Pa. Attorney General: Chain Of Nursing Homes Took Advantage Of The Elderly And InfirmPennsylvania’s attorney general announced legal action against a chain of nursing home companies that operates 36 facilities in the state. The company is accusing Kathleen Kane of using her office inappropriately.
Innovation Center For Business-Minded Veterans Unveiled in Center CityThe goal is to help more veterans to innovate, says Todd Connor, founder and CEO of The Bunker, "whether it's raising money, whether it's getting pro bono services, (or) whether it's creating a network to help them identify tech talent."
Haitians in US Rally For Countrymen Facing Deportation From Dominican Republic"This is an international human rights violation," said Florcy Morissett, a founding member of the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP).
South Philly Youth Team Will Revisit History During Monthlong National TourThe Anderson Monarchs, named after the Negro League baseball team, will leave Philadelphia this evening and hit the road for a 23-day, 20-city tour that will cover more than 4,000 miles.
Family of Phila. Man Killed by Police Demands Federal Probe"They lied about what happened to Brandon Tate-Brown," says attorney Brian Mildenberg, who is representing the family of the dead man in a civil suit against the city. He held a press conference with the mother of the dead man.
Historic Polish Catholic Church in Fishtown Gets Slightly Closer To Protected StatusThe Committee on Historic Designation of the Philadelphia Historical Commission has voted to recommend to the full commission that St. Laurentius be designated a historic place.
Praise For New Diversionary Program for Phila. SchoolkidsIn its first year, the program has cut the number of child arrests in half. Jovon Scere is grateful for how the program helped her daughter, Jahnira Scere-Jones.
New Constitution Center Exhibit Spotlights Modern LGBT Rights MovementThis multi-faceted exhibit takes a look at LGBT rights from a time when being gay was a crime to today, when gay marriage may be on the verge of becoming the law of the land.
Phila. Antiviolence Groups Gearing Up For Saturday March in Nation's Capital"We look at homicide as a public health epidemic," said Dorothy Johnson Speight, who started Mothers in Charge after her 24-year-old son, Khaaliq, was murdered several years ago.
Camden County PD Promotes Commanders, Including Highest Ranking LatinaAt police headquarters on Federal Street, three new captains and ten new lieutenants took the oath of office.
Web Site Gathers Philadelphia Pre-Votes, Giving Early InsightCrowdpac.com provides nonpartisan info on candidates in all of the Philadelphia races, and has allowed voters to create electronic sample ballots.
Pres. Obama Visits Camden, NJ To Highlight Policing ImprovementsThe focus of the president's visit is the city's two-year-long effort to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the community.
Officials Urging Passage of Charter Change To Widen Multi-Language Access To Phila. ServicesA new voter education campaign has kicked off to encourage Philadelphia voters to approve question #3 on the May 19th ballots.
Philadelphia Elections Get High-Tech Examination Ahead of May PrimaryA Silicon Valley startup has launched a web site to educate voters on all the candidates for Philadelphia mayor, City Council, judgeships, and more.
For Philadelphia Family With Autistic Son, Neighborhood School Becomes a ModelDuring Autism Awareness Month, an East Mt. Airy couple is shining a light on how partnering with your public school can help create better services for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.