Man Admits to Killing 4 in Pennsylvania, His Lawyer Says

By JON HURDLE, RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA and MATTHEW HAAG July 13, 2017 DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — A week after four young men disappeared in the suburbs of Philadelphia, and one day after investigators found human remains buried on a...

Philadelphia District Attorney Pleads Guilty to Bribery and Resigns

By JON HURDLE June 29, 2017 PHILADELPHIA — District Attorney R. Seth Williams pleaded guilty to bribery and quit his position as Philadelphia’s chief law enforcement officer on Thursday, bringing to an abrupt halt his trial on federal corruption...

He Sued Police 75 Times. Democrats Want Him as Philadelphia’s Top Prosecutor.

By ALAN FEUER June 17, 2017 PHILADELPHIA — Larry Krasner has sued the Philadelphia Police Department 75 times. He has promised not to seek the death penalty. He has even called law enforcement “systemically racist.” Now, in a twist that...

Philadelphia Prosecutor Indicted on Corruption Charges

By JESS BIDGOOD March 21, 2017 R. Seth Williams, the embattled district attorney for Philadelphia, was indicted Tuesday on bribery and fraud charges, a remarkable turn for the city’s top prosecutor, who was considered a rising Democratic star before he...