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Nearly 3/4 of All Contributions to Larry Krasner This Year Came from Outside Philly

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner sure does have a lot of friends — or at least supporters — in faraway places. With polls set to […]

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Why Is Larry Krasner Still Tight With Shaun King?

As the Democratic primary race for DA begins to heat up, the incumbent is off to a rocky start. Last Tuesday, community activists disrupted a […]

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Chuck Peruto Says He’s Officially Running for District Attorney

It was close to a year ago when high-profile criminal defense attorney Chuck Peruto first told us he was considering a run for Philadelphia district […]

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Krasner Sued by Longtime Director of Victim Services Who Says He Fired Her for Being White

When Larry Krasner campaigned to become the district attorney of Philadelphia, he did so on a platform that amounted to turning the office on its […]

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Krasner Announces Rest of DA’s Office Leadership Hires in Internal Email

In an internal email obtained by Philadelphia magazine, District Attorney Larry Krasner officially announced the rest of his office’s new leadership team following a staff meeting […]

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Larry Krasner’s Social Justice Warrior Pass Is Hereby Revoked

One of most annoying things about the post-election/pre-inauguration cycle is the endless rounds of public celebration. Next to the fans of Super Bowl champions, I […]

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Report: Larry Krasner Dismisses More than 30 Prosecutors

It’s been only three days since District Attorney Larry Krasner officially stepped in to his role, but his campaign promise to radically overhaul the prosecutors’ office already appears to […]

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The Larry Krasner Experiment Starts Now

Larry Krasner unplugs his car from the wall of a parking garage and throws his suit jacket in back. It’s rush hour. Krasner is running […]

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In the Trump Era, Voter Turnout Skyrockets in Philly’s District Attorney Race

Voter turnout was 69 percent higher in Philadelphia on Tuesday than in the last district attorney’s race in 2013 — and all of the ballots haven’t been counted […]

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“Completely Unelectable” Progressive Larry Krasner Wins DA’s Race

At 9 a.m. this morning, Arlene Wilson was nervous. The South Philadelphia resident wanted Larry Krasner, the Democrat running for district attorney, to win. But even though registered Democrats outnumber […]

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Republican DA Candidate Hired Consultant Who Pleaded Guilty to Assaulting His Girlfriend

Beth Grossman, the Republican nominee for district attorney of Philadelphia, has a crystal-clear campaign message: She is the sole prosecutor in the race and a […]

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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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Inquirer Endorses Republican Beth Grossman for DA

In a surprising move, the Inquirer has endorsed Republican District Attorney candidate Beth Grossman. The newspaper’s plug for Grossman has drawn outrage from supporters of Larry Krasner, the […]

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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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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 […]