Tag: Criminal

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Criminal justice
Jun 27, 2016 AT 3:07 PM
The first time José Ribot went to jail in Philadelphia, he couldn’t afford to make bail. The second time he went to jail, there was no bail at all. It wasn’t because of the severity of...
The Thin Blue Line
Jul 8, 2016 AT 2:56 PM
No one knows exactly how many people have been killed by police in Pennsylvania. There are informal estimates. The Washington Post compiled a database by sifting through news reports, social media...
Technical Violations
Aug 2, 2016 AT 11:39 AM
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney ran for office last year with the slogan that equality "should not be defined by ZIP code,” race or ethnic origin. Turns out, that’s a tough promise to...
DNC 2016 – Aftermath
Sep 8, 2016 AT 12:52 PM
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced that he would, in fact, seek criminal charges against Walter Weeks, a member of Pennsylvania's Democratic National Convention delegation who...
Legal blotter
Oct 28, 2016 AT 5:16 PM
Seth Kaplan, a longtime friend who did campaign work for Congressman Brendan Boyle and was a staffer for PA Rep. Kevin Boyle, turned himself in to police on Thursday over a charity scheme....
Seize and desist
Jan 31, 2017 AT 5:39 PM
A Senate bill that would offer some reforms to the state’s oft-criticized civil asset forfeiture laws cleared a legislative committee – but proponents of the original bill said it had been gutted of...
Legal docket
Mar 21, 2017 AT 8:29 AM
Federal prosecutors have charged Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams with 23 counts of bribery, extortion and fraud, ending fevered speculation that a long-running investigation into the DA’...
Badge of dishonor
Apr 6, 2017 AT 6:19 AM
Harrisburg – The state House Judiciary Committee this week voted on a resolution to begin the impeachment process for embattled Lancaster County Sheriff Mark Reese, who has been on paid suspension...
DA Aftermath
Jun 29, 2017 AT 4:26 AM
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has taken a stunning mid-trial plea deal on a single corruption count and now faces up to five years in prison.  The Thursday morning plea, which...
Council in session
Sep 14, 2017 AT 7:21 AM
Philadelphia City Council reconvenes today, with police misconduct high on the agenda. Council President Darrell Clarke’s office plans to introduce a bill that will mandate increased minimum funding...