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.

Stealing from the dead: Forged deeds, a bogus title company, counterfeit notary stamps

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

Stealing from the dead: Forged deeds, a bogus title company, counterfeit notary stamps

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

With Sky on its books, Comcast tops $100 billion in revenue, debt

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.

With Sky on its books, Comcast tops $100 billion in revenue, debt

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.

Philly property owner asked about his tax abatement and got sudden reassessment. Was it legal?

The battle over the property at the corner of 40th and Sansom Streets comes as the Office of Property Assessment faces scrutiny over its practices.

Philly property owner asked about his tax abatement and got sudden reassessment. Was it legal?

The battle over the property at the corner of 40th and Sansom Streets comes as the Office of Property Assessment faces scrutiny over its practices.
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How the Hebrew Israelites who preach on Philly sidewalks are connected to the MAGA confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial

A look at the history of the Israelite School of Universal Practical Knowledge, an extremist group of Hebrew Isrealites that's long had a presence in Philadelphia.

New racial allegations surface about referee embroiled in wrestling dreadlocks controversy

Alan Maloney, wrestling official at center of dreadlocks controversy involving Buena High school student Andrew Johnson, was accused of kicking mixed race athlete in Paulsboro in 2014, a police report says.

Kimmel Center scraps plan for tower above Merriam Theater

The Kimmel Center, which bought the Merriam in 2016, failed to attract any proposals from developers. A planned renovation could move some Pennsylvania Ballet productions elsewhere.

Government shutdown posing ‘risks to national security,’ FBI agents say in 72-page report

The FBI union said it released the report, full of personal stories from FBI special agents across the country, “to ensure that Congress, the Administration, and the public are aware of the real and daily challenges faced by FBI Agents and the risks to national security posed by a prolonged...

Trader Joe’s eyeing site near Convention Center for second Philly store

The Monrovia, Calif.-based grocery chain says it has “taken the initial steps” toward planning for a store at the 1324 Arch St. site.

Philly DA’s Office: Mumia Abu-Jamal case not affected by recently discovered files

The convicted cop killer had been arguing that former DA Ronald Castille had "personal involvement" in the case, but prosecutors say newly discovered file boxes don't contain documents supporting that argument.

Atlantic City told to pay new casino tax appeal settlement

Atlantic City will again be forced to pay out millions to settle casino tax appeals just a year after they were told all issues were settled

Harris Wofford, civil rights leader, JFK adviser, and U.S. senator from Pa., dies at 92

Harris Wofford convinced presidential candidate John F. Kennedy to place a sympathy phone call to a jailed Martin Luther King Jr. in 1960, then circulated the news on blue leaflets in black communities. Many historians credit this as an important contribution to Kennedy's narrow victory.

Watered-down 'good cause’ eviction bill now Philly law

The bill, which protects tenants on short-term leases from eviction without good cause, goes into effect April 22.

N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy nominates two environmentalists to Pinelands Commission

NJ Gov. Murphy has nominated two women to the Pinelands Commission in what environmentalists believe could shift the panel to a more protectionist stance.

Forecast takes a chilling turn; ‘colder and stormier’ conditions expected

The next few weeks could be rough on heating bills and highway budgets as meteorologists see cold and stormy weather perhaps persisting through February. A coastal storm is possible early next week.

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Because of a gun . . . On MLK Day, Philadelphia students share how guns impacted their lives | Helen Ubiñas

Philadelphia students observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day by sharing their thoughts on how their lives have been impacted because of a gun.

Independence Visitor Center cuts days due to government shutdown

The center at 6th and Market Streets is usually open every day of the year, except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Hundreds of IRS workers skip work, citing hardship

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