Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Calls Murders Of Children, Women, Young People 'Totally Unacceptable' As Gun Violence Surges In PhiladelphiaDay two of a city council committee hearing addressing the surge in gun violence is happening Wednesday morning.
Coronavirus Philadelphia: Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Gives Out Hundreds Of Cloth Face Masks To District ResidentsIt happened outside Mount Hebron Baptist Church on Wharton Street.
Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, Wife Plead Not Guilty To Federal Corruption ChargesFederal prosecutors say the councilman and his wife were part of a years-long pay-to-play corruption scheme.
City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Speaks At South Philadelphia Anti-Crime Rally After Federal IndictmentThose in attendance did not address Johnson's indictment but instead directed their concerns towards Mayor Jim Kenney and District Attorney Larry Krasner.
Philadelphia Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Fights Back Against Federal Corruption Charges Against Him, WifeFederal prosecutors say the two business executives paid Johnson to use his power on City Council to re-zone properties in South Philadelphia, including the former Royal Theatre.
Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson Says He's Bracing For Possible Federal ChargesKenyatta Johnson confirms he and his wife have been the target of an ongoing federal investigation.
Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Under InvestigationNobody, including Johnson, is commenting on why he's being investigated.
Mayor's Office Announces New Agency In Effort To Battle Violent Crime In PhiladelphiaTo date the city has clocked 168 homicides, which is up 20 percent from this date last year.
Habitat For Humanity Re-opens Philadelphia Retail Store In New SpotReStore opened on Washington Avenue in Point Breeze after moving from Kensington.
At-Large Seats Among Contested Phila. City Council RacesIn addition to candidates for mayor, Philadelphia voters today are also choosing their party's nominees for all 17 seats on City Council.
Mayor's Race Tops Highlighted Contests in Philadelphia PrimaryToday's primary election has the parties choosing not only nominees for mayor, but for all 17 seats on City Council.
Limits on City Council At-Large Campaigns Now Doubled After One Candidate Ups His Own AnteDonation limits on all the candidates have now been doubled because real estate businessman Allan Domb has spent more than $250,000 of his own money promoting his campaign.
City Council Candidate Accuses Rival's Backers of Running Campaign of VandalismChallenger Ori Feibush is accusing supporters of the incumbent, Kenyatta Johnson, who is running for re-election, of vandalizing neighborhood property, including Feibush's campaign headquarters.
South Philly's 25th Street Rail Viaduct Getting First Makeover in 85 YearsOfficials say the gigantic, 1.2-mile, 25th Street Viaduct is in good shape structurally, but it's not pretty. There are also concerns about public safety from crumbling concrete.
Councilman Pulls Support For Electronic Billboard Along 'Avenue of the Arts'Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, whose district includes that section of Broad Street, says he's heard from constituents who don't like the idea, so he is withdrawing support for that location. Two other sites are still up for approval.