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House passes bill limiting Philly DA to two terms

BY: - April 26, 2022

The bill, which now goes to the Senate for a vote, would limit the top prosecutor in Pennsylvania’s largest city – and only in Philadelphia – to two four-year terms. The proposal  appears to take aim at Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, a Democrat, who has been a target for GOP lawmakers.

Philly DA’s crime-tracking system shows LGBTQ domestic violence remains a major issue

BY: - February 19, 2022

The system has accurately identified 53 arrests that involve members of the LGBTQ community.

Philly names its first victims’ advocate: Adara Combs’ family was touched by gun violence

BY: - February 2, 2022

Combs most recently worked as a supervisor of the Juvenile Division of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.