Steve Tawa

Jury Selection Underway In Trial Of Demolition Contractor Charged In Deadly Building CollapseSix people died and 13 were injured when an adjoining building collapsed on a Salvation Army thrift store.
Feds Seize 363 Pounds Of Cocaine Discovered In Shipment Of Pumpkins And SquashFederal authorities hold a show and tell at the Philadelphia Custom House, for a big cocaine seizure found in a shipment of pumpkins and squash at the Port of Philadelphia.
Protesters In Camden Against State Control Of Public School District And Expansion Of Renaissance SchoolsCamden parents and activists joined their counterparts from Newark to confront policymakers in downtown Camden who support school choice.
Advocacy Group Calls For Inquiry Into Cardinal Regali's Handling Of Abuse ScandalAn advocacy group for clergy sexual abuse victims is hoping Pope Francis' newly established Vatican Tribunal will look into the role of Cardinal Justin Rigali.
City Rolls Out Traffic Operation Center To Reduce Congestion During Papal Visit And BeyondTraffic engineers will be able to remotely change traffic signals in real time.
Banners Hung Throughout City To Welcome Pope Francis And Remind Others Of His MessageThe surging crowds about to welcome Pope Francis to Philadelphia will be greeted by hundreds of banners spelling out what the World Meeting of Families is all about.
Ceremony Outside Betsy Ross House Honors Victims Of 9-11Philadelphia city officials, firefighters and police remembered the civilians and first responders who lost their lives in the September 11 terror attacks.
Guilty Plea In Tacony Basement Of Horrors Case To Avoid Death PenaltyLinda Weston, the woman at the center of what became known as the Tacony "basement of horrors" case in Philadelphia, has changed her plea to guilty.
Theme Of Next Year's Flower Show RevealedThe Philadelphia Horticultural Society pays tribute to the National Park Service, as it plants the seeds for next year's Flower Show at the Convention Center in March.
Philadelphia Man Ordered Held For Trial In Murder Of Man Found In SuitcaseA judge has ordered a man held for trial for allegedly killing a man, stuffing his body in a suitcase and dumping the luggage in the weeds near Philadelphia International Airport.
Some Philadelphia Residents Griping About Inconvenience Of Pope VisitThe Pope's upcoming visit to Philadelphia is the most talked about event around town, but in some circles, griping is beginning to seep into the conversation.
New High-End Apartment Complex Is "Bridge" Between Old City And WaterfrontA new apartment building at the foot of Race Street - called "Bridge" - is designed to provide a link between the Old City District and Philadelphia's waterfront.