The death of a teenager during a fight with staff at a state-regulated behavioral treatment facility shows institutionalizing mental patients isn’t the best answer.
Given Democrats registration advantage, whoever wins their May 16 primary Alan Butkovitz or Rebecca Rhynhart will likely become city controller.
Seeing more than a dozen Democrats convicted of corruption in recent years should motivate the party to clean up its act.
Since they control the Pennsylvania legislature, Republicans should take aim at gun violence abetted by straw buyers.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions may outrank alt-right chief strategist Steve Bannon as the most dangerous member of the Trump administration.
Securing its funding, determining its location, and building the $120 million Museum of the American Revolution took longer than the rebellion itself, which lasted a mere eight years.
Moves that lower inmate population seem to be working, but some officials want to increase mandatory penalties to appear tough on crime.
The Republican tax reform plan before Congress would shift more of the burden to the middle class without giving them enough breaks to soften the blow.
Instead of addressing a state budget gap, rampant crime in Wilmington, and DuPont Co.s decline, Delaware legislators are focused on capital punishment.
Sounding like a demented hostage-taker, Donald Trump last week publicly toyed with the idea of using millions of American lives as political bargaining chips.
Goading Senate Republicans into initiating the nuclear option has widened the partisan gulf that keeps Congress from accomplishing anything of substance.
Mayor Kenney shouldnt have to beg the railroad to accept responsibility for property it owns that has become an outdoor heroin den.
State law says properties must be assessed at 100 percent of fair market value, but in this region only Philadelphia comes close to doing that.
Residents throughout Philadelphia are invited to discuss the citys big issues over a friendly meal.
The air travel Bill of Rights enacted by the Obama administration didnt keep a United passenger from being dragged from his seat.