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Philly cops disciplined; but city vows to do more to address Facebook posts

Philadelphia officials concluded that the Facebook posts of 191 active police officers violated department regulations after an internal affairs investigation, the city’s acting police commissioner told City Council members Tuesday. City officials, residents and activists called on the department to do more to change the culture within the Philadelphia Police Department.

Judge faults prosecutors for conflicts as she rejects their claim an innocent man was convicted

A St. Louis judge rejected a motion by the city’s top prosecutor to overturn a murder conviction based on the prosecutors’ conclusion that an innocent man was convicted. The judge’s opinion found several apparent conflicts of interest by the prosecutors’ office; but, the defense noted, said nothing about the facts that the prosecutors’ office said proved the prisoner is innocent.