Mayor Michael Nutter

Mayor Nutter at reflection service honoring victims of the Amtrak train derailment. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Reflection Service Held For Victims Of Amtrak Train Derailment

The Mayor was quick to point out this was a service of reflection and not a memorial service.

05/17/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sen. Toomey Recounts His Visit To Train Derailment Scene With WPHT’s Rich Zeoli

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey spoke with Rich Zeoli on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his visit to the scene of the Amtrak train derailment.

05/13/2015

Police Headquarters in Center City Philadelphia. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

Future Of Big-City Policing On Ballot In Philadelphia

Freddie Gray’s death in Baltimore has had a ripple effect on politics in Philadelphia, focusing the city’s mayoral race on policing just weeks before an important vote.

05/10/2015

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Philadelphia-Area Universities Line Up Diverse Group Of Commencement Speakers

It’s graduation season, and area colleges and universities are getting ready for ceremonies that traditionally feature a guest speaker.

05/04/2015

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Thousands Lace Up For Annual Broad Street Run

40,000 runners laced up their sneakers on Sunday to tackle the ten miles down Broad Street for the 36th annual Broad Street Run.

05/03/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter speaks at conference on urban violence. (credit: Mike Dunn)

Mayors Voice Support For Baltimore Mayor During Philadelphia Conference On Urban Violence

Mayor Michael Nutter welcomed more than a dozen other mayors to Philadelphia on Wednesday for a three-day conference on urban violence. And the mayors voiced support for their counterpart in Baltimore in the wake of this week’s violence there.

04/29/2015

White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett with Mayor Michael Nutter at a roundtable discussion at Philadelphia City Hall.(credit: Steve Tawa)

Obama Aide Sides With Philadelphia In Fight For Paid Sick Leave

White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett is part of a national tour by members of the Obama Administration to call on cities with favorable paid sick-leave laws.

04/22/2015

Mayor Nutter helped kick off Jazz Appreciation Month In Philadelphia. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

City Hall Celebration Kicks Off Jazz Appreciation Month In Philadelphia

City Hall was thumping and bumping on Wednesday as the city kicked off its fifth celebration of Jazz Appreciation month.

04/02/2015

Cara Ferrentino gives residents in Fairmount an in-depth look at the new bike share program. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Philadelphia Bike Share Program Begins In April

Mayor Michael Nutter says the system will launch at noon on April 23rd with an event at Eakins Oval featuring music, brief remarks and a ceremonial ride.

03/30/2015

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Final Farewell To Hero Philadelphia Police Officer

Thousands turned out in West Philadelphia Saturday morning to pay their respects to fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III.

03/14/2015

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Philadelphia City Employees Recognized For Going Above And Beyond

Three Philadelphia city employees have been honored for outstanding service. They are the winners of this year’s Richardson Dilworth Awards.

03/01/2015

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New Report Finds Philadelphia’s Stop And Frisk Still Targets Minorities

Civil rights groups have released a report analyzing data on the number of police stop and frisks in Philadelphia. The groups say tens of thousands of minorities are being stopped illegally.

02/25/2015

Doug Oliver announces his candidacy for mayor of Philadelphia. (credit: CBS)

Ex-Philadelphia Mayoral Spokesman Seeks To Succeed Nutter

A former spokesman for Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has joined the list of Democratic candidates vying to succeed the mayor.

02/07/2015

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Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Advances With Nutter’s Support

Mandatory paid sick leave is now one step closer to becoming the law in Philadelphia after a city council committee gave unanimous approval to the plan.

02/03/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter and the firefighters union announce a new arbitration contract award for the firefighters. (credit: Mike Dunn)

New Deal, New Cooperation For Nutter Administration And Firefighters Union

It was a remarkable scene Friday at City Hall, as Mayor Nutter and the firefighters union — who have battled in court and in the press for years — stood together in announcing a new arbitration contract award for the firefighters.

01/09/2015

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