City Ready To Honor Taney Dragons With Parade Down Broad StreetPhiladelphia's Taney Dragons are being honored today for their recent performance in the Little League World Series with a parade down Broad Street.
Philadelphia Ends Local Cooperation With ICE DetainersMayor 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.
Inspector Who Committed Suicide Leaves Recorded Message“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.
Veteran Philadelphia Lieutenant And Firefighter Killed In Line Of DutyIt was with a heavy heart that city officials had to give details about the two firefighters lost in a raging five-alarm fire.
Calling It A Success, Nutter Extends Earlier Curfew For Two More WeeksThe Nutter administration will extend an earlier curfew in targeted areas for another two weeks, declaring the tool has been effective in preventing violent incidents.