Why is our city so trashy? Litter and waste have long troubled Philadelphia, and now more people are complaining about it.
"It's a little mind-boggling," Miranda, a former trash man for 20 years said as he counted the discarded waste.
From getting free cleaning supplies from the city to knowing where to dump trash if pickup is still days away, a lot can be done to keep your block clean.
At least five shots were fired at the driver's side of the white Dodge van about 8:35 p.m. on the northbound side of Broad Street at Grange Avenue.
"I'm saying to this girl, 'I would always help you be safe no matter what,' but what I'm really thinking is, 'If someone came in with an automatic weapon and started shooting, what could I do for her?" one Philadelphia teacher said.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said Wednesday that prosecutors would no longer seek cash bail for people accused of some misdemeanors and nonviolent felonies, a significant policy shift that could have a wide-ranging impact on the city's criminal justice system.
Evangelist Bill Graham has undoubtedly left a mark on the hundreds and thousands of Philadelphians who heard his message first-hand during his two visits to the area in 1961 and 1992.
City Solicitor Sozi P. Tulante gave his resignation to Mayor Kenney Tuesday. After two years as the city's top lawyer, Tulante leaves city government to teach at University of Pennsylvania's Law School.
A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday declared a mistrial in the latest racketeering case involving the reputed head of the Philadelphia mob - a case that threatened to send him back to prison for decades.
The victim was shot several times around 5 p.m. in the 4400 block of Holden Street
Maurice Phillips was sentenced to 10 to 20 years, followed by 20 years of probation, for the April 2016 shooting death of his daughter, Tahirah, 4.
As federal prosecutors opened their bribery and corruption case Tuesday against former Philadelphia Sheriff John D. Green, defense lawyers said the case may come down to a battle of credibility - between the sheriff on trial and the one who followed him into the office.
The cash-strapped Philadelphia Parking Authority unveiled a proposal Tuesday to add a $0.50 surcharge to every taxi, Lyft, and Uber ride in the city.