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Campaigns & Elections

Five for Friday: What to watch for in Tuesday’s primary election

Several local and statewide races could indicate where voters are heading ahead of November

Campaigns & Elections


AG Days: Who’s running for Pennsylvania attorney general?

City & State’s up-to-the-minute guide to who’s running for AG – and who’s endorsing each candidate

Cherelle Parker

Five things you may have missed from Cherelle Parker’s 100th-day announcements

The Parker administration began to offer some details on plans to address crime and gun violence

Criminal Justice

Philadelphia is No. 2 in exonerations nationwide

The city accounted for nearly 10% of U.S. exonerations in 2023

2024 Primary

Q&A with attorney general candidate Joe Khan

The former Bucks County solicitor talks about his Philadelphia roots and efforts to protect voting rights, the environment and more


Cherelle Parker’s $6.29B ‘One Philly Budget’ prioritizes public safety, quality-of-life issues

The Philadelphia mayor offered the first glimpse of what her vision for the “safest, cleanest, greenest big city in the nation with economic opportunity for all” might look like


Cherelle Parker’s $6.29 billion budget – by the numbers

The Philadelphia mayor is delivering her budget plan to City Council Thursday

2024 Primary

Q&A with attorney general candidate Jack Stollsteimer

The Delaware County District Attorney has promoted his prosecutorial experience throughout his campaign

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2024 Primary

Q&A with attorney general candidate Jared Solomon

The Philadelphia legislator is hoping to make the jump from the state House to the commonwealth’s top legal office

Capitol Beat

State Police officials commission investigation into Philadelphia traffic stop

The weekend incident involved City of Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs Executive Director Celena Morrison and her husband

News & Politics

Larry Krasner files suit against law seeking to appoint special prosecutor in Philadelphia

Act 40 requires a special prosecutor be appointed to oversee criminal activity taking place near SEPTA

News & Politics

On the Agenda 2024: State and local issues to watch

Here are the biggest challenges state and local government leaders will confront in the new year.


Krasner and Street rebuke new SEPTA special prosecutor law

Act 40 would require a special prosecutor be appointed to oversee SEPTA crimes

Campaigns & Elections

5 takeaways from Monday’s Philadelphia mayoral town hall

Cherelle Parker and David Oh answered voters’ questions in a rare forum before the Nov. 7 election


Overdose deaths among Black Philadelphians rose by nearly 20% in 2022

The city announced there were more than 1,400 overdose deaths last year

News & Politics

Philadelphia judge dismisses all charges against police officer Mark Dial

A Philadelphia judge ruled Tuesday that prosecutors had not presented evidence that Dial had committed a crime when fatally shooting Eddie Irizarry in August