Federal health officials say they need additional documents from some 300,000 new enrollees, but advocates say language barriers and computer glitches are getting in the way.
Human trials start this week on an ebola vaccine developed by local pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.
Thousands of people are expected on the Ben Franklin Parkway over the next two days for the third annual “Made in America” music festival.
The plan approved yesterday by the federal government stripped out many of the Corbett administration’s proposals, creating what state senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila.) says looks “90 percent” like a straight Medicaid expansion.
A long-time aide to Congressman Chaka Fattah has pleaded guilty to attempting to conceal campaign finance fraud on behalf of an unnamed elected official.
The Philadelphia Daily News reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize for a 2009 series on police corruption is in the uncomfortable position of challenging the credibility of one of their own sources.
Philadelphia police say two women were wounded in a random shooting Friday night in the city’s Harrowgate section.
It’s a program that benefits both the students and the transit agency.
This is the third year that “People Helping People” has helped the staff of Dunbar Elementary get ready to open, and the volunteer force has grown to about 200 people.
Julie Becker, with Physicians for Social Responsibility, says fracking puts some dangerous chemicals into the environment, such as benzene.
A new apartment complex at 2nd and Race Streets will be the first development in Philadelphia to take advantage of new zoning code that provides incentives in exchange for features deemed to be in the public interest.
A new labor agreement at Philadelphia’s Convention Center is less than four months old, but officials say it’s having an impact on bookings.
Philadelphia has joined a nationwide effort to get students reading on grade level by fourth grade.
The floating artwork-cum-living-and-performance-space, with aqua garden, is called “Wetland.”
Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senator Bob Casey supports the Student Emergency Loan Refinancing Act, which would allow students to do what homeowners and businesses are doing — lower the interest rate on their debt.