Next week will bring yet another city council debate over the controversial idea of mandatory paid sick leave in Philadelphia, and the sponsor of the plan now says he has the votes needed to override what could be a third veto by Mayor Nutter.
Eyewitnesses say Shay Wharton was repeatedly punched in the face after her backpack accidentally bumped a man on the crowded Route 15 trolley.
Microsoft had some tricks up its sleeve at an event Wednesday to unveil Windows 10, which comes out later this year.
A man convicted of sex trafficking young women – from Philadelphia to Atlantic City and elsewhere – tried to explain his actions at sentencing, and did himself no favors.
The issues include sick leave and the mayor’s final budget, but it may be the coming May primary that dominates the next few months.
Those out there shoveling snow this winter should do so with caution.
State officials are now taking a hard look at whether the city-owned utility should speed up the replacement of aging gas mains.
PennDOT crews are bracing for more icy conditions on the roads though the overnight hours.
“Anything from historians, curators, administrative positions, executive directors at the various museums and theaters — really anything that falls under arts and culture,” says John McInerney of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.
A candlelight vigil was held Saturday evening for Bernard Ray, a 39-year old found shot to death in his car earlier this month.
Now through Monday, Eastern State Penitentiary is hosting a program called “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”
A victory celebration was held Saturday at a West Kensington church where an undocumented immigrant called home for nearly 60 days.
A decision could come within a few weeks on whether the Democratic National Committee will choose Philadelphia to host its 2016 nominating convention.
The Army Corps of Engineers can proceed with awarding contracts for the construction of storm-protective sand dunes on the beach in Margate, despite the objections of residents and city officials who don’t want them.
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