Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison
Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons are being honored today for their recent performance in the Little League World Series with a parade down Broad Street.
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.
“It wasn’t my fault.” City officials say those are the words, unmistakable, clearly audible, left on a video message by the L&I inspector, who had inspect the site of a deadly building collapse.
It was with a heavy heart that city officials had to give details about the two firefighters lost in a raging five-alarm fire.
The Nutter administration will extend an earlier curfew in targeted areas for another two weeks, declaring the tool has been effective in preventing violent incidents.