A top deputy at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office and two former city prosecutors were the front runners Thursday to take over the office.
Kelley Hodge spent some time last fall talking to her family about a possible run for district attorney in the May Democratic primary election.
Mayor Kenney announced Friday that after a five-month-long national search, David T. Jones will be the department's new leader.
Philadelphia is one of the cities the attorney general singled out for limiting cooperation with federal immigration officials.
Welcome to the We Can Never Retire Either club, Seth.
Interim DA Kelley Hodge will have to shred the curtain of embarrassment lowered on the office by Seth Williams. Some hand-holding, back-patting, and hair-smoothing may be required.
They learned how to play Minecraft from Philadelphia children. The Block by Block Party is a gaming event where 1,500 children will gather to raise money for the School District.
It took a federal court jury just about four hours to reach its verdict.
CHICAGO (AP) - President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage.
Kathleen Martin asked the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Board of Judges to pick veteran prosecutor John Delaney.
Despite the tens of millions of dollars the city spends each year on antiviolence programs, homicide and shooting victims are on the rise in Philadelphia.
While raising concerns about low fund balances and future labor contracts, the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA) board unanimously approved the city's five-year plan at its meeting Tuesday.
By tradition, the 88-member Board of Judges will vote Thursday for an interim Philadelphia district attorney by placing ballots in a battered old top hat. The hat's origin, like the rest of the process, is shrouded in mystery.
Man charged with stabbing Councilman Oh held for trial
On the brink of radical change for the DA's office, what are the odds that 88 judges who pick an interim prosecutor on Thursday muck everything up? This is Philly, so the chances are good.