Five former members of the Philadelphia narcotics squad are now suing the mayor, police commissioner and district attorney for defamation.
Chris discusses Mike Huckabee’s comments on the Iranian nuclear deal, a Daily Beast article revealing allegations of rape against Donald Trump, and the first female coach in the NFL.
Mayor Michael Nutter is assuring people that Papal Visit maps circulating online are false.
Mayor Nutter is voicing frustration over facing repeated questions about fences that will be put up in Center City for the Pope’s visit.
The mayor speaks out about a confrontation outside City Hall on Monday.
The first stop for Mayor Nutter is the city of Frankfurt, Germany, which is establishing a Sister City relationship with Philadelphia.
The mayor takes action after a confrontation outside Philadelphia City Hall.
Rich discussed the Memphis City Council agreeing to remove a monument of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Hatboro city councilman shooting an alleged bank robber and Texas Senator Ted Cruz standing by Donald Trump’s immigration comments.
There are more than 230 World Heritage cities around the globe, but none so far in the US.
The new commission’s job: to recommend ways the city can pay for high-quality pre-K for 40,000 eligible three- and four-year-olds.
On-time high school graduation rates for Philadelphia students has risen from 52 to 65 percent over the past eight years.
“Be prepared to walk” was the message from Mayor Nutter and other officials who spelled out transportation plans for the World Meeting of Families in September.
Philadelphia lags about 15 percentage points behind the national average in the rate of high school graduation.
Waring Elementary School students helped celebrate by dancing at Clemente Recreation Center, where deputy mayor Mike DiBerardinis said that kids like them were his chief motivation to cut his deparment’s carbon footprint.
City Council opposes Mayor Nutter’s plan to raise property taxes by nearly ten percent, and seems headed for providing only $70-80 million of the requested $103 million.