A discussion about Philly's political landscape turns to the longtime House member and Democratic Party chairman, who is preparing to seek another term in 2018.
A former maintenance supervisor says he warned his bosses that maintenance reports on elevators in the Criminal Justice Center were "dummied up" to make it appear the elevators were regularly maintained.
Members of Philadelphia's police union will receive annual raises of about 3 percent for each of the next three years, though they will also have to contribute more toward their pensions.
City Councilwoman Helen Gym is arguing for Rizzo's retirement. Jane Golden, head of Philadelphia Mural Arts, said she intends to initiate discussions about the Rizzo mural.
Philadelphia investments returned 12.9 percent in the year ending June 30, far above the city's 7.5 percent long-term annual target. But the results must be repeated if the city is to make up some of its pension underfunding.
Neighborhood opposition could derail the medical marijuana dispensary, slated to open early next year in Philadelphia's East Mount Airy neighborhood.
The GOP campaign handout lists the names of seven Philadelphia politicians - all people of color - who fell due to public corruption charges. It doesn't mention white politicians from the city who met the same fate.
CHICAGO (AP) - From defiant lawsuits to reversing policies, U.S. cities and counties are zeroing in on their immigration rules to avoid losing millions in public safety dollars that the White House has threatened to withhold amid a high-stakes clash over sanctuary policies.
A day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced new restrictions on Department of Justice grants aimed at pulling funds from sanctuary cities, Philadelphia officials said the rules will "worsen public safety" here, whether they decide to comply with them or not.
Now it's showing its gratitude for big paychecks by turning its back on its responsibilities.
The seven members of the Board of Revision of Taxes, who are paid at least $70,000 each to go through the thousands of property assessment appeals each year, are on summer vacation for six weeks.
After 10 minutes of being harangued, city leaders, tails between their legs, crawled out of the room, handing Asa Khalif what he called a victory.
The mayor's pushing a new initiative to make Philly a litter-free city. A quick scroll through Twitter and Google Maps shows that's a high mountain (of trash) to climb.
The group was protesting over the recent shooting death of David Jones by a Philadelphia police officer.