Heard in the Hall Archive: January, 2012

Three men plead guilty in sheriff's office scam

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Three Philadelphia men pled guilty in federal court today to roles in a fraudulent check scheme that drained more than $400,000 from the city... Read more

Occupiers protest new detention law

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Just in time for the New Year, President Obama signed a law that allows for indefinite detention of U.S. citizens. The president, who signed... Read more

McCaffery Bring Out The Big Guns

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Dan McCaffery made his bid for state Attorney General official today with a City Hall event that featured endorsements from a daunting rosters... Read more

Moving time for city commissioners

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Stephanie Singer showed up in blue jeans Tuesday for her first day of work as a city commissioner, expecting a difficult day of cleaning up... Read more

Nutter raps with The Roots

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One aspect of Mayor Nutter's second term that is better than the first: His performance of "Rapper's Delight" at his inaugural party. He had... Read more

Council Committee Chairs Named

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Before today's inauguration ceremonies, a couple reporters cornered Darrell L. Clarke, the new Council president, and grilled him until he... Read more