First Center City Philadelphia marijuana dispensary opens Thursday

The dispensary, the first in Center City, is slated to open its doors on Thursday morning at 12th and Sansom Streets.

N. Philly man, accused of murder, had been arrested in drug bust days earlier but not charged

A spokesman for District Attorney Larry Krasner said there was "insufficient evidence" to support charges from the drug bust against Von Jones, who is now accused of killing an 18-year-old days after the bust occurred.

N. Philly man, accused of murder, had been arrested in drug bust days earlier but not charged

A spokesman for District Attorney Larry Krasner said there was "insufficient evidence" to support charges from the drug bust against Von Jones, who is now accused of killing an 18-year-old days after the bust occurred.

Developer Dranoff accuses Camden of pursuing a vendetta with ‘phony accounting’ in Victor suit filing

The filing marks the latest volley in a legal battle that started in mid-2018, when Dranoff asked the city to transfer the Victor's tax-break deal to a new prospective owner.

Developer Dranoff accuses Camden of pursuing a vendetta with ‘phony accounting’ in Victor suit filing

The filing marks the latest volley in a legal battle that started in mid-2018, when Dranoff asked the city to transfer the Victor's tax-break deal to a new prospective owner.

Top execs leave in management shakeup at Temple University Health System

Temple University Health System is eliminating the jobs of its chief medical officer Susan Freeman and chief administrative officer Alan Rosenberg, the system’s president and chief executive Larry Kaiser said Wednesday in a letter to colleagues.

Top execs leave in management shakeup at Temple University Health System

Temple University Health System is eliminating the jobs of its chief medical officer Susan Freeman and chief administrative officer Alan Rosenberg, the system’s president and chief executive Larry Kaiser said Wednesday in a letter to colleagues.
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First day of emergency food for federal workers: ‘Grateful' but ‘humiliated’

This is the first time in Philabundance's 35-year history that it enacted a disaster plan to feed people in Philadelphia.

As government shutdown drags on, Pennsylvanians feeling the pain, Wolf says

The federal government shutdown is having a wide range of impacts on Pennsylvanians. Some first-responder training sessions have been cancelled and a federal report on water contamination around military bases has been delayed.

As Philly neighborhoods gentrify, house theft is a growing problem

In neighborhood after neighborhood undergoing gentrification, the outright theft of homes is becoming an especially virulent problem in Philadelphia.

Penn professor wins one of literature’s most prestigious prizes

Winning the prize, which carries a $165,000 cash award, is "disorienting in a happy way," he said.

Twins born joined at the head exceeding expectations 19 months after separation at CHOP

Erin and Abby Delaney’s weekdays revolve around physical, developmental, speech, and other therapies. How are they doing? In a word, thriving.

NJ’s first lady starts effort to lower the state’s mortality rate

New Jersey's first lady says she's launching an initiative to combat the state's poor maternal mortality rate

The ‘Fight for $15′ is winning at Philly-area hospitals

Here's who it's affecting, why it's happening, and if it's a big deal.

Meek Mill, Jay-Z, and more start criminal justice reform foundation

"Meek and I started shifting our conversation from ‘How do we get him out of prison?’ to ‘How do we apply this to millions of other people who are unfairly caught within the system?’

Imperial Inn to close after 45 years in Chinatown

“We are getting old," says Daniel Law, at 69 the youngest owner of the Chinese restaurant. The site will become a supermarket, he says.

Paid parental leave is coming to Montgomery County staff, the first suburban area in Southeastern Pa. to adopt it

Starting Feb. 1, Montgomery County will become the first suburban county in southeastern Pennsylvania to implement paid parental leave.

City officials to enforce required reporting of missing or stolen guns

City officials announced Wednesday the resurrection and enforcement of a decade-old initiative to assure that lost or stolen guns are reporting missing.

In a surprise move, Pennsylvania is throwing the door wide open for industrial hemp production

In a surprising turn, Pennsylvania is throwing the door wide open for industrial hemp production — something the state has not seen since before World War II.

Sky, surge in broadband subscribers help Comcast beat Wall Street expectations

Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest cable-TV company with European pay-TV operators Sky on its balance sheet for the first time, reported only modest cable-TV subscription losses, a big internet customer gain and $5 billion in Sky revenue.

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