The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office isn't saying much about a FOX 29 report on the transfer of six Philadelphia Police Department narcotics officers.
Last week, FOX 29's Jeff Cole told you about a letter sent by the DA's office to police, informing them that they would no longer be using six officers as witnesses in drug cases.
Since then, FOX 29 has learned 17 cases have been dropped and suspects have been freed.
In a statement, District Attorney Seth Williams said:
"Under the law, district attorneys have discretion to determine whether it is appropriate under all the circumstances to proceed with a particular prosecution. The office has exercised that discretion with respect to cases involving certain Philadelphia police officers who recently were assigned to a narcotics field unit. Those cases will be evaluated on an individual basis."
You watch Jeff Cole's story in the video above.
Rain at times expected tonight, Friday, and early Saturday. Another fall-like blast of cool weather to follow for the weekend.
Expect unsettled weather through Saturday morning as waves of showers and thunderstorms move through the area. Some of the storms may bring heavy downpours later this afternoon.
It's still muggy out there. Things start to change tomorrow afternoon, as the rain clears out, and much cooler air moves in making it feel more like fall. Sunday is nice with a cool breeze and unseasonably low temperatures which last though early next week.
Mayor Michael Nutter says the city is already planning a celebration to honor the Dragons in the near future.
Crews are at the scene of a fire that started just before 4 a.m. Friday and reached two alarms before being placed under control.
We're learning details of an attack against a Temple University student late Wednesday afternoon, just after freshmen moved into the dorms.
Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help to identify a teenager in connection with a vandalism and explosion in Philadelphia's Francisville section.