Temple U. president asks for help to fight gun violence after campus police officer is killed

BY: - February 22, 2023

'We can’t fulfill our mission if we cannot keep our students safe,' Temple President Jason Wingard said.


Who to blame for gun violence? | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - February 4, 2023

Republicans have asked the state Supreme Court to rule on their effort to impeach Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. House Republicans still seeking Senate impeachment trial of Philly DA

BY: - January 26, 2023

House Republicans announced plans to file an appeal with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court — still seeking a Senate impeachment trial.

Dart board with selective focus

If I were a betting man: Some predictions for the year we have left | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - January 25, 2023

Predictions are difficult, especially, as Yogi Berra might have said, about the future.

Commonwealth Court opinions on Krasner impeachment ‘create more questions than answers’

BY: - January 15, 2023

Judge Michael Wojcik said it's not the Commonwealth Court's job to decide if a Senate impeachment trial of Larry Krasner should proceed.

Pa. Senate votes to postpone Krasner impeachment trial indefinitely

BY: - January 11, 2023

Only two officials in Pennsylvania have faced removal from office through the impeachment process. The most recent occurred in 1994.


What legislative to-do list? | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - December 10, 2022

The Pa. Legislature left plenty of work undone when it wrapped up its last session.

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner takes questions from reporters after a press conference in Harrisburg on Friday, 10/21/22. (Capital-Star photo by Marley Parish)

Why the courts should stop Philly DA Larry Krasner’s impeachment trial | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - December 7, 2022

The effort to remove Krasner is a recall masquerading as an impeachment. And Pa., unlike other states, doesn't have recall.

Krasner impeachment committee racked up $372K in legal bills and other expenses

BY: - December 6, 2022

The House select committee formed to gather evidence in support of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner’s impeachment amassed more than $360,000 in attorney fees from two law firms from July to the end of September, records from the state House Controller’s Office show. Combined with travel expenses, lodging, meals, renting a hearing room, and catering […]

After suing to stop impeachment trial, Philly DA vows ‘not to be silent’ if proceedings continue

BY: - December 5, 2022

District Attorney Larry Krasner, a Democrat who easily won re-election last year, asked Commonwealth Court on Friday to stop the Republican-backed process that could remove him from office after Republicans launched an investigation into him earlier this year.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. House presents impeachment articles to Senate; trial could begin in January

BY: - November 30, 2022

The impeachment trial is slated to begin on Jan. 18, 2023.

Pa. Senate approves rules for impeachment trial, invites House to present articles against Krasner

BY: - November 29, 2022

Beginning its constitutional role in the impeachment process against Philadelphia’s top prosecutor on Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Senate approved two resolutions setting rules for the rare and lengthy process and formally inviting the House of Representatives to deliver the articles to the upper chamber.