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...

Chicago Schools Ex-Leader Is Sentenced as Classrooms Struggle to Stay Open

The district’s uncertainty was compounded when a judge declined to issue an injunction requested by the city that might have led to a desperately needed influx of cash.