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Attorney General Josh Shapiro Is Hosting a Philly Town Hall on Student Debt

Pennsylvanians are drowning in student debt. Some stats to prove it: Across the entire country, the debt load for college graduates totals $1.5 trillion. In […]

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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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Josh Shapiro on Meeting the Pope, Gun Culture, and Custom Bocce Balls

I was born in … Kansas City, Missouri, but raised in Upper Dublin, and these days, I live in Abington. I got real far from […]

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Most Charges Dropped Against BBWC Co-Founder Who Disrupted Council Meeting

On Thursday morning, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office dropped six of the seven charges filed against Abdul-Aliy Muhammad, co-founder of the Black and Brown Workers Cooperative, after a disruption of a 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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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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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’s Office Releases Video of New Suspect in Israeli Flag Vandalism

In hopes of apprehending the chief suspect involved in the defacement of the Israeli flag on the Parkway earlier this week, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s […]

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Here’s What to Do If You Spot Voting Shenanigans on Primary Day in Philadelphia

In response to the controversy surrounding last year’s special election in the state House’s 197th District in North Philadelphia, DA Larry Krasner has mobilized a […]

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Krasner Requests Budget Increase for DA’s Office

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner asked City Council for a 13 percent funding increase for his office during a budget hearing held on Tuesday, Philly.com […]

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Krasner Establishes Advisory Committee for Crime Victims

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner apologized to the city’s victims on Friday and promised more inclusion in his office’s decision-making process in the future with […]

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DA Krasner: Sure, I’m Cool With Releasing Meek Mill

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has finally weighed in on Meek Mill’s prison sentence. In a motion filed in Common Pleas court on Wednesday, Krasner […]

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Pa. AG Shapiro Sues Uber Over Massive Data Breach

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has sued Uber over a massive data breach that is estimated to have affected roughly 57 million passengers and drivers […]

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DA Larry Krasner Appoints Second Second-in-Command

If you couldn’t tell already, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner doesn’t exactly stick to the usual script. The progressive Democrat’s choice for first assistant district […]