What happened in the rush to open Pennsylvania’s biggest, most expensive prison?
SCI Phoenix was not complete when prisoners moved in, according to documents, but Pennsylvania officials could not afford further delay.

A new study says Philly court reporters aren’t accurate when recording black dialect
Researchers tested Philly court reporters on how they handle African American English. Forty percent of their transcriptions were inaccurate.

American charged by Russia for espionage was handed classified material, lawyer says
Paul Whelan, 48, was given a flash drive containing secret information during a visit to Moscow in December.

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This family took sanctuary in a Philly church. Now, how do they get out — and stay in America?

A Jamaican couple in church sanctuary are both victims and beneficiaries of U.S. immigration policy. How did they get there? And now, how will they get out?

Two years after Penn State frat death, Greek life research center will rise in Tim Piazza’s honor

“We want Tim’s legacy to save others,” Jim Piazza said. “They can’t save Tim at this point, but to see them step up and take the lead, they can save others.”


The discreet charm of Fishtown’s working-class architecture

Stone facade on Fishtown bar is totally fake and totally great.

Phillies to open beer garden at Citizens Bank Park with pizzeria and Shake Shack

The Phillies plan to open a beer garden, bar, pizzeria, and sports pub at the stadium. Also, a Shake Shack will set up a restaurant with seating.

A Philly repair company charged an 86-year-old $4,650 and gave her nothing

Repairs R Us claims it sold the consumer a "preventative maintenance plan," but it never provided a receipt or contract.

Before Roy Halladay died, he called a potential Hall of Fame nod ‘a tremendous honor’

"I don’t try to think about it, honestly," the Phillies ace said in the spring of 2017. "But absolutely, I would love to be there."

Brian Propp, a most courageous Flyers alum

Monday night, Propp was named the winner of the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association's most courageous award, for his comeback from a stroke and his willingness to be open about it.
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