Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order today that changes Philadelphia’s policy on immigration and customs enforcement detainers, known as ICE holds. Immigration advocates are calling the new policy is one of the most progressive in the country.
At 29-years-old, Jermel Johnson was born several “strikes” that would cause few to think he’d end up principal dancer in a ballet by George Balanchine.
Deadline Nears For Philadelphia Employers To Inform Female Workers About New Anti-Discrimination Law
Philadelphia employers have just a few days to inform workers about a new anti-discrimination law focused on women who are pregnant or new mothers.
The Center City Jazz Festival kicks off Saturday, April 19. It’s part of Jazz Appreciation month festivities throughout April.
The Gift of Life Donor Dash takes place Sunday morning outside of the Philadelphia Art Museum. One particular family is running for the first time to honor their rose gone too soon.
The Pennsylvania Golden Gloves regional tournament returns to South Philadelphia Saturday night.
Nearly 80 protesters held signs near 17th and Market Streets outside of Philadelphia Energy Systems Thursday.
“If you really think your child was abducted or taken, you really should call police,” says Pennsylvania State Police Cpl Patrick J. Zirpoli.
Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of “The Roots” is lending his support for a mural that would honor the legacy of a beloved community leader he grew up with in South Philadelphia.
The National Constitution Center opens a new exhibit Wednesday that tells the story of the six families of enslaved people owned by Thomas Jefferson.
A group of Fishtown residents say they want to preserve a historic church that the Archdiocese closed in March.
Dozens of residents were forced to evacuate St. Matthews Manor in West Philadelphia Saturday.
An 11 year-old girl is dead after she was shot in the shoulder Saturday in her Mantua home by her two-year-old sibling.
Pa. Senator Vincent Hughes’ office sponsors the free two-day conference kicking off today.
The 7th annual Bridge Walk for Peace begins at the Philadelphia side of the Ben Franklin Bridge at 6 a.m. this morning.