30 Years Later, Lawyer Looks Back On Pennhurst School ClosingThirty years ago, a nightmare ended for many Pennsylvanians with developmental disabilities: Pennhurst State School and Hospital was closed, after a federal court ruling that disabled people have a right to services in the community.
Philadelphia City Council Gets Long-Awaited Plan To Rebuild City FacilitiesThe Kenney administration, Thursday, gave city council its ambitious, $500 million "Rebuild" plan to rehab city facilities.
Bleak Statistics, Hopeful Discussion At Philadelphia Forum On Homeless YouthThe emphasis on these statistics were on fixing them, not being defeated by them.
Opinions Divided On How Best To Provide Affordable Housing In PhiladelphiaCommunity activists packed Philadelphia city council chambers Monday for a hearing on a bill promoting affordable housing.
Philadelphia Woman Shares Her Struggles In National Campaign Against HomelessnessHanes thinks giving her story a wider audience will encourage people to get involved with finding solutions to homelessness
Pressure On Congressman Brady As Subpoena For His Emails Is UnsealedA federal judge has unsealed an affidavit for a subpoena seeking Congressman Bob Brady's emails, in connection with a case involving his 2012 re-election campaign.
Displaced Hurricane Maria Survivors Find New Home In PhiladelphiaSanchez says Pennsylvania is expected to get the second-highest number of hurricane emigres, after Florida.
ACA Enrollment Off To Fast Start, But Deadline LoomsIndependence Blue Cross reports that enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace is off to a record-breaking start: up 35 percent over last year.
Philly Teen Claims He Was Kicked Off Basketball Team For Not Observing National AnthemThe ACLU of Kansas is investigating whether a Philadelphia teenager was kicked off his college basketball team, earlier this month, because he failed to stop warming up during the national anthem.
What Are Philly's Chances To Host Amazon Headquarters?At least a dozen publications have ranked the Amazon contenders but no two have the same list.
Philadelphia Sheriff Faces Sexual Harassment ComplaintsPhiladelphia Sheriff Jewell Williams is resisting calls that he step aside in the wake of sexual harassment complaints from three women who work, or have worked, for him.
City Council Advances Parking Ticket Amnesty BillPhiladelphia city council's finance committee has advanced a bill that would grant amnesty for parking tickets issued more than five years ago.