The most open forum in which to hear the unfiltered thoughts of black men in Philly is arguably the barbershop. No matter what our wealth, […]
Jack O’Neill kicked off his campaign for district attorney at the last possible minute. Literally. The first time the 35-year-old Democrat was described as a candidate […]
Tariq El-Shabazz, a Democrat running for district attorney, has baggage. A lot of baggage. Philly.com reported that there are more than $190,000 in tax lien judgements […]
Joe Khan is a young progressive running for district attorney who wants to ditch cash bail, revamp the civil asset forfeiture program, and stop prosecuting most simple […]
“Philly Judge Criticized for Rape Decision.” “Judge Criticized for Considering Gang Rape on Prostitute ‘Theft of Services.’” “Judge Who Thinks Rape is ‘Theft of Services’ […]
Richard Negrin knows the trauma of gun violence firsthand. When he was just 13 years old, his father was shot dead in front of him. “It’s not fun to talk […]
When Larry Krasner kicked off his campaign for district attorney in downtown Philadelphia in early February, more than a dozen political activists stood behind him. There […]
Tariq Karim El-Shabazz, the former top deputy of District Attorney Seth Williams, has joined six others vying to fill Williams’ position next term.
There is an adage that goes: “To speak without thinking is to shoot without aiming.” Someone should have told that to former federal prosecutor Joe […]
Tariq Karim El-Shabazz, a longtime defense attorney who became District Attorney Seth Williams’s first assistant district attorney late last summer, resigned on Monday. But it’s […]
Something extremely rare in Philadelphia politics happened today: A Democratic elected official who has been under investigation by the FBI announced that he would not run […]
The upcoming race for district attorney has just lost a candidate: Two-term incumbent Seth Williams has announced that he will not seek reelection.
Civil rights lawyer Lawrence Krasner has joined the race for Philadelphia District Attorney, becoming one of five Democrats (and one Republican) looking to oust incumbent Seth […]
District Attorney Seth Williams will pay $62,000 in penalties after agreeing to a settlement with Philadelphia’s Ethics Board. The board announced the settlement in a […]