City Councilman Aims To Ban Parking On Apron Of City HallCouncilman Kenney is fed up with public officials being allowed to park their personal cars all day on the apron of City Hall.
New Developments In The Race For Philadelphia MayorFormer District Attorney Lynne Abraham and State Senator Anthony Williams are both expected to formally announce today they're running for mayor of Philadelphia.
New Efforts Underway To Erect Memorial To Local WWII HeroEfforts are underway to raise money to erect a statute in South Philadelphia honoring Edward "Babe" Heffron, a World War II paratrooper whose heroism is well documented in the HBO series "Band of Brothers."
Philly Upping Hate Crime Law After Alleged Attack On Same-Sex CouplePhiladelphia's city council has passed a bill authorizing added penalties for gender identity and sexual orientation hate crimes that aren't covered under state law.
Business Owners Seeing Red After Diner en BlancOne of Philly's busiest streets is feeling quite the hangover from pop up dinner party, Diner en Blanc.
Local Activist Who Fights For Marijuana Legalization Enters City Council RaceA new candidate has entered the race for the vacant seat on City Council, and part of his platform focuses on decriminalizing marijuana.
Philadelphia Lawmaker: It's 'High' Time To Decriminalize Marijuana PossessionCouncilman Jim Kenney wants to downgrade Philadelphia's marijuana possession offense even further.
Analysis: Gun Background Check Bill Round 2; Early Moves In 2015 Mayor’s RaceSources tell KYW Newsradio that Republican Senator Pat Toomey from Pennsylvania thinks he may have the votes to try and pass the legislation to intensify gun background checks that was recently defeated in the Senate.
City Takes New Approach At Reining In Rogue Tow Truck DriversA new plan approved Tuesday in a city council committee would require tow truck operators to take a photograph showing a vehicle parked illegally on or off the street in order to tow it.
Consensus Appears To Be Forming Around New Philadelphia Schools SuperintendentSchool Reform Commission could pick a new superintendent from its two finalists any day now. And City Council members are weighing in on the process.
Mobile, Solar-Powered Cameras May Answer A Long-Running Philadelphia Problem: Illegal Trash Dumping The camera program came up at a city council committee hearing Friday convened on the vexing issue of illegal trash dumping.
Philadelphia Councilman Thinks Towing Refunds Should Be EasierPhiladelphia city councilman Jim Kenney is proposing to eliminate a layer of bureaucratic red tape when your car is towed in error and you want to get the towing fee refunded.
Analysis: How To Stop BullyingA new movie has sparked more outrage over the impact on bullying in America.
Philadelphia Councilman Thinks Verizon May Be Foot-Dragging On FiOS ConstructionCalling for the hearing is councilman Jim Kenney, who says he has information that Verizon is not honoring its Fios buildout plan agreed upon three years ago with City Council.
Amid Plan To Revamp Philadelphia Property Assessments, Questions Of Higher TaxesMayor Nutter's budget experts were in the hot seat as Philadelphia City Council opened hearings on Nutter's plan to revamp the way property assessments are calculated in the city.