Katie Hill
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AP News
October 28, 2019 - 11:18 am
Freshman Rep. Katie Hill, a rising Democratic star in the House, announced her resignation amid an ethics probe, saying explicit private photos of her with a campaign staffer had been "weaponized" by her husband and political operatives. Read more here.
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Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput
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Mark Abrams
September 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's archbishop is 75 and by Vatican law, has presented his resignation to the pope.
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City Council hearing on racist posts by officers
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Pat Loeb
September 10, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A City Council hearing Tuesday intended to discuss police officers' racist Facebook posts took a detour Tuesday, when a councilmember called for the resignation of Philadelphia's acting police commissioner. Read more here.
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Bon Air Fire Company in Haverford Township.
KYW Newsradio
Rachel Kurland
September 09, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Bon Air Fire Company said its initial judgment to refuse the firefighter's resignation was a "mistake," and it agrees with Haverford Township's ultimate action. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
August 20, 2019 - 5:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has accepted the resignation of Police Commissioner Richard Ross Tuesday evening, who has been forced out of his position. The statement from the mayor says Ross has been "a terrific asset to the police department and the city as a whole...
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Criminal Justice Center
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Kristen Johanson
June 18, 2019 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The now former principal of a Philadelphia elementary school has been arrested as a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run nearly two years ago. On Tuesday, he waived his preliminary hearing, and his trial will move onto a higher court. Jovan Weaver, 37, was arrested in early...
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This May 19, 2018 file photo released by the National Park Service shows Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent, Christine Lehnertz at Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz.
Michael Quinn/National Park Service via AP, File
March 14, 2019 - 1:32 pm
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park is resigning, less than three years after she took the helm of one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. Christine Lehnertz notified the National Park Service on Thursday of...
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Demonstrators drag the body of a fellow protester toward police, as a form of protest after police shot into the crowd in which he died, during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Haitian President Jovenel Moise near the presidential palace in Po
Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 4:39 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations by tens of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise over skyrocketing prices that have more than doubled for...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks during the 2018 POW/MIA National Recognition Day Ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File
December 23, 2018 - 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Irritated with the criticism and fallout from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' resignation, President Donald Trump on Sunday pushed the Pentagon chief out the door two months earlier than planned, an acrimonious end to a tense relationship that had been eroding in recent months. In a...
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Rep. Jason Spencer
Georgia House of Representatives
July 25, 2018 - 8:49 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Jason Spencer, a Georgia state lawmaker who dropped his trousers and repeatedly used the "n-word" on an episode of the Showtime series "Who Is America?" on Sunday night, has announced his resignation. His resignation will take effect on July 31, according to a...
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