In January, a representative of the Mayor's Office of Labor Relations informed Williams in a letter that the employee's allegations of a hostile work environment were substantiated following a "thorough investigation" involving interviews with the sheriff and other witnesses. The letter appears to represent the first time an independent investigation confirmed Marlaina Williams' allegations of sexual misconduct against the sheriff.
City solicitor Marcel S. Pratt, in a letter dated Thursday, expressed concern about how ICE officials use the city-operated Preliminary Arraignment Reporting System, a database of arrests that's shared with ICE via a contract that ends Aug. 31.
Anna Orso is a member of the Modern Life team covering culture, trends, and the way we live. She's a Fishtown resident, a Penn State grad, and a native of York, Pa.