Among the alleged criminal acts was the December 2012 torching of a Quaker Meetinghouse under construction in Chestnut Hill.
Former Philadelphia city councilman Bill Green is now officially the chairman of the School Reform Commission.
A local organization that advocates for the rights of restaurant workers has issued its second annual dining guide, hoping to promote better employment practices in the city’s restaurant industry.
Rick Bloomingdale, president of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, addressed hundreds of union supporters at a capitol rally in opposition to the legislation.
Bill Ross, executive director of the Newspaper Guild, which represents newsroom workers, says the “company appears to be gridlocked.”
The Philadelphia branch of the NAACP and the antiviolence initiave “Hands Across Philadelphia” are teaming up with the Philadelphia school district to launch a new essay contest focused on black history.
Philadelphia public school teachers have been working without a contract since the start of the school year.
Engine company 66, in Roxborough, remains closed while investigators trace the source of toxic fumes that sickened some firefighters.
The fire last September, which started in the engine of an ambulance parked in one of the bays, left the Ben Franklin firehouse heavily charred.
Long-sought changes in police protection for Camden, NJ residents and businesses finally took effect this year.
Developer Brooke Lenfest (center of photo) wants to build two hotels — a “W” and an “Element” — on what is now a parking lot at 15th and Chestnut Streets.
For the more than 300 workers employed at the former Kraft Foods bakery, this is bad news.
In the latest video, an officer identified as Nace moves a sidewalk basketball backboard, then knocks it over.
Speakers denounced the 2010 “Citizens United” decision, which opened the floodgates for corporate (and, to a lesser extent, union) donations to political action committees.
More than 100 members of the American Federation of Government Employees gathered outside a Social Security building after being told they either had to go home or work with the possibility they may not get paid.