Laurie Friedman, who lives in West Philadlephia, had tears in her eyes as she read letters written by students begging state lawmakers to increase funding for the city’s schools.
Depending how you look at, Philadelphia is either dead last among big cities, or number one for having the worst drivers.
Commuters from Delaware were able to use I-495 North to get to work this morning for the first Monday in months.
It’s a big game for the Taney Dragons. A win punches Taney’s ticket to the US finals game on Saturday.
Philadelphia police have a 19-year-old man in custody, who they say is the skateboarder seen in a viral video beating and stomping on a park ranger in Love Park.
SEPTA’s board held a special meeting Monday in hopes of working out a new labor deal sooner with the two regional rail unions that staged a one-day strike back in June.
Some family and friends are already there, while others are heading upstate to see the game in person.
It happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 3300 block of Huntingdon Street.
Kids from across the United States are joined by teams from Great Britain and Israel at the Maccabi Games, in Cherry Hill, for sports that include basketball, swimming, lacrosse, baseball, dance, tennis, and track & field.
Police say a man suspected of killing his wife in Drexel Hill and then abducting her children took his own life.
Buses pulled out early this morning from the Philadelphia police training academy on State Road. Two classes of recruits headed to the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
The National Mediation Board held a hearing with Septa and the two unions representing about 400 engineers and electrical workers on the Regional Rail lines.
The point, organizers say, is that if dozens of people can take time from their lives to go to Harrisburg, lawmakers can come back into session and take action on the $2-a-pack cigarette tax.
It happened around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday on the boulevard near F Street.
The Justice Department is suing the Pennsylvania State Police, saying its physical fitness tests discriminate against women.