State Rep. Mike Driscoll took office last week, representing the 173rd Legislative District.
The Rev. Charles Engelhardt, an Oblate of St. Francis DeSales who was in the process of appealing his 2013 child molestation conviction, died Sunday.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to look at two legal issues key to the case of Monsignor William Lynn, the former archdiocesan administrator whose child endangerment conviction was reversed on appeal last year.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday put up the $25,000 needed to bail out Monsignor William Lynn, and he was released from an upstate prison into the custody of the Philadelphia prison system this morning.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz, fresh off a resounding re-election win, now has about a year to ponder a big question.
Election Day is Tuesday, and candidates are making last-minute campaign appearances.
The nonpartisan Committee of Seventy, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Philadelphia, Young Involved Philadelphia and WHYY, invite the public to attend an upcoming debate for city controller.
The state’s child endangerment statute does not apply to Monsignor William Lynn, his lawyer argued Tuesday before a three-judge Pennsylvania Superior Court panel.
“We’ll have a real fight on our hands,” Thomas Bergstrom said last week. “And I think we’re going to win it.”