District Attorney-elect Larry Krasner and Controller-elect Rebecca Rhynhart - who did not fit the traditional picks for those posts - felt empowered by their victories in a city that often elects party stalwarts in off-year elections. Krasner has spent decades defending criminals and Rhynhart has worked for two mayoral administrations but had not been involved in local politics. Were their elections truly the start of a movement or just a fluke in a year in which voters were angry and wanted change?
The Trump administration says tens of thousands of Haitians must leave voluntarily or face deportation.
Mayor Kenney said Thursday that Sheriff Jewell Williams should resign in the wake of reports that female employees are pursuing legal action after accusing him of workplace sexual harassment, and that a third woman received a $30,000 settlement in 2012 after suing him for sexual harassment when he was...
President Trump and and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have argued that sanctuary city policies allow dangerous criminals to be released into local neighborhoods, when they should be deported to their homelands.
Kristine Gillespie-Amato, who was angry about the removal of the Frank Rizzo statue, is under investigation for the 40-plus comments she made on Facebook.
Officer Marc Marchetti kicked off a Facebook conversation in which friends used the hashtag #notmyDA. "He doesn't give me my arrest powers so [I] don't care," he wrote of Krasner. "No blood on my hands when he lets the s-bags out."
The Philadelphia Coalition for a Just District Attorney, which represents groups that supported DA-elect Larry Krasner, is calling on the city's next top prosecutor to transform the way the office works.
Better hope you paid those Philadelphia Parking Authority tickets you got in the 1990s on your old license plate.
Rebecca Rhynhart, a top appointed official in two mayoral administrations with no political experience, won Tuesday's election as city controller, giving her a powerful platform to influence Philadelphia's fiscal management.
What's undeniable is that Larry Krasner's election represents the right shift in the way Philly views it's criminal justice system.
Republican Commonwealth Court candidate Christine Fizzano Cannon may have a major problem today in Philadelphia. Her last name is incorrect on an untold number of voting machines.
The federal government's renewable fuel mandate is killing them, Philadelphia-area refiners say. Ethanol producers say the program is successful, and the refiners need to adapt. A debate rages.
An employee contends that Williams repeatedly sexually harassed her, openly discussing his genitalia and hers, and smeared her name around the office as a "home wrecker" and "whore."