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People of the Year: The Good, the Bad, and the Just Plain Memorable

It’s been quite a year here in ye olde Philadelphia. 2019 kicked off with a bombshell of an indictment. It wraps up with high hopes […]

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Larry Krasner vs. Everybody: Inside the Philly DA’s Crusade to Revolutionize Criminal Justice

Shortly after U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain took office in April 2018, he met with Larry Krasner. McSwain, his close-cropped hair and ramrod posture reflecting his […]

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Michael White Found Not Guilty in Rittenhouse Stabbing Death

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. A Philadelphia jury has found Michael White not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the July 2018 fatal stabbing […]

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Murdered Cop’s Widow Outraged Over “Racist” Tweet by Philly DA Spokesperson Jane Roh

A now-deleted tweet by Philadelphia District Attorney spokesperson Jane Roh has outraged Maureen Faulkner, the widow of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, whom Mumia Abu-Jamal […]

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City, State Politicians Call for Stricter Gun Laws After North Philly Shooting

Democrats in Philly and Pennsylvania just showed up big time for stricter gun control measures. More than two dozen local politicians gathered at City Hall […]

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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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The Disastrous Consequences of DA Larry Krasner’s “Reforms”

It was an interesting social experiment: What happens in a major metropolitan city like Philadelphia when you elect a district attorney whose primary goal is […]

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Philly’s Weekend Violence Has Officials Eager to Find Answers — and Place Blame

Officials in Philadelphia are searching for ways to curb gun violence after a particularly bloody Father’s Day weekend — and looking to pinpoint causes. On Monday evening, […]

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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. […]