Mayor Michael Nutter
Mayor Michael Nutter’s plan to purchase land in Northeast Philadelphia on which to build a new prison has collapsed in City Council.
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.
Mayor Michael Nutter has issued a statement on the passing of Beau Biden.
The Mayor was quick to point out this was a service of reflection and not a memorial service.
Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey spoke with Rich Zeoli on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his visit to the scene of the Amtrak train derailment.
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.
It’s graduation season, and area colleges and universities are getting ready for ceremonies that traditionally feature a guest speaker.
40,000 runners laced up their sneakers on Sunday to tackle the ten miles down Broad Street for the 36th annual Broad Street Run.
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.
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.
City Hall was thumping and bumping on Wednesday as the city kicked off its fifth celebration of Jazz Appreciation month.
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.
Thousands turned out in West Philadelphia Saturday morning to pay their respects to fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III.
Three Philadelphia city employees have been honored for outstanding service. They are the winners of this year’s Richardson Dilworth Awards.
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.