Mayor Kenney announced Friday that after a five-month-long national search, David T. Jones will be the department's new leader.
For the last six weeks, the young African business and nonprofit leaders have been immersed in Philadelphia's culture while being trained on leadership best practices.
Kelley Hodge spent some time last fall talking to her family about a run for district attorney in the May Democratic primary election in Philadelphia.
New Hampshire authorities said they were working to retrieve the body of Gregory Auriemma, the head of the Ocean County chapter of the Sierra Club, from a rugged, remote area.
The Algerian-born terror suspect made his initial appearance in federal court in Philadelphia.
A self-professed Army brat who moved 30 times in 23 years, Mrs. Tate gained an expansive world view that made her a natural for the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
Bucks County investigators have released the crime scene on Solebury property where Cosmo DiNardo allegedly killed four young men this month.
About 12 percent of New Jersey adults between ages 18 and 24 smoke, according to the most recent data compiled by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Northerly and westerly winds are carrying smoke from the 1,000-acre blaze in Burlington County.
The state says smog-inducing pollution is drifting across its borders from neighboring states..
This week in Philly, as seen through the lens of our photojournalists.
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On a couch at a Center City hotel, he offered a close-up look at how he was won respect and admiration across the political world.
What better way to honor the American hero and statesman then to work out a bipartisan solution to the country's health-care crisis.
Police said the calls did not result in charges. DiNardo, who confessed last week to four killings, was arrested in February for having a gun, which state law forbids for those involuntarily committed for mental treatment.