In a brief motions hearing this morning, Kane’s lawyer asked that the grand jury materials be released. But the judge’s compliance and speed in doing so was surprising.
“The policy is very clear — it’s first come, first served,” says a school district official who uncovered irregularities.
“We see this, in its humble way, as a part of Earth Day, in keeping the environment and the streets of Philadelphia cleaner,” David Perri said at today’s dedication.
As the Boston Marathon bombing moves to the penalty phase, this week, the defense will try to engage the jury’s sympathies in hopes of sparing their client the death penalty.
A piece of Philadelphia history will pass into dust this morning, as a demolition crew takes the wrecking ball to the former headquarters of Philadelphia International Records on South Broad Street
Philadelphia’s carpenters union will get a chance to make their case that the Convention Center illegally locked them out of jobs there.
Camden officials were celebrating another sign of the city’s revitalization with a ribbon-cutting for a new café run by a local social service agency.
Concert production company “Live Nation” says it will transform the abandoned Ajax Metal Company building into what executive Don Gastion calls its “best venue in the country.”
Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train reversed the route he took to his inauguration.
KYW’s Pat Loeb reports the final part of the three-cycle show has just opened.
Today is the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death, at the hands of John Wilkes Booth, who had a Philadelphia connection.
Abraham Lincoln was fatally shot 150 years ago today, in Washington D.C. but smaller dramas connected to that great tragedy unfolded in Philadelphia – including Ulysses S. Grant’s escape from death that night.
Some of the most important artifacts of the tragedy in April, 1865 are housed right in Center City Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania’s County Commissioners are warning of chaos, if the state legislature doesn’t increase the phone surcharge fees it collects to run the 9-1-1 emergency system.
Judge William Carpenter wants to investigate whether Kathleen Kane’s firing this week of her aide, James Barker, violated the judge’s order protecting witnesses from retaliation.