The 32-page report includes a sprawling set of initiatives aimed at reducing gun violence, from new policing capabilities, to public health programs, and efforts to address school truancy, poverty, and blight.
In public remarks, policy changes, and staffing decisions, Krasner, who campaigned on a pledge to curb mass incarceration, has sought in real-time to remake the culture of his agency — if not the system at large. But his first year has not been without controversy and pushback.
In the latest development in a long-running saga, the Lower Merion school board voted to use eminent domain to seize about 13 acres of land next to the community garden to create athletic fields for a new middle school.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office on Thursday filed a highly unusual set of documents in an open murder case, accusing two homicide detectives of illegally searching the defendant’s cellphone and seeking to disqualify the defense attorney.