In the latest acts of violence in the Philadelphia School District, an elementary school principal was knocked to the ground by a female student yesterday and three teachers were assaulted in the last two days.
Mayor Street inspected the troops at the 12th Police District roll call for the cameras yesterday afternoon and announced a plan to flood the streets of violence-plagued Southwest Philadelphia with officers and social services.
A small but earnest group of student leaders at West Philadelphia High School spoke out yesterday, calling for an end to "an overall culture of disrespect" at their embattled school.
CLEARWATER, Fla. - It is not uncommon for teams to shut the clubhouse door and have early-morning meetings in spring training, but the Phillies are the only club in baseball to have had one of this kind.
Shooting victim James M. Reif Jr. impressed friends and former colleagues at the Broome County Sheriff's Department in Upstate New York as a guy who overcame a disability to become a successful businessman.
Watson International Inc., named after the father and son who built IBM into a computer giant, had big plans for the company's former corporate country club-resort, on the edge of 600 acres of a nature preserve and a golf course in Upstate...
The first horror came in February.
A 10-year-old child was shot in the head on his way to school, killed in the cross fire of battling drug gangs.