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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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Bucks County Businessman Who Bribed Seth Williams Gets Jail Time

Bucks County’s Mohammad N. Ali helped put disgraced former Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams behind bars with his testimony last summer. Now, the Jordanian-born businessman […]

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Philly’s Biggest Losers of 2017

Making a list of Philly’s biggest losers of 2017 was no easy task because, frankly, there were just so many damn losers in this town […]

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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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Seth Williams Petitions Judge to Visit His Mom

Behind bars, disgraced former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has petitioned a judge to allow him one last visit with his adoptive mother – the same […]

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Here Are the Candidates for Philly’s Interim DA Job

A total of 14 candidates applied for Philadelphia’s interim district attorney position in advance of the city’s deadline last Friday, the Inquirer reported. The office […]

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She’s Back: Lynne Abraham Applies For Interim DA Job

Former longtime Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham has applied for appointment as the city’s interim DA following Seth Williams’ abrupt resignation late last month, City […]

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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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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Seth Williams’s Guilty Plea

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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 […]

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Seth Williams’s Trial Starts This Week

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams’s trial starts today. Williams faces 29 corruption charges, including wire fraud, extortion and bribery-related charges. Prosecutors say that, among other offenses, […]

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Progressive Firebrand Larry Krasner Wins District Attorney Primary

Democrat Larry Krasner, a firebrand criminal defense attorney who has never worked a day in his life as a prosecutor, won the district attorney primary […]

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2017 Philadelphia Primary

Do you loathe that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is doubling down on the War on Drugs? Are you glad he’s finally restoring law and order to the […]

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DA Seth Williams Indicted on Additional Corruption Charges

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams was first indicted on 23 corruption charges in March – and just yesterday, prosecutors added additional fraud charges, bringing the […]

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OPINION: Why Rich Negrin Should Be Our Next DA

Next Tuesday our city will have the chance to vote for a new district attorney amid a federal investigation that’s put a dark cloud over […]