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Seth Williams

Man Stuffed $300 Bribe Into City Worker's Pants: Prosecutors

AP | Posted 04.30.2015 | Weird News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man is facing a bribery charge after prosecutors say he stuffed $300 into a city worker's pants during a property...

Philly Cops Accused Of Severely Beating Man

AP | SEAN CARLIN | Posted 02.05.2015 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two city police officers were arrested Thursday and accused of knocking a man off a scooter and beating him so severely that ano...

We Need an Accounting of America's Innocent Prisoners

David A. Love | Posted 12.30.2014 | Crime
David A. Love

Jimmy Dennis, William Nieves, Fred Thomas, the original Lex Street Massacre defendants and others are not aberrations. Surely there are more, many more, in prisons in Pennsylvania and throughout the nation.

Michael McLaughlin

D.A. Investigates Claim That Cop Ruptured Student's Testicle | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 02.06.2014 | Crime

The allegation that a Philadelphia police officer sexually assaulted a high school student pushed the city's district attorney to acknowledge that an ...

DA's Program For Young Drug Dealers Succeeds With Minimal Recidivism

Laura Goldman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Laura Goldman

The popularity of the new Netflix series, "Orange is the New Black, and the AMC series "Breaking Bad", has many questioning the wisdom of jailing drug...

DAs: Some Of Penn State Fine Should Fund Local Centers For Abused Kids

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 10.08.2012 | Impact

PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors in Pennsylvania hope to steer some of the $60 million in fines Penn State must pay the NCAA over the Jerry Sandusky s...

Philly DA Drops Death Penalty Against Mumia Abu-Jamal

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 02.06.2012 | Black Voices

PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors on Wednesday abandoned their 30-year push to execute convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, the former Black Panther w...