Local civil rights groups announced this week they are withdrawing support for the long proposed bill.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has transformed a vacant lot on South Street near 15th Sreet into a lush, shaded, pop-up garden.
More than 20,000 members of one of the country’s oldest African American fraternity’s have converged in Philadelphia this weekend — and their focus is service.
In-kind donations have poured in to help the displaced victims of the fire that killed four young children last Saturday, but the current focus is on money for funerals and resettlement expenses.
A new mural honors the memories of two hometown heroes who died fighting a five-alarm warehouse fire in East Kensington in 2012.
The ringing bells and the iconic red kettles are a sign that need has no season.
Confusion and disagreement over what happened that night continues to percolate throughout the 6500 block of Gesner Street.
The community is coming together to support the families displaced by the three-alarm fire in Southwest Philadelphia on Saturday that claimed five homes, as well as the lives of four young children.
A team of six Philadelphia youths is working hard to prepare for the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival later this month.
Vice president Joe Biden is helping celebrate Independence Day in the nation’s birthplace.
Locals members of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority say they are devastated by the tragic death of the daughter of a fellow sorority sister and have started an online fundraiser to help out.
The campers at Resurrection Baptist Church, on Landsdowne Avenue, may be on summer vacation, but the Archdiocese of Philadelphia put their young palates to work.
Some groups from our area are rallying in PA as part of a National Day of Action.
A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily delayed enforcement of an order that would have imposed steep fines on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Thousands are expected to participate in an overnight walk to raise awareness about the rising number of suicides in America. It’s the first time the event will take place in Philadelphia.