Mike Dunn

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Former Phila. Controller Jonathan Saidel Says He’s Being Courted To Run For Mayor

The latest twist in the Philadelphia mayor’s race comes from former city controller Jonathan Saidel, who says labor leaders are now trying to convince him to run.

01/15/2015

(Philadelphia city councilwoman Marian Tasco, in her City Hall office.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Marian Tasco Announces Retirement From Philadelphia City Council

“I’ve decided that I will not seek re-election this year for City Council, for the 9th District,” Tasco told KYW Newsradio this morning.

01/13/2015

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Darrell Clarke Running Again For City Council, Ending Speculation on Mayoral Run

By law, Clarke would have had to resign his seat to run for mayor.

01/12/2015

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City Officials Hold Memorial Service For Philadelphia Firefighter Killed Last Month

Joyce Craig, the first female firefighter to die in the line of duty in Philadelphia, was memorialized at City Hall by Mayor Nutter and other officials.

01/12/2015

Mayor Nutter speaking at a City Hall news conference. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Mayor Nutter Praises Police, Local Groups For Drop In Violent Crime In Philadelphia

Nutter attributes the lower numbers not just to good policing, but also to cooperation from community groups that represent the city’s minority residents.

01/05/2015

Nellie Fitzpatrick (Credit: City of Philadelphia)

From Assistant DA To Mayor’s LGBT Liaison: Meet Nellie Fitzpatrick

For the past six years Nellie Fitzpatrick has worn two hats at the District Attorney’s office: she has prosecuted cases involving family violence, sexual assault and weapons offenses. And she’s been the DA’s liaison to the LGBT community.

12/26/2014

(Phila. L&I commissioner Carlton Williams, in file photo.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. Official Warns of Slippery Scammer Posing As City L&I Inspector

Carlton Williams, commissioner of the city’s Department of Licenses & Inspections, says they’ve received three reports since Monday of a person posing as an L&I inspector and gaining entry to homes.

12/23/2014

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Public Feedback Encouraged In Upgrade Of City Of Philadelphia Website

The city of Philadelphia’s website is getting a makeover starting today, and officials are hoping you’ll chime in with some feedback.

12/23/2014

(Septa employees sort gifts donated by fellow employees for city children.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Once Again, SEPTA Employees Give Santa a Helping Hand and Lots of Toys

On the seventh floor of Septa headquarters, workers unloaded dozens of barrels of toys that had been donated since Thanksgiving by thousands of Septa workers.

12/22/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Pa. Ruling Lets Law Firm Donate Services Without Limit To Mayoral Candidate

Back in 2007, then-candidate Bob Brady (in photo) faced a challenge from rival Tom Knox, and Brady racked up nearly a half-million dollars in legal fees.

12/21/2014

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Nutter Speaks Out On Christie Rooting For Dallas Cowboys

Mayor Nutter says what probably bothered Eagles fans most was not that Governor Christie was rooting for his team, the Cowboys, but that he seemed to be flaunting it on national television.

12/20/2014

(Mummers' music and sprays of fireworks accompanied the announcement of details for New Year's Eve fireworks on the Delaware River.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Details of New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Delaware Riverfront Announced

As in past years, the soundtrack to those pyrotechnics will be carried on KYW Newsradio 1060.

12/19/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady speaks with reporters at Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Head of Democratic Party in Philadelphia Points Finger at Kane For DA Quarrel

Congressman Bob Brady (D-Pa.) says he’s been shaking his head over the sparring between Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane and Philadelphia DA Seth Williams.

12/18/2014

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Phila. Police Say New Policies Meant Fewer Police-Involved Deaths in 2014

From January 1st of this year until now, there were 29 shootings involving officers, compared to 43 at this point last year.

12/16/2014

(Chris Christie chats with Jerry Jones in 2013 file photo.  Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Councilman Standing Firm For Calling Christie A ‘Fat [Expletive]’ On Twitter

Councilman Jim Kenney was fuming that Gov. Christie sat with the owner of the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field during Sunday night’s Eagles game.

12/15/2014

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