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Sitting in a 12th floor office building overlooking City Hall, two of Nelson Diaz's staffers prepared him on how to pitch a room full of Millennials that evening.
Call it a mayoral race mystery -- Just how did former state Sen. T. Milton Street Sr. come to sign the nomination petition for former City Councilman Jim Kenney last week?
Efforts to settle a lawsuit that challenges the city's use of state civil forfeiture laws have failed, lawyers told a federal Judge Monday.
Police departments in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Chicago all practice stop and frisk, but some do better than others in making the data collected available to the public and in an accessible format.
Philly’s female firefighters and paramedics have grown accustomed to inappropriate comments, contact and discrimination from male coworkers and bosses, many say.
Democratic state Rep. Cherelle Parker, who is running to fill the 9th district council seat of her former boss and mentor, Councilwoman Marian Tasco, twice appealed the conviction.
One by one, lawyers stepped onto the stage in a West Philadelphia community center and gave 30-second pitches on why they should be elected judge.
For years, Philadelphia fretted about the "brain drain" - college students leaving town as soon as their education ended. That trend has been reversed with millennials - those aged 20 to 34 - now representing the largest group of city residents.
Mayor Nutter announces winners of the 2015 Richardson Dilworth Awards
First, Philadelphia City Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. entered his reelection kickoff party to a remix with this unforgettable hook: "Curtis. Jones. Junior, junior, junior."
Sitting in a 12th floor office building overlooking City Hall, two of Nelson Diaz's staffers prepared him on how to pitch a room full of Millennials that evening.
Heard in the Hall: Frank Rizzo Jr. on Monday became the first candidate in the crowded field vying for a seat on City Council to file his nominating petitions.
Efforts to settle a lawsuit that challenges the city's use of state civil forfeiture laws have failed, lawyers told a federal Judge Monday.
Police departments in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Chicago all practice stop and frisk, but some do better than others in making the data collected available to the public and in an accessible format.
The ex-councilman is a top-tier candidate for mayor, so naturally his candidacy comes with questions.
The Philadelphia Republican party's leaders are wise to recruit young candidates, but the party itself faces an existential crisis.
Days after Bill Green defied Gov. Wolf by voting to approve new charter schools, the governor has stripped Green of his chairmanship of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission.
There was some disconnect between the mayoral candidates' questionnaires and their interviews following the PFT endorsement Q&As.
Call it a mayoral race mystery -- Just how did former state Sen. T. Milton Street Sr. come to sign the nomination petition for former City Councilman Jim Kenney last week?
Philly’s female firefighters and paramedics have grown accustomed to inappropriate comments, contact and discrimination from male coworkers and bosses, many say.