City Council on Wednesday gave initial approval to a school district bailout that falls short of what school officials wanted.
St. Joseph’s University theology professor William Madges says the pope’s approval of a new Vatican tribunal to examine how bishops have responded to clergy abuse cases is significant.
Anti-abortion groups held a prayer service Wednesday at Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls for the so-called “Gosnell babies.”
Casino regulators in New Jersey have given the green light to billionaire Carl Ichan to take control of the Trump Taj Mahal.
The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is griping about what is says are the School District’s plans to privatize school employees – substitute teachers and nurses.
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey is skeptical of a proposal by the International Air Transport Association that would reduce the size of carry-on luggage allowed on a flight.
The information includes the names and statements of the officers involved, DNA evidence, as well as murky video of the moment Brandon Tate-Brown was shot in the head by police during a traffic stop in Mayfair.
Commonwealth Court has handed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf a setback, ruling he overstepped his authority when he fired the director of the state Office of Open Records. An appeal of the Commonwealth Court ruling has now been filed with the state Supreme Court.
It was bike race day on Sunday and the weather couldn’t be better for the thousands of spectators and the hundreds of the best cyclists in the world competing in the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he’ll decide in the next few weeks whether a run for the White House is in the cards.
Walter Staib, chef-owner of the City Tavern in Society Hill, has been named culinary ambassador for the replica tall ship of the Marquis de Lafayette, which will be arriving in Philadelphia later this month.
As cycling enthusiasts and the curious flock to the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic on Sunday, organizers of this year’s race have switched the lineup.
The lawmakers seem intent on trimming the school district’s $103-million request to about $80 million, but how they’ll raise even that amount is very unclear.
On the first Tuesday of every month, through 10 p.m., new riders can walk up to those Indego blue racks, snag a bike, and try it out for $1 for 30-minutes.
Students from Saint Malachy and Saint Veronica Schools traded pencils for paint brushes to color 20 panels measuring five feet by five feet.