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Crime & Punishment: Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court made it official Wednesday, naming Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Kevin M. Dougherty administrative judge of the city court’s trial division.
Vice President Biden toured a dredging barge at Penn's Landing on Thursday to show support for the project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
City Commission chairman won't say why he doesn't vote.
Yesterday the Pakistani teen became the youngest recipient of National Liberty Medal.
Philadelphia could soon have laws that define attacks on gay and disabled people as hate crimes, ban the sale and possession of realistic-looking toy guns, and increase the penalties for selling BB guns to minors.
Democrat John Kane and Republican Tom McGarrigle wrangle over an open state Senate seat in Delco's 26th District.
Philadelphia City Council's Committee on Public Safety will decide Tuesday whether to move forward with a bill that would make assaults on gays, lesbians, bisexual, and transgendered people a hate crime.
Delaware and Maryland were already in. El Paso, Orlando, San Diego, and Spokane were in. On Tuesday, Mayor Nutter, flanked by federal energy and environmental officials, announced that Philadelphia also was joining a U.S. better-buildings challenge and launched an energy race among the city's biggest buildings.
Mayor Nutter catches Ebola press conference bug
Pa.Supreme Court justices are turning on each other as an email porn scandal grows.
Crime & Punishment: Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court made it official Wednesday, naming Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Kevin M. Dougherty administrative judge of the city court’s trial division.
Heard in the Hall: Philadelphia government watchdog group Committee of Seventy has named its new leader. David B. Thornburgh, executive director of the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, will be taking the helm in December.
An analysis of the city's charter schools revealed a $117 million surplus last year, while the district had a sizable deficit.
Yesterday the Pakistani teen became the youngest recipient of National Liberty Medal.
Philadelphia could soon have laws that define attacks on gay and disabled people as hate crimes, ban the sale and possession of realistic-looking toy guns, and increase the penalties for selling BB guns to minors.
The city is expanding ways to curb your appetite.
Like the $2-per-pack tax now on cigs, City Council hears pitch for same for electronic devices.
City Council on Thursday approved a bill that would make it easier for fast-food firms, hotels, and other traditionally low-wage employers in Philadelphia to pay their workers $12 an hour.
Vice President Biden toured a dredging barge at Penn's Landing on Thursday to show support for the project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel.
City Commission chairman won't say why he doesn't vote.