Mayor Kenney Signs Bill Decriminalizing Many Lower Level OffensesThe bill will likely keep many Democratic National Convention protestors out of jail.
State Supreme Court Decision Reinforces Philadelphia's Local Gun LawsThe decision is a victory for Philadelphia and other local governments.
With Soda Tax Signed Into Law, Philly Takes Next Step For Expanding Pre-KWith the soda tax signed into law, Philadelphia is looking for high quality pre-K providers that can start taking students as soon as the tax takes effect.
Broad Street Gets Beautiful Ahead Of DNCA stretch of Broad Street is getting a bit of a makeover ahead of next month's Democratic National Convention.
Mayor Kenney Signs Soda Tax Into Law But Gives Credit To OthersDozens of supporters crowded into the mayor's reception room for the event.
Phila Child Welfare System Faces Crucial TestPhiladelphia's Department of Human Services faces a crucial test on Monday in its effort to get its full state license restored.
City Taking Steps To Prepare For DNC ProtestsOfficials are trying to avoid the mass arrests that marked the Republican convention in 2000.
DNC Volunteers Will Include People With DisabilitiesThey will be front and center at the Democratic National Convention.
Phila. Becomes First Major U.S City To Approve Sugary Drink TaxCity Council has voted to pass the sugary drink tax in Philadelphia.
Research Shows Philadelphians Less Prepared For Retirement Than Most AmericansNew research prepared for a city council committee shows they're also more likely to struggle in their senior years. The committee is exploring how to improve retirement savings.
Orlando Massacre Becomes Hot Issue In PA Senate RaceThe Orlando massacre has created an opening for the Democratic challenger in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race on the issue of gun control.
Philly's Summer Reading Program Offers Kids A Chance To Call The MayorMayor Jim Kenney has offered his ears to kids in the library's summer reading program via a recorded phone line, where young readers can leave their synopses, reviews and critiques.