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DA’s Office to Axios: You Got Our Drug Arrest Policy Completely Wrong

Philadelphia district attorney Larry Krasner may be a local official, but as any skim through the New Yorker, the New York Times magazine, and Newsweek would […]

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Philly Has Finally Cleared Its Backlog of Untested Rape Evidence

Philly just took a significant step toward justice for victims of sexual assault. District attorney Larry Krasner joined police commissioner Richard Ross on Thursday to announce […]

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Trash Truck Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Center City Cyclist’s Death

The District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday announced criminal charges against the driver of the garbage truck that struck and killed 24-year-old bicyclist Emily Fredricks in Center City […]

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Kenney and Krasner: Philly Retailers Should Stop Selling Toy Guns

Mayor Jim Kenney and District Attorney Larry Krasner are calling on Philly retailers to stop selling toy guns. At a press conference on Thursday, Kenney […]

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Krasner: “We’d Like to Get to the Truth” About Cop at Center of Meek Mill Case

The Year of Meek Mill was packed with drama, featuring a rapper wronged by the criminal justice system and a gripping tale of dirty cops […]

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GQ Magazine Names Philly “City of the Year”

GQ magazine has affirmed what every Philadelphian has known deep down in their hearts since February: Philly is the City of the Year. The only […]

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ThinkFest Preview: Reformer Larry Krasner on His First Year as Philly DA

Sure, we’re looking forward to all of the Philadelphia magazine ThinkFest 2018 panels next month — but the segment with Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has us particularly excited. […]

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6 Takeaways From the New Yorker’s Larry Krasner Profile

The New Yorker takes a long, hard look at Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner in its October 29th issue. Staff writer Jennifer Gonnerman’s lengthy piece on […]

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Krasner Announces Big Shakeup in Homicide Unit of DA’s Office

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner released two memos to his staff on Tuesday afternoon detailing a number of significant policy changes that are sure to […]

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Krasner Announces Homicide Charges Against Ex-Cop Who Shot Fleeing Black Suspect

On Tuesday morning, Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner held a press conference announcing the indictment of former Philadelphia police officer Ryan Pownall on charges that include […]

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Philly Nonprofits Post Bail for Rittenhouse Murder Suspect Michael White

Two Philadelphia nonprofits say they have jointly posted bail for Michael White, the 21-year-old college student charged in the high-profile Rittenhouse murder of real estate developer […]

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After Criticism, Krasner Launches Support Program for Families of Homicide Victims

District Attorney Larry Krasner‘s office has announced the creation of Philadelphia CARES, a new initiative geared toward supporting the families of homicide victims. Philadelphia CARES is […]

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DA Intends to Pursue Lesser Murder Charge in Rittenhouse Stabbing

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has decided to withdraw a first-degree murder charge against Michael White, a 21-year-old college student accused in the July 12th […]

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Philly Celebrates Eastern State Penitentiary’s Final Bastille Day

Alas, all good things must come to an end — and Eastern State Penitentiary’s beloved Bastille Day event, which took over Fairmount Avenue one last time […]

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No Charges for Cecily Tynan After Alleged Assault at U2 Concert

The office of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner won’t be filing criminal charges against 6 ABC meteorologist Cecily Tynan following allegations of assault at a […]