument for what charges should’ve been brought, and why?
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Seth Williams Re-Assigns ‘Porngate’ Prosecutors

District Attorney Seth Williams has for now resisted calls to fire three prosecutors linked in various ways to “Porngate,” the scandal that found state employees were […]

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Milton Street: I’m Going to Take Donald Trump to K&A

T. Milton Street wants to take Donald Trump to K&A. Street — the former state representative and senator, perennial mayoral candidate, ex-convict, advocate for the poor […]

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Williams Revamps Senior Leadership in D.A.’s Office

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams created a new position in his office today: Chief of Staff, General Counsel and Chief Integrity Officer. He appointed Kathleen […]

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Porngate Prosecutors Get Their Sensitivity Training

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams released a statement today detailing the sensitivity training his staff underwent in the wake of the “Porngate” scandal — and probably […]

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City Council Members: “Porngate” Prosecutors Should Resign

Nine members of Philadelphia City Council signed a resolution calling for the resignation of three city prosecutors involved in the Porngate email scandal. The resolution […]

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Katie McGinty Calls on D.A. Seth Williams to Fire “Porngate” Lawyers

U.S. Senate candidate Katie McGinty on Wednesday waded into the “Porngate” controversy, calling on Philadelphia’s top prosecutor, Seth Williams, to fire scandal-tarred lawyers in his […]

Milton Street outside the District Attorney's office
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Milton Street Finally Brought Porn to City Hall Yesterday — and It Was the Right Call

Yesterday the Philadelphia chapter of the National Organization for Women gathered at City Hall with several City Councilwomen to demand that District Attorney Seth Williams […]

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City Council Women to DA: Fire Porngate Prosecutors

This morning, as promised, the Philadelphia chapter of the National Organization for Women held a press conference in City Council’s Caucus room in City Hall […]

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Watch Out, Seth Williams

The women of the Philadelphia City Council are mad as hell, and they want District Attorney Seth Williams to know they’re not going to take it […]

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Utley Suspended for Controversial Slide

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today: The Dodgers’ Chase Utley has been suspended two games for a controversial slide that broke […]