Apr 22, 2024 - News

News Market: Krasner wants a third term

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⚖️ Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner plans to run for a third term, per the Philadelphia Inquirer. Krasner had a tough second term, including being impeached by House Republicans.

🏫 City lawmakers approved eight of Mayor Cherelle Parker's nine nominees for school board, holding the nomination of Joyce Wilkerson, the longest-serving board member. The City Council felt it "best to continue dialogue" on whether Wilkerson remains on the board. (Chalkbeat Philadelphia)

🚨 Former Philadelphia police officer Edsaul Mendoza pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the 2022 killing of Thomas Siderio. He faces up to 40 years in prison when he's sentenced on July 22. (New York Times)

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