Before its annual summer hiatus, City Council approved dozens of bills including the lease for a new police headquarters, plans for Schuylkill Yards development, and funding for Mayor Kenney's Rebuild initiative.
The new compactors, fitted with foot pedals, will be provided free to the city in exchange for advertising rights.
City Council wants taxpayers to help fund local political campaign in an effort to get more Philadelphians to run for office.
Mohammad N. Ali has emerged as one of the central figures in the case against the district attorney.
With a $1.67 million federal policing grant at stake, Philadelphia officials asserted that their "sanctuary city" policies don't run afoul of a federal law.
Members voted Thursday in favor of legislation establishing a framework for taking occupancy of the 18-story tower at 400 N. Broad St. after it is renovated for the department by its current owner, a subsidiary of developer Bart Blatstein's Tower Investments Inc.
The Philadelphia Water Department next month will launch a low-income assistance program that offers payments starting at $12 per month and is open even to those who haven't fallen behind on their bills.
Prosecutors cut straight to one of the most shocking allegations of their case - that the city's top prosecutor stole from his own mother.
She told a federal jury about months of trying to get Williams to forward his mother's pension and Social Security payments.
The support is if nothing else a symbolic boost for Krasner, a career defense attorney who has sparred with the local police union.
In a unanimous decision, the state highest court sent the application of Stadium LLC back to the state Gaming Control Board.
When you raise the price of a product, fewer people buy it. Is that a surprise?
U.S. District Judge Paul S. Diamond spent all day Monday with prosecution and defense lawyers culling a panel of 137 prospects from nine Southeastern Pennsylvania counties.
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams is facing trial on federal fraud and bribery charges. Here's everything you need to know about the case.
The state Senate will hold a hearing on Friday, June 23, to discuss Philadelphia's sweetened beverage tax. And rumors are swirling in Harrisburg that state legislation may be proposed to preempt the city's ability to tax those beverages.