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Frank Fina of the Porngate Scandal Will Defend Indicted PSU Frat President

Former state prosecutor Frank Fina, a major character in the Porngate email scandal, will defend the indicted former president of the Pennsylvania State University fraternity embedded in […]

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Report: Kathleen Kane to Appeal Perjury Conviction, Jail Sentence

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has appealed her perjury conviction and the 10- to 23-month jail sentence she received last month from a Montgomery County […]

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Kathleen Kane Sentenced to Jail Time

Ex-Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced to 10 to 23 months in jail following a daylong hearing that began at 10 a.m. in Norristown today, according to the […]

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After Porngate, Can the Philly D.A. Be Trusted to Prosecute Sex Crimes?

When District Attorney Seth Williams decided in September not to fire three prosecutors in his office ensnared in the “Porngate” scandal, he damaged his relationship with the public — quite […]

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Pennsylvania A.G. Kathleen Kane to Resign Following Conviction

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced her resignation today, less than 24 hours after a jury convicted her on nine counts, including perjury, obstruction of justice and abuse […]

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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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Governor Wolf Calls on A.G. Kathleen Kane to Resign After Conviction

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf called on Attorney General Kathleen Kane to resign this morning, just hours after a jury found her guilty of perjury, obstruction of justice and […]

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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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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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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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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. 

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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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State Rep. Louise Bishop Pleads No Contest to One Count in Corruption Case

State Representative Louise Bishop has been reelected to state government 13 times, but she’s resigning immediately as part of a plea deal with the Philadelphia District […]

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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 […]