Councilwoman Remains Mum On Theft Of Her City-Issued CarCouncilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown is refusing to answer questions about the theft over the weekend of her city-issued vehicle.
SEPTA's Second Stab At Papal Ticket Sales Is A Lottery Run By Local FirmSEPTA's second attempt at selling regional rail tickets for the Pope's visit is now underway, but this time, its a lottery that ends at midnight tonight.
Study Examines The Good and Bad Of A Philadelphia City Council TraditionA new study puts a long-standing and controversial Philadelphia City Council tradition under the microscope.
L&I Chief Buys Ads To Tell 'True Story' Of DepartmentThe Commissioner of Licenses and Inspections is defending the use of 15-thousand taxpayer dollars to run online ads designed to look like news articles -- ads that put a positive spin on the beleaguered department.
Nutter Perplexed Over Continued Questions On Papal FenceMayor Nutter is voicing frustration over facing repeated questions about fences that will be put up in Center City for the Pope's visit.
Concrete Foundations For New Market East Project Poured TodayThirty-five cement mixers have begun pouring the 350 cubic yards of concrete for what is the first phase of the project titled simply "East Market."
Partial Settlement in Civil Rights Suit Over Phila. DA's Seizure of Assets in Drug CasesAt issue was the district attorney's controversial program that seizes homes and cars from people whose relatives have been charged with drug crimes, then keeps the money for the DA's office and the police department.
Critics Question Nutter Admin. Decision To Sell Tax Liens On Delinquent PropertiesFor the first time in nearly two decades, the city is selling tax liens on foreclosed properties, but critics of the effort hope it doesn't backfire.